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Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

Franchisee Pays Employees $144K Out of Pocket After Fire Destroys Restaurant

This Culver's franchisee says that continuing to pay employees as his restaurant was being rebuilt was not only the right thing to do, but a smart business move.
Worried About Managing a Company Crisis? Take These 4 Proactive Steps

Worried About Managing a Company Crisis? Take These 4 Proactive Steps

Do advance planning and you'll be able to bring structure, organization and calm if a disaster strikes your firm.
Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target's CMO Admits Culture Problems, Tells Employees 'Truth Will Set You Free'

Target CMO Jeff Jones wrote a blog post on why companies should embrace criticism instead of switching to damage control.
Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.
For This Financial Services Upstart, the Dark Days of 2008 Were Golden

For This Financial Services Upstart, the Dark Days of 2008 Were Golden

Elliot Weissbluth started his wealth management firm at a time of serious turmoil for the financial-services industry, proving crisis can be a fertile breeding ground for innovation and opportunity.
The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

The Road Warrior's Secret Defense: A Portable Pharmacy

For about $25 you can replicate this frequent business traveler's arsenal, keep illness at bay and ensure that your trip is a productive one.
What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.
The Keys to Becoming a Better Business Leader

The Keys to Becoming a Better Business Leader

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with certified professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on all things strategy, management and more.
Stay Calm and Carry On: Using 'Extra-Sensory Perception' Amidst Chaos

Stay Calm and Carry On: Using 'Extra-Sensory Perception' Amidst Chaos

The entrepreneurial journey is known to be a roller coaster of a ride. For founders to remain composed during crazy times, they should hone their “extra-sensory entrepreneur” skills.
The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)

The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)

The way you treat your customers is everything. Here's why.
 Taking the Bite Out of a Workplace Crisis

Taking the Bite Out of a Workplace Crisis

With their limited resources, startups are especially challenged when things go awry. Put in place an effective response plan for when they do.
Just 3 Months In, GM CEO Mary Barra Faces a Career-Defining Storm

Just 3 Months In, GM CEO Mary Barra Faces a Career-Defining Storm

Mary Barra, the first-ever female CEO of a major global automaker, has boldly accepted responsibility for an ignition defect that resulted in 12 deaths.
Dove Pulls NJ 'Armpit' Billboard in Wake of Criticism

Dove Pulls NJ 'Armpit' Billboard in Wake of Criticism

Unilever made the call to drop a Dove ad that called New Jersey 'the Armpit of America.'
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)

Are You a Good Leader? (Infographic)

Running a small business requires strong and strategic leadership. Here are the skills you need to succeed today.
Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers

Southern Hospitality: Home Depot, Chick-Fil-A and Others Open Doors to Snow-Stranded Drivers

As a snowstorm turned Georgia and Alabama into a scene out of a zombie movie, businesses lent a helping hand.
The Ethics Coach on Crisis Management

The Ethics Coach on Crisis Management

How to run a business during a state of emergency.
How to Search Your Soul to Get Through a Crisis

How to Search Your Soul to Get Through a Crisis

When things go wrong, we look around for whom to blame. Often, we could benefit from a mirror.
7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

Be it a workplace disaster or a violent crime, when your employees' safety is compromised, you need to be prepared to keep them safe. Here are seven ways to be prepared.
How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

How One Entrepreneur Overcame Unthinkable Tragedy

It's how you pick up the pieces in the worst of times that reveal your company's true colors.

Hurricane Season Is Upon Us: How to Get Your Business Ready

June 1 is the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season. Here are eight steps to get your business and employees prepared.
Crisis Mode: How to React Over Social Media

Crisis Mode: How to React Over Social Media

Start by acting like a human, not a marketing robot.
Can Lance Armstrong Rebuild His Brand?

Can Lance Armstrong Rebuild His Brand?

The former professional cyclist whose mythic comeback story captivated the world now faces a crisis of trust and an opportunity for redemption. Here's what entrepreneurs can learn from his story.
How Young Entrepreneurs Stare Down Personal Crisis

How Young Entrepreneurs Stare Down Personal Crisis

Three young treps share stories of how they overcame serious personal crises -- while keeping their businesses afloat or starting new ventures.

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