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Becoming Indispensable to Your Customers
Customer Service

Becoming Indispensable to Your Customers

Your approach to value creation must begin with, be in partnership with and end with the customer
Adrian Davis
Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution
Women Entrepreneurs

Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution

An entrepreneur goes after a niche in the women's razor market.
Matthew Toren
8 Pointers for Setting a Price in Negotiations
Pricing

8 Pointers for Setting a Price in Negotiations

This numeric value is super critical as it affects the profit you'll get from a deal.
Doug and Polly White
Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits
Mentoring

Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits

The benefits of having experienced employees train those with less expertise are many.
Heather R. Huhman
The Bright Side of Negative Thinking
Attitude

The Bright Side of Negative Thinking

Despite what we're often told, positive thinking may not be conducive to meeting one's goals. In fact, you're probably better off visualizing obstacles.
Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need
Feedback

Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need

Friends and colleagues will be politely reluctant to tell you your product has problems, unless you ask in a way that makes it safe to be honest.
John Boitnott
For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision
Impact Investing

For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision

The glasses company is the latest example of a successful 'buy-one-give-one' business model.
Uber's Nightmare Scenario
Uber

Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.
6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup
Hiring

6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup

Your fledging company can compete for the best employees by marketing its newness to its advantage.
Joshua Steimle
4 Meeting Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time
Productivity

4 Meeting Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time

Even a productive session can go awry. Here's how to keep unwanted scenarios to a minimum.
Marty Fukuda
How to Tell the Difference Between a Hot Lead and a Dud
Sales Strategies

How to Tell the Difference Between a Hot Lead and a Dud

Always make sure your prospects have an assignment. Without one, they aren't invested in the solution.
Joanne Black
4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line
Employee Morale

4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line

Employees who are enthusiastic for their work make companies more profitable but those who aren't drive costs that are hard to measure.
Matt Straz
Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches
Hiring

Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches

As cars become more like computers, automakers are increasingly looking to plunder Silicon Valley's top engineers.
Geoff Weiss
10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier
Customer Retention

10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier

Research and common sense agree. The least expensive and most effective marketing is retaining the clients you already have.
Rocco Baldassarre