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Should I Hire a Contractor or an Employee?

Decide the best route to scale a professional-services consulting firm for growth and flexibility.

Improve Your Sales Team's Performance by Mastering These 5 Fundamentals

In the world of complex business-to-business selling there is no such thing as a born salesperson.

Ramping Up the Curb Appeal as You Plan to Sell Your Business

Do a thorough inventory of such things as the company's brand assets and messaging to assure the highest value upon a transition in ownership.

A Framework for Taking Your Startup Global

One company explains how it was able to expand to a new continent while keeping focused on its core business.

7 Things You're Doing to Push Away Great Talent

Many employers don't realize how their hiring and managerial practices are driving away their employees.

Why Most Companies Never Hire the Perfect Person for the Job

Trying to find the 'total package' is the last thing you should do.

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn’t meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.

The 8 Must-Follow Rules for Rebranding Your Company (Infographic)

Rebranding is risky business. Before you take the leap, seriously think over these major do’s and don'ts, backed by real examples of rebranding successes and nightmares.

Find Your Next Great Hire on Twitter

Use these five strategies to utilize chats on the social network for job candidates in your industry, or have them coming to you.

Before Incorporating a Social Mission, Consider These 5 Things

While more and more companies are weaving a social mission into their vision, it needs to be done correctly. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

It Pays to Become a Jet-Setting Global Entrepreneur Sooner Rather Than Later

America is a vast market but just the number of English speakers in foreign countries doubles your potential customers.

9 Sales Lessons For Entrepreneurs From a Baseball Pro

Former Red Sox player shares what his baseball career can teach entrepreneurs about sales.

18 Resources to Help You Become Amazing at Acquiring New Customers

An effective user acquisition strategy is the holy grail for launching any new product or company. Here are the tools you'll need to do it right.

4 Customer Personalities Your Sales Team Wants to Reach

Learn how to customize marketing strategies to approach each type of potential buyer.

The 'i' Goes Silent: Why Apple Didn't Name Its Smartwatch 'iWatch'

Apple broke with tradition in the naming of its two latest products, Apple Watch and Apple Pay.

Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping

Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs.

Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes

Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection.

The 5 Undervalued Relationships Needed to Ensure Business Success

Here are five important relationships that are often overlooked but that can make all the difference when it comes to your business’s longevity:

5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

No startup business plan is so good that it anticipates every twist and change in the market and customer demand. To thrive, anticipate the unknown.

The 2 Psychological Factors Motivating Customers to Buy

It's helpful to understand the logic behind buyers -- especially when it comes to what's stopping them from a purchase.

The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off

You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions.

When Scaling Your Engineering Team Make Sure You Do These 5 Things

Bringing on new hires can be a tricky process but there a few things you can do to make the transition easier.

Before Taking the Global Plunge, Understand These 5 Things

While expanding your company to an international level can be exciting, it can also be tough on your employees. Here are a few tips on making the transition easier.

5 Ways to Let Employees Drive the Success of Your Business

An entrepreneur who welcomes and acknowledges the input of employees may find this can help the company deliver better results.

4 Steps to Successful Execution of a Strategy

An entrepreneur's best-laid plans can go awry if there's not careful followup. Here's a framework for giving your startup a greater chance at prevailing.
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