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5 Reasons Why Courting Influencers Is a Diversion From Building Your Business

The best way to win the notice of the people you respect is to build a business they can't overlook.

Turn Prospects Into Customers With These 8 Tips

Your website won't always hook potential clients. Sometimes, you'll need to jump in to assist and get them to bite.

How Small Changes in the Workplace Can Improve Your Sleeping Habits

Promoting healthy habits will help keep staffers mentally fresh, creative and motivated, avoiding the burnout and fatigue that comes with long-term shut-eye deprivation.

Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Startups get cash and credibility. The San Francisco-based tech company gets a stake in the companies building on its infrastructure.

For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene

Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is.

10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Must Learn

Building a long-term, healthy and sustainable business isn't the result of magic, but understanding the importance of adapting and growing.

Start a Company On the Cheap and Strategies for Staying Motivated: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.

Stop Waiting for the Mythical Mentor

Embracing the ‘five-minute mentor’ might be the best way for you to get the mentorship you need.

4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup

If your brand feels a bit stale lately, it may be time to get back in touch with your startup roots. Here is how.

4 Steps to Identifying -- and Engaging – Your Core Customers

For a startup to succeed, it is imperative that an entrepreneur establishes criteria for customer selection. Done correctly, it can provide a scalable sales model, focus resources and establish an ongoing process to deal with change.

Want to Write Better Sales Proposals? Follow These 5 Steps.

While some salespeople might view proposals as unnecessary -- or even as a waste of time --they're actually one of the most powerful instruments in a salesperson's arsenal of deal-closing tools.

The Essential Script for Releasing a Client

It's awkward, but knowing how to say adieu to a problem customer can make all the difference.

It’s Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.

Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates

Ride-hailing app Gett announces a promotion where every ride in Manhattan is $10 for the rest of 2014. Flat fare. Any time.

You Can Manage Certain Sales Metrics, Just Not Revenue (Infographic)

Leaders can have a significant impact on the success or failure of their sales force by focusing on achieving specific numbers.

Hiring Done Right in 3 Brutally Honest Steps

An unconventional approach to filling a key position leads to long-lasting results.

Pointing Out Flaws in Competitors Won't Win You Points With Investors

When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.

Strive to Be the 'Old Faithful' of Your Company

It doesn't matter how smart you are or how much skill and talent you have if co-workers and business leaders cannot count on you to follow through.

6 Ways to Adapt Hiring Practices to the Improving Job Market

As the economy improves, employers accustomed to a big selection of eager candidates will have to look harder for the right people.

What to Know Before Selecting the Office Space of Your Dreams

Purchasing a commercial space to support a growing business can be a smart decision, but first examine the company's future and the alternatives.

Are You Playing to Win?

These four strategies can help an entrepreneur and the team pull out all the stops.

How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

Training of leaders can include awareness of micro aggressions, inequities or indignities.

Your Office Isn't Big Enough for Clutter and Productivity

Employees waste time and money each year just by searching for misplaced items. It's time to clean up.

Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes.

You should be reflecting on what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the past, but these errors may be contributing.

Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner

Teaming up with another player can combine complementary skills and realize synergies at a startup.
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