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7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition
Acquisitions

7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

When an entrepreneur decides it's time to sell her company, it's hard to know where to begin. Here are a few do's and don'ts to get you started.
Panos Panay
5 Tips for Getting the Most Important Things Done Every Day
Productivity

5 Tips for Getting the Most Important Things Done Every Day

Don't confuse being busy with making progress, and don't mistake your to-do list for goals.
Chris Ruisi
Everything I Learned About Business I Learned in the Kitchen
Starting a Business

Everything I Learned About Business I Learned in the Kitchen

A co-founder draws from his family's culinary heritage to inspire creative success at his company.
Chris Neumann
4 Steps to Improve Quality at Your Business
Quality Assurance

4 Steps to Improve Quality at Your Business

No higher-level math is required. Instead, what's needed is a down to earth, common sense approach.
Doug and Polly White
Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship
Listening

Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship

Learn to read the signs that show healthy customer engagement, satisfaction with a service and successful performance by employees.
Aneil Mishra
How My 5-Year-Old Helped Me Better Understand Customers
Entrepreneurship

How My 5-Year-Old Helped Me Better Understand Customers

Immersed in their own work flow and priorities, clients might not communicate directly -- without some of these techniques.
Kumar Srivastava
10 Steps to Building an Impeccable Professional Reputation
Word of Mouth

10 Steps to Building an Impeccable Professional Reputation

A good reputation attracts business better than any advertising. Gaining that standing is a process lasting a lifetime.
Brian Barquilla
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Heather R. Huhman
Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy
Data Analysis

Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy

Entrepreneurs exalt listening to their gut but first study the data.
John Rampton
The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks
Retail Businesses

The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks

Ecommerce retailers have realized that shoppers find value in being able to see and inspect items in real life.
Jerry Jao
Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working
Hiring

Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working

Hiring managers say they're having a difficult time finding qualified candidates and believe that passive recruiting efforts are becoming increasingly ineffective, according to a new survey by Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Payments

5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Simplify the way you bill and collect funds from your company's customers.
René Lacerte
This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See
Shipping

This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See

Who knew worldwide trade could look so good?
4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees
Workplace Technology

4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Technology can streamline work, enhance performance monitoring and lead to more engaged workers.
Matt Straz