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Entrepreneur's Top 10 Productivity Articles of 2014
Productivity

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Productivity Articles of 2014

Busy doesn't always equal productive. These helpful articles, our most-viewed stories on the hot topic this year, illustrate the difference. Check them out to learn how to stay focused and get more done in the year ahead.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards
Innovation

To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards

Keep a customer wanting more from your product.
How to Bridge the Communications Gender Gap -- From Both Sides
Communications

How to Bridge the Communications Gender Gap -- From Both Sides

When differences crop up between newbies and workplace vets, this can lead to a disconnect in the office. Here's how to gracefully resolve them.
Karen Lachtanski
Should You Always Promote From Within Your Company?
Hiring

Should You Always Promote From Within Your Company?

Here is how to ensure you find the right person for the job.
Paul Spiegelman
Holiday Returns Scammers to Cost Retailers Billions
Holiday Shopping

Holiday Returns Scammers to Cost Retailers Billions

An industry group's survey estimates scammers making returns will cost retailers $3.6 billion this holiday season.
Phil Wahba
Set Your Goals 10 Times Bigger to Grow Faster
Growth Strategies

Set Your Goals 10 Times Bigger to Grow Faster

Goals that seem barely possible with a plan to achieve them have a nearly magical effect on success.
David Ciccarelli
How to Prepare for a Pivot
Pivots

How to Prepare for a Pivot

When changing course, the last thing you want to do is set the team off on a wild goose chase or take a situation from bad to worse.
Paul Mandell
The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)

From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.
Geoff Weiss
10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients
Finding Customers

10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients

The keys to bringing in the business that is most beneficial is to know whom you are looking for and what they are looking for.
John Rampton
What You Celebrate About 2014 Can Tell You What to Focus on in 2015
business Planning

What You Celebrate About 2014 Can Tell You What to Focus on in 2015

Don't guilt-trip yourself about enjoying the holidays and you might be surprised just how much work you get done.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Common International Expansion Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Expansion

5 Common International Expansion Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When setting up an office overseas, don't hamper operations by being stingy with resources. Provide oversight but grant autonomy.
Adi Vaxman
Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.
Cities

Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.

Revitalization efforts get under way in former urban centers of industrial might. Will more follow?
Nick Sinatra
Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy
Sales Strategies

Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy

As consumers become savvier and increasingly overwhelmed with sales and marketing messages, they've begun to tune out. Here is how to reel them back in.
Fergal Glynn
5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy
Tax Center

5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy

Paying taxes is a joyless duty but there are ways to make the process less painful.
Amrik Randhawa