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7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch
Interior Design Businesses

7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch

Creating a coherent, polished yet personalized aesthetic no longer requires an expert eye, bundles of free time or a hefty disposable income. Entrepreneurs have entered the game.
Charlotte Nichols
Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?
Employee Recognition

Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?

Dysfunctional conduct may be curbed with some of these strategies. Consider tools to show staffers appreciation and desired behavior to turn things around.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts
Insurance

Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts

Celebrity endorsements work when stars behave. Not when they go off the rails on the crazy train. Now AIG wants to come to the rescue with a way for businesses that dance with the stars to cover their butts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues
The Grind

How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues

With a new year, comes a new product cycle.
Jason Lucash
Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.
Big Data

Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.

The easiest way to tell an information-dense story may be graphically. And you don't have to be Leonardo da Vinci to create an effective chart or infographic.
Asha Saxena
7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately
Growth Strategies

7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately

If you don't have a tangible plan, you're actually losing business -- or you're increasing the chance of losing business to competitors.
Rob Biederman
What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap
Hiring Employees

What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap

The shortage of workers trained for jobs in the digital economy and sophisticated manufacturing is costly for companies and vexing for the unemployed.
Jeremy Johnson
How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project
Kickstarter

How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project

The card game broke the record previously held by the Reading Rainbow campaign.
Carly Okyle
To Pay or Not to Pay on Snow Days
Managing Employees

To Pay or Not to Pay on Snow Days

Weather happens. You better have a policy in place about whether to pay them when Mother Nature gets angry.
Susan Solovic
Being Active Begins in the Office
Workplace Wellness

Being Active Begins in the Office

More and more, workplaces are encouraging physical activity. Here's how to help promote wellness in the office.
Lisa Evans
What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?
Accounting

What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?

The more time that owners spent running their businesses, the more they loathed this task.
Mike Kappel
6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business
Selling a Business

6 Things You Must Know Before Selling Your Business

Getting it wrong before you start can ruin any hopes of a sale and can mean many months of your time wasted.
Thomas Smale
How to Develop a Stellar Employer Brand
Growing a Business

How to Develop a Stellar Employer Brand

Want your company to really stand out from competitors in the eyes of job seekers? Check out these ways to boost your organization's profile.
Heather R. Huhman
This Strategy, Used by the Red Sox, Can Elevate You Above the Competition
Customer Feedback

This Strategy, Used by the Red Sox, Can Elevate You Above the Competition

What can you do to avoid the trap of a price war? One simple thing: hit the road and gather customer feedback.
John Brubaker