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Customers Are Not Always Right. They Are Just Never Wrong.
Customer Service

Customers Are Not Always Right. They Are Just Never Wrong.

Follow these steps to resolve most matters when clients' service expectations are not met.
Zeke Adkins
7 Personality Types That Can Make or Break Your Meeting
Meetings

7 Personality Types That Can Make or Break Your Meeting

Review this list and consider some techniques to learn how to run a business gathering that's nearly conflict free.
Zeynep Ilgaz
3 Signs You're Addicted to Interruptions
Productivity

3 Signs You're Addicted to Interruptions

Learn how to recognize and turn around behavior that's counterproductive to completing important work.
Edward G. Brown
How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage
Sustainability

How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage

Today's entrepreneurs can position themselves ahead of the pack as more investors integrate environmental factors into their decisions.
Jean Rogers
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Learn to Manage Risk
Risk

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Learn to Manage Risk

A CEO argues that comfort with taking chances is something that's learned not inherent, yet successful startup leaders become experts at weighing the options.
Joel Trammell
6 Powerful Tips to Get the Most Out of Networking
Ask the Expert

6 Powerful Tips to Get the Most Out of Networking

Getting connected is a strategic treasure hunt, a quest to find ways to plug holes to support your startup's mission and objectives.
Robert Reffkin
The Sharing Economy Enters the Business of Business Travel
Suitcase Entrepreneur

The Sharing Economy Enters the Business of Business Travel

With alternatives like Airbnb, should business travelers still check into hotels?
5 Ways to Reach Entrepreneurial Humility
Leadership Qualities

5 Ways to Reach Entrepreneurial Humility

Success can make leaders arrogant, leading to corporate disaster. Can you stay humble enough for your company to survive?
Peter S. Cohan
In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones
Competition

In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones

Sony aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years.
Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs
Acquisitions

Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs

Zillow has completed its $2.5 billion acquisition of online real estate rival Trulia.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball
Lessons

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Playing Pinball

Video games? Pfffft. Playing old-fashioned pinball can make you a better business owner.
Carol Roth
6 Personality Flaws That Could Lead to Entrepreneurial Success
Entrepreneur Mindset

6 Personality Flaws That Could Lead to Entrepreneurial Success

You don't fit in with others. You are single-mindedly obsessed with your own pursuit of progress. Here's why you might be perfect for starting and running a business.
Te-Erika Patterson
Starbucks Launches Fresh Coffee Subscription Service
Starbucks

Starbucks Launches Fresh Coffee Subscription Service

Never run out of coffee again, with Starbucks' new high-quality subscription plan.
Kate Taylor
The Secret to Becoming 10 Times More Productive? Block Out Time.
Productivity

The Secret to Becoming 10 Times More Productive? Block Out Time.

Here's how entrepreneurs can work on one extremely important project and absolutely nothing else.
Tobi Hannah