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For Success in Sales, Learn Your Customer's Backstory
Sales

For Success in Sales, Learn Your Customer's Backstory

Don't just attack with questions about what your prospect wants, instead, ask them why.
Jeff Shore
The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap
Legal Center

The Fair Credit Reporting Act Can Be a Trap

If you're an employer performing a background check, be very, very careful.
Brett E. Coburn and Brooks A. Suttle
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How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively
Productivity

How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively

Follow these four tips to streamline your online communications.
Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance
Meetings

Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance

Inject some good-hearted laughter into meetings to improve productivity.
Lisa Evans
Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox
Lyft

Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox

The ridesharing app is trying out a new feature that allows carpooling passengers to rate and message each other after a ride.
Catherine Clifford
Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.
Legal Center

Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.
Jaia Thomas
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Why Your Ecommerce Business Should Look to Brazil
International business

Why Your Ecommerce Business Should Look to Brazil

The Latin American country, ripe for ecommerce disruption, offers an appealing audience for hopeful U.S. merchants.
Harry Whitehouse
Amping Up Employee Tech Skills Is a Bargain With These 4 Tools
Training

Amping Up Employee Tech Skills Is a Bargain With These 4 Tools

Many inexpensive apps and online courses are available to teach skills that are in demand.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Technologies That Free HR to Work With People Instead of Just Their Paperwork
Human Resources

4 Technologies That Free HR to Work With People Instead of Just Their Paperwork

Technology is giving human resources staff more time to help employees individually.
Matt Straz
Skip the Coffee Meeting. Instead, Sweat to Success With Clients.
Customer Engagement

Skip the Coffee Meeting. Instead, Sweat to Success With Clients.

Connect with your contacts on a deeper level with a physical activity. Check out these four tips to get started.
Deborah Mitchell
Why the Elevator Pitch Hurts Your Chances of Winning New Clients
Clients

Why the Elevator Pitch Hurts Your Chances of Winning New Clients

That short description of what you do can put you at a competitive disadvantage. Here's a better approach.
Issamar Ginzberg
How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup
Hiring Employees

How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

Your executive hires are just as important as your co-founders.
Mark Ghermezian
Would Your Teammates Rather Watch Paint Dry Than Attend Your Status Meeting?
Meetings

Would Your Teammates Rather Watch Paint Dry Than Attend Your Status Meeting?

Time to make the change from Meeting 1.0 to Meeting 2.0.
Avinoam Nowogrodski
Attention, Content Marketers: Here's How to Write an Amazing Headline (Infographic)
Content Strategy

Attention, Content Marketers: Here's How to Write an Amazing Headline (Infographic)

The word 'amazing' tends to be a winner, but steer clear of 'magic,' 'simple' and 'free.'
Geoff Weiss