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9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business
Startup Mistakes

9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

You don't necessarily need an MBA, but do be sure to have a plan.
Nicole Lapin
5 Ways to Better Leverage Your Referrals to Hire Top Talent
Hiring

5 Ways to Better Leverage Your Referrals to Hire Top Talent

If you're looking to expand your company with a talented employee base, leveraging referrals is the first step to finding and enticing the best candidates.
Deborah Baimas
Closing Time: 6 Lessons in Good Business Practices From a Maryland Crab Shack
Customer Service

Closing Time: 6 Lessons in Good Business Practices From a Maryland Crab Shack

How a tech CEO still applies what she learned as a waitress at the tender age of 16.
Erin Mack McKelvey
Delight Your Customers by Being Effortless, Not Over the Top.
Customer Service

Delight Your Customers by Being Effortless, Not Over the Top.

Why you don't want or need to emulate Zappos' famous 10-hour customer-support call
Jeff Gardner
It's Your Vision: Help Them See It
Ask the Expert

It's Your Vision: Help Them See It

If you want to spur positive changes in your team and your customers, it's time to start communicating visually.
Tim Riesterer
The Event Planning Recipe for Success
Startup Kit

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them
Resumes

5 Huge Resume Blunders -- and How to Avoid Them

With recruiters spending an average of just six seconds reading each resume, one error is all it takes for yours to end up at the bottom of the trash bin.
Stacey Sykes
6 Tips for Finding the Right Prospects and Getting in Front of Them
Networking

6 Tips for Finding the Right Prospects and Getting in Front of Them

Seeking introductions has evolved to be leaner, but people's attention is ever more scarce.
Alex Iskold
Segway Is Now a Chinese Company
Transportation

Segway Is Now a Chinese Company

The electric two-wheeled transportation vehicle has been bought by Beijing-based competitor Ninebot.
Catherine Clifford
6 Secrets to Sales Success Hidden in a Girl Scout Cookie
Sales Strategies

6 Secrets to Sales Success Hidden in a Girl Scout Cookie

Those little entrepreneurs have been on to something for decades. Apply these sweet lessons to your business.
Stacey Alcorn
A 6-Step Program for Improving Your Communication Skills
empathy

A 6-Step Program for Improving Your Communication Skills

Systematically striving to listen better and express yourself clearly will yield immense benefits.
Graham Young
9 Practices for Becoming a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader
Emotional Intelligence

9 Practices for Becoming a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader

We get little done by ourselves. Among the best investments a leader can make is the time and effort to listen and understand.
Peter S. Cohan
Why Philanthropy Is Good Business
NFL Players Inc.

Why Philanthropy Is Good Business

Community involvement energizes employees, builds customer relationships and enhances a brand as no advertising campaign ever could.
Torry Holt
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How to Resign From Your Company and Keep Great Relationships
Quitting a Job

How to Resign From Your Company and Keep Great Relationships

If you're launching out on your own, you're going to need as big and as safe a personal network as possible. Keep these tips in mind.
Neil Patel