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Put Building Strategic Relationships at the Heart of Your Business Plan for 2015
Relationship building

Put Building Strategic Relationships at the Heart of Your Business Plan for 2015

The best way to make friends with the people who can help you is to think about how you can help them.
Eddy Ricci
A Primer for Expanding Into New Markets
Global Business

A Primer for Expanding Into New Markets

Amid the excitement of planning an additional branch, prepare by considering these five questions.
Adi Vaxman
The Key to Every Successful Business is Agility
Success Strategies

The Key to Every Successful Business is Agility

Companies, especially startups, die as a result of complacency. There are four things winners do better.
Christopher Worley
The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club
Pricing

The Lesson in American Airlines' Smart Pricing Plan for its Exclusive Club

What kind of customers would you rather have? Ones that pay as they go, or those on a subscription?
Gene Marks
Has the Disruption Metaphor Outlived Its Purpose?
Managing Change

Has the Disruption Metaphor Outlived Its Purpose?

Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen tried to bring attention to the concept in 17 tweets. But perhaps entrepreneurs need a new rallying cry.
Peter S. Cohan
The 5 Essentials for Aligning Your Budget With Your Business Strategy
Budgeting

The 5 Essentials for Aligning Your Budget With Your Business Strategy

Setting goals without the means to achieve them puts your company on a path to fail.
Andrew Cravenho
Paying to Play Puts More Skin in the Game
Branding

Paying to Play Puts More Skin in the Game

Whether you're giving out advice or launching a new product, if they're not paying, they're not paying attention.
John Brubaker
7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap
Millennials

7 Ways to Bridge the Boomer-Millennial Gap

Managers might encourage more intergenerational cooperation by trying some of these activities.
Todd Berger
8 Tips to Keep You Productive This Holiday Season
Productivity

8 Tips to Keep You Productive This Holiday Season

Between planning holiday getaways, attending parties and finding time to shop for gifts, December can be a difficult month to stay on-target with professional goals and to-dos.
Fred Mouawad
Cheaper Business Flights and Other Travel Trends for 2015
Predictions 2015

Cheaper Business Flights and Other Travel Trends for 2015

Find out what's in store for the travel industry in the new year.
The 10 Weirdest Office Holiday Gifts
Holidays

The 10 Weirdest Office Holiday Gifts

Unsure what, if anything, to give colleagues? Cheer up. You can't do much worse than this.
Anne Fisher
Do You Know How You Really Did This Year?
Goals

Do You Know How You Really Did This Year?

Without established goals in place, you're just guessing based on feelings. Make next year different.
Jim Joseph
6 Surprisingly Effective Networking Tactics They Won't Teach You in Business School
Business Circle

6 Surprisingly Effective Networking Tactics They Won't Teach You in Business School

Stop networking like your grandfather, start making connections that matter.
Mike Fishbein
7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor
Lessons

7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor

Turns out Potsie grew up to be an entrepreneur. Now he has some lessons to share.
Carol Roth