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Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain
Marijuana

Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain

Amid growing legalization, the reality television star-turned-entrepreneur wants in on the white-hot marijuana industry.
Geoff Weiss
Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality
Legal Issues

Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality

Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
Claire Zillman
To Boost Your Business Treat Employees as Well as Your Customers
Employee Engagement

To Boost Your Business Treat Employees as Well as Your Customers

Workers who feel neglected and poorly treated are not likle to treat customers any better.
S. Chris Edmonds
Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model
Growth Strategies

Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model

By following this strategy, you'll become a more agile and efficient company.
Jon Elvekrog
Big Data

Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value

Arriving at the appropriate line of inquiry could be the catalyst that pushes your leadership, teams and company toward success.
Asha Saxena
A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups
Hong Kong

A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups

Steven Lam's fast-growing company, GoGo Van, bills itself as the Uber of delivery vans and has raised $17 million in venture capital.
Peter S. Cohan
Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow
Grow Your Business

Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow

Here are five lessons founders can learn from trees.
Zach Cutler
Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback
Employee Feedback

Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback

Managers are bypassing an important resource if they don't solicit staff opinion. Check out six ways to do so.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
In 100 'Most Exceptional' Companies Ranking, Google and Amazon Don't Make the Cut
Innovation

In 100 'Most Exceptional' Companies Ranking, Google and Amazon Don't Make the Cut

The $338 billion search engine company that has come to dominate the Internet is, apparently, not exceptional; at least according to Deloitte.
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement
Customer Engagement

The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement

Blind check-ins and failing to build relationships before complaints arise are behaviors of the past. Use data to understand clients, proactively preparing for interactions.
Guy Nirpaz
Taking Your Startup to the Next Level Doesn't Mean You Have to Take It Somewhere New
Location

Taking Your Startup to the Next Level Doesn't Mean You Have to Take It Somewhere New

Relocating your startup to a more promising city seems wise but, if you look carefully, you might find everything you need right where you are.
Amanda Parker
Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?
Crisis Management

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?

It's better to scramble now and lay a foundation with a crisis-communications plan than when the company is in the hot seat.
Heather Ripley
Innovation

5 Ways Small Companies Can Out-Innovate Big Corporations

Leaders of small companies can leverage their business' size and unique culture to rapidly develop and apply creative ideas.
Steve Sponseller