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Sometimes Your Expertise Might Be Exactly What's Holding You Back
Entrepreneur Mindset

Sometimes Your Expertise Might Be Exactly What's Holding You Back

It's hard to see your business and its potential in an entirely new way when you are certain you already know everything there is to know about it.
Dixie Gillaspie
A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business
Workplace Diversity

A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business

A boost to marketing, improved operations and stepped-up innovation are some of the advantages, suggests Glassdoor's vice president of people.
Mariah DeLeon
10 Telltale Signs That a 'Culture of Quality' Is Lacking at Your Company (Infographic)
Quality Assurance

10 Telltale Signs That a 'Culture of Quality' Is Lacking at Your Company (Infographic)

Many business leaders lack a commitment to continuous improvement of results -- at their peril.
Laurel Nelson-Rowe
When Your Business Navigates Change, Involve Your Employees in the Process Early
Managing Change

When Your Business Navigates Change, Involve Your Employees in the Process Early

Whether the transitions arise from external forces or strategic decisions, gathering input from your staffers can help lessen their negative reactions.
Beth Miller
Match the Rewards to the Results
Employee Recognition

Match the Rewards to the Results

Taking the time to align your company's incentives with numerical targets can pay dividends not only for its long-term business goals, but also for each career that you shape.
Asha Saxena
Lessons Learned From 3 Companies That Have Long Embraced Remote Work
Telecommuting

Lessons Learned From 3 Companies That Have Long Embraced Remote Work

Hiring and managing a workforce without regard for geography poses unique challenges but the advantages are compelling.
Sara Sutton Fell
College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search
College Graduates

College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search

Somewhere among your family, friends, Facebook friends and friends of friends you'll find the people who will help you launch your career.
Eddy Ricci
10 Toxic Words You Must Not Say in a Job Interview
Careers

10 Toxic Words You Must Not Say in a Job Interview

Even though these seem like just ordinary words, they could be major red flags for an interviewer or recruiter.
How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba
Cuba

How Entrepreneurs Will Eventually Breathe Freedom Into Cuba

The diplomatic opening with Cuba will slowly allow the export of opportunity, not just goods, to the Cuban people.
John Pilmer
Don't Let Employees Park Their Brains at the Door
Managing Employees

Don't Let Employees Park Their Brains at the Door

Managers should regularly solicit and welcome recommendations, suggestions and input about company processes.
Jim Alampi
For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon
Small Businesses

For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon

These three pressures building in the small-business sector are going to help jump start a revolution in how things are done.
Chris Myers
Lust and Love in the Workplace
Managing Employees

Lust and Love in the Workplace

An attorney outlines six ways to minimize the risk that office romances will lead to litigation.
Jonathan Segal
4 Keys to Crafting a Winning Startup Story
Engagement

4 Keys to Crafting a Winning Startup Story

Investment decisions are supposed to be based on rational analysis. But don't discount the power of a compelling narrative to engage a funder emotionally.
Peter S. Cohan
The Paid Sick Leave Battle Continues, State By State
Benefits

The Paid Sick Leave Battle Continues, State By State

As the benefit gains adoption, so does a counter trend to ban local governments from instituting their own paid sick day mandates.
Claire Zillman