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35 Restaurants Where the Customer Isn't Right
Customer Service

35 Restaurants Where the Customer Isn't Right

Maybe Seinfeld's infamous "soup Nazi" knew a little something about entrepreneurship.
Kate Taylor
Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness
Personal Health

Putting a Price Tag on Employee Fitness

Even a little bit of exercise can have a big impact, both on people's health and on employers' costs.
Anne Fisher
Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas
Shark Tank

Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas

Assembling your products outside of the U.S. can be a lot like driving blindfolded. But it doesn't have to be. Not if you steer clear of this all too common pitfall. Take it from the 'Queen of QVC.'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Start With a Simple Business Plan and Grow It as Needed
Business Plans

Start With a Simple Business Plan and Grow It as Needed

Begin with a lean document that can guide your company's efforts internally. Add to it later on if investors or bankers need more details.
Tim Berry
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Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology
Health Care

Why Your Medical Office Needs Up-to-Date Technology

Electronic records and online patient portals can boost efficiency and even spur more business.
John Knight
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4 Ways to Motivate Your Staff to Take Big Risks
Taking risks

4 Ways to Motivate Your Staff to Take Big Risks

Actively encourage risk taking within your company by using core values, positive pressure, hiring processes and storytelling.
Mike Watson
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5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses
Pivots

5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
Zach Cutler
Founders: Don't Let Your Ego Get in the Way of Success
Success Strategies

Founders: Don't Let Your Ego Get in the Way of Success

Overcoming the dangerous sense of' illusory superiority' is absolutely vital if you want to become a successful entrepreneur.
Chris Myers
Beat Burnout But Score Results
Growth Strategies

Beat Burnout But Score Results

It's the mad dash at the end of the year, when you push to make it a profitable one. Follow these five steps to build your business effectively.
Marley Majcher
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3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets
Shipping Solutions

3 Ways Outsourced Shipping and Logistics Can Speed Entry to Global Markets

Your product may be ready for the world long before your shipping operation is ready to deliver it. The expertise you need is available, for hire.
Damon Schechter
Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up
Ask the Expert

Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up

Our expert, serial entrepreneur, author and CEO of The Container Store, Kip Tindell discusses what to consider when paying early employees and when to expand beyond the early team.
Kip Tindell
Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)
Intellectual Property

Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)

From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
Catherine Clifford
7 Principles for Propelling Your Startup to Success
Success Strategies

7 Principles for Propelling Your Startup to Success

Enterprises like Google, Netflix and Apple seem to follow them and you should, too.
Peter S. Cohan
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UPS Ups Its Shipping Game
Shipping Center

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.
Catherine Clifford