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4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless
Business Model

4 Ways to Make a Business-Model Shift Seamless

A business-model transition impacts everyone involved in the company's mission. Here is how to make it less stressful.
Margaret Craig
3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business
Customer Service

3 Reasons Why Apologizing Hurts Your Business

Hey entrepreneurs and business people, stop saying you're sorry so much.
Gene Marks
5 Roadblocks That Are Getting in the Way of Your Business
Challenges

5 Roadblocks That Are Getting in the Way of Your Business

See how to break through and triumph.
Zechariah Newman
The 4 Secrets to Achieving Customer Loyalty
Customer Loyalty

The 4 Secrets to Achieving Customer Loyalty

Every business wants loyal customers, yet we often forget how crucial relationships are to our success.
Seth Bailey
Here's a New Way to Deal With Angry Online Customers
Customer Service

Here's a New Way to Deal With Angry Online Customers

This technique can help quell upset customers and hopefully put a stop to broadcasting their dissatifaction.
Dan Newman
How One Business Owner Gave Up Email for a Year
Time Management

How One Business Owner Gave Up Email for a Year

A funny thing happened when one woman gave up email. She found better ways to be productive.
Lisa Evans
8 Revealing Interview Questions to Hire Standout Staff
Hiring Employees

8 Revealing Interview Questions to Hire Standout Staff

Steer past the canned response to create a more authentic dialogue with job seekers.
Mitch Rothschild
Why We Invested in AlleyNYC
Alleynyc

Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
Ray Hennessey
Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor
Mentors

Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor

It's an incredibly important and extremely specific role.
Laura Entis
The Help You Need Is There for the Asking
Advisors

The Help You Need Is There for the Asking

Reaching out for help when you need it is crucial when you've taken on the grueling and often lonely work of building a business.
Leslie Barber
The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too
Business Management

The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too

It's a truism that 20 percent of your efforts yield 80 percent of your results. Now consider what, or who, is causing 80 percent of your problems.
Dixie Gillaspie
Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship
Mentoring

Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship

Business leaders can empower employees to be entrepreneurial, test out new ideas and spread a culture of innovation.
Brant Cooper
The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success
Hiring Tips

The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success

Hiring is a notoriously tricky process. Finding the stars you need requires knowing what to look for, and how to spot it.
Zachary Poll
5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care
Health Care

5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care

'The robot doctor' sounds like the title of a sci-fi movie. But it's just one future trend that entrepreneurs should know about in this changing industry.
Asha Saxena