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The Hidden Benefits of Happy Co-Workers (Infographic)
Employees

The Hidden Benefits of Happy Co-Workers (Infographic)

A new study indicates that positive connections among employees spur engagement.
Heather R. Huhman
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Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions
Growth Strategies

Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions

If your business is on the verge of explosive growth, make sure it's in a healthy state before undertaking any major initiatives.
Chuck Cohn
20 Great Workplaces in Tech
Human Resources

20 Great Workplaces in Tech

The tech sector is still sexy -- and has an abundance of dreamy jobs. These companies have perfected balancing tough, technical work with fun and friendly cultures.
How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition
Acquisitions

How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition

When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.
Paul Spiegelman
How to Avoid the Sophomore Slump
Growth Strategies

How to Avoid the Sophomore Slump

Once a startup tops 100 employees, things start to take off -- or fall apart. Here is how to ensure success while ramping up.
Tim Chen
Why Learning From Successes Trumps Learning From Failure
Personal Improvement

Why Learning From Successes Trumps Learning From Failure

Some of the most successful people espouse the 'fail fast, fail often' achievement approach. But there is another philosophy applied much less frequently which promotes the concept of learning from successes instead.
Skip Weisman
Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.
Innovation

Stuck? 5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Gain a Fresh Perspective.

For those struggling to innovate, here are five ways entrepreneurs can start identifying new ideas that can rapidly accelerate their business.
Steve Sponseller
7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers
Sales Strategies

7 Rules for Talking With Gatekeepers

An experienced gatekeeper is adept at screening cold calls and recognizing sales professionals who attempt to reach the decisions makers without an appointment. Here is how to get past them.
Walter Rogers
Can You Really Measure and Shape Culture? (Infographic)
Company Culture

Can You Really Measure and Shape Culture? (Infographic)

See how small-business owners assessed the strength of their company's culture. Plus, discover ways to improve a workspace through changes to the environment.
Jonathan Eggleton
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When Working on Personal Goals, Competition Is Beside the Point
Personal Improvement

When Working on Personal Goals, Competition Is Beside the Point

Comparing yourself to others is often just a distraction when it comes to achieving self-improvement. Winning isn't everything.
Max Ogles
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The Smart Move for Growing Companies Is to Always Be Recruiting Talent
Employee Recruitment

The Smart Move for Growing Companies Is to Always Be Recruiting Talent

By keeping your list of potential new hires evergreen you are well positioned whether business gets abruptly better or a hole on your team abruptly opens.
David Ciccarelli
'Dear Mr. Human': United Airlines Suffers Another Embarrassing Customer Service Blunder
Learning From Mistakes

'Dear Mr. Human': United Airlines Suffers Another Embarrassing Customer Service Blunder

A customer service letter addressed 'Dear Mr. Human' follows another dispatch last July in which various automated fields had been left completely blank.
Geoff Weiss
The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees
Ethics coach

The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees

Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor