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How to Know If You're Really Running Lean
How To

How to Know If You're Really Running Lean

Think about your goals - and if you're meeting them - to understand if you're running the operation you want.
Carly Okyle
If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Is
Success

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Is

There's a universe of opportunity out there for those with the same sort of ambition and drive that I had, but only if you follow the right path and don't go astray.
Steve Tobak
4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game
Baby Boomers

4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game

Your future is bleak if you can't share your wisdom in a tweet.
Richard Lieberman
Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears
Global Business

Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears

Proper preparation can ease the path overseas -- and bring you the spike in business you dreamed of.
Adi Vaxman
Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half
Uber

Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut says that with UberPOOL, riders going the same way can hop in a car together and split the fee.
Catherine Clifford
5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior
Business Circle

5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior

This time of year means more business, which also means more frustrated customers.
Matt Lautz
Has Your Company's Charitable Giving Become an Empty Ritual?
Charity

Has Your Company's Charitable Giving Become an Empty Ritual?

Contributing to the community can energize employees and build ties in a myriad of directions.
Brian Fielkow
5 Tactics for Checking for That Elusive Cultural Fit
Company Culture

5 Tactics for Checking for That Elusive Cultural Fit

The new buzzword in hiring might seem like a gray area to some employers. Try to define the term for your company and assess it in these concrete ways.
Heather R. Huhman
In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons
Ecommerce

In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons

The growing social platform has added action buttons to posts from four partners, including Etsy and Kickstarter.
Nina Zipkin
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tom Gimbel.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tom Gimbel.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions on hiring, culture, employee development and retention.
Andrea Huspeni
'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System
Driving Business - Driving Success

'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System

Four Dickie Brennan's restaurants are using a new payment system, and it's a hit with customers and staff.
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Need to Hire a Web Developer? A Marketing Manager? Get in Line.
Hiring Employees

Need to Hire a Web Developer? A Marketing Manager? Get in Line.

Heading into 2015, marketing and sales talent commands the highest average pay.
Anne Fisher
The Most Important Hour of Your Life
Personal Improvement

The Most Important Hour of Your Life

Life today is fast and full of opportunity. The complication is we think we have to do everything. The trick is figuring out what's essential.
GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.
GoldieBlox

GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.

Debbie Sterling says that to manage her company through such tremendous growth, she had to break through her own fears.
Catherine Clifford