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5 Trends That Will Shape Retail in 2015
Predictions 2015

5 Trends That Will Shape Retail in 2015

Retailers in 2014 worked harder than ever to fuse their physical and online stores. Here's what's in store for 2015.
Krystina Gustafson
4 Strategies for Reducing Workplace Conflict
Managing Employees

4 Strategies for Reducing Workplace Conflict

Friction in the office can kill productivity. Check out these methods for an improved atmosphere and in the process you could boost your bottom line.
Heather R. Huhman
Can Peer Feedback Lead to Better Self-Awareness?
Feedback

Can Peer Feedback Lead to Better Self-Awareness?

Harness the power of the team to do staff evaluations. You might even achieve better results.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
How to Measure Your Progress When Building a New Marketing Category
Sales Metrics

How to Measure Your Progress When Building a New Marketing Category

Bringing a new product to market is a bit like looking for something in a dark room. Here's how to determine what's working.
Anthony Kennada
Girl Scouts Get Trendy With Gluten-Free, Greek Yogurt Cookies
Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Get Trendy With Gluten-Free, Greek Yogurt Cookies

After nearly 100 years in the cookie business, the Girl Scouts are still updating their offerings to fit market trends.
Kate Taylor
Whether in the Office or on a Mountain, You Need a Good Team to Reach New Heights
Team-building

Whether in the Office or on a Mountain, You Need a Good Team to Reach New Heights

A recent visit to a sporting gear company revealed the kind of people you want at your side.
Bryan Elliott
5 Ways to Set Up Your Employees for Success in 2015
Goals

5 Ways to Set Up Your Employees for Success in 2015

You've probably set lofty financial goals for your organization, but here's how to engage and enlist your entire team by jointly creating challenging yet doable goals.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network
Accelerators

Learn How to Truly Leverage an Accelerator's Network

Desire access to C-level players at a Fortune 100 company? New entrepreneurs can gain access to partners, customers, employees and other players to help them build their business well beyond demo day.
David Brown
3 Simple, Yet Critical Musts for Onboarding Success
Hiring Employees

3 Simple, Yet Critical Musts for Onboarding Success

Since a company doesn't integrate a new hire on staff every day, the process can seem like a distraction for managers. Embrace these essential steps to start new employees off on the right foot.
Marty Fukuda
Look Up! How to Learn to Be Mentally Present to Succeed
Focus

Look Up! How to Learn to Be Mentally Present to Succeed

Don't get so caught up in something that you cannot set it aside to change gears and focus on what is right in front of you.
Ivan Misner
What the Kansas City Ballet Teaches About Faith at Work
Faith

What the Kansas City Ballet Teaches About Faith at Work

Faith at work in the performance of The Nutcracker was like an offering up to God from committed people who gave their entire life to the art of dance.
Sandi Krakowski
Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million
Growth Strategies

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million

The latest round is said to value the two-year-old company at roughly $2 billion.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want
Management

4 Ways to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want

You don't have to have a perfect business, but it does need to be 'good enough' to attract your target audience and land sales. Follow these tips to bring in more business.
Dan S. Kennedy
Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.
Online Shopping

Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.

A new study finds that picking up your online purchase in a brick-and-mortar store doesn't save you as much time as you think.