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The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships
Business Circle

The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships

On the surface, startups and big-name brands are businesses with a similar overarching goal: to make money. But crack the exterior, and you'll find that's about all they have in common.
Jason Kulpa
Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company
Employees

Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

Every startup has two types of employees. Here's the type your business needs.
Joel Basgall
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5 Ways Telecommuting and Flex Time Help You Recruit the Best Workers
Hiring

5 Ways Telecommuting and Flex Time Help You Recruit the Best Workers

Myriad technologies for working away from the office has deepened your talent pool to include the entire world.
Sara Sutton Fell
Adapt or Die -- Some Chilling Lessons From the Ice Industry
Innovation

Adapt or Die -- Some Chilling Lessons From the Ice Industry

Entrepreneurs must learn how to pivot their business model with changing times.
Phil La Duke
5 Steps to Block Barbarians at Your Startup's Gate
Hiring

5 Steps to Block Barbarians at Your Startup's Gate

Give the proper scrutiny to job candidates early in the hiring process to determine cultural fit.
Peter S. Cohan
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What to Do If an Employee Quits in an Epic Fashion
Human Resources

What to Do If an Employee Quits in an Epic Fashion

Should a worker unexpectedly leave the company with a dramatic and outrageous stunt, take these five steps.
Heather R. Huhman
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Pepsi Files Patent to Put Pop Rocks in Granola Bars
Patents

Pepsi Files Patent to Put Pop Rocks in Granola Bars

In yet another food mashup, PepsiCo is hoping to make granola pop with the addition of "carbonated candy" like Pop Rocks.
Kate Taylor
To Sell Products to Millennials, First Invite Them To Help Develop It
Business Circle

To Sell Products to Millennials, First Invite Them To Help Develop It

Young consumers have distinct patterns for developing brand loyalty, beginning when the product is just somebody's good idea.
Christie Garton
Spare Me Your Platitudes. Customers Are Tired of Insincere Support.
Customer Service

Spare Me Your Platitudes. Customers Are Tired of Insincere Support.

Does the stat game interfere with businesses growth? It certainly seems like it, especially if you're looking to hack a specific metric up and to the right.
Gregory Ciotti
How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions
Brainstorming

How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions

A news study suggests that making brainstorming activities competitive spurs men, but makes women less engaged.
Lisa Evans
With Its First Original Movie, Netflix Aims to Upend Old-Fashioned Film Distribution
Movies

With Its First Original Movie, Netflix Aims to Upend Old-Fashioned Film Distribution

In collaboration with The Weinstein Company, the streaming giant will debut a sequel to the Oscar-winning 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' next August.
Geoff Weiss
Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities
Charity

Four Ways to Better Involve Your Company In Charitable Activities

I was inspired to get more involved in the world at large. You should do the same.
Ivan Misner
5 Tips on Building an Epic Customer-Support Team
Customer Service

5 Tips on Building an Epic Customer-Support Team

When every move your company makes can be easily amplified to thousands over the social web, you need to make every interaction with your customers exceptional. Here are a few secrets on creating a rock-star customer-service team.
The Truth About Intelligence and the Many Paths to Greatness
Intelligence

The Truth About Intelligence and the Many Paths to Greatness

In this podcast, Lewis Howes speaks in detail with the scientific director at the Imagination Institute.
Lewis Howes