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How One Seasonal Company Manages The Full Year
Seasonal businesses

How One Seasonal Company Manages The Full Year

The Christmas season is great for many companies, but businesses have to last a full year. The folks at Tipsy Elves explain how they do it.
Lisa Evans
Want a Happier, More Productive Life? Check Out Our Top 10 Stories on Habits in 2014.
Habits

Want a Happier, More Productive Life? Check Out Our Top 10 Stories on Habits in 2014.

Of the many stories we published this year about habit optimization, the most resonant seemed to focus on cultivating creativity and developing healthy sleeping habits.
Geoff Weiss
Startups, Share the Top Job Candidates You Turn Down
Hiring

Startups, Share the Top Job Candidates You Turn Down

This modest proposal could result in a win-win for companies and job seekers alike.
Iman Jalali
5 Ways to Tell If Your Workplace Is Really Toxic
Office Culture

5 Ways to Tell If Your Workplace Is Really Toxic

Everyone has horror stories to share. But how do you know if your office is truly poisonous? Learn what to look for and what you can do.
Paul White
6 Business Lessons From 6 Big Holidays
Holidays

6 Business Lessons From 6 Big Holidays

We can actually improve our results if we just listen to what the holidays are trying to tell us.
Ron Yekutiel
3 Keys to Designing a Life You Wouldn't Trade for Anything
Motivation

3 Keys to Designing a Life You Wouldn't Trade for Anything

Prepare to be inspired, uplifted, and blown away by Jairek Robbins' amazing stories and how he found the way to live his life.
Lewis Howes
5 New Year's Resolutions That Set Up Entrepreneurs for Disappointment
New Year's resolutions

5 New Year's Resolutions That Set Up Entrepreneurs for Disappointment

The best resolutions are those for which we can't blame anyone else if we don't keep them.
John Boitnott
One Way to Beat Bad Online Habits and Be More Productive
Habits

One Way to Beat Bad Online Habits and Be More Productive

This app can give your willpower the muscle it needs to keep you focused and on track for success.
Jason Fell
6 Tips for How to Sell More in Less Time
Sales Strategies

6 Tips for How to Sell More in Less Time

Don't waste hours on a project or prospect unlikely to produce returns.
Peter Fuller
Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand
Expansion

Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand

Working with others is all about building relationships, and the process of selecting service providers should be focused on finding those who will connect with executives and the company as a whole and stick around for the long haul.
Adi Vaxman
Hiring Employees

How to Train a New Employee to Be an All Star

Investing time and attention upfront when someone starts pays big dividends in the long run.
James Parsons
7 Scaling Challenges That Can Sink Even Successful Companies
Grow Your Business

7 Scaling Challenges That Can Sink Even Successful Companies

Scaling a company isn't an easy thing to do, so be especially mindful of these pitfalls.
Sujan Patel
5 Easy Ways to Keep Top Performers Happy
Managing Employees

5 Easy Ways to Keep Top Performers Happy

Just because employees are amazing at doing their jobs doesn't mean they are happy. Read on to learn how to engage and retain your best staffers.
Heather R. Huhman
How to Make Your Seasons Greetings Stand Out From the Crowd
Customer Engagement

How to Make Your Seasons Greetings Stand Out From the Crowd

Holiday cards are an annual ritual, but does yours strike the right chord?
Lisa Evans