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5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, the one major obstacle small-business owners will face is competing with the almighty Amazon.
Matt Winn
The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace
Workplaces

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

Candor among talented teams is no small feat, but executives across industries will tell you that it is the universal gold standard.
Gregory Ciotti
This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings
Connected Entrepreneur

This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings

Imagine a company where every weekend is three days and no one ever interrupts your work to discuss your progress.
Cristian Ángel Rennella
Going Paperless Is Still in the Future at Many Businesses
Office Tech

Going Paperless Is Still in the Future at Many Businesses

Companies that thing document management systems are still too expensive don't know how much paper files cost.
Matt Peterson
The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales
Sales Strategies

The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales

One of the greatest points of distinction between top sales performers and everyone else is average sale size. Here is how to increase your sales deals.
Marc Wayshak
Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire
Managing Employees

Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.
Matt Straz
7 Ways to Deal With an Unresponsive Client
Client relationship management

7 Ways to Deal With an Unresponsive Client

If a client isn't responding to your emails, what do you do? Consider picking up the phone, or perhaps, revising your work.
Carl Thomson
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
Managing Employees

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.
John Rampton
3 Ways to Build a Happy Staff That Wants to Win
Managing Employees

3 Ways to Build a Happy Staff That Wants to Win

Uniting different personalities can be tough. Here are some strategies that can help.
Tom Borg
How to Pick the 'Right' Clients and Stand Out Among the Competition
Finding Customers

How to Pick the 'Right' Clients and Stand Out Among the Competition

Entrepreneurs need to identify clients who will be as enamored with your services as you'd like them to be. Here are some tips.
Jessica Ballard
How I Scout Superstar Employees
Hiring Employees

How I Scout Superstar Employees

As an entrepreneur, you're only as good as the talent you hire. Here's what you should keep in mind when hiring the best employees.
Maynard Webb
5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star
Networking

5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star

Aside from insincerely kissing rivals, the music industry has a lot to teach about cultivating the people who can help you.
John Boitnott
How to Increase Revenue Without Actually Selling
Customer Relationship

How to Increase Revenue Without Actually Selling

You are sitting on a gold mine. Here is how to capitalize on it.
Mike Templeman
4 Advantages That Small Businesses Can Sell to Attract Top Talent
Hiring

4 Advantages That Small Businesses Can Sell to Attract Top Talent

Leverage the benefits that a young company might have the flexibility to offer and woo the best employees.
Doug and Polly White