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Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Create a space that not only lives up to the organization's culture but that can also function as a recruiting tool.
Grant Cardone's 5 Tips for Closing the Big Sale on the Phone

Grant Cardone's 5 Tips for Closing the Big Sale on the Phone

Businesses live and breathe sales. They die without them. If you want to be a ridiculously successful entrepreneur, you and your team need to have what it takes to close big sales.
College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

College Career Recruitment – With a Fee

San Jose State University has outsourced headhunting to local staffing agencies, transforming traditional relationships with university placement offices.
Small Business Is Using More Contractors

Small Business Is Using More Contractors

Like larger corporations, many small businesses are using outside help rather than hiring new employees.
The 4 Elements of a Stellar Sales Piece

The 4 Elements of a Stellar Sales Piece

The most effective direct mail sales pieces follow a formula in format and length. Discover the secret to direct mail success.
Beware of a New Kind of Business Identity Theft

Beware of a New Kind of Business Identity Theft

Cyber criminals are hacking into review sites to post false information about a business or illegitimate reviews. Find out what you should do.
7 Tricks to Make Email Less Overwhelming

7 Tricks to Make Email Less Overwhelming

Time is money, especially in the world of startups. For those tired of going through their inbox, here is the simple email-management system every entrepreneur should implement.
Microsoft Releases $25 Nokia Phone

Microsoft Releases $25 Nokia Phone

The company aims to reach potential first-time customers in emerging markets such as India, China and Nigeria.
A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds

A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds

In exquisitely austere classrooms, Apple employees are taught brand values and corporate history by a full-time staff that hails from Yale, Harvard and M.I.T.
Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips

Since You Can't Manipulate Time, Try These 13 Time-Saving Tips

As an entrepreneur, you'll try to do it all. Don't. Instead, up your productivity with a clear schedule and working smarter.
5 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Master

5 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Master

Whether you’re already great at the following practices or could use a few pointers, these are the areas you should focus on.
How to Build New Habits by Taking Advantage of Old Ones

How to Build New Habits by Taking Advantage of Old Ones

A look at 'habit stacking' and how it can help you create new habits easier.
4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack

4 Ways a CEO May Be Inviting a Cyber Criminal to Attack

Put these digital security tips into practice to safeguard your company's files.
Using Wearable Devices to Help Promote Employee Wellness

Using Wearable Devices to Help Promote Employee Wellness

Wearable technology allows you to ensure employees are keeping active and sleeping well and may be the key to worker productivity.
5 Factors in Setting the Right Salary

5 Factors in Setting the Right Salary

Balance is key in deciding the proper compensation for your team.
Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
Feeling Unproductive? Blame Your Co-Workers.

Feeling Unproductive? Blame Your Co-Workers.

A new study illustrates the contagious nature of unproductivity.
Your Secret Resource to Get a Better Product: Customer Service

Your Secret Resource to Get a Better Product: Customer Service

Move beyond the minimum viable product with the help of your staff to develop the most valuable product.
Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.

Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again.

With passing years, it's easy for businesses to lose sight of their founding principles. Here's how to regroup as your company evolves.
The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever

The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever

From New Coke to the Apple Newton, a look at high-profile products that flopped.
5 Tips on Assigning Ownership to Key Sales Accounts

5 Tips on Assigning Ownership to Key Sales Accounts

More often than not, multiple salespeople sell different product lines into an account deemed critical. When the question of account ownership surfaces, here is how to handle it.
Right-Sizing the Twitter Support Strategy for a Business

Right-Sizing the Twitter Support Strategy for a Business

A small company can get by with one account but large-scale enterprises would be wise to branch out.
The Secrets to Building a World-Class Sales Team

The Secrets to Building a World-Class Sales Team

Set the stage so staffers will respond to opportunities and embrace competition. Celebrate success and compensate staff to keep them interested but wanting more.
3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

Even if the word makes you cringe, entrepreneurship and sales are intertwined. Learn to see sales differently with these three great reads.
Google, Barnes & Noble Just Made a Big Play in the 'Instant Gratification' Race

Google, Barnes & Noble Just Made a Big Play in the 'Instant Gratification' Race

The two companies have teamed up to provide same-day book delivery, a move aimed squarely at Amazon.
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