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Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship
Listening

Pay Attention to the Signals in the Noise of Entrepreneurship

Learn to read the signs that show healthy customer engagement, satisfaction with a service and successful performance by employees.
Aneil Mishra
How My 5-Year-Old Helped Me Better Understand Customers
Entrepreneurship

How My 5-Year-Old Helped Me Better Understand Customers

Immersed in their own work flow and priorities, clients might not communicate directly -- without some of these techniques.
Kumar Srivastava
10 Steps to Building an Impeccable Professional Reputation
Word of Mouth

10 Steps to Building an Impeccable Professional Reputation

A good reputation attracts business better than any advertising. Gaining that standing is a process lasting a lifetime.
Brian Barquilla
5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees
Managing Employees

5 Standout Ways to Transform Underperformers Into Superb Employees

Don't abandon hope. Low-performing employees can become high achievers with these techniques.
Heather R. Huhman
Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy
Data Analysis

Why Data Trumps All When Plotting Your Growth Strategy

Entrepreneurs exalt listening to their gut but first study the data.
John Rampton
The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks
Retail Businesses

The Marriage of Clicks and Bricks

Ecommerce retailers have realized that shoppers find value in being able to see and inspect items in real life.
Jerry Jao
Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working
Hiring

Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working

Hiring managers say they're having a difficult time finding qualified candidates and believe that passive recruiting efforts are becoming increasingly ineffective, according to a new survey by Glassdoor.
Laura Entis
5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time
Payments

5 Surefire Ways to Get Clients to Pay on Time

Simplify the way you bill and collect funds from your company's customers.
René Lacerte
This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See
Shipping

This Is the Most Beautiful Visualization of Global Trade You'll Ever See

Who knew worldwide trade could look so good?
4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees
Workplace Technology

4 Ways to Use Technology In the Workplace to Motivate Employees

Technology can streamline work, enhance performance monitoring and lead to more engaged workers.
Matt Straz
6 Ways to Build Healthy Competition at the Office
Company Culture

6 Ways to Build Healthy Competition at the Office

A CEO describes a strategy for building a friendly rivalry among team members to bring out a company's best.
Jason Spievak
3 Great Ways to Create an Emotional Bond with Customers
Customer Engagement

3 Great Ways to Create an Emotional Bond with Customers

Entrepreneurs can try to woo clients by building a relationship and in the process score better sales and repeat business.
Jesse Torres
Don't Be Afraid to Start a Second Company in an Unrelated Industry
Starting a Business

Don't Be Afraid to Start a Second Company in an Unrelated Industry

Diversification through starting another business can strengthen your financial outlook and entrepreneurial spirit.
Evrim Oralkan
Are You Prepared for More Sales?
Sales

Are You Prepared for More Sales?

An avalanche of new customers has buried many businesses. As you build your sales pipeline, build your systems to handle success.
Matthew Pollard