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Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow
Grow Your Business

Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow

Here are five lessons founders can learn from trees.
Zach Cutler
Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback
Employee Feedback

Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback

Managers are bypassing an important resource if they don't solicit staff opinion. Check out six ways to do so.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
In 100 'Most Exceptional' Companies Ranking, Google and Amazon Don't Make the Cut
Innovation

In 100 'Most Exceptional' Companies Ranking, Google and Amazon Don't Make the Cut

The $338 billion search engine company that has come to dominate the Internet is, apparently, not exceptional; at least according to Deloitte.
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement
Customer Engagement

The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement

Blind check-ins and failing to build relationships before complaints arise are behaviors of the past. Use data to understand clients, proactively preparing for interactions.
Guy Nirpaz
Taking Your Startup to the Next Level Doesn't Mean You Have to Take It Somewhere New
Location

Taking Your Startup to the Next Level Doesn't Mean You Have to Take It Somewhere New

Relocating your startup to a more promising city seems wise but, if you look carefully, you might find everything you need right where you are.
Amanda Parker
Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?
Crisis Management

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?

It's better to scramble now and lay a foundation with a crisis-communications plan than when the company is in the hot seat.
Heather Ripley
Innovation

5 Ways Small Companies Can Out-Innovate Big Corporations

Leaders of small companies can leverage their business' size and unique culture to rapidly develop and apply creative ideas.
Steve Sponseller
Employee Retention

Lower Employee Turnover and Improve the Bottom Line

Follow this five-pronged strategy to make staff departures exceedingly rare.
Gabriel Bristol
Grow Your Business

10 Ways for Software Companies to Keep Customers Around

Take these proactive measures to reduce your churn rate.
Ron Yekutiel
How to Hack Your Team's Productivity
Productivity

How to Hack Your Team's Productivity

Want better results from your employees? Let them decide where to work and give the right amount of break time.
Heather R. Huhman
the future of work

How the Next Five Years Will Revolutionize Business

The years until 2020 are poised to redefine almost every facet of how we work, from the way we run customer service to the way we build our businesses.
Jason Ankeny
Growth Strategies

6 Surefire Ways to Prepare Your Business for Growth This Year

Here's a checklist to help your business enter this year on solid ground.
Monica Zent
3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years
Success Strategies

3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years

The key takeaways from the massive success of Lending Club.
Matthew Toren