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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working
Management

4 Ways to Make Sure Your Workers Are Actually Working

American companies spend more than $750 billion paying people for work they're not doing. Use these four easy strategies to improve productivity.
Dan S. Kennedy
There Is No Lone Genius. Hire a Team With These 4 Types.
Hiring Tips

There Is No Lone Genius. Hire a Team With These 4 Types.

Diverse teams drive more innovation. Hiring people with different styles, backgrounds and experience increases the success of teams.
Beth Comstock
Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market
Obamacare

Riding the Ups and Downs of the Small-Business Obamacare Market

A month into the launch of the federal exchanges, small-business owners report mixed results with the program.
Kate Rogers
15 Characteristics of a Good Programmer
Entrepreneurs

15 Characteristics of a Good Programmer

Finding a person with solid skills who is the right fit for you and your team is a challenge but here is how to do it.
John Rampton
3 Tips for Creative Leaders to Successfully Tackle Daily Business
Leadership Qualities

3 Tips for Creative Leaders to Successfully Tackle Daily Business

While it's wonderful to dream up big-picture ideas, strike a balance between the long-term and day-to-day aspects of your startup.
Sumi Krishnan
A Sales Manager's Recipe for Success in 2015
Sales Strategies

A Sales Manager's Recipe for Success in 2015

If 2014 left a bad taste in your mouth, use the following ingredients to make 2015 the best year ever.
Ken Thoreson
At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays
Emotional Intelligence

At Work, Emotional Intelligence Pays

The ability to read colleagues' emotions at work indirectly predicts annual income, a recent study finds.
Laura Entis
6 Ways to Go Above and Beyond the Average Work Retreat
Employee Training

6 Ways to Go Above and Beyond the Average Work Retreat

With healthy planning and a dash of creativity, you can serve up an experience your team will remember fondly. Plus your organization can revisit approaches to its practices.
Joshua Reeves
4 Things Every Small-Business Owner Can Do to Finish 2014 Strong
Running a business

4 Things Every Small-Business Owner Can Do to Finish 2014 Strong

You may be in your busiest time of the year now, but it's wise to start preparing for the new year.
Dawn Fotopulos
5 Essential Ingredients for Making a Smart Hire
Hiring

5 Essential Ingredients for Making a Smart Hire

Finding the right people to add to a team is almost a sacred process. The perfect candidate can make everyone better. The wrong hire can drive the whole team crazy.
Marty Fukuda
A Startup's Guide to Professional Networking
Networking

A Startup's Guide to Professional Networking

The bigger your network, the more access you'll have to funding, customers, partners, and perhaps most importantly -- advice.
Jayson DeMers
5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing
Employee Retention

5 Ways to Hold Together Your Startup Team When the Company Is Growing

You risk losing the zeal that launched the company if the merry band who rolled the dice with you feels they don't have a role any more.
Matt Straz
The 5 Best Conferences for Entrepreneurs to Attend in 2015
Business Growth

The 5 Best Conferences for Entrepreneurs to Attend in 2015

Conferences are a big investment of time and money, but the ROI at some is much greater than the rest.
Kimanzi Constable