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Enlist the Power of Suggestion to Boost Your Startup's Performance
Motivation

Enlist the Power of Suggestion to Boost Your Startup's Performance

Setting employee expectations is critical enough that it can mean the difference between success and failure.
Peter S. Cohan
Multiply the Trust Factor Inside Your Organization
Managing Employees

Multiply the Trust Factor Inside Your Organization

These 10 principles will go a long way toward enhancing employees' commitment to the company.
Heather R. Huhman
Say 'No' to Stale Thinking
Thought Leaders

Say 'No' to Stale Thinking

Keep your business fresh as it matures.
Carly Okyle
How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow
Mobile Payments

How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow

Instant payment can free small businesses from the worry of unpaid invoices, making it likelier more will thrive.
Sam Madden
Why Your Brand Is More Important Than Your Product
Branding

Why Your Brand Is More Important Than Your Product

Kevin Roberts, global CEO of the advertising powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi, says focusing on your product first is an outdated way of thinking.
Catherine Clifford
What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities
Risk

What Dating a Model Taught Me About Chasing Opportunities

If you let yourself be intimidated, you will be just like all the others who are scared to take risks.
John Brubaker
Why You Should Sell Your Business to an MBA
Selling a Business

Why You Should Sell Your Business to an MBA

Search funds can be a strategic option for business owners looking for an exit.
Peter Lehrman
5 Technology Roadblocks Costing You Great Talent
Hiring

5 Technology Roadblocks Costing You Great Talent

You want to be able to hire the best employees, but these shortfalls could cause the best candidates to not look your way.
Andre Lavoie
Promote Your All-Stars Without Throwing Off the Team Dynamic
Productivity

Promote Your All-Stars Without Throwing Off the Team Dynamic

Recognizing when an employee is ready for advancement and helping the rest of the staff navigate the transition smoothly can mean the difference between a dream team and a disaster.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Here's How to Tell a Buyer He's Wrong -- Without Losing the Business
Customer Relationship

Here's How to Tell a Buyer He's Wrong -- Without Losing the Business

'The customer is always right' no longer holds true.
Michael Boyette
What Do Your Employees Really Cost You?
Management

What Do Your Employees Really Cost You?

Here's how to figure out the true cost of an employee, according to one business expert.
Dan S. Kennedy
The Best Idea I've Stolen
Thought Leaders

The Best Idea I've Stolen

From concert halls to Pixar, inspiration can come from a wide variety of sources.
Carly Okyle
To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online
Black Friday

To Compete With Big-Name Brands, Here's How to Market Your Black Friday Sale Online

Big-box retailers may seem to dominate the Black Friday game, but there's a way for small businesses to level the playing field on the most anticipated shopping day of the year.
Courtney Jespersen
Why I Left the 'Coolest Job in America' for a Startup
Career Change

Why I Left the 'Coolest Job in America' for a Startup

Jumping the corporate ship for the startup world is tough, especially when you absolutely love your job. Before you make the leap, here is what you need to know.
Craig Cincotta