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5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills
Networking

5 Steps to Seriously Improve Your Networking Skills

In a world of take take take, showing that you care about someone as a friend puts you in a whole different category with your connections.
Sean Kim
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Niche Marketplaces
Sharing Economy

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Niche Marketplaces

Thank Airbnb, Trulia and other niche players for the potential partnerships -- and more -- that they offer entrepreneurs.
Tx Zhuo
How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team
Virtual Teams

How to Manage Employee Trial Periods for a Virtual Team

Introducing new team members into a virtual organization has its challenges so by creating a well-designed probationary period, you can ensure the fit is right -- for both the employee and the company.
David and Carrie McKeegan
The 6 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Success Strategies

The 6 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs

If you could interview 200 of the top entrepreneurs in the country, do you think you'd find some similarities?
Lewis Howes
Do This to Become a More Effective Problem Solver
Listening

Do This to Become a More Effective Problem Solver

Shhhhh. Can you hear it?
Beth Kuhel
9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You
Succession Planning

9 Keys to Ensuring Your Business Continues to Succeed Without You

A millionaire who retired at 27 shares his tips to setting up your company to run under a leader of your choice.
Brenton Hayden
This Is What It Means to Embrace Failure
Leadership

This Is What It Means to Embrace Failure

Find out what you can learn from failing that makes business success that much easier.
Jeremy Bloom
8 Ways to Radically Increase Your Productivity
Productivity

8 Ways to Radically Increase Your Productivity

Manageable but strategic changes to daily routines yield enormous benefit in the long run.
Sherrie Campbell
How to Maintain Your First-to-Market Position in a Copycat World
Competitive Advantages

How to Maintain Your First-to-Market Position in a Copycat World

We can't avoid the copycats or the subpar lookalikes, but we can be prepared for when they start chasing our success.
Sarah Kauss
7 Signs You Need to Start Looking for Another Job After Your Employer Is Acquired
Careers

7 Signs You Need to Start Looking for Another Job After Your Employer Is Acquired

The company that hired you is invested in your success. The company that buys that company sees you as an expense.
Tor Constantino
How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy
Tax Center

How You Can Better Protect Your Privacy

Make sure you've done all you can to prevent identity theft by implementing these tips.
Mark J. Kohler
50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs
Productivity

50 Quick Productivity and Business Tips for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Startup founders in particular will find all of some of this advice useful.
Alex Iskold
What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
Legal Center

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Charley Moore
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To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy
Ask the Expert

To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy

Our HR expert discusses what resume elements will help lead to an interview, what he looks for in employees and the importance of thank-you notes.
David Ossip