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How Learning-as-You-Go Is Part of the Entrepreneur's Journey

How Learning-as-You-Go Is Part of the Entrepreneur's Journey

What you know is far less valuable than your willingness to teach yourself what you need to know.
Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction

Culture That Counts -- 5 Ways to Dramatically Boost Employee Satisfaction

These elements (mostly) don't cost an employer a dime but may do wonders in warming up the office climate.
Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money.

Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money.

While larger companies can afford lost products during production runs, startups can't. Here are a few tips on ensuring your supply chain is as efficient as possible.
6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

Some tasks don't require knowing fluent English and can be easily handled abroad.
Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform

Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform

With its eye on snagging more of the DIY ecommerce market, Yahoo has introduced a new suite of tools for small businesses.
Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur

Applying these eight skills will differentiate you from a crowded and competitive workforce and prepare you if you do start a venture.
Is Your Startup Ready for the Spotlight?

Is Your Startup Ready for the Spotlight?

Not every startup is ready for media attention. Here are three ways to determine whether your company is ready to be written up in the press.
Win or Lose, Competition Always Makes You Stronger

Win or Lose, Competition Always Makes You Stronger

Competition builds winners, leaders, innovators and success stories. Without it, none of us would be here.
How to Spend Zero on Recruiting and Still Hire the Best Candidates

How to Spend Zero on Recruiting and Still Hire the Best Candidates

Companies don’t have to spend huge sums of money on hiring the right people. Here's how to build a culture that will do the recruiting for you.
4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

Startups, perhaps inevitably, are focused on the talent and vision of the founder/CEO but only a team can build a company.
Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips

Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips

Following this advice should save you time and money when working with a service provider.
The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables

The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables

Develop your company into a well-rounded, attractive business that lures investors, partners and clients by implementing best practices when it comes to the team, technology, traction and trajectory.
Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides

Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides

The ridesharing startups are both accusing one another of sabotage in an all-out war of words.
Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'

Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'

HR departments have an uncanny knack for being disliked by both employees and leadership. One company dumped HR and shares their experience.
Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples.
The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)

The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)

When you want to get your customer to say yes, keep these principles in mind.
The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer

The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer

If your customer is letting you know he's not happy with your business, you have a chance to make things right. Here's how.
Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Beyond the Resume, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant.
Turn Your YouTube Channel into a Full-time Business

Turn Your YouTube Channel into a Full-time Business

Supertuber Devin Graham (aka DevinSupertramp) reveals how he became one of the top user-generated video creators.
The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop.
3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Building relationships is key to getting the coverage you want.
Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

Expanding internationally is not as simple as running your copy through a translator.
3 Steps to Improve Your Ad's Clickthrough Rates

3 Steps to Improve Your Ad's Clickthrough Rates

Use these three strategies to get more viewers to click on your ads.
Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Create a space that not only lives up to the organization's culture but that can also function as a recruiting tool.
Grant Cardone's 5 Tips for Closing the Big Sale on the Phone

Grant Cardone's 5 Tips for Closing the Big Sale on the Phone

Businesses live and breathe sales. They die without them. If you want to be a ridiculously successful entrepreneur, you and your team need to have what it takes to close big sales.
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