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How I Won My First Big Customer
Success

How I Won My First Big Customer

I went out on a limb and made a commitment no one else would make. That made all the difference in my career.
Steve Tobak
7 Questions to Consider When Setting Goals for Your Team (Infographic)
Goals

7 Questions to Consider When Setting Goals for Your Team (Infographic)

Your team's objectives aren't always the same as your personal goals. Here's how to handle planning for a group.
Kate Taylor
3 Things to Consider When Renting Office Space
Office Space

3 Things to Consider When Renting Office Space

Keep these tips in mind when looking to rent space to work.
Christopher Hann
Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)
Benefits

Free Helicopter Ride, Anyone? 40 Awesome and Absurd Tech Company Perks. (Infographic)

While many of these benefits are just good policy, others definitely fall into the 'over-the-top' camp.
Laura Entis
You'll Never Control Expenses If Your Team Doesn't Know What Anything Costs
Budgeting

You'll Never Control Expenses If Your Team Doesn't Know What Anything Costs

Even profitable businesses are better off watching the pennies. Step one is a friendly tutorial about the costs that employees drive.
David Ciccarelli
What Artisanal Brands Can Teach Us About Using Technology to Humanize Business
Artisanal Manufacturing

What Artisanal Brands Can Teach Us About Using Technology to Humanize Business

In an increasingly automated world of interconnected everything, consumers may turn to customized products that they can emotionally connect with.
Randy Komisar
12 Tips for Creating Meaningful Business Relationships Online
Social Networking

12 Tips for Creating Meaningful Business Relationships Online

Social media and blogging can be a waste of time or the cornerstone of success. How well you spend your time online is what makes the difference.
Murray Newlands
Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain
Marijuana

Bethenny Frankel Developing 'Skinnygirl Marijuana,' a Munchie-Free Weed Strain

Amid growing legalization, the reality television star-turned-entrepreneur wants in on the white-hot marijuana industry.
Geoff Weiss
Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality
Legal Issues

Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera Have All Been Sued Over a Tiny Hiring Technicality

Employers are getting tripped up by a little-known law related to background checks, and it's costing some of them serious time and money.
Claire Zillman
To Boost Your Business Treat Employees as Well as Your Customers
Employee Engagement

To Boost Your Business Treat Employees as Well as Your Customers

Workers who feel neglected and poorly treated are not likle to treat customers any better.
S. Chris Edmonds
Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model
Growth Strategies

Why Every Company Needs a 'Hack, Deploy, Scale' Business Model

By following this strategy, you'll become a more agile and efficient company.
Jon Elvekrog
Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value
Big Data

Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value

Arriving at the appropriate line of inquiry could be the catalyst that pushes your leadership, teams and company toward success.
Asha Saxena
A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups
Hong Kong

A Chinese-Food Delivery Man Ends Up Driving One of Hong Kong's Hottest Startups

Steven Lam's fast-growing company, GoGo Van, bills itself as the Uber of delivery vans and has raised $17 million in venture capital.
Peter S. Cohan
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