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The Essential Script for Releasing a Client

It's awkward, but knowing how to say adieu to a problem customer can make all the difference.

It’s Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.

Look Out, Uber: A Ride-Sharing Service in NYC Is Peddling $10 Flat Rates

Ride-hailing app Gett announces a promotion where every ride in Manhattan is $10 for the rest of 2014. Flat fare. Any time.

You Can Manage Certain Sales Metrics, Just Not Revenue (Infographic)

Leaders can have a significant impact on the success or failure of their sales force by focusing on achieving specific numbers.

Hiring Done Right in 3 Brutally Honest Steps

An unconventional approach to filling a key position leads to long-lasting results.

Pointing Out Flaws in Competitors Won't Win You Points With Investors

When you're making your pitch, you should showcase your expert knowledge of the market and your rivals from a position of strength.

Strive to Be the 'Old Faithful' of Your Company

It doesn't matter how smart you are or how much skill and talent you have if co-workers and business leaders cannot count on you to follow through.

6 Ways to Adapt Hiring Practices to the Improving Job Market

As the economy improves, employers accustomed to a big selection of eager candidates will have to look harder for the right people.

What to Know Before Selecting the Office Space of Your Dreams

Purchasing a commercial space to support a growing business can be a smart decision, but first examine the company's future and the alternatives.

Are You Playing to Win?

These four strategies can help an entrepreneur and the team pull out all the stops.

How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

Training of leaders can include awareness of micro aggressions, inequities or indignities.

Your Office Isn't Big Enough for Clutter and Productivity

Employees waste time and money each year just by searching for misplaced items. It's time to clean up.

Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes.

You should be reflecting on what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the past, but these errors may be contributing.

Why I Violated My Promise to Never Have a Business Partner

Teaming up with another player can combine complementary skills and realize synergies at a startup.

5 Traits to Look for When Seeking a Transformative Marketer

The marketing exec adept with established brands is probably not the right leader for a disruptive product in a new category.

3 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do to Keep Their Business Model Relevant

Be innovative and evolve your startup to achieve superior growth. Find the payoff from being attuned to cultural and demographic trends.

3 Tips to Keep in Mind When Taking Your Company Global

To stay competitive in today’s workplace, companies need to think globally. Here are a few tips to prepare a business to take over the world.

Small Businesses Can Offer Big Benefits to Attract the Best Talent

A tour company owner discusses the perks he offers his employees to keep them satisfied and happy.

Forecast Future Hiring Needs With Precision

Projecting upcoming staffing needs is a vital necessity for growing companies. Here are some insights on doing it right.

Chase to Give Away $3 Million in Grants in Contest for Small Businesses

The bank is looking to give 20 U.S. small businesses $150,000 in grants.

Right or Wrong, You’re Not Going to Win the Argument With the Customer

Your profits may take a hit, but it's usually better to just refund or credit a client who feels wronged.

The Top 5 Errors Made by Money-Losing Ecommerce Sites

Success is never guaranteed in online marketing but avoiding these common errors makes it much likelier.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Joint Ventures

Joint ventures always make sense on paper but not so much when we flawed humans are actually running things.

Be Taken Seriously as a Young Business Leader

Follow these eight steps to prompt (older) employees, colleagues and business associates to respect and value your input and actions.

Don't Wage a Price War. Win Sales by Eliminating Your Competition.

Eating into your profits is an endless game that usually ends with you losing. Create value by framing your business as the superior option.
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