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This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings

Imagine a company where every weekend is three days and no one ever interrupts your work to discuss your progress.

Going Paperless Is Still in the Future at Many Businesses

Companies that thing document management systems are still too expensive don't know how much paper files cost.

The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales

One of the greatest points of distinction between top sales performers and everyone else is average sale size. Here is how to increase your sales deals.

Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.

7 Ways to Deal With an Unresponsive Client

If a client isn't responding to your emails, what do you do? Consider picking up the phone, or perhaps, revising your work.

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.

3 Ways to Build a Happy Staff That Wants to Win

Uniting different personalities can be tough. Here are some strategies that can help.

How to Pick the 'Right' Clients and Stand Out Among the Competition

Entrepreneurs need to identify clients who will be as enamored with your services as you'd like them to be. Here are some tips.

How I Scout Superstar Employees

As an entrepreneur, you're only as good as the talent you hire. Here's what you should keep in mind when hiring the best employees.

5 Tips For Networking Like a Rock Star

Aside from insincerely kissing rivals, the music industry has a lot to teach about cultivating the people who can help you.

How to Increase Revenue Without Actually Selling

You are sitting on a gold mine. Here is how to capitalize on it.

4 Advantages That Small Businesses Can Sell to Attract Top Talent

Leverage the benefits that a young company might have the flexibility to offer and woo the best employees.

'Competition Is the Greatest Thing That Can Happen in Business'

The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.

3 Hard Choices That Can Boost Your Odds of Startup Success

When juggling all the risks, some entrepreneurs manage to come up winners. But it's not an easy game.

How to Prepare for the Future of Work

Employers can ready their companies and employees for the changes ahead in five critical ways.

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.

Why You Need to Stop Putting Your Sales Team on an Island

Although the sales team might have an independent agenda, making a few intentional changes can help you integrate it into the company and eliminate costly consequences.

With Soda Sales Down Anyway, Coke and Pepsi Vow to Promote Healthier Drinks

At the Clinton Global Initiative, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper pledged to cut beverage calories by one-fifth in the next decade.

A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement.

5 Memory Strategies for Learning Anything Fast

If you want to do get to the top of your class or climb the ladder at work, give yourself a gigantic advantage by recalling more information faster with these tips.

The One Reason Why Job Interviews and Sales Calls Fail

Want to know why it is so hard to sell yourself, your company and your product? You're taking the wrong approach

What Companies Can Expect When They Hire Gen Z

A new study about the next generational cohort reveals some surprising trends about the future of young workers.

Does the Company's Location Affect Employee Engagement?

Everything is local when you come down to it -- even your corporate policies and the very amenities your business offers.

For Shark Tank's Biggest Winner, Business Has Been Scary Good

The production company Ten Thirty One, which puts on Halloween-inspired interactive events, landed $2 million from Mark Cuban and is poised for expansion.

Why This Entrepreneur Launched in Record Time, But Kept Her Company a Secret Until Blastoff

Normal Founder Nikki Kaufman went from having an idea for a 3-D printed earphone company to opening the doors of her flagship store in New York City in less than a year.
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