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6 Alternatives to Being a Bad Boss
Managing Employees

6 Alternatives to Being a Bad Boss

Don't panic when a team's performance suddenly drops. Skip the carrots and sticks. Instead build mastery and trust among your staff.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
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Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does
Innovation

Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does

Tectonic shifts in technology inevitably come with unforeseen problems. Whoever sees, and solves, first will have the market to themselves.
Steve Sponseller
Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup
Managing Employees

Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup

Don't let chronic C players jeopardize your organization's chances at success.
Heather Ripley
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How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond
Retail Businesses

How Retailers Can Compete With Amazon This Holiday Season, and Beyond

While many purchases are still made online, consumers still appreciate their local shops and the ability to discover items.
Jeff Fagel
You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model
Social Entrepreneurs

You Can Do Good by Doing Well, If You Pick the Right Social Enterprise Model

Since both consumers and energetic young employees prefer companies dedicated to social good, philanthropy is a viable business strategy.
Christie Garton
5 Strategies to Triumph in Customer Support Over the Holiday Season
Business Circle

5 Strategies to Triumph in Customer Support Over the Holiday Season

Thousands of new orders can strain the response to inquiries. Deflect challenging situations and demanding callers by planning ahead.
Shankar Ganesh
Here's How to Make the Most Out of Your Client Relationships
Customer Service

Here's How to Make the Most Out of Your Client Relationships

How to help your customers without wasting your time, or theirs.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Accused of Deliberately Deleting Competitors' Songs on iPods
Competition

Apple Accused of Deliberately Deleting Competitors' Songs on iPods

Court proceedings are underway in California as the tech giant has to defend actions it took on iPods purchased between 2006 and 2009 wiping music off users' iPods accounts downloaded from competing music services.
Catherine Clifford
Why You Should Ask a Bamboo Farmer What It Takes to Succeed
Patience

Why You Should Ask a Bamboo Farmer What It Takes to Succeed

Don't quit just because you think you've failed.
Daniel DiPiazza
This Sales Secret Can Help You Conquer Aggressive Negotiators
Sales Strategies

This Sales Secret Can Help You Conquer Aggressive Negotiators

The next time you encounter a buyer or seller who strongly insists on a certain point, pick at it and take advantage.
Grant Cardone
How to Know If You're Really Running Lean
How To

How to Know If You're Really Running Lean

Think about your goals - and if you're meeting them - to understand if you're running the operation you want.
Carly Okyle
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If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Is
Success

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Is

There's a universe of opportunity out there for those with the same sort of ambition and drive that I had, but only if you follow the right path and don't go astray.
Steve Tobak
4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game
Baby Boomers

4 Things Older Entrepreneurs Must do to Stay in the Game

Your future is bleak if you can't share your wisdom in a tweet.
Richard Lieberman
Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears
Global Business

Confronting 6 Snarling Expansion Fears

Proper preparation can ease the path overseas -- and bring you the spike in business you dreamed of.
Adi Vaxman
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