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The Bright Side of Negative Thinking
Attitude

The Bright Side of Negative Thinking

Despite what we're often told, positive thinking may not be conducive to meeting one's goals. In fact, you're probably better off visualizing obstacles.
Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need
Feedback

Ask These 7 Questions to Get the Honest Feedback You Need

Friends and colleagues will be politely reluctant to tell you your product has problems, unless you ask in a way that makes it safe to be honest.
John Boitnott
For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision
Impact Investing

For Warby Parker, Free Glasses Equals Clear Company Vision

The glasses company is the latest example of a successful 'buy-one-give-one' business model.
Uber's Nightmare Scenario
Uber

Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.
6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup
Hiring

6 Selling Points About Working for a Small Startup

Your fledging company can compete for the best employees by marketing its newness to its advantage.
Joshua Steimle
4 Meeting Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time
Meetings

4 Meeting Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time

Even a productive session can go awry. Here's how to keep unwanted scenarios to a minimum.
Marty Fukuda
How to Tell the Difference Between a Hot Lead and a Dud
Sales Strategies

How to Tell the Difference Between a Hot Lead and a Dud

Always make sure your prospects have an assignment. Without one, they aren't invested in the solution.
Joanne Black
4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line
Employee Morale

4 Ways Encouraging Employee Engagement Improves the Bottom Line

Employees who are enthusiastic for their work make companies more profitable but those who aren't drive costs that are hard to measure.
Matt Straz
Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches
Hiring

Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches

As cars become more like computers, automakers are increasingly looking to plunder Silicon Valley's top engineers.
Geoff Weiss
10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier
Customer Retention

10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier

Research and common sense agree. The least expensive and most effective marketing is retaining the clients you already have.
Rocco Baldassarre
3 Steps to Getting Good Press
Advice

3 Steps to Getting Good Press

An expert in PR offers his best advice for attracting media attention.
Christopher Hann
Last-Minute Bookkeeping Tips Before You See the Tax Man
Taxes

Last-Minute Bookkeeping Tips Before You See the Tax Man

The good news is that there's a way to properly prepare for this, er, taxing process to avoid all this agony next year.
Keith Mueller
Why Veterans and Civilian Employers Have So Much Trouble Communicating
Veterans

Why Veterans and Civilian Employers Have So Much Trouble Communicating

Vets are eager to work and the private sector admires their service but cultural differences make the process surprisingly difficult.
Lida Citroën
5 Ways to Find and Hire Top Technical Talent
Hiring

5 Ways to Find and Hire Top Technical Talent

The competition for IT professionals requires looking past commuting distance to your company and inspiring the candidates who are interested.
Jeremy Johnson