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What to Do When a Prospect Is Blowing You Off
Finding Prospects

What to Do When a Prospect Is Blowing You Off

If we're going to succeed as entrepreneurs, it's essential to figure out what's going on, address her concerns and either make a deal or cut your losses.
Dorie Clark
Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning
Succession Planning

Skirt Roadblocks to Succession Planning

Business owners need to be proactive and wise in anticipating next steps in their company's and personal life cycle.
Beth Miller
Successfully Orchestrate the Expansion of a Growing Company
Leadership Qualities

Successfully Orchestrate the Expansion of a Growing Company

Whether you anticipate steady growth or rapid expansion, maximize your firm's potential with these seven steps.
Marty Fukuda
4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015
business Planning

4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015

Here are some easy changes entrepreneurs can make for a more productive year ahead.
Sabrina Parsons
Stop Thinking Long Term. Execute Strategy 90 Days at a Time.
Goals

Stop Thinking Long Term. Execute Strategy 90 Days at a Time.

Taking on bite-size goals makes it more likely that leaders -- and employees -- will remember them.
Jim Alampi
7 Tips to Knock Your Online Customer Support Out of the Park
Customer Service

7 Tips to Knock Your Online Customer Support Out of the Park

Consumers demand fast action these days, so try these strategies to be a responsible and caring company.
Jonathan Long
8 Steps for Dealing With Angry Customer Complaints
Customer Service

8 Steps for Dealing With Angry Customer Complaints

How an early morning exercise session lead to a new understanding of managing aggressive feedback.
Peter Gasca
The 3 Secrets to Building An All-Star Startup Team
Hiring Employees

The 3 Secrets to Building An All-Star Startup Team

Building the right startup team is among a startup CEO's most critical tasks. Here is how to set yourself up for success rather than failure.
Paul Mandell
7 Traits of Truly Sensational Startup Employees
Hiring Tips

7 Traits of Truly Sensational Startup Employees

What matters in a small, growth-oriented startup is often very different from what matters in a huge, stability-oriented corporation.
Dharmesh Shah
Should You Join an Entrepreneur Club? Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Should You Join an Entrepreneur Club? Your Weekly Tips Roundup

A roundup of hot tips and strategies, tailored for small-business owners.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Entrepreneurs Land in the Unions' Cross Hairs
Labor laws

Entrepreneurs Land in the Unions' Cross Hairs

New labor law regulations shorten the time period for holding an election after a petition is filed. Employers may want to take proactive steps.
Jonathan Segal
How to Create a Formalized Flexible Work Program for Your Company
flextime

How to Create a Formalized Flexible Work Program for Your Company

Employers that don't embrace flexibility in hours and working from home will lose good workers to companies that do.
Sara Sutton Fell
4 Ways to Embrace Diversity for Workplace Success
Workplace Diversity

4 Ways to Embrace Diversity for Workplace Success

Organizations and individuals who welcome and make use of the ever-more diverse workforce will realize significant competitive advantage.
Anka Wittenberg
Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know
Education

Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know

Do you aspire to earn more than your current salary? It can be easier than you think. Share your wisdom in a course.
Meiko Patton