Holidays

3 Practices That Will Help You Make This the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Holidays

3 Practices That Will Help You Make This the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

There's a lot of extra pressure on all of us during the holiday season. Keep these things in mind to make it better for you and your loved ones.
Matt Mayberry
How to Keep Employees Productive at the End of the Year
Employee Engagement

How to Keep Employees Productive at the End of the Year

Work can be calibrated between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day to maintain momentum and enjoy the holidays.
Matt Straz
5 Ways to Give Thanks and Give Back at Work
Relationship Building

5 Ways to Give Thanks and Give Back at Work

Start a new tradition of 'career letters,' to express gratitude for what's good your work life.
Donna Morris
You Don't Have to Be Patti LaBelle to Score a Viral Product Review Video
Viral Marketing

You Don't Have to Be Patti LaBelle to Score a Viral Product Review Video

James Wright Chanel's hilarious YouTube review of Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pies caused a sell-out of the product at Walmart. Here's how it could happen to you.
Deborah Mitchell
7 Etiquette Tips for Sending Holiday Cards to Business Associates
Relationship Building

7 Etiquette Tips for Sending Holiday Cards to Business Associates

Sending holiday cards to clients and business associates is an important recognition of the relationship but there is a lot you can get wrong.
Jacqueline Whitmore
At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday
Wal-Mart

At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday

The world's largest retailer has decided to launch 2,000 online-only specials at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.
5 Ways to Handle the 2015 Holiday Shopping and Shipping Season Like a Pro (Infographic)
Holidays

5 Ways to Handle the 2015 Holiday Shopping and Shipping Season Like a Pro (Infographic)

Offering promotions and being aware of hidden shipping fees will help you maximize the cash before the New Year.
Harry Whitehouse
The 13 'Must-Dos' to Include on Your Holiday Checklist
Holidays

The 13 'Must-Dos' to Include on Your Holiday Checklist

'Don't eliminate Christmas' is just the start.
Jonathan Segal
Holidays

Scheduling, Bonuses, Gifts and Parties. Is Your Business Holiday-Ready?

There's still time to put together a plan to make your team happy during the celebratory season.
Doug and Polly White
What the 13-Month Year Is and How It Can Help You Get Ahead
Goals

What the 13-Month Year Is and How It Can Help You Get Ahead

Most people are moving half speed from the second helping of Thanksgiving stuffing until after the Super Bowl hang over. All you have to do to get ahead is keep working.
Daniel DiPiazza
How to Keep a Hawk's Eye on Your Holiday Season Cash Flow
Business Optimization

How to Keep a Hawk's Eye on Your Holiday Season Cash Flow

Paying close attention to staffing, inventory and equipment details can help you stay in the black as the New Year approaches.
Stephen Sheinbaum
Shoppers Prepare for Record Singles Day, China's Biggest 1-Day Shopping Event
China

Shoppers Prepare for Record Singles Day, China's Biggest 1-Day Shopping Event

Alibaba was the first company to capitalize on the holiday in 2009, and it's now the biggest 24-hour shopping event.
5 Actions to Start Now to Put a Pretty Bow on Your Holiday Efforts
Holidays

5 Actions to Start Now to Put a Pretty Bow on Your Holiday Efforts

You should have most of your planning done by now, but here are some small details that should help you get more customers and make them happier.
Jess Ekstrom