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Jump Start Your Business With This 5-Step Tool
Grow Your Business

Jump Start Your Business With This 5-Step Tool

Utilizing cycle-time reduction can hit the trifecta of improvements.
Doug and Polly White
Loss of Snow Days May Create the Next Generation of Remote Workers
Remote Workers

Loss of Snow Days May Create the Next Generation of Remote Workers

Students studying at home with tech tools during storms learn important skills. Companies can also encourage working outside the office to avoid lost productivity in inclement weather.
Shannon Belew
Keep Your Customers as Close as Family
Customer Relationship

Keep Your Customers as Close as Family

At your business, aim for the type of intimacy offered at a neighborhood coffee shop or bar where everyone knows your name.
Chuck Cohn
Cut Through the Online Noise. 5 Publicity Tips From a PR Pro.
Public Relations

Cut Through the Online Noise. 5 Publicity Tips From a PR Pro.

Technology makes it easier to communicate but getting press can be tough. Here are pointers on how to break through the clutter and stand out.
Jon Bier
The Not-to-Do List -- 7 Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Productivity and Happiness
Habits

The Not-to-Do List -- 7 Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Productivity and Happiness

Here's a roundup of the best things to avoid to achieve work results and better peace of mind. Discover growth through subtraction.
John Meyer
6 Best Practices for Working from Home
Work From Home

6 Best Practices for Working from Home

When your office is located where you reside, productivity can go out the window. Or things are just too quiet. Here's how to maximize the benefits.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Accelerators

Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Before you commit to a program, understand what's expected of you and what you'll be offered in return.
Wiley Larsen
The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs
Cyber Security

The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs

While many executives might regard physical and cybersecurity risks to their operations as separate issues, they may be intertwined.
Eric Basu
How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business
Entrepreneurs

How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business

Find out the quick path to launch of a daring cadre of startup leaders, including the owner of the new company, SparkleSlap.com.
Jesse Torres
7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires
Raising Capital

7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires

Seeking your first round of capital can be a daunting task. Here's how to effectively position your venture by telling a compelling story that will entice investors.
Miles Jennings
Know When to Double Down in Business
Taking risks

Know When to Double Down in Business

Running a startup can resemble playing a game of blackjack. Be savvy and strategic yet willing to take risks at the right moment.
Marty Fukuda
When Building an Online Brand, Start With the Foundation
Personal Branding

When Building an Online Brand, Start With the Foundation

If you can't clearly define your mission and vision then there's nothing for you to build on.
Lewis Howes
A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)
Infographics

A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)

IT pros are the backbone of your business. Make sure they're up to the tall task.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap
Raising Capital

5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap

Taking advantage of the resources and mentors available can help you overcome the hurdles to financing your startup.
Zeynep Ilgaz