How To

Update Your Business Plan to Renew Your Drive and Focus
Business Plans

Update Your Business Plan to Renew Your Drive and Focus

See why giving this key document an occasional overhaul is a must-do exercise for every company owner.
Moe Kittaneh
7 Ways to Set Your Twitter Feed on Fire
Twitter

7 Ways to Set Your Twitter Feed on Fire

Entrepreneurs can improve engagement with their tweets with a few simple adjustments.
Jimmy Burgess
What Volkswagen Can Teach You About Values-Based Marketing
Marketing Strategies

What Volkswagen Can Teach You About Values-Based Marketing

A strong brand message can communicate your company's values, differentiate it from competitors' and make your target audience take notice.
Jack Holt
6 Reasons Customers Aren't Opening Your Emails (Infographic)
Infographics

6 Reasons Customers Aren't Opening Your Emails (Infographic)

Avoid these common email marketing sins or end up in the trash folder of eternal doom.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business
Workplace Diversity

A Culturally Diverse Workforce Could Be a Boon to Your Business

A boost to marketing, improved operations and stepped-up innovation are some of the advantages, suggests Glassdoor's vice president of people.
Mariah DeLeon
10 Telltale Signs That a 'Culture of Quality' Is Lacking at Your Company (Infographic)
Quality Assurance

10 Telltale Signs That a 'Culture of Quality' Is Lacking at Your Company (Infographic)

Many business leaders lack a commitment to continuous improvement of results -- at their peril.
Laurel Nelson-Rowe
When Your Business Navigates Change, Involve Your Employees in the Process Early
Managing Change

When Your Business Navigates Change, Involve Your Employees in the Process Early

Whether the transitions arise from external forces or strategic decisions, gathering input from your staffers can help lessen their negative reactions.
Beth Miller
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Defeat Depression
Depression

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Defeat Depression

Many startup leaders discover that their emotional health ends up reflected in the well-being of their business. Here are some powerful tools to address the downward spiral.
SharĂ­ Alexander
Match the Rewards to the Results
Employee Recognition

Match the Rewards to the Results

Taking the time to align your company's incentives with numerical targets can pay dividends not only for its long-term business goals, but also for each career that you shape.
Asha Saxena
How to Leverage Google+ and Pinterest Search
Social Media

How to Leverage Google+ and Pinterest Search

Much of the potential benefit that social media can realistically give to brands comes from the long-term benefits of consistent and quality social media content that is promoted strategically over time.
Brian Honigman
7 Characteristics of Exceptional Business Professionals
Leadership Qualities

7 Characteristics of Exceptional Business Professionals

These resilient individuals confidently pursue their goals, mindful and appreciative of others around them.
Sherrie Campbell
An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse
Family

An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse

Starting a business is a team sport. So here's a thanks to the generous backer at home who provides valuable help and love.
Stacey Alcorn
Don't Let Employees Park Their Brains at the Door
Managing Employees

Don't Let Employees Park Their Brains at the Door

Managers should regularly solicit and welcome recommendations, suggestions and input about company processes.
Jim Alampi
Lust and Love in the Workplace
Managing Employees

Lust and Love in the Workplace

An attorney outlines six ways to minimize the risk that office romances will lead to litigation.
Jonathan Segal