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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
4 Keys to Crafting a Winning Startup Story
Engagement

4 Keys to Crafting a Winning Startup Story

Investment decisions are supposed to be based on rational analysis. But don't discount the power of a compelling narrative to engage a funder emotionally.
Peter S. Cohan
The Essential Guide to Creating a Distinctive Personal Brand
Personal Branding

The Essential Guide to Creating a Distinctive Personal Brand

How you present yourself online and what you say or share has the power to leave an indelible impression on anyone you come in contact with.
Mel Carson
Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution
Women Entrepreneurs

Feeling a Lack of a Close Shave, She Invented a Solution

An entrepreneur goes after a niche in the women's razor market.
Matthew Toren
The Critical Lesson of Letting Bad Employees Go
Firing

The Critical Lesson of Letting Bad Employees Go

A CEO shares insights about why it's important to fire fast.
Eric Siu
8 Pointers for Setting a Price in Negotiations
Pricing

8 Pointers for Setting a Price in Negotiations

This numeric value is super critical as it affects the profit you'll get from a deal.
Doug and Polly White
Perform Powerful Personalized Marketing in 4 Easy Steps
Marketing Strategies

Perform Powerful Personalized Marketing in 4 Easy Steps

First tackle the low-hanging fruit and then build up to more ambitious campaigns.
Kevin Bobowski
Spread the Love in the Workplace
Employee Recognition

Spread the Love in the Workplace

Employers can do a few simple things to make their employees feel appreciated all year-round.
Andre Lavoie
Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits
Mentoring

Create a Corporate Mentoring Program and You May Reap the Benefits

The benefits of having experienced employees train those with less expertise are many.
Heather R. Huhman
9 Habits of Persuasive Business Leaders
Persuasion

9 Habits of Persuasive Business Leaders

Be effective in negotiations by enlisting these techniques. Then you'll practice the art of influencing others with finesse.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Win Customer Loyalty With an Unexpected Experience
Customer Service

Win Customer Loyalty With an Unexpected Experience

Turn a value-added service into a truly unique offering to inspire repeat business, suggests the author of a new client-service book, 'Sprinkles.'
Chip R. Bell
5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Keep Moving Forward
Success Strategies

5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Keep Moving Forward

To be successful in business, stay in action, even if it means going sideways at times (as in soccer) to reach a goal.
Jesse Torres