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4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus
Focus

4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus

Coming up with the idea is the easy part. An entrepreneur needs to carry through on delivering the product or service.
Meiko Patton
Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company
Selling a Business

Cut Through the Complexity of Selling Your Company

Ensure that personal-wealth planning does not take a backseat to the business transaction.
Michael J. Montgomery and James R. Cody
Why Visiting Global Prospects the Old-Fashioned Way Is a Golden Strategy
Business Travel

Why Visiting Global Prospects the Old-Fashioned Way Is a Golden Strategy

Here are four ways the advantages of in-person meetings overseas outweigh the drawbacks.
Tim Maliyil
Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value
Big Data

Ask the Right Questions About Your Data to Build Business Value

Arriving at the appropriate line of inquiry could be the catalyst that pushes your leadership, teams and company toward success.
Asha Saxena
Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity
Leadership

Move Away From Shame-Based Management to Inspire Productivity

Leading a team is extremely challenging but making employees feel inferior or afraid doesn't foster lasting success.
Sherrie Campbell
Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback
Employee Feedback

Boost Employees' Engagement by Truly Inviting Their Feedback

Managers are bypassing an important resource if they don't solicit staff opinion. Check out six ways to do so.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement
Customer Engagement

The 3 Biggest Sins of Customer Engagement

Blind check-ins and failing to build relationships before complaints arise are behaviors of the past. Use data to understand clients, proactively preparing for interactions.
Guy Nirpaz
3 Destructive Distractions That Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid
Execution

3 Destructive Distractions That Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

Scope creep, fragmented mindshare and disorganization are often the difference between flawless execution and spectacular flameouts.
Kumar Srivastava
Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?
Crisis Management

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?

It's better to scramble now and lay a foundation with a crisis-communications plan than when the company is in the hot seat.
Heather Ripley
Employee Retention

Lower Employee Turnover and Improve the Bottom Line

Follow this five-pronged strategy to make staff departures exceedingly rare.
Gabriel Bristol
A 9-Step Framework for Creating a Morning Ritual
Mornings

A 9-Step Framework for Creating a Morning Ritual

Set up your day for tremendous productivity by customizing an opening routine to your tastes.
Arman Assadi
How to Hack Your Team's Productivity
Productivity

How to Hack Your Team's Productivity

Want better results from your employees? Let them decide where to work and give the right amount of break time.
Heather R. Huhman
Make Rejection Work for You
Rejection

Make Rejection Work for You

Tough criticism can drive positive change. Just open yourself up and listen. The sting of failure can power you to try a new path.
Natalie Bounassar
5 Ways to Get Naysayers to Participate in Team Building
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Get Naysayers to Participate in Team Building

Off-site activities can help build a company's culture in a way that's relayed back to the workplace. Don't undermine their value by forgetting to highlight their purpose and document them for the future.
Lain Hensley