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How 122-Year-Old General Electric Is Killing It on Social Media

How 122-Year-Old General Electric Is Killing It on Social Media

You don’t have to be a sexy startup to succeed on social media. Look at how GE is changing the mind of its customers.
8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

It's D-Day for Windows XP. Here's What Users Need to Do Right Now.

If your computer still runs on Windows XP, you're about to become an easier target for cyber thieves.
5 Uncommon Ways to Win a Customer's Heart

5 Uncommon Ways to Win a Customer's Heart

Remember those who patronize your business are real people who like to be recognized. Try these five ways to treat them with distinction.
How You Can Form Better Habits Faster

How You Can Form Better Habits Faster

For busy business professionals, behavior science expert James Clear offers his tips for finding your groove and being as happy and productive as possible.
9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

9 Ways to Become a Better Leader

From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

Yahoo's chairman of the board provides his insights on succeeding in the real world of business, especially in the gritty trenches of startups.
Don't Forget the Swagger: The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product or Service

Don't Forget the Swagger: The Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Product or Service

Grant Cardone on big sales no-nos, and the one critical must-have for any successful sales operation.
How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
 Revive That Old-Fashioned Extra: Excellent Customer Service

Revive That Old-Fashioned Extra: Excellent Customer Service

These budget-friendly moves might engage patrons of your business all the way to the checkout counter.
5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

If you don't have a structure to your day, you're wasting a good deal of it. Implement these time hacks and get more done.
4 Common Customer-Service Obstacles (And How to Fix Them)

4 Common Customer-Service Obstacles (And How to Fix Them)

Customer service can make or break a company. Don't fall into the trap of delivering sub-par service, which could result in your company's future going down the drain.
There's an Art to Telling Your Brand's Story: 4 Ways to Get It Right

There's an Art to Telling Your Brand's Story: 4 Ways to Get It Right

A compelling brand story gives your audience a way to connect with you.
7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office.
Would Your Product Sell Better If Your Packaging Looked Customers In the Eye?

Would Your Product Sell Better If Your Packaging Looked Customers In the Eye?

A new study suggests that making eye contact with the characters or people on a cereal box increases trust and connection with the brand.
How Twitter Is Making it Easier to Travel Back in Time

How Twitter Is Making it Easier to Travel Back in Time

The social network now allows users to search tweets by date range.
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with behavior science expert James Clear about how you can form good habits and kick the bad ones.
This Is How a Brand Loses Its Luster

This Is How a Brand Loses Its Luster

A strong brand will only stay strong if you remember exactly what got you to the top -- and you do what's required to stay there.
How to Choose a Profitable Topic for Your Blog

How to Choose a Profitable Topic for Your Blog

Your blog can make or break you. Follow these tips for finding a money-generating topic you like.
19 Steps to a Successful Direct Mail Campaign Timeline

19 Steps to a Successful Direct Mail Campaign Timeline

Find out exactly what steps to take and in what order so that your campaign will go off without a hitch.
Want to Cut Through the Noise? Embrace the Idea of 'Big' Content.

Want to Cut Through the Noise? Embrace the Idea of 'Big' Content.

If you want to get attention, consider investing in a long-form project that will set you apart.
Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
How to Survive in a Competitive World

How to Survive in a Competitive World

The real business world is brutal, but if you follow certain rules, you stand a pretty good chance of coming out on top.
Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Address bad habits within your company. Your employees will appreciate it and your enterprise will benefit. Check out these seven blunders.
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