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Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style
Hong Kong

Overcoming Startup Obstacles, Hong Kong Style

Babson College's Peter Cohan offers lessons to learn from WeLab, offering below-market personal loans to consumers.
Peter S. Cohan
Break Through Uncomfortable Power Struggles in Sales Negotiations
Sales

Break Through Uncomfortable Power Struggles in Sales Negotiations

How do the pros close a deal? Read these steps to master the maneuvers.
Sherrie Campbell
6 Rules for Effective Peer-to-Peer Communication
Engaged Employees

6 Rules for Effective Peer-to-Peer Communication

Want more employee engagement, higher morale and job satisfaction? Aim to set up your workplace to foster better relationships between employees.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
How Successful People Stay Calm
Success Strategies

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Here's how.
Travis Bradberry
The Key to Maximizing Return When Selling a Business
Selling a Business

The Key to Maximizing Return When Selling a Business

Given that many owners regret a company's sale, strive to maximize your personal and financial objectives.
Tensie Homan
15 Resolutions to Become a Better CEO in 2015
Leadership

15 Resolutions to Become a Better CEO in 2015

An entrepreneur sets forth her pledges to turn into a more people-involved chief, engaging and inspiring employees to new heights.
Jessica Brondo Davidoff
Build Brand Advocacy From the Inside Out
Marketing Strategies

Build Brand Advocacy From the Inside Out

Companies that neglect enlisting their own employees to be advocates and ambassadors are missing out on a valuable resource.
Gabrey Means and Cassie Hughes
10 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Firm
10 Questions

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Firm

Startup founders shopping for SEO services can save themselves time, headache and money by considering these critical variables.
Joshua Steimle
Adopt 4 Tactics to Turn 2015 Into a Launchpad for Productivity
Efficiency

Adopt 4 Tactics to Turn 2015 Into a Launchpad for Productivity

Elite performers -- whether fighter pilots, actors or athletes -- spend time visualizing processes, ticking off items on checklists and predicting obstacles, all in their mind.
Geoff Mcqueen
Improve Your Office's Productivity by Boosting Employees' Sleep Quality
Sleep

Improve Your Office's Productivity by Boosting Employees' Sleep Quality

New research, technological aids and workplace programs are all designed to suss out better shut-eye for America's workers.
Heather R. Huhman
How a 'Romantic' Workplace Culture Brings Out Employees' Best
Company Culture

How a 'Romantic' Workplace Culture Brings Out Employees' Best

The author of a new business title argues for creating companies that people love to work for and enticing them to stay and give their personal best.
5 Ways to Sustain a Long-Term Career Focus
Careers

5 Ways to Sustain a Long-Term Career Focus

Make the decision to run a marathon and then prepare, run, recover and repeat the process several times over. Use these guidelines to stay focused on the big picture.
Marty Fukuda
Don't Make These 5 Mistakes in the New Year
Mistakes

Don't Make These 5 Mistakes in the New Year

An entrepreneur admits to omissions in the past year while caught up in rainmaking and promises to not let some crucial items fall by the wayside.
Miles Jennings
Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research
Social Media Marketing

Increase Engagement on Twitter With Solid Tactics Backed by Research

If your followers are spending time on your social patch, they're spending less time with your competition's.
Mel Carson