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Protect Your Business with 5 Social-Media Security Tips
Cyber Security

Protect Your Business with 5 Social-Media Security Tips

Many company owners are unaware of the risks posed by their employees' online engagement.
Robert Siciliano
10 Subscription Companies to Start Now
Subscription Businesses

10 Subscription Companies to Start Now

BirchBox changed women's sampling of cosmetics. Dollar Shave Club automated razor-blade delivery. Find out about other categories ripe for this business model.
John Warrillow
Emotional Intelligence Can Be Your Project's Most Critical Success Factor
Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Your Project's Most Critical Success Factor

A team with healthy, robust interactions that knows how to have fun, continuously learn and give quality feedback is set up to achieve.
Carrie Camino and Paul Warkins
Quit Trying to Make Everyone on Your Team an Entrepreneur
Managing Employees

Quit Trying to Make Everyone on Your Team an Entrepreneur

Founders often make these three mistakes when striving to enlist employees in growing their businesses. Here's how to avoid them.
Paul White
Speak in Front of Others Like a Pro
Public Speaking

Speak in Front of Others Like a Pro

If you've been asked to address a crowd, you probably have valuable insights. Follow these 10 tips and you'll be sharing them with confidence.
Marty Fukuda
3 Tips for Creating an Innovative Organization
Innovation

3 Tips for Creating an Innovative Organization

Avoid the fate of RadioShack. Don't become so caught up in the business of running the business that you stop heeding customers and trying new approaches.
Jesse Torres
The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About
Sales Calls

The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About

Little-known regulations, such as the fact that Tuesday is Mardi Gras Day in Louisiana, can get telemarketers in big trouble.
Jeffrey Fotta
5 Ways Fiverr Jump-Started My Life as an Entrepreneur
Consultants and Advisors

5 Ways Fiverr Jump-Started My Life as an Entrepreneur

A digital branding specialist explains how her explorations on this online marketplace led her to create a consulting business.
Te-Erika Patterson
You Don't Have to Be a CEO to Develop Leadership Qualities
Leadership Qualities

You Don't Have to Be a CEO to Develop Leadership Qualities

These 10 traits will prove indispensable, no matter where you fall in the hierarchy.
David Hassell
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