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You'll Never Guess Which Country Boasts the Most Female-Run Businesses on Earth
Gender gap

You'll Never Guess Which Country Boasts the Most Female-Run Businesses on Earth

Roughly 59 percent of all Jamaican companies are helmed by women, while Norway counts the highest proportion of companies with women serving as the chair of the board.
Geoff Weiss
5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up
Management

5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up

Use these strategies to boost the number of sales or customers you get from a batch of leads.
Dan S. Kennedy
Everything I Know About Business I Learned From My High School English Teacher
Lessons

Everything I Know About Business I Learned From My High School English Teacher

The lucky ones have had a teacher that played a pivotal role in shaping not only our work habits but also our character.
Norm Merritt
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
Stop Playing Firefighter With Your Small Business and Learn How to Focus
Leadership

Stop Playing Firefighter With Your Small Business and Learn How to Focus

Juggling many things at once is a reality for most business owners, but it's often unproductive.
Tom Borg
3 Key Questions You Must Answer When Hiring Salespeople
Management

3 Key Questions You Must Answer When Hiring Salespeople

If you have salespeople on staff, getting the right answer to these three questions will help you hire top performers.
Dan S. Kennedy
Don't Be the Reason People Leave Your Company
Leadership

Don't Be the Reason People Leave Your Company

People quit bosses, not companies.
Peter Diamond
5 Qualities VCs Look for in Your Startup Team
Startup Financing

5 Qualities VCs Look for in Your Startup Team

Investors are interested in your great idea but more interested in the talent and cohesion of the people charged with making it profitable.
Tx Zhuo
Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.
Management

Are Bonuses the Best Reward? The Answer May Surprise You.

One management expert weighs in on whether bonuses work and how you can establish an effective bonus system.
Dan S. Kennedy
2 Ways to Positively Identify and Fire Your Worst Employee
Productivity

2 Ways to Positively Identify and Fire Your Worst Employee

At the same time figure out how to cultivate the very best person you have.
Kelsey Ramsden
4 Ways to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want
Management

4 Ways to Give Your Customers Exactly What They Want

You don't have to have a perfect business, but it does need to be 'good enough' to attract your target audience and land sales. Follow these tips to bring in more business.
Dan S. Kennedy
Should You Always Promote From Within Your Company?
Hiring

Should You Always Promote From Within Your Company?

Here is how to ensure you find the right person for the job.
Paul Spiegelman
The Secret to Keeping Young, Ambitious Talent? Let Them Go.
Managing Employees

The Secret to Keeping Young, Ambitious Talent? Let Them Go.

Kevin Roberts has been the leader of Saatchi & Saatchi global advertising house for almost two decades. One-third of his staff of 6,000 leaves every year. And he's perfectly fine with that.
Catherine Clifford
How to Survive Every Entrepreneur's Worst Nightmare
Leadership

How to Survive Every Entrepreneur's Worst Nightmare

When a personal emergency strikes, make sure you prepare your team to manage without you there.
Kelsey Meyer