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Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success

Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success

Too many businesses suffer from 'Magic Person Syndrome' -- waiting for the perfect executive to fix their problems.
Should You Pass on a CEO?

Should You Pass on a CEO?

Management isn't for everyone. Four ways to let someone else take charge of your company without feeling like you are losing control.
In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

In Business, There's No Such Thing as an Accident

Behavioral economists are finding that business people often fail to account for low-likelihood, high-impact events when planning for disaster.
4 Ways to Manage the Perils of  'Friend-ployees'

4 Ways to Manage the Perils of 'Friend-ployees'

How to maintain your authority when you become close with your employees.

How to Talk to 'Nerds' and Why You Should

For non-technical entrepreneurs, bringing a developer on board is only half the battle. You also need to be able to communicate. Here’s how to get it right.
5 Ways to Reward Employees When Raises Aren't an Option

5 Ways to Reward Employees When Raises Aren't an Option

In these tough economic times, raises and bonus pay for deserving employees may be out of the question. Here are some alternative ways to keep your team happy and loyal.

9 Ways to Make Working at a Startup Pay for Future Entrepreneurs

To truly learn the ins and outs of launching a business, some suggest working at a startup is all you need.
How to Break Bad News to Employees

How to Break Bad News to Employees

Seven steps for making tough conversations with employees less painful for everyone.
When a Tattoo Equals a Lawsuit

When a Tattoo Equals a Lawsuit

T-shirts and tattoos might be more common in the workplace, but keep these four do's and don'ts in mind to avoid potential problems.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Team Training From NASA's Mission to Mars

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Team Training From NASA's Mission to Mars

Four astronaut training techniques that can help you get the most out of your employees.
Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

Manage Through the Unthinkable With a Disaster Plan

Running a business is hard enough without worrying about wildfires or hurricanes. But a solid plan can help your business stay open and productive if disaster strikes.
How to Hire the Right Employees for Your Startup

How to Hire the Right Employees for Your Startup

When you're on a tight startup budget and timeline, it can be easy to make compromises on who you hire. Don't. Here's what to look for in an employee.

7 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee

Small business experts Adam and Matthew Toren answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
3 Simple Financial Tools to Help Track Business Success

3 Simple Financial Tools to Help Track Business Success

Financial dashboards are a popular way for small business owners to manage their money and track their growth without the hassle and expense of a business consultant.
Why  Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

Why Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Like Method View B Corp as a Badge of Honor

Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

B Corps: The Next Generation of Company?

A Pennsylvania nonprofit, B Lab, is working to make businesses agents of social and environmental change.
Fair Trade's Growing Pains: Pivoting a Successful Model

Fair Trade's Growing Pains: Pivoting a Successful Model

The founder of the Fair Trade certification program in the U.S. is dealing with the struggles that come with expanding a successful operation.
How to Stop Your Business From Sinking Like the Titanic

How to Stop Your Business From Sinking Like the Titanic

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic's sinking. As a business owner, you want to avoid capsizing. Here are five lessons you can learn from Titanic's fate.
Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart

Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Org Chart

Forget the so-called gurus. Learn from the people worth quoting.

Successful Startups Often Come With a High Price

Most entrepreneurs expect to face the "normal" challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their
Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

The billionaire tech entrepreneur offers his best advice from hiring passionate employees to never hiring a PR firm.
Are You Irreplaceable?

Are You Irreplaceable?

How to make sure your business can thrive without you, and five steps to get there.
Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?

Does Your Small Business Suffer from Owner Neglect?

If you've been checked out and letting your business's problems multiply, restaurant expert Jon Taffer from the series 'Bar Rescue' has some tips on how to turn things around.
A Small-Business Owner Who Survived the World Trade Center Attacks Looks Back After 10 Years

A Small-Business Owner Who Survived the World Trade Center Attacks Looks Back After 10 Years

Greg Carafello looks back at how Sept. 11, 2001, changed him as a business owner.
Is Disorganization Sapping Your Small Business's Health?

Is Disorganization Sapping Your Small Business's Health?

Disorganization can sap small-business productivity. Here are eight tips to help you stop the chaos and get organized.
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