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Talk About an Open-Office Plan: Why These Two Companies Regularly Open Their Doors to the Public
Office Space

Talk About an Open-Office Plan: Why These Two Companies Regularly Open Their Doors to the Public

Interior design studio dPop and brand consulting firm Sisarina say that inviting people to work and hang out in their workspaces is a win for everyone.
Laura Entis
9 Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School
Leadership Qualities

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.
Maynard Webb
4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch
Elevator pitch

4 Tips for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The only way to really stand out when networking is to have an interesting and memorable conversation. Here are some suggestions.
Heather R. Huhman
Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.
Finances

Shoestring Budget? No Problem. Just Be Creative.

An arts entrepreneur shares four lessons in innovating -- in art form and business style. Marshal resources and build personal connections.
Emily Wozniak
Google Hangout: Secrets to Becoming a Sales Powerhouse
Sales

Google Hangout: Secrets to Becoming a Sales Powerhouse

Entrepreneur, sales expert and best-selling author Grant Cardone shares his insider tips for how you can stand out from the crowd and boost your revenues.
Jason Fell
3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation
Education

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
Steve VanderVeen
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell

Put Your Best Foot Forward at Conferences and Trade Shows

Our expert advises a reader about the most effective ways to connect with potential partners and clients at big events.
Mike Fishbein
Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project
Networking

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

LinkedIn and Delta create partnership to match up mentors and mentees on planes en route to industry events.
Nina Zipkin
How to Say 'I'm the Best' Without Actually Saying It
Personal Branding

How to Say 'I'm the Best' Without Actually Saying It

If you're not promoting yourself, you may be losing out on opportunities.
Anna James
7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better
Names

7 Tips to Help You Remember Names Better

Whether you're trying to impress a prospective client, networking to find a job, or meeting new co-workers, you don't want to be caught forgetting someone's name.
Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)
SXSW 2014

Lessons I Learned From SXSW (Even Though I Didn't Go to SXSW This Year)

Thinking back on my experiences at the big interactive festival, I've become a better business person for having attended. Here are some takeaways.
Thomas Edwards
How to Negotiate for What You Want
Negotiating

How to Negotiate for What You Want

Yes, you can get what you want while leaving the other party feeling like a winner, too.
Crystal Washington
Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?
Women Entrepreneurs

Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

One woman has found success hosting business meetings at nail salons.
Tanya Benedicto Klich