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Rediscovering That Ancient Yet Awesome Tool of Business -- In-Person Relationships

Rediscovering That Ancient Yet Awesome Tool of Business -- In-Person Relationships

Shared experiences and live interactions can build a bond that lasts, creating a customer for the long run.
Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

Want to make an impression and differentiate yourself and your company? Do it in writing.
Facebook: When Trust Is Exploited

Facebook: When Trust Is Exploited

After it was revealed that Facebook was conducting research by manipulating users’ emotions, the topic of trust is getting attention -- from both a personal and business standpoint
Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right

Franchisees: Don't Say 'I Do' to a Franchisor Unless the Chemistry Is Right

The right franchisee-franchisor relationship works something like a successful marriage.
10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Our great ideas go nowhere without relationships that bring us the customers, employees and investors we need to succeed.
Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Overwhelmed by Email and Social Mentions? This Tool Tames Both.

Here's what marketing expert Brian Honigman uses to funnel all of his email and social media communications into a single central inbox that makes sense of it all.
Make Marketing Simpler With These 5 Tech-Savvy Tools

Make Marketing Simpler With These 5 Tech-Savvy Tools

Identify which parts of the company's work flow can be automated with cost-effective tools.
Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising

Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising

Getting in on the ground floor can lead to big things in a world where a relatively modest investment can turn into a profitable business.
Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Richard Branson on the Value of Volunteering

Sometimes, getting ahead of the competition means donating your time to a worthy cause.
3 Ways to Treat Early Adopters Like Royalty

3 Ways to Treat Early Adopters Like Royalty

When first launching an endeavor, getting the first few customers on board can be extremely challenging. Yet, they provide a load of information. Here is how to make sure they are happy.
Make Genuine Connections at Work, and Success Will Follow

Make Genuine Connections at Work, and Success Will Follow

Here are five ways to better connect with your team members.
The Lure of the Office Romance

The Lure of the Office Romance

Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
Your Customers Aren't Looking for a Fling (Infographic)

Your Customers Aren't Looking for a Fling (Infographic)

Three-quarters of adults say they look for long-term commitment from the brands in their life. But they aren’t easily won over. As an entrepreneur, you are going to have to work for it.
The Esquire Guy on Dealing With Difficult People

The Esquire Guy on Dealing With Difficult People

The Esquire Guy helps you deal with people you just ... can't ... stand
3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

3 Situations When You Should Shut Your Mouth

While entrepreneurs could babble on and on about their endeavor and how much they accomplished, sometimes it pays to just listen to others.
After-Hour Client Calls: How Late Is Too Late?

After-Hour Client Calls: How Late Is Too Late?

When work-related emergencies arise late at night, knowing whether to contact your colleagues or clients can make or break business relationships. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind.
Why Do Things Often Go Bad Between Founders and Financial Managers?

Why Do Things Often Go Bad Between Founders and Financial Managers?

The biggest culprit is an owner who's demanding more from his or her accountant team than those people are qualified to handle.
4 Tips on Building Stronger Business Relationships

4 Tips on Building Stronger Business Relationships

Building up your business network is time consuming but necessary to make your ventures thrive. Here are four ways to create long-lasting business relationships.
Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

How to understand venture capital's herd mentality.
6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

Building and maintaining professional relationships may seem like a big time-suck, but these six steps can help you work it into your life with ease.
How to Nail an Introduction

How to Nail an Introduction

The introduction is more than a pleasantry--it's often a prelude to something more meaningful.
Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network

Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network

If you're sitting at your desk all day long without taking time to meet with employees, coworkers, clients and others in your network, you're missing key business opportunities.
8 Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace (Infographic)

8 Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace (Infographic)

A successful employer-employee relationship depends on trust. Here’s how you can build it.
Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how you should manage millenials, why you need solitude once in a while and more advice for business owners.

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