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What to Do When You Lose a Client

Losing a client is a disappointment. But it can also be a growth opportunity if you truly listen, learn, and embrace the new possibilities that present themselves.

The Truth About Networking Events

Networking events can be either amazing opportunities or a complete waste of your time. For those thinking of attending networking events, here is some advice on getting started, along with other ways you can meet great people.

How Office Friendships Could Affect Your Bottom Line

We spend so much time at work, we see co-workers more often than friends and family. How do you gauge workplace relationships to make sure everyone gets along?

Entrepreneurs Should Expect to Scrape by on Crumbs Before the Feast

You will never do big things until you do small things in a big way.

Richard Branson's Guide to Finding a Mentor

Every entrepreneur needs one.

The Biggest Dating Problem Entrepreneurs Have

Entrepreneurs need love, too. Trouble is, many of us are terrible at our approach to relationships and dating.

5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.

Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.

In the Digital Age, Relationships Have Become Fragmented. Here's How to Enhance Them.

Even as technology makes it easier to connect, communication is disjointed. Fake friendships abound. Nonetheless, genuine ties can be forged in business and leisure.

The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge

A real estate executive realizes that by finding a perch to work inside each of her company's branch offices, she can be more effective and build more productive relationships.

How to Avoid People Who Will Do Nothing But Waste Your Time

You've most likely encountered them while conducting business: Those who just talk without taking actions. Here are some tips to deal with them.

How Long Before Your Customers Trust You? Two Years.

Your ability to earn customer trust is what’s going to separate you from the competition -- so don’t slack.

6 Key Tips for Leading by Example

Become a powerful workplace influence by effectively modeling top-notch behavior. Don't have all the skills yet? Fill in the gaps.

Are You a Spineless Business Owner Dominated By Your Staff?

An unpleasant experience with a former client and his dominating bookkeeper reminds us that the boss needs a backbone.

The 5 Undervalued Relationships Needed to Ensure Business Success

Here are five important relationships that are often overlooked but that can make all the difference when it comes to your business’s longevity:

The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off

You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions.

The Simple Secret to Making an Instant Connection With Everyone You Meet

The more we listen, the smarter and nicer people think we are.

The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends

Will your friend be there for you in your tough times or just for lunch or happy hour?

Before You Start Up, Do These 3 Things

Take these three steps before leaving your day job to ensure your success as an entrepreneur.

Richard Branson on the Right Way to Communicate With Global Partners

Whenever possible, first establish a personal relationship and then follow up online.

Salvaging an Awful Networking Experience

Meetings and introductions don’t always go as planned. When things go wrong, here is how to survive a bad networking experience.

8 Ways to Optimize Your Network

The value of your network has everything to do with how you cultivate relationships and little to do with how many names you can drop.

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Building relationships is key to getting the coverage you want.

Is Your Network a Mile Wide But an Inch Deep?

You may know a lot of people, but probably not well. Learn about your contacts and new opportunities may spring up.
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