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How to Sell What Customers Want and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read how to offer products that people want, build lasting business relationships and more.

How to Make Millions on a Handshake Deal

Entrepreneur and self-professed "deal junkie" Marcus Lemonis reveals how he built his $3 billion company through more than 100 handshake deals.

Lessons From a Diplomat on How to Build Business Relationships

Try these five diplomacy skills to manage complex relationships with many diverse groups.

The Networking Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make

Having a broad network of connections is important, but spread yourself too thin and you might be doing more harm than good. Here's why.

How to Ask Your Partner for a Prenup

Starting a new marriage is exciting, but bringing up the subject of protecting your business can be awkward. Here are five tips to start the conversation.

Why Rupert Murdoch's Divorce Is a Wakeup Call for Business Owners

Here's a look at three common scenarios an entrepreneur may face and possible solutions for divorce-proofing your company.

Father and Son Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success

In time for Father's Day, successful father and son business owners share how they balance their personal and professional relationships.

Networking Like a Pro: How to Host a Successful Business Mixer

Hosting a networking event can be really rewarding, but it takes careful planning to get the most out of it. These simple tips will help make your business mixer fun and successful.

Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.

7 Ingredients to a Successful Business Dinner

Wooing clients over dinner can help you build long-lasting relationships. Here's a guide to making the best possible impression.

How to Manage Your Business Partner

Disagreements and hurt feelings between co-founders can sink a company before it starts. Here are four strategies to set the relationship up for success.

Networking Fundamentals to Boost Your Bottom Line

Effective networking involves more than just reaching out to people and showing your face at events. Here are four key ways to use networking as an effective growth strategy for your business.

Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company

In honor of Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are running a business together about how they maintain their both their personal and professional relationship.

Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work

In designing a healthy, efficient workplace, your employees have more power than you think.

Why So Many People Resist Networking and Miss Out

Networking is a key way to build your business, yet entrepreneurs are often unwilling to take the time required to build those relationships. Get past these four personal barriers and you'll be well on your way to networking success.

How to Get Ahead by Being Generous

Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, shares five tips to increase generosity and improve your productivity and success.

Networking Skills That Win You Referrals

Understanding people's behavioral styles can help you earn more business.

How to Build Your Franchise on a Solid Staffing Foundation

The people running your new operation are crucial to its success, and training is key.

In the Startup World, Balance Breeds Success

Putting off your life until the business takes off may mean that day will never come.

How to Thrive in Both Romance and Business

Four ways to balance your work and relationship.

How to Create an Effective Office Romance Policy

You can't prevent love from blossoming at work, but you can manage how it affects your business. Here are five elements of a good office romance policy.

Redefining Love at Work: How to Foster a Sense of Connection

Why love can make your company more creative and productive, plus four tips to help you lead a more connected workplace.

How to Network With the Elephant in the Room

Consider these tips when you next need to navigate potentially awkward business networking situations with minimal drama.

Why You Should Fire Some Clients

Why you should choose peace of mind over revenue and cut ties with bad clients.

10 Ways to Say 'Thank You'

Expressing a little appreciation can go a long way. Here's how to take it beyond the greeting card sentiments and have meaningful conversations with customers, employees and vendors.

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