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Raise Your Conversational IQ
Growth Strategies

Raise Your Conversational IQ

These conversational scenarios will help you have mindful communication that furthers personal and business relationships.
Judith E. Glaser
Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site
Growth Strategies

Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.
John Patrick Pullen
When Is It Appropriate to Ask for a Favor?
Marketing

When Is It Appropriate to Ask for a Favor?

Building deep referral relationships is almost completely dependent upon the social capital you have built with someone.
Ivan Misner
5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts
Marketing

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Your fear of public speaking can hold you back. Try these tips to make it less intimidating.
Lindsay LaVine
10 Questions to Ask When Measuring Your Social Media ROI
Marketing

10 Questions to Ask When Measuring Your Social Media ROI

Expert advice on how to gauge the success of your social media marketing efforts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Promoting Your Business Through Personal Posts
Marketing

Promoting Your Business Through Personal Posts

Branding guru Jason Seiden pushes for social media with a work-life blend.
Lambeth Hochwald
Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn't Always the Right Candidate
Growth Strategies

Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn't Always the Right Candidate

Smart hiring looks beyond skillsets to find someone who will work well with your team and your workflow. These 4 tips will help you look beyond the resume.
Mark Feffer
Difficult Conversations: What Not to Say
Growth Strategies

Difficult Conversations: What Not to Say

Avoid common pitfalls that can make hard conversations even harder.
Amy S. Choi
5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS
Finance

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
Barbara Weltman
How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad
Starting a Business

How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

Listen to the advice that resonates with you, and ignore the rest.
Grant Davis
Employees Driving You Nuts? It Might Be You, Not Them.
Growth Strategies

Employees Driving You Nuts? It Might Be You, Not Them.

It is easy to get frustrated by poor performance by our employees. But fixing the problem might require a bit of introspection.
Lindsay Broder
How to Customize Your YouTube Channel
Marketing

How to Customize Your YouTube Channel

You don't want your YouTube channel to look barren and boring -- these tips will help you add elements to make it your own.
Jason R. Rich
3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team
Growth Strategies

3 Steps for Assembling a Startup Dream Team

You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team.
Katherine Duncan
5 Tips to Master Pinterest for Business
Marketing

5 Tips to Master Pinterest for Business

How small-business owners can use the popular social-media site to drive sales and connect with potential clients.
Gabrielle Karol