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5 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks
Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

Don't let a cold get in the way of running a business. Follow these simple steps to slow down illness at the first signs.
Lisa Evans
4 Ways to Manage Working Relationships With Toxic Family Members
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Manage Working Relationships With Toxic Family Members

Strategies for dealing with family employees who've become too much to bear.
Gwen Moran
Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots
Control What You Can

Identifying Your Conversational Blind Spots

Boost your conversational IQ and speak to influence.
Judith E. Glaser
De-Stress and Unwind With These 3 Free Relaxation Apps
Control What You Can

De-Stress and Unwind With These 3 Free Relaxation Apps

From soothing music to helpful techniques for calming down, these apps can be handy for over worked business owners.
Cynthia Boris
How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?
Small Business - Big Impact

How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?

Tumblr's David Karp on two critical questions to answer when managing hypergrowth.
Lighting Up Your Store -- and Your Sales
Starting a Business

Lighting Up Your Store -- and Your Sales

How to light your retail space to the best effect without breaking the bank.
Jane Porter
How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave
Small Business - Big Impact

How Online Retailers Can Ride the Exports Growth Wave

Online sales are still booming in Spain, Brazil, China, Russia and Mexico, and their ecommerce growth rates are expected to outpace U.S. growth in the next four years. Here are eight tips for e-tailers seeking to improve their appeal to overseas shoppers.
Carol Tice
An All-in-One Mobile Marketing Tool
Data-Driven Marketing

An All-in-One Mobile Marketing Tool

Advertisers can get check-in, discounting and social media marketing in one neat little package.
Why I Decided to Take the Money and Sell My Startup
Business Optimization

Why I Decided to Take the Money and Sell My Startup

The founder of 2-year-old digital card startup GiftZip.com decided to sell to gift-card behemoth SVM. He shares his views on the dangers of not doing the math.
Four Ways to Cut Small Employer Health-Care Costs
Growth Strategies

Four Ways to Cut Small Employer Health-Care Costs

Health-insurance premiums in the U.S. surged substantially in 2011. Here's how small companies can reduce costs.
Diana Ransom
Monitors That Pull Double-Duty for Marketing
Data-Driven Marketing

Monitors That Pull Double-Duty for Marketing

Monitors can be repurposed as interactive marketing kiosks, allowing your customers to see for themselves just how innovative you are. Here are three of the sharpest.
Jonathan Blum
How to Start a Business in a Recession
Ready To Launch

How to Start a Business in a Recession

Economic cycles come and go, but businesses must thrive in good times and bad. Fat Straws Bubble Tea's Terry Pham launched during a recession and survived two downturns. Learn how Pham and other entrepreneurs made a go of it in tough times.
What's the Secret to Better Brainstorming?
Small Business - Big Impact

What's the Secret to Better Brainstorming?

Ah, the brainstorming session--who came up with the idea for that, anyway? The Esquire guy offers up some advice on how to cultivate better concepts.
Ross McCammon
Five Ways to Give Your Seasonal Business an Off-Season Boost
Small Business - Big Impact

Five Ways to Give Your Seasonal Business an Off-Season Boost

There are a number of ways to keep the money coming in, even after your high season has passed. Think creatively, learn more about the needs of your customers, and test new ideas, even if they may seem a bit zany.
Gwen Moran