Support

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An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse
Family

An Ode to an Entrepreneur's Supportive Spouse

Starting a business is a team sport. So here's a thanks to the generous backer at home who provides valuable help and love.
Stacey Alcorn
Entrepreneurship: It Takes a Village
Resources

Entrepreneurship: It Takes a Village

Here are the six key resources you need to build a powerful company.
Dana Brownlee
Create Momentum When You're Stuck in the Middle
Managing Change

Create Momentum When You're Stuck in the Middle

Here are some approaches to get back on track when you're well out of the gate, but the finish line is nowhere in sight.
Jesse Sostrin
5 Signs Your New Business Venture Will Fail
Failure

5 Signs Your New Business Venture Will Fail

Perform a quick attitude check so as to avert any dismal paths mired by self-defeating thinking.
Te-Erika Patterson
The Benefits of Practicing Vulnerability in the Office
Leadership Qualities

The Benefits of Practicing Vulnerability in the Office

Some workplaces have moved beyond considering whether employees can share their emotions at work. Demonstrating true feelings may lead to better teamwork and breakthroughs.
Kate Swoboda
3 Secrets to Making Your Online Customer Support a Success
Customer Service

3 Secrets to Making Your Online Customer Support a Success

Online customer service should make processes easier, not harder. Here's how your company can streamline its online customer-service approach,
Larry Alton
12 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt and Build a Profitable Business
Doubt

12 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt and Build a Profitable Business

Strong leaders do engage in internal dialogue. The key thing is that they move forward with their best self.
Firas Kittaneh
Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss
Hard Times

Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
Heather R. Huhman
Build a Network That Will Be There When You Need It With These 3 Tips
Networking

Build a Network That Will Be There When You Need It With These 3 Tips

There are few things in the world of business that are more valuable than connections with helpful people.
Adam Callinan
Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
Careers

Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Career and professional growth don't just arrive at your doorstep without your taking the leap.
Natalie Bounassar
A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?
Employee Management

A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?

Substance abuse can strike even those close to the management team. Set up and maintain policies, provide counseling and determine the best course of action.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Overcoming Entrepreneurial Envy
Challenges

Overcoming Entrepreneurial Envy

Jealousy creates disconnection, which can only harm the prospects of a growing firm. Here's how to turn around that dynamic.
Kate Swoboda
Why It Pays Big to Be an Early Adopter in Franchising
Early Adopters

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.
How to Rock the Cradle at Home and Work? Realize a Perfect Work-Life Balance Is Impossible.
Work-Life Balance

How to Rock the Cradle at Home and Work? Realize a Perfect Work-Life Balance Is Impossible.

You can be a wonderful parent and exemplary businessperson while relying on support systems.
Julie Pickens