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The Secret to Building a Successful Startup? Finding the Right Team.

Entrepreneurs know the secret to success is hiring the right team to execute their vision. Here are five tips to keep in mind during the hiring process.

Study: If Your Team Has Too Many Superstars, Performance Will Suffer

In collaborative professional sports, too many elite players can detract from a team's overall performance, according to a recent study.

4 Unexpected Benefits of a Company Retreat

Whether you’re running a company of five or 500, changing pace with a retreat will re-energize your team, encourage cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal bonds.

4 Secrets to Cultivating a Winning Team Gleaned From Pro Football

Building a team doesn't come naturally, yet we humans accomplish little working alone.

10 Wise Observations From Derek Jeter to Inspire Entrepreneurs

Greatness is being good as a person, not just being good just at what you do.

3 Ways to Build a Happy Staff That Wants to Win

Uniting different personalities can be tough. Here are some strategies that can help.

3 Essential Laws of Management No Entrepreneur Can Afford to Ignore

What you encourage and what you won't tolerate are the biggest factors shaping your team.

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Align Your Team

Along with promoting your brand to the outside world, utilize platforms to keep employees apprised of developments and provide public recognition.

Bosses Who Pick on One Employee Ruin Everyone's Productivity, Study Shows

Here's yet another reason to ban workplace bullying.

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.

Cultivate Team Chemistry at Your Business With 3 Elements

Cultivating a community of employees who enjoy working together and proactively collaborate can be tough, but worth the effort.

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.

4 Hiring Techniques Needed to Build a Stellar Team

Successful entrepreneurs hire for the long run -- not just for today -- avoiding the temptation to settle for people who aren’t 'A' players.

Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process

Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.

The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables

Develop your company into a well-rounded, attractive business that lures investors, partners and clients by implementing best practices when it comes to the team, technology, traction and trajectory.

5 Exercises for Bonding a Far-Flung Team

The significance of strong relations to an effective team only become more apparent as the demands of business compel us to work remotely.

How to Make Your Conference Calls Run Flawlessly

Without face-to-face contact, it’s difficult to manage the conversation, navigate complex issues or deal with difficult personalities in the group. The good news is there are specific techniques you can use to improve these calls.

Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.

The crowdfunding platform got organized and made its lunchtime team-building routine into a few lines of computer code.

Can Video Games in the Office Make Employees More Productive?

Hip startup employees have been known to enjoy digital entertainment at work, but does it actually have a positive effect on employees?

10 Steps for Hiring Your Next Rock Star

The right person can help you launch your company to new heights. Is your hiring practice strategic, thorough and consistent?

Will Your Employees Say You're the Best Boss Ever?

How you can determine whether you demonstrate the proven best practices of great bosses.

The Science Behind Why Small Teams Work More Productively

A look inside Jeff Bezos’ two pizza rule and what you can learn from it.

How to Create a Fair and Equitable Partnership From Day One

Our expert lays out how to register your business venture when one partner is providing the majority of the start-up capital.

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