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What Avon and Tough Mudder Can Teach You About the New Economy
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Three traits that social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven organizations need to thrive.
April 17, 2014 in The 'Treps
7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track

7 Training Tips to Get Your Cleaning Service Employees on the Right Track

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Get your business started on the right foot by choosing workers who are a good fit for your cleaning business and training them properly.
April 16, 2014 in Starting a Business
Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

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The president is traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania later today where he will announce new initiatives aiming to bolster the U.S. labor force.
April 16, 2014 in Leadership
Will That Training Program Work?

Will That Training Program Work?

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Investing in training is often an exercise in guesswork. Here are the questions you need to determine if a training model is effective and the right choice for your company.
April 15, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Video: To Train Leaders, Be a LeaderPlay Video

To Train Leaders, Be a Leader (Video)

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Our career strategist explains the importance of mentorship and leading by example.
April 7, 2014 in The 'Treps
Don't Love Your Job? Fix the Job You're In.

Don't Love Your Job? Fix the Job You're In.

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What brings meaning to a job is not the job itself, but what we bring to it.
April 3, 2014 in The 'Treps
Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off

Punching Above Its Weight, the Boutique Fitness Franchise Trend Is Taking Off

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The landscape may still be dominated by big-box gyms, but smaller more niche services are quickly gaining ground.
April 2, 2014 in Franchises
5 Things You Should Not Do When Hiring for Your Organization

5 Things You Should Not Do When Hiring for Your Organization

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Avoid common hiring pitfalls and add more superstars to your roster. Put a staffing system in place and consult existing employees.
April 1, 2014 in Grow Your Business

Effective Employee Management? Look to the Golden Rule.

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It should go without saying: treating your employees with respect is the mark of a great manager.
March 27, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

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Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits.
March 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing

How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing

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Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points.
March 25, 2014 in Money
7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

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Need better results from your sales team? Now may be the time to create, rebuild or tweak your sales training program.
February 25, 2014 in Marketing
How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

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A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year.
January 2, 2014 in Magazine
How to Be an Effective Mentor

How to Be an Effective Mentor

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Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.
December 27, 2013 in Leadership
A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

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9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
December 5, 2013 in Health & Fitness
How to Set Your Brand Up For Success

How to Set Your Brand Up For Success

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With entrepreneurship in vogue, new companies are popping up every day. But getting your brand to stand out from the crowd, takes work. Wisconsin restaurants L'Etoile and Graze figured out how to do just that.
December 5, 2013 in Branding
Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members

Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members

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Homeboy Industries' mission is to create jobs for former L.A. gang members. Now with a forward-thinking CEO and high-profile licensing and distribution deals, Homeboy is taking good works to an even greater business level.
December 4, 2013 in Innovation
Video: Be An Instant Expert With Google HelpoutsPlay Video

Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts (Video)

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Fix your computer, learn to play the guitar, or get a handle on conversational French. Any unexpected lesson a busy entrepreneur might need on the fly is all here, all in one place.
November 25, 2013 in News and Trends
4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program

4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program

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Educate employees and inspire innovation by incorporating your own version of the job-swap techniques big companies use.
November 20, 2013 in Managing Employees
6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)

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Millennials have a reputation of being entitled and difficult to manage, but companies can be doing more to bridge the generation gap. Here's some advice.
September 11, 2013 in Management & Operations
Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

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Giving up control of parts of your business is a scary step. Here's how to make the process run smoothly.
August 22, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

Twitter's Latest Acqui-Hire Drives Continuing Education for Employees

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How far would you go to keep your employees' skills sharp? Twitter went ahead and bought a whole company.
August 14, 2013 in Managing Employees

Don't Force Businesses to Pay Interns (Opinion)

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Business strategist Carol Roth argues that forcing businesses to pay interns ignores both the costs incurred by the host business and the value interns receive.
June 19, 2013 in Human Resources
Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

Tips for Overcoming Early HR Hurdles

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Of all the struggles you'll face as an entrepreneur, hiring, training and managing employees is one of the biggest. Here are some tips for clearing your startup's way of HR obstacles.
May 18, 2013 in Human Resources
4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies

4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies

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What you can learn about managing your business from the award-winning writer and director.
February 1, 2013 in Growth Strategies

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