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Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team
Sales Metrics

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits.
Dave Lavinsky
How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing
Investment Advisers

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

Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points.
Jud Bergman
7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp
Sales

7 Signs Your Sales Training Needs a Revamp

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

How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10

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

How to Be an Effective Mentor

Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.
Jeffrey Dauksevich
A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses
Entrepreneurs

A Startup Brings Circuit-Training to the Masses

9Round kicks up circuit fitness training with boxing and kickboxing inspired workouts.
How to Set Your Brand Up For Success
Marketing

How to Set Your Brand Up For Success

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.
Melanie Spring
Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members
Growth Strategies

Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members

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.
Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts
Growth Strategies

Be An Instant Expert With Google Helpouts

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.
Adam Toren
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4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program
Growth Strategies

4 Steps to Creating a Successful Job-Swapping Program

Educate employees and inspire innovation by incorporating your own version of the job-swap techniques big companies use.
Gwen Moran
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6 Tips for Managing Millennials (Whether You Find Them to be Entitled or Not)
Growth Strategies

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

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.
Kate Taylor
Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way
Growth Strategies

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

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

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

How far would you go to keep your employees' skills sharp? Twitter went ahead and bought a whole company.
Brian Patrick Eha
Growth Strategies

Don't Force Businesses to Pay Interns (Opinion)

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.
Carol Roth