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This Company Thinks It's Unlocked the Secret to Employee Engagement and Productivity

BetterWorks, which just raised a $15.5 million Series A round, merges the concepts of game mechanics and the quantified self to motivate and manage employees' goals.

5 Effective Hiring Tips for Early-Stage Startups

Be nimble in your recruiting efforts even when the competition might have greater resources.

10 Practical Ways to Promote a High-Performance Culture

Leaders shape the essential processes of company that directly foster employee engagement and generate results.

Transparency Can Overcome Consumer Resistance to Sharing Data

People become squeamish about the idea of user information being analyzed so as to target, retarget and market to them. Sellers can handle this situation with care.

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.

Providing Affordable Luxury-Quality Clothing to the Masses at Age 29

With his startup Everlane, Michael Preysman is cutting out the middleman markups from high quality fashion.

Inspire Innovators to Step Up at Your Company With Transparency

Fostering intrapreneurship within organizations both large and small can help bring companies to new levels of success.

The Secret to an Engaged Workforce and a Gossip-Free Office

A new generation of professionals are entering the workforce with expectations of a healthy, collaborative and transparent culture.

An Ode to Transparency

Why being open with all your employees will help your company grow.

Big Organizational Challenges Can Be Overcome With Transparency

Being open and honest with employees can solve issues such as low morale, poor engagement and turnover.

5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection

Entrepreneurs may start out acknowledging their vulnerabilities but then quickly fall into image management. Here are ways for business leaders to be authentic and cultivate the best from staff.

How Brand Transparency Builds Enduring Relationships With Customers

Consumers can choose from an endless list of good products. They are loyal to brands as open about their values as their ingredients.

6 Alternatives to Micromanaging Employees

Communicating goals and letting everyone know how their work contributes reduces the need to micromanage.

7 Clues So Millennials Will Spread Your Marketing Like Wildfire

Gen Yers don’t respond to the advertising strategies that worked for their grandparents, boomers or Gen X.

The Savvy Business Owner's Guide to Honesty Via Social Media

All customers want to know the truth about the company, even if it hurts. Use Facebook and Twitter to good effect.

With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?

Did the mistake lie not with a faulty part but rather with how the entire company dealt with problems?

Win the Talent War by Opting for Transparency

Instead of being afraid to share information about your firm, embrace it as a new way to hire (and retain) social media-savvy job seekers.

Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results

See what a few innovative organizations are doing to foster information sharing, improve the work produced and better employee retention.

$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.

What Mozilla's Chief Forgot About 21st Century Leadership

The rise of 'glass house' transparency is redefining the reality of business life. Are you aware of the new rules of the game?

Talk About an Open-Office Plan: Why These Two Companies Regularly Open Their Doors to the Public

Interior design studio dPop and brand consulting firm Sisarina say that inviting people to work and hang out in their workspaces is a win for everyone.

This Company Wants Its Customers to Know Exactly How Much It Is Making From Them

Luxury clothing maker and e-retailer Everlane is building its brand on serious transparency.

10 Questions CFOs Should Ask Their Controllers

Understand your accounting department's methods and foster a process to improve efficiency, transparency and solid reporting.

How Warby Parker Used the Element of Surprise to Win Over Customers

Warby Parker Co-CEO and founder Neil Blumenthal explains how inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources.

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