Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran

Gwen Moran is a freelance writer and co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Business Plans (Alpha, 2010).

Want More Creative and Productive Employees? Let Them Goof Off
Growth Strategies

Want More Creative and Productive Employees? Let Them Goof Off

Corporate creativity guru Erik Wahl offers three unconventional tactics to boost employee engagement.
5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style
Leadership

5 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Inspiring greatness is all about leading by example. The best leaders have these habits in common.
Growth Strategies

How to Hire the Best Recent Graduates for Your Business

New graduates can give your company a fresh way of looking at business problems. Here are five steps for hiring the best and brightest of the class of 2013.
The Basics of Obamacare
Growth Strategies

The Basics of Obamacare

Here are the vitals you need to know about SMBs and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Technology

How Website Optimization Helped a Small-Business Owner Bounce Back From Debt

Four ways a Wisconsin perfume retailer overcame debt and started over and to find new success online.
3-D Tech Lets Online Shoppers 'Try on' Clothes
Technology

3-D Tech Lets Online Shoppers 'Try on' Clothes

Metail creates a 3-D avatar of shoppers then digitizes clothing collections and merges the garment images with the customer's avatar.
Growth Strategies

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.
Customer Experience

Lessons in Avoiding Size Bias From N.J. Governor Christie to Abercrombie & Fitch

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's weight loss, and Abercrombie & Fitch CEO's refusal to carry plus sized clothing have placed weight issues in the spotlight. Three tips on how to make sure your business is size-neutral.
5 Strategies to Build a Global Brand
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Strategies to Build a Global Brand

Expanding your business into new markets presents exiting opportunities. There is also a lot of potential for missteps. Here is what to consider in order to build a strong worldwide brand.
Surprising Ways to Create an Inspiring Workspace
Growth Strategies

Surprising Ways to Create an Inspiring Workspace

A design expert shares three trends for winning workspaces.
3 Unique Hiring Techniques to Find the Right Person for the Job
Growth Strategies

3 Unique Hiring Techniques to Find the Right Person for the Job

Offbeat hiring practices that get past canned answers.
How to Avoid Cultural Missteps When Doing Business With Other Countries
Growth Strategies

How to Avoid Cultural Missteps When Doing Business With Other Countries

Four expert tips to avoid confusion and conflict in multicultural communication.
What Happens When a Storefront and a Social Media Network Combine?
Marketing Bootcamp

What Happens When a Storefront and a Social Media Network Combine?

Storenvy mixes a no-cost e-commerce platform with community engagement.
4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build
Make More Happen

4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build

To be a better in business, spend some time outside of the office cultivating personal interests.
5 Ways to Work With Extroverted Employees
Growth Strategies

5 Ways to Work With Extroverted Employees

A quick guide to recognizing this personality type and creating the most effective work environment.