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How Recognizing a Problem Is the Key to Starting a Successful Business
Starting a Business

How Recognizing a Problem Is the Key to Starting a Successful Business

Brian Bosche and Dan Bloom realized they were wasting too much time on project management, and their solution led to Slope.
Andrew Yang
Why Small Businesses Should Include Gift Cards In Their Marketing Strategy
Marketing

Why Small Businesses Should Include Gift Cards In Their Marketing Strategy

Gift cards can be a simple way to increase sales.
The Biggest Threats in Your Inbox
Cybersecurity

The Biggest Threats in Your Inbox

Email communication still reigns supreme, and that means it's the preferred 'in' for cyber attacks.
Joe Ross
6 Tips on Running Micro-Influencer Campaigns
Influencer Marketing

6 Tips on Running Micro-Influencer Campaigns

Micro-influencers are influencers with less than a million followers. They may just be the key to boosting your product or service.
Steve Young
The Best Ways to Use Breaks to Be More Productive (Infographic)
Make More Happen

The Best Ways to Use Breaks to Be More Productive (Infographic)

To be your most productive self, take a step back from your work.
Rose Leadem
How to Leverage Real Estate Tax-Deferral Strategies to Grow your Business
Taxes

How to Leverage Real Estate Tax-Deferral Strategies to Grow your Business

A number of tax trends are occurring in tandem with certain tax-deferral strategies.
Michael Malakoff
3 Ways the Utility Industry is Mimicking Startup Mentality
Energy

3 Ways the Utility Industry is Mimicking Startup Mentality

As a reaction stricter regulations, the utility industry is taking lessons from entrepreneurs on how to become more agile and
Sheila Eugenio
How To Do What You Love And Make Money Doing It
Self Improvement

How To Do What You Love And Make Money Doing It

This self-development power couple shares their secret to success and happiness.
Brian D. Evans
How Booking.com Managed to Ditch Its Annual Performance Review
Performance Reviews

How Booking.com Managed to Ditch Its Annual Performance Review

Within its self-steering teams, Booking.com found that without a formal manager or HR-led structure, its employees weren't receiving feedback from their peers. It moved to change that.
Steffen Maier
Things to Do When Your Job is at Risk
Jobs

Things to Do When Your Job is at Risk

Preparing can help you a lot for softening the process and let you plan how you are going to deal with this both emotionally and financially.
Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them
Financing

Entrepreneurs Don't See Business Financing the Way Lenders Do and It's Costing Them

Many small-business owners are stressed about cash flow because they don't understand how banks assess whether they're a good bet.
Lisa Stevens
You Have to Bring More to the Table Than Your Bright Idea
Business Ideas

You Have to Bring More to the Table Than Your Bright Idea

Every business begins with an idea, but mamy end with just an idea.
Phil La Duke
10 Extreme Career Changes by Celebrities (Infographic)
Infographics

10 Extreme Career Changes by Celebrities (Infographic)

From Pope Francis to Mick Jagger -- these famous people took major turns in their careers.
Rose Leadem
5 Steps to Getting Started with Search Engine Reputation Management (SERM)
Customer Engagement

5 Steps to Getting Started with Search Engine Reputation Management (SERM)

Put your best foot forward with new and existing customers.
Aaron Agius
When It Comes to Achieving Your Goals, Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated
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When It Comes to Achieving Your Goals, Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

In a Facebook Live, entrepreneur and author Natalie MacNeil shares how to stay motivated and figure out what to do next.
Andrea Huspeni
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