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Gig Economy

The Gig Economy Is Reinventing the Enterprise -- Don't Get Left Behind

The American enterprise is living on borrowed time, but there's no reason to panic. Seize the opportunity to get ahead of the curve by embracing freelance workers.
Facebook Advertising

5 Advertising Strategies for Entrepreneurs Coping With Facebook's Revised News Feed

Facebook as been the advertising comfort zone for many businesses. It might be time to get out.
Entrepreneurs

7 Life Lessons From My Entrepreneurship Journey

Starting a business is tough and challenging on all fronts. Here's some wisdom that may ease your load as you navigate new terrain.
Remote Workers

How Can You Better Engage Your Remote Workers? 6 Ways.

Empower your team with the support they need to feel included and collaborate across the miles.
Blog

Can Your Blog Make Money? Here's How to Predict Your Chances for Income.

In a nutshell, you need to address the three areas of profitability: direct sales, advertising and affiliate marketing.
Marketing

How to Drive Marketing Results When You're Facing Budget Cuts

You need to get a whole lot better at SEO to get more bang for your marketing buck.
Hiring Employees

Talent Is Hard to Come by, But Only Because You're Looking in the Same Old Places

Build a sustainable talent pipeline by focusing your hiring on expertise -- not a laundry list of only maybe-relevant qualifications.
Fashion

These Entrepreneurs Broke $60 Million in Revenue in Just 4 Years. How'd They Do It?

Learn the story of how these college dropouts found major success.
Vendors

How to Be More to Your Vendors Than Just Another Customer

Start viewing your vendors as partners and you can both benefit.
Bill Gates

23 Weird Things We've Learned About Bill Gates

Not only is he one of the wealthiest people in the world, but he's also a philanthropist, an author and even a knight.
Walmart

15 Crazy Facts About Walmart's History and Where It's Headed Next

Here's what you need to know about the world's largest private-sector employer.
Motivation

8 Game-Changing Strategies to Become More Influential at Work

Whether you are at the top of the corporate ladder or just want to be heard in a meeting, influencing skills are vital for anyone to be successful.
Travel

Traveling the World Is an Adventure That Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

Seeing the world has many benefits. If you're an entrepreneur, you can translate those experiences to become more business-savvy.
Goals

The Real Reason Your Company Isn't Achieving Its Goals

Managers need to be more involved in setting and tracking progress toward those goals; and you, as their leader, need to show them how.
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