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Growth Strategies

Hiring Employees

5 Things You Should Not Do When Hiring for Your Organization

Avoid common hiring pitfalls and add more superstars to your roster. Put a staffing system in place and consult existing employees.
Culture

How to Make Giving a Part of Your Company Culture

Being generous with your profits is just as important as being thankful if you want to run your company correctly.
Managing Employees

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Employees

We all get caught up in a moment of frustration, but what you say can have a lasting impact on the motivation of your staff.
Management Growing a business

Spring Cleaning for Small Businesses

Address bad habits within your company. Your employees will appreciate it and your enterprise will benefit. Check out these seven blunders.
Growth Strategies

Seeking to Expand Overseas? First Determine If Your Firm's Ready.

Strategize about taking your business overseas. First be sure you've won success on the homefront. Do plenty of research and analysis first.
Growth Strategies

Diversity Defines Our Global Economy. Do You Speak the Language?

Chances are that you'll interact with people in the business world of different cultures, whether its your workforce or your customers. Are you ready to dive in?
Goals

Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

If you want to see the magic of achieving your big vision, you'll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.
Sales Metrics

Revenue Isn't the Only Sales Metric You Should Worry About, Here Are 7 More.

While entrepreneurs may be only concerned about their bottom line, here are seven other key performance indicators that your sales team should be looking at.
Sales

Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.

Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in.
Legal

Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Hiring Employees

Avoid Costly Churn. Provide Candidates a Realistic Job Preview.

Find a mutual match between your company and prospective employees by using these tools to grant a fuller picture of the organization -- and the job seekers.
Time Management

6 Steps to Managing Your Overwhelming Workload

Entrepreneurs' workload can often be massive, causing people to become stressed out. To get everything done (and not go crazy), here are a few guidelines to manage business tasks.
Take It From The Pros

How Chicken Soup For the Soul Started Selling Actual Soup

The feel-good book publisher's move into food products provides a lesson in how to stay true to your brand even as you expand.
Team Work

When Your Employees Are Millennials and Your Customers Are Boomers

It's important to teach young employees how to provide the kind of service that boomer generation customers need and want.