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Growth Strategies

Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.

You've worked hard, but it might be time to take what you've learned and use those lessons to fuel a new project. Our experts explain how to take stock of the situation.
Growth Strategies

To Boost Innovation, Reboot Your Conversations

Your staffers have great ideas to improve your company that they aren't sharing with you. Tweak how you communicate to ensure the trust and collaboration needed for innovation.
Marketing

Your Blog's Secret Weapon: Old Content

Some useful ideas for maximizing the value of the content that already exists on your website.
Growth Strategies

Simple Solutions for Better In-Office Parties

For a fun, morale boosting office party, keep these tips in mind.
Technology

3 Apps to Help You Plan a Super-Fun Office Holiday Party

These iPhone and iPad apps can assist you in organizing the perfect workplace party this holiday season.
Growth Strategies

Raise Your Conversational IQ

These conversational scenarios will help you have mindful communication that furthers personal and business relationships.
Growth Strategies

Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.
Marketing

When Is It Appropriate to Ask for a Favor?

Building deep referral relationships is almost completely dependent upon the social capital you have built with someone.
Marketing

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Your fear of public speaking can hold you back. Try these tips to make it less intimidating.
Innovation Now

10 Questions to Ask When Measuring Your Social Media ROI

Expert advice on how to gauge the success of your social media marketing efforts.
Marketing

Promoting Your Business Through Personal Posts

Branding guru Jason Seiden pushes for social media with a work-life blend.
Growth Strategies

Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn't Always the Right Candidate

Smart hiring looks beyond skillsets to find someone who will work well with your team and your workflow. These 4 tips will help you look beyond the resume.
Growth Strategies

Difficult Conversations: What Not to Say

Avoid common pitfalls that can make hard conversations even harder.
Finance

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
Starting a Business

How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

Listen to the advice that resonates with you, and ignore the rest.