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Beyond Resolutions -- Team Fitness Plans Lead To High Performance

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:18:00 -0500

Active, healthy employees bring a higher level of energy to the workplace. Exercise helps to reduce stress, improve focus, and reduces sick days. Employees who take care of their health tend to have better moods, and a higher level of production.


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How Do You Develop Leaders On A Budget?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:32:00 -0500

Developing new leaders in your company should be one of your first concerns - but how can you do it on a budget? Here are 4 strategies for leadership development you can't afford to ignore.


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Communication Breakdown At Work? These 5 Hacks Transformed Our 1,000-Person Company

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:22:00 -0500

Here are 5 battle-tested approaches I’ve used to open the lines of communication inside my company of 1,000 people, from "random coffees" to CEO selfie videos.


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Planning For A Rainy Day - Britain's Small Business Are Ill Equipped To Weather A Downturn

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:57:00 -0500

The collapse of UK construction and management services giant Carillion, leaving invoices from suppliers unpaid, is a reminder to SMEs that a sudden and unexpected shock can have a devastating impact on cashflow. A new survey finds that almost half of SMEs could not survive for more than a month.


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Jonathan Stein Built Betterment To Help Investors Make Better Decisions

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:41:00 -0500

Some $1 trillion in financial assets will be managed by robo-advisors by 2020, growing to $4.6 trillion by 2022. The exponential growth in algorithmic-based investing tools owes its genesis in many respects to Jonathan Stein, founder and CEO of Betterment.


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Reviewing Your Business in the New Year: What You Need to Know to Grow

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500

While process reviews often look at high-level activity, sometimes the most crucial changes are foundational. Here are some things to keep in mind.


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Money Can Ruin Everything In Customer Service And The Customer Experience (Here's How To Fix This)

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:06:00 -0500

One of the easiest ways to sabotage an otherwise-great customer experience or customer service approach is by mishandling issues of money in customer interactions and customer-facing cues. Learn how to avoid these pitfalls.


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In These Reflexively Cynical Times, It Pays To Be An Optimistic Skeptic

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:09:00 -0500

Thoughtful skepticism is a healthy entrepreneurial trait, whereas cynicism can lead to a certitude that blinds entrepreneurs to the truth



Trouble Sticking To Resolutions? Try Leading With A Purpose Playbook Instead

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:48:00 -0500

Resolution time, but 42% of people drop them within one month. An alternative is a purpose playbook, based on brain science, habit formation and software practice. This article shows you steps to create your own version for 2018.


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Want To Join A Corporate Board? Here's How, Part One

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:05:00 -0500

Would you like to be on a corporate board? I’m here to tell you that you can. I’ve been on the Luby’s/Fuddrucker’s board since 2003, and it has been one of the greatest experiences of my life.


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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: What Facebook's New Algorithm Means For Businesses

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:48:00 -0500

News and insights from around the Web, including hiring inmates, finding developers, and collecting online sales tax. Plus: would you pay $4,000 for a treadmill?


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Building Gender Equality From The Inside Out And The Outside In

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:04:00 -0500

In order to recruit more women in tech, the industry needs to do more than pinkifying robots. They need to create emotional and physical spaces for women to thrive in their careers.


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Why NYC Restaurants Need The Tip Credit

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0500

Let restaurants keep the tip credit and let restaurant workers keep their tips.


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Danny Meyer On Eliminating Tipping: 'It Takes A Year To Get The Math Right'

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500

One reason to eliminate tipping: Meyer says it was getting harder and harder to hire kitchen staffers who weren't sharing in the tips.


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These Are The 7 Survivors Of Retail

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:00:00 -0500

Among the major retailers, only seven appear certain to survive. Three are based in Seattle. Three are based in the middle of the country. And there’s a wildcard.


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How To Get Success To Come And Play In Your Backyard

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:24:00 -0500

Basic fundamentals have served businesses since proto-market was born. If you'll find a way to incorporate these ten business fundamentals into your management practices this year and you’ll have more fun because success will come and play in your backyard.


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Should We Raise The Inflation Forecast? Business Strategies For Changing Costs

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:17:00 -0500

In recent weeks, signs of greater inflationary pressures have increased. Although acceleration of inflation is no sure thing, business leaders should be aware of the risk of higher inflation and have contingency plans in place.


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Gender Equity: Redesigning Work For Tomorrow

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:18:00 -0500

I spent a day in Knoxville Tennessee this week with the Advisory Board of the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute. Our topic was all about supply chain education, but one issue stood out for me and that was the still nagging lack of women in supply chain.


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How Freddy's Steakburgers Grew Fast (To 282 Locations) Through A Customer Service Focus

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 23:42:00 -0500

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers was founded in 2002 in Wichita, Kansas; after a streak of growth, Freddy’s includes 282 restaurants in 31 states. CEO Randy Simon discusses how a customer service focus and employee- and franchisee-first attitude have fueled this growth.


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Impact Of The U.S. Market On Canadian Activism

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:28:00 -0500

The less obvious, but no less material, impact the U.S. market has on proxy fights in Canada relates to the growth of low cost active and passive investment vehicles. U.S. based mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and other passive products have increasingly become significant owners of Canadian...


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A Greater Purpose Will Give Your Customer And Employee Experience An Extra Edge

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:33:00 -0500

Purpose is emerging as a big differentiating factor in customer and employee choices. SAP and TCC Verizon share their experiences and offer advice on how you can put purpose at the heart of your business that will give your customer and employee experience an extra edge.


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Governance Oversight -- Is Your Board An Active One?

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:53:00 -0500

One of the more interesting developments in this area was the formation this past year of the Investor Stewardship Group, when institutional investors managing upwards of US $17 trillion got together to agree on some fairly specific, albeit non-binding, principles of corporate governance.


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Single Version Of Truth: Why Your Company Must Speak The Same Data Language

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:03:00 -0500

Every data-driven firm must ensure its people share a common data language. With the influx of data silos, it's becoming harder to avoid creating another "Big Data" Tower of Babel. This article focuses on how establishing a single version of truth will translate into greater alignment and success.


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For Efficient Hiring, Get Comfortable With Uncomfortable Interviews

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Great companies have high standards, and the goal of the interview process should be to ensure that the people you bring into your organization meet or exceed those standards.


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The Lasting Legacy Of Toyota's Tatsuro Toyoda: A Ground-Breaking Joint Venture In The U.S.

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 22:35:00 -0500

Former Toyota Motor Corporation president Tatsuro Toyoda died December 30. Arguably, his greatest achievement was his leadership of the ground-breaking NUMMI undertaking which successfully fused Japanese factory methodology with the American labor force and union system.


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Subscription Service MoviePass Is Going To Revive Moviegoing -- Or Go Broke Trying

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 12:07:00 -0500

With 1.5 million subscribers, this company touts itself as the solution to high ticket prices for moviegoers and stagnant ticket sales for theater chains, but its business model is a risky bet.


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What's The Value Where ESG Meets Emerging Markets?

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 11:47:00 -0500

ESG analysis provides investors with a set of information that are uncorrelated with traditional financial metrics; they lend additional insights into a company’s management quality, strategic positioning, operational efficiency and potential risk exposures.


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FinTech Acquisitions: WePay and Trigger Founders Discuss Their Paths to Exit

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 10:11:00 -0500

Rich Aberman, cofounder of WePay and Rachel Mayer, cofounder of Trigger, discuss the recent acquisitions of their FinTech companies to Chase and Circle.


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How To Keep Your Best People From Walking Out The Door

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 09:37:00 -0500

Right now, the US unemployment rate is hovering around 4%. For business owners, the statistic has a simple and powerful implication. Labor is scarce, and your best employees are likely to have a lot of other opportunities. Will some of them consider—or even take—those opportunities?


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To Lead Successful Change, Science Says You Must Consider Timing

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0500

We all know timing is everything, but don't always know how to make decisions about "when" to do something. Especially during times of change. Bestselling author Dan Pink offers insights from his new book "When" for how leaders can increase their odds of success when leading major change.


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A Tricky Little Customer Service Secret: Wowing Customers Can Turn Them Off (If You Do It Wrong)

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 22:47:00 -0500

"Wow" customer service can be a huge win for any business, but you need to know how to do it right and to watch out for inappropriate applications of the concept.


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These Are The Startups You Should Watch In 2018

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 18:35:00 -0500

2018 looks like a quiet year for IPOs but what startups are going to be catching the eyes and wallets of brands, media and investors? These ones...


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Cannabis Insiders Share 2018 Industry Wishes

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 17:26:00 -0500

How women on the front lines of the legal marijuana industry see 2018 shaping up and their hopes for the business this year


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Petrobras, Pomerantz And The Impact Of Corporate Misconduct

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 16:44:00 -0500

In line with significant losses to investors, the loss of billions of dollars in kickbacks, as well as tens of billions of dollars in overstated assets, were also a part of this “scheme.”


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Are You An Architect of Culture? Here are Your 10 Building Blocks

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 16:11:00 -0500

Everyone knows what water is, except a fish. Leaders are often the same way about understanding their company's culture. Use our 10 building blocks of culture to grow your organization's culture into a sustainable source of energy that powers your people and keeps your customers loyal.


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Richard A. Rosenbaum Of Greenberg Traurig: 'Strategy Must Always Come Back To Only Two Questions'

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 15:46:00 -0500

Richard A. Rosenbaum, executive chairman of Greenberg Traurig LLP, discusses the firm’s growth through lateral acquisition, its emphasis on ensuring collaboration within a meritocracy, his thoughts about the implications of new technology and changes in the legal market, and more.


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D.A.G. Rosenstein: 'Sophisticated Attacks Focus On Particular Businesses'

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 15:42:00 -0500

As cyber crime has evolved the defense measures taken by many corporations has not grown to match the cyber attacks against them. Unfortunately, this trend is not new and the cyber threat landscape grows daily when corporations do not take the threat seriously.


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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Why Instagram Marketing Is Getting Harder

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 13:42:00 -0500

News and insights from around the Web, including why the raw water movement might be the most obnoxious thing Silicon Valley has ever done.


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The Entrepreneur's Theme Song: Today Was a Good Day

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 12:15:00 -0500

When things don’t always go so well, that’s important--because that means you learn more, grow more, and become a more valuable entrepreneur. Even a bad day is a good day, and so Ice Cube was right when he said “today was a good day.”


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Your Customer Service Culture Is At Risk If You Don't Avoid This Cultural Landmine

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 11:30:00 -0500

You don’t build a successful customer service culture by only helping the people you think can help you back: the VIP clients and big spenders and celebrities with instagram followers stretching to seven digits.


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HR Departments Must Urgently Become Human Capital Departments

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 09:15:00 -0500

The problem with HR is that it was not originally designed to care about people, let alone individuals. It was about humans as a commodity for the company, not individuals. That’s what it must become to evolve.


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Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 06:00:00 -0500

Here's a list of the 10 best places in the world where you can move in 2018 and live on the cheap.


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Ask The CMO: Diana O'Brien On Marketing As A Vehicle Of Empathic-Driven Transformation

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 21:37:00 -0500

It’s the best possible time to be a marketer. I have had a wonderful thirty-year career doing so many different things, and I feel like I’m lucky to have this as likely my last job. The opportunity in marketing has never been greater.


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Why Millennial Moms Are Seeing Accelerated Success Working From Home

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 19:15:00 -0500

In a recent study conducted by Remote.co of nearly 130 remote companies, they found businesses with large remote workforces have a higher percentage of women in leadership roles (including founders and CEOs) than traditional office-based companies.


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Learn From Successful 'Firestarters' To Ignite Your Life And Career

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 12:45:00 -0500

As the new year begins, consider the traits that have helped hundreds of entrepreneurial leaders succeed.


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Danny Meyer Talks About His Fear Of Growth And Why He Didn't Want To Run Shake Shack

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 12:30:00 -0500

Stung by the experience of watching his father endure two bankruptcies, Danny Meyer associated growth with danger. Then he took Shake Shack public.


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How To Chase Away Your Best Employees

Sun, 7 Jan 2018 11:45:00 -0500

Are you unwittingly writing your employees’ two weeks’ notice? Here are five surefire ways to scare off your best workers if you’re not careful.


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Is 'Wow' Customer Service Worth The Effort And Expense?

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 18:43:00 -0500

Does delivering wow customer service really benefit a business? Or, is it just a feel-good waste of time? Customer service consultant Micah Solomon explores the question.


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Coming Soon Again: This Best Worst Movie Is A Hilarious Guide To Business Success And Failure

Sat, 6 Jan 2018 15:09:00 -0500

The circumstances that led to the film The Room's initial demis and ultimate triumph are instructional to anyone trying to launch or maintain a successful venture






Saving Your Retail Business From The Chopping Block

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 14:09:00 -0500

It’s no secret that brick-and-mortar stores are fighting an uphill battle against an ever-growing online marketplace. Here’s how to make your business appeal to price-conscious shoppers, who are continually seeking cheaper deals and a better shopping experience.


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Business Planning With Austrian Economics: Market Processes

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 09:04:00 -0500

Market processes are far more complex than the simplified models that economics or business courses teach, but an understanding of market processes is crucial to grasping new profit opportunities, as well as protecting your current earnings from competitors.


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How To Establish A Culture Of Employee Engagement

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Engagement can have a huge impact on your business's success. Learn how to boost productivity, retention rates, and satisfaction by focusing on employee engagement.


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7 Common Mistakes new Entrepreneurs Should Avoid in 2018

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500

The beginning of the new year offers a chance to take stock. To help you chart a smoother course, YEC members share a few times they took the wrong path.


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How To Make 2018 Your Most Profitable Year Ever

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 16:51:00 -0500

What are you doing to make 2018 your most profitable year ever? Here are three strategies you need to implement today, to start generating the increased profits and cash flow you and your business deserve throughout the New Year!


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4 Tips For Finding A Career Mentor

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 15:28:00 -0500

Finding a business mentor could be the most important thing you do for your company in 2018.


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Think You Could Convict A Criminal Using Virtual Reality? You Might Soon.

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 10:40:00 -0500

VR is being used to recreate the Unabomber's cabin thanks to the FBI but are juries also about to get a dose of virtual reality?


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Spacebase CEO Julian Jost Makes A Case For Physical Place

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 09:15:00 -0500

The Internet can automate many processes but I believe that human face-to-face interaction is impossible to replace completely, especially when it comes to tasks that require creative thinking. And those are worked on most productively when teams meet in one physical space.


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Muscle Maker Grill Raising $19 Million Via Regulation A+ IPO To Accelerate Acquisitions

Wed, 3 Jan 2018 06:26:00 -0500

The MMG offering has no minimum (an advantage of Reg A+over the traditional S-1 IPO) and a maximum of $19.95 million dollars at a pre-money valuation of $51 mill. The company's market is forecast to grow to $64 billion by 2019, representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 10.2%.


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Do Family Businesses Need Independent Directors?

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 16:26:00 -0500

Why would a family business not want the benefit of an independent director who might bring insight, perspective, varied experiences, and a wide range of contacts that could help propel the business? Are they a threat to control?



Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Sex Parties In Silicon Valley, Subway Franchisees Revolt

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 11:53:00 -0500

News and insights from around the Web, including the tiny Colorado credit union that has established itself, through word of mouth, as the legal marijuana industry's biggest banker--"in clear violation of federal law."


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Middle Market M&A -- Selling A Company? What's My Company Worth? Part 6

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 09:41:00 -0500

Selling a company? There are things that you can do to enhance the sale value of your firm but your buyer is also looking to capture value. When prepping your business for sale, you'll need to weigh this concept and prioritize what you work on.



The Top Ten Technology Books Of 2017

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 09:08:00 -0500

Here is Forbes Technovation columnist Peter High's take at the top ten technology books of 2017.


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Differentiation in the New Legal Marketplace and Why It Matters

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 06:05:00 -0500

Law firms dominated legal delivery for generations. They sold legal expertise and had no competition. That's all changed. Law is now about legal, technological, and business expertise. Consumers call the shots and determine when and if lawyers are required. Time for providers to differentiate.


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2018 Will Be the Year of Employee Experience

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 05:45:00 -0500

In 2018 more companies will use Employee Experience to increase employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention, as well as brand equity, competitive advantage, and sustainable growth.


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'How Long Will It Take To Develop A Customer Culture At My Company?'

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 18:59:00 -0500

How long would it take to build a customer culture at your company? A consultant offers four different ways to think about the time and timetables involved in developing a customer culture at your company or organization.


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Start The New Year By Learning To Avoid Bad Business Relationships

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 11:47:00 -0500

Failed business relationships have a high cost. Avoid bad business relationships by knowing what positive and negative indicators to look for when considering a potential leader, partner, buyer or client.


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Six Business Mistakes Every New Entrepreneur Should Avoid

Mon, 1 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0500

Knowing where the dangers lie can make charting a course so much simpler. Here are a few things to keep in mind.


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6 'Can't Miss' Conferences For Entrepreneurs In 2018

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 17:09:00 -0500

As you set your 2018 game plans, consider these "hidden gem" conferences for entrepreneurs.


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18 Resolutions That Will Skyrocket Your Career

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0500

With the New Year upon us, it’s a great time to take an honest look in the mirror and make changes that can help you reach new professional heights. Instead of coming up with a list on my own, I decided to survey my team for eighteen resolutions that will make your career skyrocket this year.


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Freelancers, Here Are 9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Boosting Your Productivity

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 14:42:00 -0500

Maximizing productivity can be a real challenge. If you’re interested in some new approaches, check out these 9 productivity boosting tips.


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A Brave New World - Will Open Banking Boost The UK Fintech Sector?

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 04:15:00 -0500

January marks a step into a bold new era for Britain's financial services, with the arrival of Open Banking. Under the new regime, major banks will be required to share data with challengers. It's a development that has the potential to boost the fintech sector.


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Shaking It Up: How An Innovative Tequila Brand Is Helping Women Get Ahead

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0500

The story of how a tequila company called Tanteo is making a difference in Mexico. Plus, the perfect margarita recipe.


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For 2018, Palm Springs Is Brand New All Over Again--Again

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:34:00 -0500

With new hotels, restaurants and shopping, Palm Springs is making yet another comeback.


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The Road Ahead - Post-Brexit Hopes And Fears For The UK's Tech Scene

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 04:33:00 -0500

Despite the Brexit vote, the UK tech scene is still attracting investment from outside but optimism on the part of entrepreneurs is tempered with a significant amount of concern. Trevor Clawson talks to two entrepreneurs - one American One British - about post-Brexit prospects


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What Should Companies Do, And Not Do, During Proxy Contests?

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 14:28:00 -0500

Of course, there are important rules-of-the-road for these discussions and not every director is well equipped to handle such a conversation. However, investors, in general, look to directors to represent their best interests and to protect their investment, and...


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How Free The Bid Is Providing Opportunities For Women Of Color Directors

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:24:00 -0500

Alma Har’el created Free the Bid to provide opportunities for women and women of color directors in advertising. I sat down with her to get insight on how she she started Free The Bid how she is changing the game for women directors in advertisement.


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What It's Like To Compete With Microsoft

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:00:00 -0500

1998 was an extremely testing time. There were literally two of us working out of a garage, with a space heater for warmth, and our revenues were, comparatively, negligible.


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Rule No. 1 For Dealing With Millennials In The Workplace

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:30:00 -0500

Most of what you’ve heard about millennials is wrong. Because averages are always kind of wrong, advice about millennials is kind of wrong. Instead, follow Rule No. 1: treat everyone as an individual.


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Quit Your Job And Travel: Tips From 4 Women Whose Vacation Led To A New Career

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0500

When a trip leads to career change: These women took the feeling of being on vacation and turned it into a new job.


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Start Building A Better Culture By Doing This One Thing Consistently Next Year

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 12:47:00 -0500

A lesson from Sheldon Yellen, the CEO of BELFOR Holdings, on the one habit that he had developed that has helped his organization communicate better, create a better culture and value and recognise every single one of their employees.


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Wisconsin Republicans Just Passed A Law Encouraging Sustainable Business Practices

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:30:00 -0500

A heavily conservative-leaning state just passed benefit corporation legislation. Here's why.


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7 Technology Trends That Dominated 2017

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0500

Let's take a moment to visit some of the most important tech trends that shaped 2017.


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Your Ad Here: How Fast-Growing Startup GumGum Is Using Image Recognition Technology To Change Online Advertising, Sports Sponsorships And More

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:09:00 -0500

Context is everything. GumGum founder Ophir Tanz explains how his company got to $110 million in revenue by matching ads to online images.


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Fighting Internet Crime: Protecting Your Small Business From Cyberattacks

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:36:00 -0500

Malicious computer viruses and data hacks can hobble any business, potentially exposing even a mom-and-pop shop to customer lawsuits, government fines, IT repair costs and bad publicity.


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Do You Respect What You See In The Mirror?

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:15:00 -0500

When was the last time you, as the owner of your business, looked at yourself in the mirror? Many owners don’t, and have become complacent as a result. We call this Dumb, Fat & Happy (DFH Syndrome), and here’s why.


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Passive Investors And Their Role In Activism For 2018

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:47:00 -0500

Activism would be straightforward if parties acted rationally and pursuant to the interests of their principals. Unfortunately, in 2017, certain incumbents targeted by activists have become more emboldened to employ litigation as a tactic to fend off activist investors by, amongst other things...


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Why Financial Performance Affects ESG Metrics

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:39:00 -0500

if the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) were able to get critical mass in terms of acceptance among public companies, investors and regulators, some of the standards that it has developed could be used as metrics by companies across the board. This could happen in a number of ways.


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Ten Of 2017's Best Books For Leaders Will Put You Ahead Of The Competition

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:34:00 -0500

The authors of some of the best business books of the year offer plenty of invaluable advice for entrepreneurs, managers, leaders and aspiring change-makers. These 10 insights from 4,000 pages of books will put you ahead of the competition in 2018.


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'Help' For Bad Interviewers

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:24:00 -0500

Job interviews should reflect real-life situations. In this post, I share four tips for interviewers.


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4 Lessons For Entrepreneurs To Make Work Meaningful -- And Profitable

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:01:00 -0500

Entrepreneur Shawn Askinosie's new book offers insightful lessons and an actionable road map to make your life — and business — more meaningful to you, your employees, and the world.


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Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson's Unorthodox Secret For Vetting New Business Partners, And Why It Works

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:30:00 -0500

A few hours in the boardroom or a formal dinner at a fancy restaurant just doesn’t allow you to get a feel for someone’s character, much less see if there’s a real connection. Finding a deeper way to gauge cultural alignment is critical.


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Why Hiring For Experience Often Isn't The Right Choice

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500

When a company is growing quickly, there are always new roles to fill and opportunities to promote from within. Looking for experience seems like a no-brainer, but in the face of an evolving economy and workforce, aptitude and capacity can ultimately prove more important.


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The Four Simple Ways Millennials Can Break The 'Too Busy' Syndrome

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:01:00 -0500

Millennials are often caught in an endless cycle of being 'too busy'. Follow these four simple steps to become your most productive self.


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