Tue, 28 Feb 2017 03:06:00 -0500If you're a freelancer who wants to make sure you get paid, and paid what you’re worth, you need to see the warning signs of a bad client before you agree to work with them.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:40:00 -0500The ability to effectively confront a staff member is a skill that no leader really wants to develop. But in order to be a great leader and employer, it’s a critical talents for you to master. Here’s a step-by-step guide how to have a positive confrontation with an employee.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:34:00 -0500The 2017 Daytona 500 saw TV ratings up, and a sellout at the gate. Will NASCAR's new stage format help keep that trend going?
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:50:00 -0500A monthly recap of the newest products and features we’ve launched here at Forbes, and a sneak peek of some upcoming releases.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:41:00 -0500We presented law firm leaders with over 50 timely and “burning issues” – those critical business issues concerning technology, market development, profitability, client demand, cultural shifts, etc. – and asked of them “what are the top 10 priorities on your leadership agendas for 2017?”
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500What if our ideas about talent retention are all wrong? What if we are being held captive by our own beliefs and assumptions about the very nature and structure of work in today’s society?
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:56:00 -0500The rambunctious chef and Vice personality explains the importance of buckling down and really learning a craft well.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:07:00 -0500Here's the strategy behind the coffee megachain's Reserve Roastery subscription program.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:36:00 -0500Throw the old mindset out when it comes to your teams: Great teams know how to evolve together by allowing everyone to find their distinction and best apply it to the organization they are serving.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:18:00 -0500More employees are open to joining the cannabis industry but hiring is competitive - See how to get a jump on your competitors
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:19:00 -0500Carole P. Roman coined the term “Indieworld” to describe the world of independent- or self-published writers-a vast entity filled with people driven to do the same thing, people who don’t see color, age or gender. "We only want to tell our story...Oh yes, and make a small fortune in the process.”
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:14:00 -0500It was a stand-off between me and the client. Either my role would changes or hers would; she couldn't have it both ways. This is why I stood my ground, how I weighed the cost, and why I ultimately got what I wanted. Most importantly, this is when taking a stand is the right decision.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:59:00 -0500Here are nine customer service best practices that need to be embraced by every employee in your company, every day they're on the job. I'd even argue that to call these nine customer service principles “best practices” is to understate their importance. I suggest you distribute them companywide.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:19:00 -0500"I didn’t feel like I was equipped to run a business. I’ve learned very clearly that’s not the case." — Steve Gissiin, OneSpark
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:57:00 -0500Shell and Team Penske have renewed their sponsorship agreement for both NASCAR and INDYCAR. But the deal is far, far bigger than a traditional motorsports sponsorship. Here's how the deal is the quinessential business-to-business relationship.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:35:00 -0500Until Will Chang cofounded Parting in 2015, it was impossible to find prices for funeral services online. He believes the site is a win-win for both the aggrieved and the funeral home industry,
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:30:00 -0500Businesses that might employ undocumented immigrants, directly or through their supply chain, should consider the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement policy in their business plans. Using E-Verify or building contingency plans can reduce the risks of business disruption.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:27:00 -0500Last week, here in Atlanta, there was an Oxford Center gathering of upstarts, grizzled serial entrepreneurs and crazy people. They debated whether to go 'all in,' and whether today's economic climate is a good thing for entrepreneurs. Sparks flew.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:54:00 -0500Uber's self-driving VP: “We did not steal any Google IP."
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:28:00 -0500As leaders, we know change is unavoidable. However, great leaders by make an effort to understand change and what employees might be thinking and feeling at different stages of their career. What can you do as a leader to transform any employee’s day-to-day working experience?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:00:00 -0500The success you’ve achieved in your business ownership can most likely be attributed to a steadfast adherence to facts and evidence in your decision-making. But sometimes, even the most successful owners trade facts for assumptions throughout their exit-planning processes.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:04:00 -0500Consciously or not, customers continue to expect better and better customer service and a better customer experience–in every industry, every niche, at every price point. Here's how to react and respond: how to improve your own customer service and customer experience.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0500Miscommunication happens, and it can slow down even the most talented teams. This is a story of how confusion kept my team from moving forward, and how we cleared the air so we could get back to flying toward the same goal.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500Harness the power of collaboration without paying the high costs of it.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:00:00 -0500Will Ghosn also give up the CEO role to a trusted lieutenant at Renault, and can he push the captains of his often lumbering ships to make quicker decisions, and to share more technologies, parts, know-how and talent?
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:15:00 -0500Flexible work culture gets a bad rap, but we've found that getting two days at home makes us more productive at our jobs, not just our personal lives. Here's how we make it work.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:00:00 -0500I’ve said it dozens of times: millennials are some of the sharpest, hardest-working employees out there, and I’m proud that they comprise over half of my team at Vanderbloemen. Here are several key attributes to look for when interviewing a millennial in order to discern their leadership potential.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:30:00 -0500Over the course of my work, I meet other entrepreneurs that inspire me. I'd like to share those stories with you. #LessonsFromInnovators
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:40:00 -0500Three bills in Congress purport to repeal the estate tax. They are illusory. It is not a repeal of all inter-generational wealth transfer taxes. To planners, it's clear that our elected leaders have intentionally put in major road blocks to effective implementation -- other than one simply dying.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0500The difference between the billion-dollar entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and outside is that the outsiders learned how to grow without venture capital. They were focused not just on developing a great opportunity but on becoming a great entrepreneur.