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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
Small business expert Denise O'Berry highlights the importance of documenting how things work in your business, which can help improve your bottom line.
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Filed In: Innovation and Operations
Innovative San Francisco startup Lyft is disrupting the taxi industry, and putting its whimsical trademark pink mustaches on cars in more and more cities.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Startups often face unique challenges as part of the sales process. Before you pick up the phone and start making sales calls, spend some time figuring out how to address the following concerns.
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Facebook's Connectivity Lab plans to take the Internet to the Third World, launching an ambitious and truly global connectivity project.
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If you're an entrepreneur trying to expand your business into new markets, the key to success is to build relationships before you build revenue. Here are tips to successfully grow a global startup.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
Business failure can lead to long-term success when it's approached correctly. Here's how to use it to your advantage.
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Filed In: Operations
In the hopes of giving your small business a boost, we asked 10 of our AllBusiness Experts if they would share one of the "secret weapons" they use to run their own business.
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Filed In: Sales & Marketing
No matter how attractive the product you are selling, to make money in consumer goods you must have a well-conceived product strategy in place.
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overtime
Filed In: Staffing & HR
New regulations may be coming, but employers shouldn't wait to review overtime eligibility to make sure managers and staff are classified correctly.
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employee-knowledge
Filed In: Staffing & HR
When employers make assumptions about an employee's knowledge and background when training them, they are often surprised and disappointed with the results.
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doing business in Mexico
Filed In: Operations
Mexico is the 13th largest economy in the world. Despite publicized problems, it is growing and so are potential opportunities there.
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Do Selfies and March Madness belong in the workplace? Smart employers decide and stick to a consistent policy.
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Are you a workaholic who simply can't go on a vacation without carrying work with you? Here are a few things to consider in striking the right balance.
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global-business
Filed In: Going Global and Operations
Don't let fear of exporting stop you from finding out more about expanding your business overseas.
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METRICS Tag Cloud Globe
Filed In: Operations
Tracking metrics improves performance. But it also gives you 3 key benefits you didn't know about.
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dog-trick
Filed In: Innovation and Operations
Many established, family-owned businesses are adjusting their business model to meet the needs of today's consumers. Learn how any business can do the same.
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Wouldn't it be nice if commercial leases were exactly like renting a house? Unfortunately, there are different issues you must be prepared for when leasing a space for your business.
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Smart, successful managers hire well-qualified, skilled employees to get things done. If you've hired right, they should even be more highly qualified than you in the job you've hired them to do.
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motivation
Filed In: Staffing & HR
Social scientists have studied how we run our businesses and have uncovered a surprising fact: Employee incentives don’t work. Beth Kuhel of Personal Branding Blog investigates what does.
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Having the right management structure in place is key to your company's success. Here are 8 signs that signal it may be time for a change.
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