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Arie Shpanya, the CEO of Tech Disrupter Wiser gives us an inside look at how dynamic pricing works for businesses.
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quality
Be a yardstick of quality when building your company, because high quality in all facets of your business is a measurement of your success.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
It's often said that two heads are better than one, and in the case of having a business partner to bounce ideas off of, it can be priceless.
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leadership
Leadership lessons come in many forms. I'd like to share some important lessons that I learned from my older brother Paul, who passed away recently.
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business time
Filed In: Operations
For entrepreneurs, the ability to effectively manage time is one of the great determinants for business success - and for maintaining sanity.
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Business data
Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
If you're not utilizing big data, it does not mean you can't participate in data-driven decisions. For most companies, existing data can be more important.
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graduation
Filed In: Education and Industries
Successful entrepreneur Devin Schain is taking a fresh approach to improving the U.S. education system through innovation and private-public partnerships.
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Crossed lightsabers
Working from home is fraught with distractions. Use these powerful Jedi mind tricks (and a little bit of the Force) to overcome obstacles to your productivity.
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young-businessman
Filed In: Operations
What is past performance and why should you care? In the world of procurement, it is one of the most critical evaluation factors for businesses.
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Remote team
Here are 10 ways you can manage your remote teams effectively and ensure good communication, high morale, and maximum productivity.
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man-with-book
Filed In: Staffing & HR
A curious employee is an engaged employee who is more likely to embrace change, challenge the status quo, and forge new learning opportunities.
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Running-with-time
Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
We ask 11 entrepreneurs: "If you had one additional hour to dedicate to your business tomorrow, what business task would you spend it on and why?
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gender gap
White men continue to make up the overwhelming majority of the tech workforce; these five organizations are on a mission to bridge the gender gap in tech.
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success
Filed In: Operations
When sales are down or a personal crisis strikes, it might seem easy to give up. Here are valuable lessons one entrepreneur learned during the toughest time in her entrepreneurial career.
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mother
Being able to crawl inside the heads of your customers is one sure way to get your business going in the right direction. Here are seven surefire ways to know your customers better.
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business call
Conference calls are an effective way to collaborate with co-workers who are in different locations. But, what is the appropriate amount of time to spend on these calls?
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Container Ship
There are lots of excellent resources available to help you prepare your export marketing plan. We present an overview of what this plan should include.
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working-together
When an company has a shared sense of purpose among workers and leadership, there is a unified understanding of why the organization exists -- and what matters.
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Financial Success Concept
Filed In: Finance
Does your small business have a disciplined finance process? Three finance rules kept us afloat during the recession. Imagine what they can do in good times.
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hipster
We asked six entrepreneurs what unusual bit of information you can add to make your business card stand out and attract more customers.
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