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What goes into creating a good performance management plan?
QUESTION | BY Andrew Martins | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/25/20

When it comes to effectively gauging your employees' efficacy, what's your performance management process? What goes into writing a performance management plan? What do you look for in a performance...

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International Business Etiquette From Around the World
BY Matt D'Angelo

If you do business with companies from other countries, you must understand how international business etiquette varies from place to place.

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5 Ways To Stand Out At Trade Shows
BY Robert Piller

Use the following five tips, in order to get the most out of industry events and to stand out at trade shows.

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How to Manage Funding Grants for your Small Business
BY Ryan Ayers

Many small business owners don't have the finances to fund their own businesses. So they manage their funding and grants themselves.

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What are the best POS softwares available for a cellphone and computer repair shop?
QUESTION | BY Sajjad Ahmad | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

Hi there, I am searching for a POS software that will help me better manage sales at our cellphone and computer repair store. Please help me out. Thanks in advance!

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Can a U.S. citizen create a start-up in India?
QUESTION | BY John BaRoss | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

As a U.S. citizen (currently with a valid Visa for business travel to India), am I allowed (per India's law) to establish a start-up business (i.e.: Consulting) based in India (on my own vs. with a...

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How Cyber Liability Insurance Can Protect Your Business
BY Dan Rafter

Make sure you have the right insurance policies in place to protect your business from all angles.

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How to Build a World-Class Team
BY Austin Netzley

Building a world-class team is what every business owner envisions... with employees who are highly productive, communicate well, and take complete ownership of their responsibilities.

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Bootstrapping or Investors: How Should You Fund Your Business?
BY Deborah Sweeney

Is one option better than the other when it comes to your small business?

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What advice do you have for starting a business?
QUESTION | BY Tuong Aries | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/20/20

I want to start a business but I'm not sure where to begin. I have taken courses on Coursera and read many business books such as Michael T. Porter's "Competitive Strategy" and Robert T. Kiyosaki's...

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What Makes a Good CEO?
BY Carrie Beckner

Effective CEOs need to foster creativity in the workplace, but creativity isn't the end-all, be-all leadership quality. Instead, successful CEOs must shift their behavior and adapt intuitively to the...

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How to Make Business Meetings More Engaging
BY AlexAnndra Ontra

“Oh, look at my calendar. I have back to back meetings all day long,” often means the same thing as “this day is going to be a waste and I won’t get a damn thing done.”  Human beings are social...

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10 Signs That It's Time to Pivot Your Business
BY Chris Porteous

Pivoting can revitalize a struggling business. How can you tell when it's time for your business to pivot?

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Quality Assurance Trends to Watch in 2020
BY Nadya Knysh

Today, let’s focus on Agile and DevOps as well as test automation – two trends that have stayed relevant through the years.

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How can I improve my oral english to help me better communicate with clients?
QUESTION | BY Nora Lin | 6 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/19/20

I am a foreign trade salesman in China and I generally communicate with my clients online. My English isn't good enough so I usually use Google translator to help communicate with English-speaking...

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The Lesson That Every Business Owner Learns for Growth
BY John Lincoln

No matter what business you are in, there is one lesson and a corresponding process that will lead to better growth and happy customers.

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How to Develop a Business Plan for Your App Idea
BY Chris Porteous

Here’s an exploration of how to formulate a business plan for your app idea, what terrible mistakes to avoid in the process, and why this early formulation is so important towards your app’s eventual...

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How can a business plan help me raise funds for new equipment necessary for my business?
QUESTION | BY Edna Nafula | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/15/20

I have a business that is already in motion but I regularly lose clients because I don't have the equipment and inventory to be able to give a competitive price, as much as I already have clients and...

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Can SMBs Adopt Data Analytics for Better Decision Making?
BY Matthew Gierc

Every company is looking for the ability to comprehensively understand operations while making better decisions. How can data analytics help SMBs run better?

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What consulting firms hire contract consultants for temporary or short term projects?
QUESTION | BY Bernadette Boas | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/14/20

I am a business consultant and leadership coach who obtains referrals, but I also find that linking in with consulting firms that hire temporary or short term independent consultants, is also a...