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From Conflict to Cooperation: Building Stronger Cross-Cultural Teams
By Michael Henman | March 22, 2023

While cross-cultural teams offer challenges, such workplace diversity can offer opportunities for innovation, creativity and other assets.

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How to Find and Attract Business Investors
By Jennifer Dublino | March 22, 2023

Startups often turn to investors to help grow their businesses. Learn how to find a business investor and what to look for.

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Why You Should Promote From Within Your Company
By Laura Spawn | March 22, 2023

Learn more about why it's beneficial for employers to promote from within the company

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Deposit Required? When to Ask Customers to Pay Upfront
By Jennifer Dublino | March 22, 2023

Upfront deposits show customers you're providing something of value. Learn when to require a deposit and six tips for collecting upfront payments.

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Why You Should Develop a Relationship With a Business Lawyer
By Mark Fairlie | March 22, 2023

Hiring the right business lawyer is crucial. It's also helpful to develop a strong relationship with them as your business grows. Here is what you need to know.

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Why Employees and Not IT Are Driving the New Technological Revolution
By Mark Fairlie | March 22, 2023

You trust your IT team but should you involve other employees to help build your tech stack? Yes ― it will reduce staff turnover and improve productivity.

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Environmental Scanning: How CEOs Can Stay Ahead of the Curve and Beat the Competition
By Ken Gosnell | March 22, 2023

Environmental scanning is when leaders survey the landscape of competitors, customers and innovations. See how environmental scanning gives CEOs an edge.

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The Art of Words: How to Write the Perfect Mission Statement
By Sean Peek | March 22, 2023

Your mission statement should show your company's vision and describe how customers see your business. Here's how to create a mission statement that distinguishes you from competitors.

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What Is Insight Selling? A Beginner’s Guide
By Paula Fernandes | March 22, 2023

Insight selling involves making a sale by using strategy to coach the customer through the buying process. Here is how it can help your customers.

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The Pros and Cons of Offering Money-Back Guarantees
By Chad Brooks | March 22, 2023

Offering money-back guarantees has both pros and cons. See whether a money-back guarantee is right for your business.

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Mobile Payments?
By Jamie Johnson | March 20, 2023

Mobile payments provide a fast and easy way for restaurants to receive payments, but there are pros and cons to this method. Here is what you need to know.

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How Businesses Are Marketing Green Innovation
By Julie Thompson | March 20, 2023

Learn how your company can improve the environment while using eco-friendly consciousness as a marketing tactic.

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Time to Get Deep: Why CEOs Need to Embrace Mindfulness
By Julie Thompson | March 20, 2023

The attitude of the CEO impacts the entire company. Learn how mindfulness can create a more positive culture and foster success.

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How to Write a Company History
By Skye Schooley | March 20, 2023

A well-written company history on your website can do wonders in attracting customers to your brand. Here is how to write one.

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4 Genius Marketing Tactics Proven to Drive Leads for Businesses on a Budget
By Joy Gendusa | March 20, 2023

Generating good leads can seem difficult for small businesses. Learn what mistakes to avoid, and some budget-friendly tactics.

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Why Growing Employees Is Key to Growing Your Business
By Skye Schooley | March 20, 2023

There's a trend of employees leaving companies, seeking opportunity and upward mobility elsewhere. Here are three tips to prevent employee churn.

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The Truth Behind Stock Photos: What Works and What Doesn’t
By Sean Peek | March 16, 2023

Stock photos can add graphics to your online content without producing the images yourself. Learn to find quality photos to create better brand messaging.

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What Is Google Ads, and Why Should You Use It?
By Max Freedman | March 14, 2023

Here are some of the benefits of using Google Ads in your digital marketing strategy.

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The Influence of Leadership Styles: How Givers and Takers Match Up
By Sean Peek | March 13, 2023

Workplaces are full of all types of people, including givers, takers and matchers. Learn the pros and cons of various leadership styles.

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How to Become a Freelancer
By Arjun Kohli | March 13, 2023

Do you want to be a freelancer? Here are seven steps you need to take to get started.

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Hiring for Attitude Over Experience: What the Numbers Show
By Skye Schooley | March 13, 2023

Studies show that skilled and experienced employees with rotten attitudes fail quickly. Here's why you need to hire for attitude.

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How to Cash In on Your Excess Inventory
By Bennett Conlin | March 13, 2023

Businesses often deal with excess inventory that ties up cash and prevents you from investing in other areas. Learn how to turn excess inventory into cash.

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The Small Business Productivity Guide: 7 Tips to Boost Your Output
By Victor Snyder | March 10, 2023

You can help your employees become more efficient at their job with this guide that offers tips on maximizing the workday.

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5 Ways a UX Designer Can Benefit Your Company
By Jamie Johnson | March 09, 2023

A user experience, or UX, designer makes products accessible and usable. Learn how a UX designer can optimize your offerings and help your small business.

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Do You Have a Toxic Employee Wreaking Havoc in Your Business?
By Skye Schooley | March 09, 2023

Learn how to spot toxic employees and develop strategies to ensure they don't ruin your business.

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How to Recognize and Support Employees With Impostor Syndrome
By Julie Thompson | March 08, 2023

When your employees feel inadequate, there are steps that you can take to help them overcome that self-doubt and improve their productivity.

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Amazon Business Features Your Small Business Can Use
By Max Freedman | March 06, 2023

Amazon Business offers useful features your business can use to boost sales and revenue. Here's how to take full advantage of Amazon Business tools.

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You’ve Got Leads, but Why Aren’t They Buying?
By Jennifer Dublino | March 06, 2023

Understand why leads aren't turning into sales and how to turn potential customers into buyers.

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Graphic Design Trends and Predictions for the Industry’s Future
By Lexie Lu | March 06, 2023

Lexie Lu, web designer and UX strategist, shares her insight on graphic design trends.

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What’s in a Name? How to Choose Great Job Titles for Your Workers
By Skye Schooley | March 06, 2023

Learn how to pick great job titles for your employees, the common job titles and levels, and why job titles matter.