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Making Sure Your Walk Matches Your Talk
By J. Kevin McHugh | August 21, 2020

The leadership style that is the most effective at driving confidence and high performance, according to research, is servant leadership.

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Is business growth an option or a necessity?
By JC Quek | 49 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2020

guys, when we started off a business, we will working on growing it until it becomes mature. What than after mature? we will be talking about maintaining the mature business ... but than, what is...

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How to Successfully Lead a Global Remote Team
By Jacob Maslow | August 19, 2020

Today, there is a shift that is taking place. More people than ever are working remotely. Here's how remote working can be successful in today's world.

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What is the best time management software?
By Sara Eveland | 13 Answers | Last Activity on August 18, 2020

I have been writing and reviewing my to do list every morning and mapping out my day, but I never seem to be able to stick to my planned schedule. I am thinking that there might be a reminder tool...

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Online web store must haves?
By Samuel Carr | 7 Answers | Last Activity on August 14, 2020

So A couple days ago I started a online web store for selling golf balls and I've had 61 unique visitors but none of them have resulted in any orders is there something I'm doing or not doing that is...

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Any advice on prospecting for a startup internet marketing company?
By Scott Fleishman | 16 Answers | Last Activity on August 13, 2020

I've just launched my company, Fluid Trends Marketing. I recently quit my job of 8.5+ yrs to develop my business. It's starting to be a bit of a shock becoming a full time freelance entrepreneur-...

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What are your best productivity tips when you're running on no sleep?
By Caitlin Flannigan | 16 Answers | Last Activity on August 11, 2020

I am currently working my full time job and working on my children's books on the side as much as possible. I've found that I either have the choice to sleep or work on my startup. I am determined to...

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Trust the Process: 13 Tips to Empower and Encourage Your Staff
By Peter Daisyme | August 10, 2020

The key to happy and productive employees is making sure that they feel important in their roles. Here are 13 tips to empower your staff.

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What is the best way to raise money for my school project?
By Srinanda Sen | 17 Answers | Last Activity on August 10, 2020

We manufacture craft products and have now started developing craft activity for schools. Given the huge number of schools in the geographical state Maharashtra (in India), the project has suddenly...

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How to find Food Wholesalers in USA?
By Anonymous User | 3 Answers | Last Activity on August 10, 2020

How can I find contacts of wholesalers and grocery stores in USA, and what is the best way to get in touch with them? Is it preferred to contact them by phone calls, whatsapp, or E-mail Any other...

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Can you manage your business in the middle of crisis?
By Humphrey Kariuki Ndegwa | 37 Answers | Last Activity on August 07, 2020

In the midst of economic breakdown, the last thing a company would need is a leader who easily succumbs to the pressure and forgets that he still has a business to manage. Can you please give some...

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4 Steps to Establish a Crisis-Resistant Company Culture
By Lisa Raja | August 06, 2020

We've seen how crisis can strike at any time. The only way for a business to weather storm after storm is to build a company culture built on strong values.

Article
Embracing the Future of Remote Work
By Brian Wallace | August 05, 2020

The transition to remote work was abrupt, but some changes made during this time will be permanent.

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How did you reopen during COVID-19?
By Adam Uzialko | 3 Answers | Last Activity on August 02, 2020

For small business owners who were able to reopen after temporarily suspending (or pivoting) operations. What is your business and where is it located? When did you first close and/or pivot...

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What is the process to set up a consulting business? What would be my least initial cost estimate?
By Tom Lister | 28 Answers | Last Activity on August 02, 2020

My former company (Advanced Technology Group) wants to give me an opportunity to create more business for them in East County. ATG is a construction firm I used to Project Manage for. They would like...

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How do I write a business proposal to win over a new client?
By King Solomon | 12 Answers | Last Activity on July 19, 2020

I am starting a moving company and I want to know how to write a proposal to submit to a construction company to be their major contact for moving and cleaning any of their newly constructed...

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A Beginner's Guide to Navigating Survival Emotions in Today's New Normal
By Nichole Kelly | July 17, 2020

Your emotions are probably in survival mode right now. Here's how to successfully navigate them through a crisis and in your everyday life.

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7 Powerful Ways for Accomplished Women to Stop Self-Doubt
By Phyllis Reagin | July 17, 2020

Many accomplished women believe that their successes are not due to their abilities or talents. Here are seven strategies to help you step into your power and own your successes.

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Redefining Agility: Marketers Need More Focus, Not More Speed
By Andrea Fryrear | July 17, 2020

What marketers really need, and what Agile marketing provides us when we get it right, is focus.

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Why Leaders Need to Read (and How to Build a Reading Habit)
By Jared Atchison | July 16, 2020

The great leaders of the world are known to be avid readers. Let's explore why reading supports leadership and how to become a prolific reader.

Advice
How would you assess the potential for an online math tutorial business?
By SAMIT MOGHE | 18 Answers | Last Activity on July 16, 2020

Hi everyone, the idea behind this is to target the need of students for tutorials in mathematics. The site will have notes on the topics and practice exercises. Additionally, the site will feature a...

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Where do I begin when developing a business plan for an existing business?
By Tammy Lyn Fox | 19 Answers | Last Activity on July 14, 2020

I need to develop a business plan for an already established business. I am looking to relocate and expand the current services that I offer.

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How Leaders Can Overcome Resistance to Become More Productive
By Jared Atchison | July 10, 2020

Internal resistance kills many businesses and creative projects before they've had a chance to grow. Here's how leaders can recognize and overcome it to be more productive.

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How You Should (and Shouldn't) Take Your Own Headshot
By business.com editorial staff | July 10, 2020

Read this before attempting to photograph your own professional headshot.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Freelancer?
By business.com editorial staff | July 09, 2020

For self-starters, life as a freelancer can be a challenging but rewarding lifestyle.

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3 Leadership Best Practices That Improve Employee Engagement Amid COVID-19
By Gina Miller | July 08, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has, undoubtedly, changed consumers and employees. What can company leaders do to address concerns and thrive during this unprecedented period?

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Is an Apprenticeship Equal to Work Experience?
By business.com editorial staff | July 08, 2020

The differences between apprenticeships and work experience matter for your career.

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How to Remotely Onboard New Employees During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 08, 2020

Quontic successfully onboarded remote employees during the pandemic. Learn how your business can do this too.

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What are your biggest time wasters (and how do you get rid of them)?
By David Jon | 10 Answers | Last Activity on July 07, 2020

My biggest time waster of the day is constantly checking my email and feeling like I have to get back to my clients right away. It can be distracting from more important tasks at hand when I keep...

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Why Your Next CEO Should Be a Woman
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

According to a study of Fortune 1000 companies, women-led businesses earned investors a 340% return.