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4 Ways Leaders Can Empower Team Members Struggling With Change
BY Deborah Sweeney

Talk about opportunities for innovation with all team members.

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Leadership Tips for Managing a (New) Remote Team
BY Kiely Kuligowski

If you're suddenly managing your team remotely, these tips can help you communicate effectively, calm fears and keep your business running smoothly.

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The CEO's Approach to Evolving Business Industries
BY Moazzam Kamran

Recent events have led to a massive movement to socially distance and move toward digital platforms for both work and learning. Let's look at various sectors and ways to embrace their digital...

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What are the potential business verticals can be started post Covid period?
QUESTION | BY Shibu George | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 04/07/20

I want to venture into most potential business verticals during / after corona virus period. Please suggest. Thank you.

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A Strong Foundation: 5 Books to Read Before Starting Your Business
BY business.com editorial staff

An easier way of starting a business is to gather more knowledge and motivation. Here are five masterpieces that will help you.

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8 Ways to Handle Unsolicited Advice and Opinions
BY business.com editorial staff

Every leader receives unsolicited advice, but what is the best way to react to it?

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Do Results-Only Workplaces Really Work?
BY business.com editorial staff

The results-only work environment, or ROWE, is a management strategy designed to increase productivity while eliminating the arbitrary constraints of traditional workplaces.

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Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
BY Jason Myers

Open offices haven't necessarily improved communication and collaboration. True collaboration depends less on what your office looks like than on how it operates.

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How to Build a Strong Company Culture (Even When You All Work From Home)
BY Kunal Chandiramani

Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.

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Are You Entitled at Work? Why It Might Actually Be a Good Thing
BY business.com editorial staff

Younger workers are frequently mocked as “entitled.” But does entitlement provide the confidence needed to compete in the business world?

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Stress and Productivity: What the Numbers Say
BY business.com editorial staff

Stress is a necessity in life, and sometimes, it can be a good thing. But when there's too much of it, stress can be a monster.

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A Marketer's Guide to IAB Certifications
BY business.com editorial staff

Show employers and clients your expertise in online advertising sales and marketing

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Would You Hire Someone Who Didn't Go to College?
BY business.com editorial staff

How crucial is higher education in finding the right talent for your business?

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How to Identify, Address and Dissolve a Bad Partnership
BY business.com editorial staff

Understand the signs of a bad partnership before you take steps to end it.

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Does Interning Abroad Mean More Job Opportunities?
BY business.com editorial staff

Interning in college can boost your career chances. An internship in another country gives you even more of a competitive advantage.

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Fight Coronavirus Procrastination: How to Boost Your Productivity Working From Home
BY Daglar Cizmeci

In the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, many companies are forced to work from home, which can encourage procrastination. Let's explore a few tips to maintain productivity and focus at home.

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7 Tips for Managing Your Newly Remote Team
BY Tony Sherba

If your team is now working remotely, it might seem strange and unfamiliar. These seven tips can help you facilitate a happy and productive remote working environment.

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Working Remotely Thanks to COVID-19? How to Make the Best of It
BY Deborah Sweeney

Are you and your team working remotely during the coronavirus outbreak? Here's how you can stay focused and on task, while helping your team to do the same.

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Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?
BY Sammi Caramela

Education comes in many forms, whether years of schooling or months of hands-on training.

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How Much Does Customer Service Training Cost?
BY business.com editorial staff

Get customer service training on any budget

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The Best Time of the Year to Take Vacation
BY business.com editorial staff

Don't waste your time off; just make the most of it without leaving a disaster at work.

Advice
What do you think stops an SME (Small-to-Midsized Enterprise) to decide whether to go for an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning software) or stay with mutilple solutions for their daily business operations?
QUESTION | BY Ravi Srinivasan | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/06/20

Here are a few that I already know: 1. Resist for change 2. Inability to trust a new service provider 3. Not willing to spend 4. Don't feel the latent or upcoming business need What am I...

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As an owner, how can I maintain a good relationship with my employees?
QUESTION | BY Shruti sood | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/06/20

Can anyone suggest to me the best tips for maintaining a good relationship with your employees? What gifts and/or activities can I hold in the office to get the energy back up among the employees?

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To Infinity and Beyond: Harnessing the Power of Positive Thinking
BY business.com editorial staff

Positive thinking can make you a better problem-solver.

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Why and How to Build Cybersecurity Into Your Company Culture
BY Rafael Lourenco

Data breaches are a growing problem for retailers. Learn how you can build cybersecurity awareness into your business's culture.

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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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Great Online Resources for Improving Accounting Skills
BY Sean Peek

Modern accounting requires both hard and soft skills, and businesses want accountants with the most up-to-date skill sets. These online resources will help you improve your accounting skills.

Advice
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...

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How to make our services a need of people?
QUESTION | BY Uma Joshi | 36 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/06/20

While establishing the business Which factor(s) will influence buyers mentality to go for the services we are offering?.

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Why a Quarter-Life Crisis Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Your Career
BY Ashley Morris

Many people experience a "quarter-life crisis." Luckily, it can be motivation to make a positive switch to reinvigorate your career.