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How to Design a Workspace That Improves Productivity
BY Katharine Paljug

The design of your workplace can have a significant effect on productivity. These tips will help you improve the quality of work you do simply by rearranging your space.

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Why Starting an Online Business Changed My Life
BY Anthony Delgado

I share the hardships I faced in the beginning stages of my business and how I overcame them.

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What should I consider when pricing my product?
QUESTION | BY Caitlin Flannigan | 92 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/01/20

I know that I need to at least make back what it costs to make, but how do I know how big of a markup I should take? Will it be different if I sell my books on my website vs in a store like Amazon or...

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15 B2B Business Ideas for 2020
BY Usman Raza

If you’re thinking about starting a new business-to-business company in 2020 but not sure what your startup should be, check out our article about 15 business ideas to consider.

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The Ins and Outs of Becoming an Intrapreneur
BY Jason Anderson

Who says innovation has to come from the C-suite? Every professional can help drive any brand forward through intrapreneurship.

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Why U.S. Companies Should Invest in Apprenticeships
BY Nicholas Wyman

Learn how apprenticeships can help U.S. businesses develop a pipeline of skilled workers.

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How should I approach business competition?
QUESTION | BY Abdoulie Jah | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/16/19

My business sells building materials and many people also sell the same product. How do I win over the market from these guys with my product?

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How to Pivot Your Business
BY Russell Smith

Thinking about pivoting your business? Before you do, ask yourself these five questions.

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Where does a new entrepreneur go for financing to formally start a business?
QUESTION | BY Hamilton Hami | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/10/19

I want to start my own sports bar pub and grill. I have an updated business plan which includes all the financial plans drawn out. I just need finances to start building.

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How to Boost Your Programming Skills
BY Scott Gerber

As programming become increasingly important across industries, knowing how to code can help your career grow.

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How Entrepreneurs Can Stop Getting Wrapped Up in the Day-To-Day
BY Krister Ungerböck

Learn how small business owners can transition from day-to-day duties to the CEO role.

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An Accessible C-Suite Can Help Fuel Brand Success
BY Larry Sutton

When executives are accessible to employees, businesses suceed.

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The Benefits of Mind Mapping for Busy Professionals
BY Ryan Ayers

Entrepreneurs can accomplish and learn more – and do it faster – by learning how to construct mind maps.

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Why Do Engineers Make Good CEOs?
BY Chris Porteous

Some of the nation’s greatest entrepreneurs and businessmen have hailed from engineering backgrounds.

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4 Ways Military Service Prepares You for Entrepreneurship
BY Stephen Bollinger

Learn how the habits and practices of the U.S. military hold lessons for every business owner.

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Practical Tips to Evolve Employee Performance
BY Moazzam Kamran

To grow your business, you must do more than monitor employee performance. Enable employees through coaching and skills-based expectations.

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How to Network for Business
BY Ibrahim Hanif

This article tackles how you can take pressure and awkwardness out of business networking while building goodwill for mutually beneficial opportunities.

Advice
What do I owe my partner that just left the company?
QUESTION | BY Matt Gilman | 21 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/21/19

I started an LLC. After a couple years of sputtering, I decided to get more serious about it, so I brought a partner on board. The idea was that this would always be a part time job that we did a...

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7 Habits of Incredibly Successful Business Leaders
BY Sesan Kareem

9lSuccessful business leaders have developed certain habits that distinguished them from the rest of the pack. These habits can be learned, developed and mastered. 2. Business is pretty risky but...

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How to Develop Emotional Intelligence in Your Business
BY Bill Benjamin

Businesses are best served by employees who have high emotional intelligence.

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The Different Paths to a Career in Project Management
BY Ryan Ayers

Want to become a project manager? Learn how to develop the skill set employers demand.

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How Startups Can Stay Close to Home With the Help of Corporate Partners
BY Patrick Riley

Keeping startups local could be the thing that revives the global economy one community at a time, and corporate partnerships help make that possible.

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5 Ways to Overcome Procrastination to Be More Influential
BY Stacey Hanke

Learn how to stop procrastinating at work so you can earn trust and opportunities.

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How to Set Entry-Level Women on a Path for Advancement
BY Dr. Rosina Racioppi

Learn how managers can guide young professional women to help them advance their careers.

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How to Become a Freelancer
BY Arjun Kohli

Want to be a freelancer? Here are six steps you need to take to get started.

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What Companies Need to Know About #MeToo Internationally
BY Dr. Shan Nair

Over 75 countries have laws in place to combat and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Here are some of the most important aspects for employers to consider.

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How to Quickly and Easily Make Your Website GDPR Compliant (And Why You Should Immediately)
BY Jared Atchison

Find out how you can easily implement GDPR policies to your website to make it compliant. This article breaks down the basics of the GDPR act, why you should implement it and how to make several...

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How Leaders Can Foster Human Connection to Drive Inclusivity
BY Nancy Harris

The tech industry has a diversity problem, and it's not the only one. Here's what you should do as a business leader to build a culture of inclusion.

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Supporting Parents in Your Company
BY Henry Goldbeck

Here are seven budget-friendly ways you can create a parent-friendly workplace.

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3 Things to Consider When Designing an Office Space to Support Innovation
BY Craig Storey

Learn how to create an office space that supports employees and inspires innovation.