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Customer Service Crimes: This Is Why Your Business Is Failing
By Niraj Ranjan | November 24, 2015

89% of customers defect to competition after experiencing poor customer service. Read what businesses should never do to customers.

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10 Successful Businesses You Didn't Know Were Run by Women
By business.com editorial staff | September 22, 2015

There are 9.9 million women-owned businesses in the United States. These companies bring in an impressive revenue of $233.2 billion.

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Help Me Help You: How to Best Deliver Constructive Criticism
By business.com editorial staff | September 03, 2015

A tough part of being management means delivering some not-so-welcome feedback. Here's how to do it with care and positivity.

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Do Awards Really Do Anything for Your Company?
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2015

Yes, but Tooting Your Own Horn is an Art Form

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Why It's Time To Change Your Company's Dress Code
By Suzanne Lucas | June 22, 2015

Dress Codes Do Not Dictate Skill in 2015

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Reinventing Performance Management: A Deloitte Case Study
By Ott Jõgi | April 13, 2015

A changing business landscape means annual performance reviews aren't going to cut it. Here's how you reinvent performance management.

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Be Like Google: Utilizing OKR Software to Get Results
By Külli Koort | March 05, 2015

If you want to align your team to work towards objectives like Google, OKR software is here to help. Here are the top 5 solutions.

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9 Most Effective Apps for Internal Communication
By Scott Gerber | January 09, 2015

We asked 9 entrepreneurs from the YEC what they rely on the most for communication among team members, here's what they said.

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What Your Wheels Say: The Top 10 Cars for CEOs
By Andy Bach | January 07, 2015

These ten cars say plenty more than who's the boss. What your car choice says about you. Does your ride match up?

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10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Shayna Marks | July 25, 2014

These 10 inspiring entrepreneurs are all under 40 and have already made millions (if not billions). Take notes from these young startup...

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How Did Dropbox Become Successful? Find Out.
By Market Expert | May 27, 2014

It's best to learn from other startup's mistakes. Learn how Dropbox CEO Drew Houston made mistakes and bounced back to success.

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12 Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs
By Scott Gerber | April 08, 2014

Entrepreneurs are busy. Here are 12 lesser-known (yet highly effective) productivity tips from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

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13 Techniques for Becoming a Brilliant Conversationalist
By Scott Gerber | March 21, 2014

Networking is great, but there are ways to improve your networking and conversation skills. Here are 13 ways to better your conversation...

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12 Ways to Foster a More Entrepreneurial Culture
By Scott Gerber | February 11, 2014

A big part of being an entrepreneur is working in an environment with like-minded, interesting people. But an environment like that doesn't just materialize overnight -- like anything else, you need...

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Expert Advice on Business Workflow
By business.com editorial staff | August 20, 2012

Business workflow expert Brian Reale, CEO and co-founder of Colosa Inc. offers advice on implementing business workflow software.

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Management Theory of Edgar Schein
By Jeanne Dininni | December 30, 2011

Let the Edgar Schein organizational culture and leadership model transform your company

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Management Theory of Frederick Herzberg
By Jeanne Dininni | December 29, 2011

Herzberg's management theory provides the tools to both satisfy and motivate employees

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Classical and Scientific Management Theory
By Lea Terry | October 17, 2011

Enlist classical management theories to boost efficiency and worker productivity.

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Management Theory of Charles Handy
By Jeanne Dininni | August 28, 2011

Charles Handy theory can be a handy way to help your company prosper

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Management Theory of Henri Fayol
By Janet Krenn | July 02, 2011

Articles, reports, and other resources on Fayol's management theory

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Office Water Coolers
By Melissa Haveman | May 21, 2011

Water coolers offer surprising benefits in the workplace

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Management Theory of Michael Porter
By Jeanne Dininni | April 22, 2011

Michael Porter theory can help you build a more competitive management strategy