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Tips for Staying Sane and Productive When Working From Home
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 21, 2020

Working from home can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but even more so in the midst of a global crisis. Here, experts share their best tips for working from home.

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3 Reasons Your Company Should Hire Risk-Takers
By business.com editorial staff | April 20, 2020

Your company and culture will benefit from the risk-taker within.

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How Employees Make or Break Business Success (And How You Can Lead the Way)
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Even the most amazing employees need direction and encouragement to succeed. Here are some tips on how to lead them to achieve.

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Interview Questions to Ask an Email Marketing Manager
By business.com editorial staff | April 16, 2020

Email marketing is a key part of a good digital marketing mix, but the person in charge of this direct channel is often overlooked.

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A Guide to Environmental Issues in the Workplace
By Sean Peek | April 16, 2020

Environmental issues in the workplace are a growing concern for companies, especially around employee health and safety. Here are five common environmental issues to address in your business.

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Time to Ban Tips? How to Figure Out What's Best for Your Restaurant
By business.com editorial staff | April 15, 2020

Banning tipping is still controversial, but it's gaining in popularity. Is it right for your restaurant?

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Why Every Company Needs Business Process Management
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

To become and remain successful and competitive, businesses must continuously improve their processes.

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Does Your Business Have a Battle Rhythm? Why You Need One
By business.com editorial staff | April 14, 2020

Businesses can learn much from the key aspects of military battle rhythm.

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How Agile Project Management Principles Can Modernize M&A
By business.com editorial staff | April 13, 2020

Agile is adaptive, iterative, flexible and particularly well suited for M&A.

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How to Craft an Effective Remote Work Policy
By Laura Spawn | April 12, 2020

As telecommuting becomes increasingly popular, having a well-thought-out remote work policy is critical.

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8 Tips for Effective Crisis Communications in the Workplace
By business.com editorial staff | April 10, 2020

It's important to have a crisis communications plan in place before you need it.

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4 Ways Leaders Can Empower Team Members Struggling With Change
By Deborah Sweeney | April 09, 2020

Talk about opportunities for innovation with all team members.

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More Than Words: How to Create a Values-Driven Business
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

Your company's defined values are just words. What you need is a culture that lives those words. Here's how to get to the core of your culture.

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Flat vs. Tall: What's the Ideal Structure for Your Organization?
By business.com editorial staff | April 06, 2020

The structure and management of your company become the lifeblood of the company culture. Are you flat or tall? Which is best? Learn more.

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Your Open Office Didn't Work? 5 Better Ways to Boost Collaboration
By Jason Myers | April 03, 2020

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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Why Having a Diverse Board Is Good for Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 02, 2020

Diversity introduces fresh perspectives and challenges old thinking. Learn how to create a diverse board of directors for your business, and find out how it can improve your bottom line.

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Intellectual Property Essentials
By business.com editorial staff | March 31, 2020

Aggressive intellectual property protection allows a business to protect hard work.

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How to Prepare for a Change of Leadership
By business.com editorial staff | March 27, 2020

Help ease the transition and prepare your workers for new leadership.

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5 Important HR Considerations in the Time of COVID-19
By Kelly O'Connell | March 26, 2020

COVID-19 has forced many companies to rapidly change their approach to work, raising crucial HR concerns. Here are some practical insights on five key policy areas.

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4 Reasons to Invest in the Gig Economy
By Amulya Parmar | March 26, 2020

Gig economy players are disrupting economies, communities and, most importantly, history.

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4 Reasons Accepting Your Flaws Will Make You a Better Leader
By business.com editorial staff | March 24, 2020

Owning up to your mistakes and embracing your flaws is an important part of leadership.

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How Should Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves?
By business.com editorial staff | March 19, 2020

As an entrepreneur, you're the one paying yourself, and it's not always a steady income.

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Are Employee Rewards Programs a Good or Bad Idea?
By business.com editorial staff | March 17, 2020

Employee incentives do not always have to involve money. Many employees just want to hear a "thank you" and "great job."

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | March 17, 2020

Are you having a hard time retaining employees? It could be due to one (or more) of these reasons.

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How Can You Change the Diversity and Inclusion Status Quo at Your Company?
By Angela Koch | March 13, 2020

It can seem like a daunting task, but if you follow these four steps, you'll be well on your way to improving both the diversity and inclusivity of your company.

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Can Managers Become Leaders?
By business.com editorial staff | March 12, 2020

Follow these five steps and become a better leader today.

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How to Effectively Minimize Employees Wasting Time at Work
By business.com editorial staff | March 11, 2020

If you're not proactive, your team might spend more time on social media than their work.

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What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
By Sammi Caramela | March 10, 2020

Make sure you're prepared should Immigration and Customs Enforcement come knocking.