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Can a Gamified Work Environment Get Your Employees to Better Collaborate?
By Daan Pepijn | October 14, 2015

Employee engagement is a critical component in the success of large organizations and businesses. Add gamified work environment to the mix.

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The Death of the Workday: Is 9 to 5 Working Obsolete?
By Matt Byrom | October 07, 2015

Is the 9 to 5 working model still relevant—and does it have a future? Or are technical and cultural changes slowly rendering it obsolete?

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Turning the Ship Around: A Guide to Changing Workplace Culture
By Anna Johansson | October 06, 2015

One of the more difficult challenges facing the CEO, owner or manager of a failing company is changing the culture of the workplace.

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Domestic Partner Benefits in the Era of Marriage Equality
By business.com editorial staff | August 31, 2015

Now that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, businesses need to look again at the benefits they are extending to domestic partners.

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5 Tips for Setting Smart Goals in Your Business Plan
By Elaine Slatter | August 26, 2015

When setting goals, if we choose SMART goals, they are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time based.

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C'mon Get Happy: Building an Employee-Centric Environment to Boost Morale and Productivity
By Amy Blackburn | August 19, 2015

Camaraderie with peers—not money—is the No. 1 reason employees will go the extra mile at work. Here’s how to get the best from your team.

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Retail or E-tail? Buying Online Vs. Buying in Person
By Kristen Gramigna | July 20, 2015

The Truth Is, Your Customer Craves Both

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How a Good Work Atmosphere Leads to More Success
By Jeffrey Fermin | July 13, 2015

Creating a Better Work Environment to See More Revenue

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Company Culture Metrics: What You Need to Be Tracking and Why
By Sarah Landrum | June 24, 2015

Four important measures of performance in the office and components of company culture that you need to be tracking.

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Open for Business: 5 Options For Setting Up An Online Store
By Marc Prosser | March 13, 2015

With online sales skyrocketing in the last several years, now is the time to give ecommerce a shot. Here are some options to get started.

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What Makes a Successful Online Store?
By Kristina Azarenko | February 23, 2015

Online stores can be cheaper to run and manage, but how do you make sure it's a big success? Here's some advice for the online entrepreneur.

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Write Your Way to a Win: Business Proposal 101
By Preisler Andy | January 30, 2015

We're going to teach you how to propose. No, not that kind of proposal; we're going to show you how to write an excellent business proposal.

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Marketing Fail: 5 Customers That Want to Destroy Your Business
By Andrew McDermott | December 16, 2014

How do you attract loyal customers who are a pleasure to do business with, while repelling customers that want to destroy your business?

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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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10 Things You Must Do Before Starting a Business
By Market Expert | August 27, 2013

While no two businesses are exactly the same, there are 10 steps entrepreneurs and potential business owners must take prior to opening the doors of their new company.

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Contingency Management Theory FAQ
By Patricia Flinsch-Rodriguez | December 27, 2010

Contingency Theory is a unique approach to leadership