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7 Opening Lines to Use When You Schmooze

July 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
Schmoozing has major business benefits, but you've got to know how to open a conversation with a schmooze-target to get the ball rolling. Here are seven ways to start a schmoozy conversation!

How Entrepreneurs Can Make Food Safer

July 27, 2015 - 3:25pm
Sentencing a CEO to life imprisonment proves that government regulation has failed. It's time for entrepreneurs to take matters into their own hands.

The Best Way to Get Innovative Ideas From Your Customers

July 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
The next time you do market research, try to limit the contact between participants. The less the individuals interact, the more innovative their ideas will be.

Why Performance Reviews Are a Waste of Time and Money

July 27, 2015 - 2:41pm
Want to help your employees improve their performance? Start by getting rid of traditional evaluations.

The Best Financing Options for Women Entrepreneurs

July 27, 2015 - 2:35pm
If you need funding to start or grow your woman-owned small business or startup, consider these female-friendly investment, loan, and grant opportunities.

10 Reasons You're Ready To Freelance Full Time 

July 27, 2015 - 2:35pm
If late nights and a bit of instability don't intimidate you, it may be time to start freelancing.

5 Jobs in the Marijuana Industry You Never Knew Existed

July 27, 2015 - 1:27pm
The legal weed business brings together people with highly specialized skills who perform a surprisingly wide range of roles.

The Craziest Stunts Pulled by Employees Who Literally Lived at the Office

July 27, 2015 - 1:04pm
Who needs work-life balance? These people who ate, showered, and slept at their workplaces certainly didn't.

3 Ways You May Be Holding Your Team Back

July 27, 2015 - 1:00pm
If your team's not leading the way you want them to, it may be you.

6 Colors That Boost Creativity, Happiness, and Productivity in the Office

July 27, 2015 - 12:41pm
Mood-enhancing shades to inspire you and your team.

A 'Keurig for Nutrition' That Takes the Guesswork Out of Supplements

July 27, 2015 - 12:32pm
A new device will use your personal data to dispense exactly the nutrients you need, when you need them.

10 Simple Rules for Increasing Your Team’s Productivity

July 27, 2015 - 12:30pm
Sometimes it takes a village to stay on task.

How A Bankrupt NBA Star Became A Financial Adviser For Morgan Stanley

July 27, 2015 - 12:15pm
Antoine Walker made (and lost) $108 million. Now he's teaching young stars how not to lose their money.

4 Ways to Make Your Brand Meaningful to Employees

July 27, 2015 - 12:09pm
"You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality." -Walt Disney

How Humble Beginnings Can Affect Your Entrepreneurial Style

July 27, 2015 - 12:08pm
Don Charlton, founder of recruiting platform Jazz, explains how growing up in poverty affected his career both negatively and positively.

Congress Starts to Show Small Businesses (Some) Mercy

July 27, 2015 - 12:01pm
The Export Import Bank and the Small Business Administration's 7(a) loan programs upon which thousands of entrepreneurs depend, face uncertain futures. Thankfully Congress is starting to see the light.

The Biggest Pet Peeves of Mark Cuban, Oprah Winfrey, and 12 Other Super-Successful People

July 27, 2015 - 11:25am
It turns out you're not the only one who gets annoyed by loud gum-chewers.

How Zappos Determines Salaries Under Its New Holacracy System

July 27, 2015 - 11:20am
The online retailer is experimenting with a "badge-based compensation program" where employees' pay is determined by their skill set.

Animal Spirits and the Entrepreneur

July 27, 2015 - 11:20am
A very wet blanket has been thrown over the animal spirits of small business.

You're Hurting Your Business by Holding On to Bad Hires

July 27, 2015 - 11:19am
Tom Gimbel, CEO of LaSalle Network, explains why leaders should ignore the stigmas surrounding letting go of bad hires.

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