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Need a Good Mentor? Here's How to Find One
By Nicole Fallon | February 11, 2016

One of the most valuable resources you can have in your career is a good mentor. Make sure you choose one who's right for you.

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Improving Employee Performance Is All About Communication
By Nicole Fallon | February 01, 2016

Want your employees to be more productive and efficient? Here are a few ways to boost their performance through communication.

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5 Ways You're Demotivating Your Employees
By Nicole Fallon | January 08, 2016

Are your leadership tactics and attitudes hurting more than they're helping? Here are five behaviors to avoid with your employees.

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9 Regulatory Issues That Will Affect Small Business in 2014
By Chad Brooks | January 01, 2016

As small businesses prepare for 2014, they shouldn't focus solely on increasing their bottom lines.

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10 Signs Your Employee Is Ready to Quit
By Chad Brooks | January 01, 2016

Even if would-be quitters think they are keeping their plans secret, those who are thinking about jumping ship and leaving their jobs often give off cues.

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DiSC Assessment: What Kind of Leader Are You?
By Nicole Fallon | December 29, 2015

Which behavioral trait most influences your leadership and teamwork style? Taking the DiSC assessment can help you find out.

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SWOT Analysis Tips and Examples for Your Small Business
By Nicole Fallon | December 27, 2015

Writing a SWOT analysis? Here are some tips (and a sample) from two small business leaders who have successfully written and used one.

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35 Inspiring Leadership Quotes
By Nicole Fallon | November 29, 2015

Need some leadership inspiration? Read these motivational quotes on leaders and leadership from famous figures, authors and experts.

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6 Questions to Ask Your Business Attorney by Year-End
By Nicole Fallon | November 17, 2015

As you start to prepare your business for the end of the year, make sure you speak with your attorney about these six important issues.

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5 Common Behaviors That Hinder Women's Careers
By Nicole Fallon | November 06, 2015

As women strive toward equality in the workplace, these behaviors and mindsets could hinder their career development.

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Take Charge: How Women Can Raise Their Leadership Stock
By Chad Brooks | October 28, 2015

When working in group settings, women get more credit for being a leader then men when they exhibit more of a take-charge attitude.

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By Adam Uzialko | October 21, 2015

Business owners and professionals told Business News Daily what their favorite business books of the year are.

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8 Style Experts on What They Love (And Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | September 22, 2015

Considering a job in the fashion and beauty industry? Here's what professionals really think about their jobs.

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Time to Grow Up? Taking Your Business to the Next Level
By Nicole Fallon | September 19, 2015

The majority of small business owners view growth as their top priority, according to American Express OPEN. Here's how they plan to accomplish that growth.

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7 Social Media Pros oyesn What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | September 09, 2015

Considering a job in social media? Here's what industry professionals say are the pros and cons of their careers.

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7 Health and Fitness Pros on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 29, 2015

Thinking about a career in the health and fitness industry? Health coaches, trainers and fitness instructors reveal what their jobs are really like.

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7 Writers Share What They Love (and Hate) Most About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 25, 2015

Wondering what it's like to have a career as a writer? These 7 professionals share what they enjoy and dislike the most about their jobs.

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5 Simple Scientific Ways to Be a Better Boss
By Brittney Morgan | August 24, 2015

Want to become a better boss? These research-backed tips can help you engage your employees, reduce turnover and build and lead a better team.

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Overcoming the 5 Biggest Obstacles to Innovation
By Nicole Fallon | August 11, 2015

Is your company hitting a roadblock on the path to innovation? Here's how to overcome five major obstacles that could be holding you back.

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Gamifying Your Workforce: How to Make Engagement Fun
By Nicole Fallon | August 11, 2015

In an effort to create a more engaged workforce, many companies are starting to gamify their internal processes. Here's why it works and how you can do it.

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8 Freelancers on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 04, 2015

What are the pros and cons of working as a freelancer? Here's what these freelancers love and hate about their jobs.

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College Professors Reveal What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 04, 2015

Professors weigh in on what they love about teaching and the pros and cons of their jobs.

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8 CEOs Reveal What They Love (And Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 04, 2015

Ever wonder what it's really like to be the CEO? Here's what they love and hate about their jobs.

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8 Publicists Reveal What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | July 31, 2015

PR pros talk about what they do and share the pros and cons of working in public relations.

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Want to Fly Solo? 4 Unique Challenges of Sole Proprietorship
By Nicole Fallon | July 23, 2015

Sole proprietors face a unique set of challenges when running a business of one. Here's how to overcome the biggest obstacles of 'solopreneurship.'

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Employee Theft On the Rise and Expected to Get Worse
By Chad Brooks | July 17, 2015

Poor pre-employment screening and a decline in supervision are contributing to the rise in employee theft incidents.

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5 Amazingly Generous Bosses Who Will Inspire You
By Brittney Morgan | June 06, 2015

Want to be a better boss? Take some inspiration from these incredibly generous employers.

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18 Inexpensive Holiday Gifts Your Employees Will Love
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A thoughtful gift can keep your staff motivated throughout the holiday season. Here are 18 inexpensive gift ideas for your employees.

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Considering Employee Leasing? What You Need to Know About Using a PEO
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A professional employer organization (PEO) is a firm that provides businesses with outsourced workers while eliminating the recruitment efforts, taxes and benefits administration associated with...

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9 Documents Your Business Should Keep Forever
By Chad Brooks | April 30, 2015

Tempted to clean out the old filing cabinet? Make sure you don't throw these documents away.