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8 Steps to Take to Stop Bullying in Your Workplace

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Part 2 of a 2-part series In our previous article on the topic of workplace bullying, we provided some statistics on numbers of workers affected by w...

Major Tech Trends Are Shaking Up the Construction Industry

John Rampton | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
John Rampton

When you think about tech-driven industries, construction likely isn't the first that comes to mind. The sector has a reputation for being slow to ado...

How to Use Snapchat to Market Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

For the last couple years we've been hearing about Snapchat, and now people have figured out how to make money from it, so it's not just for the kiddi...

The Business of the Brain on the Internet: Marketing Scare Tactics And Your Business

Erika Dickstein | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Erika Dickstein

What do advertisers, politicians, and mischievous kids on Halloween all have in common? They all know that fear has a powerful influence over human be...

Doing Business: Not Just About the Numbers

Anabel González | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Anabel González

Doing Business, the annual report that ranks countries and cities on their business regulations, is not just about numbers. It is the culmination of a...

Mining the Inner City for the Next Generation of Digital Leaders

NationSwell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact

For Zakiya Harris, growing up in East Oakland, Calif., meant navigating between two acutely different worlds every day. "I grew up in the hood, but I ...

How to Attract & Convert Millennials This Holiday Season

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The holiday season is literally right around the corner and there is a huge consumer segment that many businesses still can't wrap their head around -- Millennials.

How to Start a Luxury Brand with Just $300

Molly Reynolds | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

What does $300 buy you these days? A couple of weeks' food shopping? A stylish pair of shoes? A multi-million-dollar skincare brand? That's what Susan...

4 Things Drybar Gets Right About Running a Business

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

The bad hair day is dead and you have blowout chain Drybar to thank for it. For founder Alli Webb, the business of blowouts began from home. A stylist...

The Diderot Effect: Why We Want Things We Don't Need -- And What to Do About It

James Clear | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The famous French philosopher Denis Diderot lived nearly his entire life in poverty, but that all changed in 1765. Diderot was 52 years old and his d...

Fun Ways to Pump Up Your Business Pipeline

Kira Callahan | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Kira Callahan

Running a successful business is a balancing act that takes some practice to master. Most Advisors who have been working at building their practi...

5 Credit Card Secrets the Banks Don't Want You to Know

John Rampton | Posted 10.31.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Credit cards can be a dangerous game. If you do everything right, you have access to cash back and travel rewords worth thousands of dollars. If you m...

3 Non-expensive Ways to Make Your Small Business Feel Big

William Morrow | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Big companies always outshine smaller bootstrapped startups for a lot of reasons. While the quality of their services and products might not be so dis...

The Value of Mentorship in Career and Business

Alex Pirouz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

The entrepreneur bug got me at a young age, I was 13 and I had just won my school's competition to see who could raise the most money for charity to w...

Travel the World Without Business Skipping a Beat

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Photo credit: Luis Llerena/Unsplash. Moving around the globe has never been easier. Neither has managing your business while you travel. With this in...

2 Simple Ways to Drastically Improve Your Business' Online Footprint

Robert Harrow | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Robert Harrow

With so many consumers now searching online for local businesses, it's critical to have a strong web presence if you want to grow your business. And i...

48% of Entrepreneurs Grew Up in a Family Business

Michael Carpenter | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Michael Carpenter

Note: This article was originally published on the Conversational blog. Did you know that 48% of entrepreneurs grew up in a family business? While a ...

Sit Happens

Aaron Baker | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Aaron Baker

This style of work posture may be a luxury for many, but for me, I needed to create a lifestyle around it and mandate it as a solution of balance to my day of sitting in a car seat, an office chair, a coffee shop stool and my wheelchair.

Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found - in Small Town New Jersey!

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2016 | Taste
Jim Luce

Freehold, N.J.Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting e...

This Tennis Pro Gives Quitting A Really Bad Name

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Quitting is good. Quitting is right. Quitting is crucial to success. For smart business people, quitting isn't really quitting: it's just making a decision to change what's not working.

Reverse Engineering Your Way To Success

John Rampton | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Reverse engineering is a theme of success that has recently become apparent to me through various unrelated experiences, or so I thought.  While most...

How a Microloan Helped My Business Grow

NerdWallet | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business

By Kelsey Sheehy NerdWallet Before a chance meeting in 2013 with Accion, a nonprofit microlender, Kris Schoenberger pulled in $20,000 to $30,000 a...

5 Financial Survival Tips for Small Businesses

Vicky Law | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Small businesses struggle to get funds. Loans for small to medium-sized businesses are hard to come by to say the least. However, where there is a wil...

Where There Is No Vision There Is No Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

How can you make success happen if you can't envision it? Small business ideas are just that ideas. In order to move an idea forward you must focus o...

5 Steps To Increase An Existing Line of Credit

Jared Hecht | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

If you follow any or all of these five tips, you could be able to score a bigger line of credit to finance your business.