Andrew Hutcheson

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4 Ways to Establish a Strong Culture Without Sacrificing Startup Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Culture" permeates every facet of your organization -- from employee recruitment and retention to brand awareness and advocacy. So, it makes sense that you’d place a high importance on cultivating it. But basing the majority of your …

Customer Service

Six Things Real Leaders Don't Do (Like Boss People Around)

People get hired or promoted into leadership roles every day. Sadly, when they get the job they may get little or no training on how to lead a team.<p>Because no one tells them how to lead, how to communicate with their team members or how to inspire people, they are left with the mistaken idea that …

Employment

The Productivity Mistake Everyone Is Making

Showing off how many hours you work? You may be hurting your entire team.<p>Getting the job done day in and day out is tough. I always go through periods where my productivity starts slacking, and I can feel the laziness bug start creeping in. To get back on track, I follow a few steps and I'm back in …

Time Management

13 Podcasts for Growing Your Business

Podcast pro John Lee Dumas shares his insights on the shows you should be listening to.<p>As podcasts rise in popularity, it's hard to know which ones to spend your precious time with. There are literally hundreds of thousands of business podcasts you can access from your phone at any given moment. I …

15 Secrets of Really Persuasive People

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likability.<p>Whether you're trying to get the boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to …

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

7 Steps to a New Image for Your Small Business Without Spending Much

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’ve been in business for five weeks or 50 years, chances are your business has an image, at least with someone. You may assume that once your image has been established you can’t change it, but that isn’t true at all. From time …

How to Make the 'Just Following Up' Email Less Dreadful

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Most sales and business professionals have had the disappointing experience of placing a sales call or sending an email pitch only to hear crickets from the prospective partner or sales lead. You might have thought it was a more-than-qualified lead or …

Selling

Tim Cook's Philosophy at Apple, in His Own Words

One week after Steve Jobs announced plans to go on his first medical leave of absence from Apple in 2009, the man tasked with temporarily leading the …

The 7 Habits of Seriously Effective Communication Pros

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes clients don’t fully understand, make full use of or give credit to the value added by communications pros. Yet, these individuals work under intense time or performance pressure, a reason why their positions are ranked as among …

Study Skills

How to Write Emails Like a Powerful Person

How do people project power in their writing? Tons of data say it all comes down to how you use this one little word.<p>Professor James Pennebaker of the University of Texas, Austin, has an unusual interest-- those little words like "I" and "the" that most of us totally ignore. To study them, he and …

Self-awareness

4 Scenarios That May Prompt You to Divorce a Client

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’ll happen, eventually. Every business runs into the “problem client.” This is the customer who you find yourself wishing you could be brutally honest with, explaining that if he or she would just stop doing A, B or C, …

Business Strategy

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …