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7 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

There’s no gainsaying that employees need to be at their best to produce great results at work. That’s why organizations are constantly exploring new …

Small Businesses Need Technology to Really Know Their Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the growing interest in locally made and locally grown products, some say that small, local retailers have a unique advantage.<p>Nonetheless, big companies with big budgets still have considerable advantages. Large companies are …

Small Business

10 Must-Haves for Great Customer Service (Infographic)

More than 80% of consumers require some form of customer service when making online purchases. Here's how to exceed their expectations by providing the best customer service possible.<p>Resolving customer service issues quickly and in a single interaction is one way to win repeat business, but …

5 Questions Great Managers Need to Ask Themselves Daily

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Meg Whitman, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Whether in the office or on the road, I’m often asked about leadership and my personal set of management principles. With that in mind, I thought I would share a …

Leadership

8 Ways to Drive Entrepreneurial Stress Out From Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the business world, there's a certain cache attached to being able to soak up all that stress.<p>But people can’t keep putting themselves under a lot of pressure for a long time without consequences. Eventually something’s going to give.<p>A …

Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Manage Remote Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past few years the number of employees working remotely has increased significantly, according to a recent U.S. Census Bureau report. Whether these employees are working from home, shared work spaces or coffee shops, research shows …

The Workplace

3 Qualities Every Remote Manager Needs (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Any manager who has decided to test remote working at a company is probably pretty confident in his or her leadership abilities. But be careful: The skills of a traditional manager do not always translate well in a distributed work …

Remote Working

How to Lead Your Team Through Change

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business demands fluidity, which requires leaders to embrace change and take risks. Put simply, if you’re not ready to lead change then you’re not ready to lead full stop.<p>Mark Zuckerberg once said, “In a world that's changing really …

Employment

5 Tools to Help Make Your Data Visualization Look Stunning

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>The last few years have brought data visualization deeply into the world of design. It used to take highly technical designers or a team of developers and designers to create data visualizations that were both accurate and beautiful. Recently, several …

Data Visualization

How to Stay Productive Working From Home

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Working from home can be convenient to employees and help companies save money, but it’s not the right fit for every worker. Distractions are plentiful when you are home, and often it’s only the most disciplined who can remain productive and …

10 Habits of Highly Successful Future Franchisees

This story originally appeared on The Franchise King<p>In order to be a successful franchise owner, you have to do a lot of things right.<p>One of those things has to happen <i>before you even become an owner</i>.<p>Keep reading. What follows are the top 10 things franchise owners need to do to be successful.<p>Your …

Top 10

5 Must-Read Books for Every Entrepreneur This Summer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re on a plane traveling to your next meeting, taking vacation on the beach, or out on the prairie, there are five must-read books you need to bring with you. It’s a list of new bestsellers and old classics and, no matter the …

Social Media

Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The people you hire directly affect how successful your business becomes. As the technology industry quickly expands, businesses are on the hunt for qualified candidates who can take their company to the next level.<p>But to find the right …

Human Resources

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with …

Want to Hire the Best Talent? Be Like Elon Musk and Set a Strong Vision.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Turnover is a problem for most companies in and around Silicon Valley, but not at companies with a strong vision.<p>Case in point: Two of Elon Musk’s businesses, SpaceX and Tesla Motors, according to a partner at Founder's Fund. Both …

Tesla

Want to Be a Good Manager? Pick Up a Book.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For those that have experienced poor communication at a company, you know it isn't pretty – especially for smaller companies.<p>When a manager in a startup isn’t effectively communicating, trust breaks down. When you don’t have trust, people …

Thought Leadership

Flying Drones Capture Fireworks Better Than Any View You Will Ever See

Your ground-level view of exploding fireworks on July 4 is nothing compared to the stunning airborne spectacle one Florida man captured using a …

What Entrepreneurs Can Take Away From the Tour de France

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cycling is similar to many other professional sports. Beyond dealing with grueling physical challenges, cyclists rely on a strategy, and despite the fact that one person is ultimately awarded the title, a large degree of …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

Top Entrepreneurs to Young Entrepreneurs: Delegate Now, and Always Trust Your Gut

Inc.'s 35 Under 35 judges weigh in with their best (and least obvious) advice for young entrepreneurs.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Vote for your top pick among</i> Inc.'s <i>35 Under 35 Coolest Entrepreneurs of 2014. Inc.com announces the Readers' Choice winner Thursday, June 26.</i><p>We've asked our esteemed panel of judges …

13 Personality Traits Of A Great Boss

Half of the employees that quit their jobs quit because of their boss. A bad boss is the single biggest reason for disengagement and low performance …

20 Tips to Becoming a Peak-Performing Business Leader

On any given day, Evolution Trainers, a 10,000 square foot facility in Mountain View, Calif., is sprawling with members, three-quarters of whom are local tech employees, engineers, venture capitalists and M&A lawyers routinely exercising to reverse the damages of desk life.<p>“Folks living the Silicon …

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