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Authenticity in the Workplace: Are You Being True to Yourself?

When leaders model authenticity, in the way in which they handle themselves in the workplace, they build a culture that produces high-quality results with confident, motivated employees.

Social Media as a Sales Tool

Social media is still seen as a waste of time for many business owners. Here are ways on how to increase your sales using social media.

Service lets fans receive phone calls from their favorite popstars

Phonio is enabling celebrities to record mass messages for their fans, pushed to their handsets as a phone call.

When It Comes to Finding Your Path. Don't Overthink, Do.

Sometimes the right career direction isn't immediately apparent. The only way to get there, though, is to experiment.

Today in Small Business: Is Apple Pay the Future of Money?

How one start-up made its first hires. Why a travel ban is not going to happen. Should you have to pay to make a restaurant reservation?

Business Ideas in the News: How Drones Are Changing Business

How drones are poised to change the construction industry, Vietnamese coffee, and twerking.

Freelance Economy Supply and Demand Growing

I attended the Staffing Industry Analysts Contingent Workforce Summit a couple of weeks ago. This show is targeted at contingent workforce managers at large companies and provides a forum to discuss best practices around the hiring and managing of contingent...

How Your Mentors Can Bolster Your Company

Jessica Johnson, president of Johnson Securities Bureau, explains how lifelong mentors can help guide and facilitate growth in your career and your business.

3 Powerful Online Marketing Dashboard Tools

As you prepare for your next online marketing campaign, here are three robust online marketing dashboard tools that might be able to help you.

How to Find the Right Business Partner for Success

It's often said that two heads are better than one, and in the case of having a business partner to bounce ideas off of, it can be priceless.

Travel app connects tourists with locals up for a party

The Netherlands' Party With A Local is helping tourists hook up with residents that know the best spots for a shindig.

A Soap Start-Up Looks to Clean Up (and Do Some Good)

“I had a midlife crisis where I wanted to use my talents for the greater good,” said the owner.

99 Ways to Make Money from Home This Weekend

While not all of these ideas will make you a million, people have paid the mortgage with most of them! AV Expertise: sell your audio/visual production services Admin: perform network administration services remotely Affiliate Marketing: sign up free with networks like Commission Junction, LinkShare and Shareasale Apps: create and monetize a mobile phone app Are […]

HBR on Freelancers and Word of Mouth

The HBR's The Freelance Economy Still Runs on Word of Mouth covers data from the MBO Partners State of Independence study showing word of mouth is the dominant way freelancers and other independent workers find work. The chart below describing...

Good news casts a long shadow in the Brag Basket

  The Brag Basket is open! This one is for October 24-26, 2014. Bring your good news to share with everyone. What can you do in the Brag Basket? introduce yourself share some great news from this week congratulate a friend applaud for each other confess your undying love for rural places How do you […]

3 Types of Companies That Are Growing at a Breakneck Speed

Driving growth is the essence of a business. Here are the three types of companies that are growing the fastest.

Leadership Lessons from My Brother, Paul

Leadership lessons come in many forms. I'd like to share some important lessons that I learned from my older brother Paul, who passed away recently.

At pop-up restaurant, customers wash the dishes instead of paying

A French washing liquid brand has created the Mir Restaurant, which is charging customers in the form of dishwashing tasks instead of money.

Growing American Exports, One Small Business at a Time

Right now, only 350,000 or so American companies export their goods and services.

How to Avoid Pyramid Schemes

There are two common sense truths that can, and will, protect you from pyramid schemes.

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