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11 Traits of Extremely Effective Salespeople

No business succeeds without great sales. Here's how great salespeople make it happen.

8 Affordable Ways to Make Your Team Happier and More Productive

From installing a "Surprise Committee" to buying a few beanbag chairs, there are plenty of inexpensive and fun ways to reinvigorate your office vibe.

London’s used coffee beans power buildings and transport

Bio-Bean are a UK based start-up turning the used beans from London's many coffee shops into green energy.

How Chocolatier Jacques Torres Doubled His Business to $10 Million in One Year

Jacques Torres, the founder of Jacques Torres Chocolate, talks about how he opened a 40,000-square-foot chocolate-making facility and quickly expanded his business.

25 Best Places to Get Paid WordPress Themes

When searching for the best places to get paid WordPress themes online, it quickly becomes clear that the overwhelming popularity of the blogging and site-building solution has spawned an entire theme-building industry of its own. Known best for its low price, ease of use and powerful functionality, WordPress’ chameleon-like nature — the ability to change...

Why the Abercrombie & Fitch Case Could Matter to You

Supreme Court hearing arguments in a case that pits employee dress codes against religious freedom, and could affect company hiring policies.

Designer glasses rental service lets customers swap at any time

Endless from Ditto enables customers to rent glasses, instead of buying them — swapping for a new pair anytime they like.

7 Steps to Stop Singing Your Sad Little Song

People can get trapped where they are in many ways. Here's a big one that you can avoid.

How To Announce a Demotion

Can you preserve a demoted employee's dignity when announcing the change to the rest of your team?

8 Canadian Startups to Watch Out For In 2015

The fastest growing Canadian startups are an intriguing group of companies. Their growth is in a wide range of industries from medical to social to identity theft protection.

3 Things You Grow to Appreciate in a Startup

When you're starting up, there are times when it feels like things are only hanging by a thread. But if you can hang on, you're in for one of the wildest and most memorable rides of a lifetime.

5 Biggest Obstacles to Build a Professional Practice

Building a professional practice requires you to sidestep these 5 common obstacles. Here's how...

New HP Officejet Pro X Series Printers: What Do They Offer?

When thinking about efficiency and productivity in your business and areas you can easily improve, you might first think about your employees, software, and apps. But when was the last time you thought about your printer? It may not be the first thing to pop into your mind, but it’s time to change that thinking,...

5 Things to Know About Starting Up in Santiago

An affordable cost of living and tech-savvy culture are two of the many reasons entrepreneurs are taking their startup ideas to Chile. Here's what you need to know before you go.

Platform uses Facebook ads to set up dates

Lovebook takes out Facebook ads on behalf of its clients, targeting potential suitors using the site's inbuilt marketing algorithms

5 Mistakes Founders Make When Hiring Their First Salesperson

Your MVP is complete. Some seed funding is in the bank, or maybe even a Series A. You’re anxious to see if your product flies off the shelf. It’s time to make that first sales hire.

How Brand Storytelling Can Boost Franchise Sales Lead Generation

Franchise systems that don’t tell robust stories about themselves were losing qualified franchise candidates to brands that used compelling narratives, franchisee and customer interviews and data about investment costs and returns to lure more engaged franchise leads.

Hillary Clinton Talks Tech's Big Issues With Women of Silicon Valley

At a tech conference, the former Secretary of State acknowledges the industry's glass ceiling while deflecting questions about her presidential hopes.

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