Small Business

5 Ways to Win Top Talent Without Huge Salaries

Can't match the wages offered by your giant rivals? No matter! A bit of creativity and flexibility can attract the best and brightest

What Employees Want

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An entrepreneur's guide to finding—and keeping—the great people your business needs to succeed

How to Make Employees Care About Their Work

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When staff understand and believe in the purpose of your business, job satisfaction and productivity soar. What one PROFIT 500 company does to forge the connection

How to Get What You Want in Negotations

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Build the Perfect Small Business: Don't just accept the terms your customers or suppliers propose. Tricks for getting what you want

How to Stop Hiring Losers

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Build the Perfect Small Business: You're only as good as your people, so bringing the right ones into your company is key. Here's how to attract top talent

How to Make More Money by Upselling

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Build the Perfect Small Business: Creating complementary offerings and understanding your customers can help you increase sales

Why You Should Set Your Company Up to Run Without You

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Build the Perfect Small Business: Entrepreneurs who are too hands-on can hold their companies back. How to let your staff make decisions without losing control

7 Ways to Build the Perfect Small Business

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Size needn't dictate success. To celebrate Small Business Week, here are some crucial skills and strategies that can help you outshine the competition, sell more and build a top-notch workforce

Why Every Business Needs to Focus on Culture

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Build the Perfect Small Business: Entrepreneurs may dismiss it as a foible for giant corporations or startups, but your culture can make or break your company

How to Turn Your Superfans Into an Incredible Marketing Resource

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Build the Perfect Small Business: The clients you already have can help you find new ones. What you can do to generate referrals and make customers feel valued

Why You Should Brand Like the Big Guys and How to Do It

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Build the Perfect Small Business: A product—however amazing—isn't enough. You also need to make people feel the right way about your business

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