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9 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Your People to Innovate
By Alex Goryachev | August 14, 2018

Innovation should be the core of an organization, not just a side project.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Your E-Commerce Business Global
By Taral Patel | August 14, 2018

Going global with your e-commerce business requires careful planning and a solid strategy.

UN's Sustainable Development Goals for Small Businesses
By Carlyann Edwards | August 07, 2018

The hope is to have all people, governments and businesses following the agenda by 2030.

How to Prepare Your Business for the Future of Technology
By Andriy Skoropad | August 03, 2018

Embracing technology will set your business up for long-term success.

Get Creative: A Professor's Tips on Bringing Creativity to Your Business
By Chad Brooks | July 09, 2018

Even if you're not in a creative industry, creativity is still critical to success.

What's in a Name? How to Choose the Most Appropriate Job Title
By editorial staff | June 01, 2018

Business experts gave us these five tips for naming roles in your startup or SMB.

Microsoft Azure vs. Amazon Web Services: Cloud Comparison
By editorial staff | May 25, 2018

Which one is right for your business?

Think Like a Startup, Scale Like an Enterprise: Balancing the Best of Both Worlds
By Alex Goryachev | April 11, 2018

Larger companies must maintain the startup mindset to stay innovative and keep growing.

4 Signs It's Time To Change Direction
By Russell Smith | March 05, 2018

These four indisputable signs indicate it's time to forge a new future.

Choosing the Best Pricing Model for Your Business: License vs. Subscription
By Eugene Kalnyk | March 02, 2018

Which pricing structure is right for your business?

Collaboration Improves Workplace Performance. Here's How to Encourage It
By Stuart Hearn | March 02, 2018

Employees are more productive and persevere more in collaborative work environments.

Pause for Power: Why You Need to Become Comfortable With Silence
By George Torok | March 01, 2018

In public speaking, the occasional silence is actually a good thing.

The Management Theory of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
By Sammi Caramela | February 23, 2018

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth stressed one way to get the job done.

Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sammi Caramela | February 13, 2018

While Taylor's theory could make for more efficient workers, it is not without its flaws.

How AI Is Changing the Retail Industry
By Samantha Donaldson | February 12, 2018

Artificial intelligence has tremendous power to reshape how stores are run.

How to Say 'No' in Business
By Keren Lerner | February 02, 2018

Drawing firm but friendly boundaries leads to greater satisfaction, for you and clients.

How CEO Scott Fischer Turned Dippin' Dots Fortune Around
By Chad Brooks | January 31, 2018

It's no simple thing to turn around a company facing financial ruin.

How Color Can Impact Your Restaurant
By Matt D'Angelo | December 07, 2017

Color plays as important a role as sound in building a restaurant atmosphere.

The State of Big-Box Retailers (and What That Means for SMBs)
By Andreas Rivera | December 07, 2017

How are the large retailers and the little guys faring with Amazon and e-commerce booming?

Why Your KPIs Are Causing Conflict and How to Fix It
By Sabrina Chamberlain | November 22, 2017

Use these four objectives when setting your key performance indicators.

Should You Go Global?
By Robert Courtney | November 13, 2017

Is going international a good fit for your company?

4 Tips for Re-Engaging Past Clients
By Anna Johansson | November 03, 2017

Increasing your customer retention rate by 5 percent can raise profits five times or more.

Should Your Restaurant Accept Bitcoin?
By Andreas Rivera | November 02, 2017

When accepting cryptocurrency makes sense in restaurants, and when it doesn't

5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big
By Mona Bushnell | October 11, 2017

These five scenarios are how most restaurant workers steal from you, and how to stop them.

Take Your Restaurant to the Next Level: 11 Tips for Busy Owners
By Jonathan Bentz | July 26, 2017

Here's how to futureproof your eating establishment

Secrets to Selling Intangible Goods and Services
By Jonathan Furman | July 26, 2017

Trust is integral in the marketing and sales of intangibles

8 Little Known Ways to Network with Hospitality Industry Insiders
By Rich Sharptek | July 11, 2017

Open the door to new opportunities by networking with hospitality industry pros

What Is Behavioral Analytics and How Can It Help Your Business Grow?
By Guy Greenberg | July 05, 2017

It's an analytics jungle. Choosing the right tool gives you a leg up over the competition

Mobile Payments: What Retailers Need to Know
By Brett Nuckles | June 29, 2017

Mobile technology is charging the way that consumers pay, so businesses must be ready.