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The Challenge Is Retaining Great People

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:00am
Competitors can copy your products, but they can't copy your hiring and training or your talent.

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Your People Are Your Biggest Competitive Advantage

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:00am
Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO Carlos Brito spoke to students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business about leadership, standing out from the competition, and where to find good ideas.
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How to Avoid Missed Opportunities for Self-Improvement

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:00am
Few people like receiving criticism--no matter how constructive. But if you want to make successful changes in your work, you need to get good at it.
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Company Behind Crocs Loses Its Footing: 3 Lessons for Small Businesses

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:45am
The company beloved--and hated--for its iconic plastic footwear announces drastic cutbacks. What you can learn from its story.
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3 Ways Your Company Culture Directly Impacts Your Bottom Line

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:45am
Are you micromanaging? Do you run an "open office?" Is there a strict dress code in effect? The answers to these questions have a direct effect on your company's ability to make money.
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How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur With Zero Experience

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:37am
Don't know what you're doing? Here's how to play your cards right.
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How Lyft Handles Fierce Competition and Heavy Regulation

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:30am
Lyft co-founder John Zimmer describes his strategies for beating the competition and navigating government regulation.

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The Most Revealing Interview Question You Should Ask

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:15am
It may not sound like it, but this question tells you an awful lot about a potential candidate.
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Best Advice I Ever Got: It's Not About You, It's About Your Customer

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
Evrim Oralkan's career as a luxury hotelier inspired him to build a pioneering e-commerce company. These 3 principles guided him along the way.
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Your Office Is Plotting to Kill You

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow. But definitely sooner than you think.
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5 Reasons Why Collaboration Is Essential in Today's Business Environment

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
Working in teams isn't just for employees--company founders can learn volumes by reaching out for a hand.
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Why a CEO Dumped Ice Water on Her Head

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
As a leader, it's OK to lose that suit and show off your silly side sometimes.
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Study: Pre-Negotiation Small Talk Is Useless, If You're a Woman

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
Chitchat before negotiations helps men but does nothing for women, a new study finds.
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5 Habits of Extraordinarily Effective Leaders

Inc Small Business - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 6:00am
Unleashing the power of your employees requires establishing a culture of open communication and problem solving.
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Don't Get Mad--Here's How Richard Branson Gets Even--and Wins

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:33pm
Four Secret Weapons Sir Richard Learned from Nelson Mandela
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Does Telecommuting Kill Company Morale?

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:06pm
A virtual office setup is supposed to make employees' lives easier and improve motivation. In practice, it can have exactly the opposite effect.
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Report: Fantasy Football Could Cost Employers $13 Billion This Season

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 2:03pm
All those hours spent drafting imaginary teams and checking scores will translate into a big productivity hit this year.
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Zuckerberg Joins the ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 1:38pm
Business stars are now embracing the viral video initiative.
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How to Nudge Employees to Be More Creative

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:04pm
The dean of Stanford Business School explains the crucial tools people need to discover a creative side they may not know they have.
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How New Contractor Protections Could Change the Minimum Wage Debate

Inc Small Business - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:33am
Last month the freelancing service TaskRabbit added a higher-than-average minimum wage as part of its deal with workers. That shows a lot of foresight.
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