Don’t Take These 6 Shortcuts with Your Startup Business

    Plunging right in and recruiting a top-notch executive for your startup who has tons of experience working in large companies might seem like a good idea. However, in reality, recruiting candidates without any startup experience can do your business more damage than good. Taking shortcuts might seem like a good idea to save you time, money and […]

    6 podcasts that will make you smarter over Thanksgiving break

    One of the best ways to make smarter decisions in your personal and professional life is to hear how other successful people are making it happen. That’s why podcasts are becoming a favorite way to get inside the minds of some of today’s top business leaders. To join the trend and get a head start […]

    6 Honest Truths About Failure That All Entrepreneur Should Embrace

    CREDIT: Getty Images One of the biggest factors holding back new and aspiring entrepreneurs is the fear of failure. The reality is that the vast majority of successful entrepreneurs have, at one point or another, failed at some kind of business challenge. Personally, I have had more business failures than business successes, and even in the […]

    Google to mentor 6 more Indian startups in AI, Machine Learning

    The Internet giant Google on Wednesday said it will mentor six more Indian startups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers’ launchpad in San Francisco from July 17. “Six Indian startups have been selected for the two-week mentorship bootcamp to help them learn more on AI and ML by leveraging our latest […]

    6 Millennials Who Quit Their Day Jobs Share How They Did It

    For many full-time employees, millennials in particular, joining the gig economy is an alluring prospect. Understandably so. Being a member of the gig economy, while potentially risky, affords many of us the opportunity to quit our “real” jobs and travel the world while earning a living with unparalleled flexibility. Or, it can create a more appealing […]

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    6 Innovative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

    One of the key challenges in today’s workplace as a business owner is keeping your employees engaged and motivated. Your employees have a huge influence on the success of your company, and it’s tough to ensure all workers are equally contributing and trying their best. A motivated employee is typically more productive, reliable, and upbeat. […]

    6 Stressful Things New Entrepreneurs Never See Coming

    By the time you actually start your business, you’re already prepared for how hard entrepreneurship is. You’ve been told by classmates, friends, family members, peers, investors and partners that you’ll need to put in long hours, work nights and weekends and solve ridiculously hard challenges to eventually be successful. Related: 10 Things That Stress Out Entrepreneurs More Than […]

    6 Ways to Foster Healthy Competition at Work

    Workplace competition can help make your staff more productive, more engaged and more energized. However, it can also stress them out, crush their confidence and lead to lasting resentment. Some people are naturally competitive and thrive in competitions, while others aren’t and will cringe at the mere idea of a contest. How can you create […]

    6 Ways to Compete Using Retail Customer Experience

    It started with the Great Recession. As they tightened their belts, Americans spent less on products and more on experiences. While the economy has improved, this attitude hasn’t changed: Consumers of all ages are increasingly spending their money on experiences rather than things. What does this mean for your retail business, and how can you […]