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9 Ways to Fix a Bad First Impression

Inc Small Business - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:55am
Bungled that all-important first meeting? All is not lost if you follow this advice.
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Abigail Johnson Named as Fidelity's New CEO

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 3:20pm
She will replace her father Edward Johnson, as announced in a memo to shareholders.
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Stock Market Plunges Again

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:57pm
Days after its biggest drop of the year, the stock market took another dive on Monday.
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The Age of the Low-Profile Founder Is Over

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 2:12pm
People buy from people, so the sooner you embrace becoming the face of your company, the better. And that means getting over your fear of public speaking.
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Perception VS Reality: Do You Know What Your Real Company Culture Is?

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:45pm
This article is the second of a 6-part series that addresses common growing pains and challenges that startups encounter, and offers advice on how to bypass these hurdles while keeping your team and customers top of mind. The following topics will be addressed throughout this series: global expansion, hyper growth and hyper change, recruitment, branding, and preserving your vision and organic company culture. Anaplan is reinventing the foundation of business planning and execution and aims to change the way companies align people and plans to market opportunities.
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New York Comic Con: Business Owners Get In On the Cosplay Action

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 1:45pm
At Comic Con, costumed performers roaming the halls is a given. Photographer Anka Itskovich, who has long been documenting fashion-forward characters, gave us a ring-side seat to this year's NYC-based event.
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The Best Book About Corporate Culture in a Decade

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:45pm
Container Store founder Kip Tindell's new book Uncontainable shows how genuinely caring about the people in and around your business is the surest road to profitability.
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The Counterproductive Perils of Transparency

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:40pm
It's hard to be your smoothest or smartest self when you know you're being watched--and possibly evaluated--at every moment.
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Is Your Small Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:30pm
With holiday sales expected to spike more than usual this season, here's how you can ensure your business is ready to make the best of it.
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5 tips on Pinterest and Other Missed Social SEO Opportunities

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:30pm
Social Media and SEO have undoubtedly become more intertwined than anyone could have ever imaged and more important for your business than ever.
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The Best Sales Pitches Don’t Sell Anything

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:05pm
The sales pitches that result in the most sales in the least amount of time are the ones that don't try to sell anything to anyone.
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How to Get Your Quiet Employees Talking

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:26am
Learn how to successfully encourage your team to share their thoughts about your company and how you're leading it.
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How to Defend Your Business From a Bad Yelp Review (Infographic)

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:12am
Staying polite and courteous is always the rule. Here are the best ways to deal with rude online reviewers.
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Repeat Entrepreneurs Are More Successful

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:09am
Are entrepreneurs born or made? New research by Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Kathryn Shaw adds to the evidence on the "made" side of the column.
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Poll: Many Insured Still Struggle with Medical Bills

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:02am
High deductibles and confusion about what's covered suggest that the Affordable Care Act still has a long way to go.
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The One Question All Leaders Should Ask Themselves

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:51am
Too much emotional exposure is often too much to handle in the workplace, but just enough will turn you into an exceptional leader.
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Banks Use Callers' Voiceprints to Fight Fraud

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:33am
Computers with voice recognition are being used--sometimes discreetly--to add extra security during calls with customers.
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9 Things to Do When Your Co-Founder Reaches the Boiling Point

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:30am
Everyone hits a point where the stress is too much to bear. What should you do when that person is your co-founder?
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Mark Suster: The Authoritative Guide to Pro-rata Rights

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:27am
Let's have a debate about pro-rata rights. Our industry needs to figure this out.
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7 Reasons You Didn’t Get a Raise

Inc Small Business - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:20am
There are several possibilities that could prevent you from getting a raise, and not all of them are a reflection of your performance.
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