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6 times multi-tasking doesn't work

Research has recently shown that only about two percent of people can actually multi-task.


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Sesame Street's rules for business

Sesame Street has taught the world a lot of incredible things. Much of these teachings apply to your business growth.


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Burned out? 20 ways to tell when it's time for a career pivot

Did you just give three extra hours to a project and no one noticed or appreciated it? Time to move on.


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Steve Jobs was a master at looking into the future -- You can be, too

Steve Jobs knew how to keep his company constantly adapting to the future. Do you? More>>

It's official: Wearing a suit makes you less effective at work

Clothes do indeed make the man (or the woman) . . . but not in a good way.


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If you do the following, chances are everyone hates your emails

Find yourself doing any of the following? Just stop.


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A surprising tool for retaining your employees

Finding your company's weak spots can often help you keep your talent.

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4 behaviors highly successful people have mastered

Highly successful people have different habits than most people.


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New secret weapon for businesses? Adorable animals

Several startups recently have leveraged the undeniable allure of cuddly critters to raise their profile and boost business. Could your company follow suit?


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Why truly great teams operate like orchestras

Musicians are some of the best communicators you'll ever meet. Here's what they can teach you about running a powerful team.

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What drives employees to work hard?

Many assume that passionate employees accept less money because they love their jobs, but a new study indicates that they end up earning more. More>>

Can you buy Twitter legitimacy for your business?

Just do a simple "buy Twitter followers" Google search and you'll see an overwhelming number of options for purchasing your way to bigger numbers. More>>

Use Google Alerts to keep stay on top of your industry

Google Alerts was designed to provide users with information about a specific topic without requiring them to scour the web continuously. More>>

Five technology-driven ways to get your small business on track this year

Despite all the chatter about how the Great Recession is finally over, many small-business owners aren't feeling it yet. Here are some steps to help your small business get ahead. More>>

Protect your company's bank account

Small business accounts are under attack, and IT is the last line of defense. Here's what you need to know to outsmart cyberthieves. More>>

How to pick the right cloud provider Video included

The cloud offers great advantages for small and midsized businesses. But as the number of providers explodes, selecting the right one can be tricky. More>>

4 project management tips from the pros

If you want to climb the career ladder, you need to show you can manage projects with skill and smarts. Here's what you need to know. More>>

Do you need an iPad for your small business? Video included

The iPad is more than just the latest tech toy. Here's what you need to know about the iPad as a small-business tool. More>>

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