Do you have an idea for the "next big thing"? You may think your idea is perfect the way it is, but it's wise to test it out before you spend a lot of time and money developing a business or product for which there's no market. Here are six steps to help you make sure your product is something the world wants, before you launch it
Think your employees get your company's culture? They might not see it the same way you do: New research has revealed disconnects between managers and their employees regarding their companies' values and culture
When you spend most of your week with the same people, you're bound to form bonds with some of them. It's great to have co-workers who support your goals and inspire you, and the line between colleagues and friends can often blur.
As a young manager, what do you do if some of your direct reports are older – and potentially more experienced – than you? Although you may be qualified for your new leadership role, you may worry that your older employees won't respect your authority, which makes it difficult to motivate your team and deal with conflicts.
Today's consumers have a range of choices about where to shop, and retailers need to work harder than ever to earn repeat business. Offering a loyalty program not only makes customers feel valued, but it allows retailers to easily collect important information about customers.
Starting a business partnership is an exciting time, full of new challenges, shared vision and celebrations of small successes. During the good times, keeping a relationship on solid ground while running a business is easy. But what do you do when you do not agree, and the honeymoon period is over?