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The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books

Posted on 12/11/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

There's never a shortage of new books about how to be more effective in business. Most of them are forgettable, but here are 25 that changed the way we think about management — from the iconic "How to Win Friends and Influence People" to groundbreaking tomes like "Guerilla Marketing" and quick reads like the "The One Minute Manager".

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The High Cost of Unhappy Employees [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on 12/4/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

Can disengaged employees hurt your company’s bottom line? Yes – and the proof is in the numbers.

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What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Posted on 11/20/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Personal Development

Are you a builder, opportunist, specialist or innovator? This article breaks down these four types of entrepreneurial DNA.

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When To Go With Your Gut

Posted on 11/15/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Personal Development

As a general rule, gut instinct is nothing to be ashamed of. Quite the opposite. It’s really just pattern recognition, isn’t it? You’ve seen something so many times over your life or career that you just get what’s going on without a lot of deep thinking. Gut instinct is a deep, even subconscious, familiarity — the voice inside you that tells you “Go for it now” or “No way — not ever.” We would wager, however, that the most common gut call falls in between the two. We’re talking about the “uh-oh” response in which your stomach informs you that something is not right.


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10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise

Posted on 10/17/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

Making big money is often less important to employees than satisfying these basic needs. Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive as they do so.

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10 Ways To Lose Your Best Employees

Posted on 10/3/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

Want to hold tight to your talent? Don't do these things!

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How to Better Manage Your Cash Flow

Posted on 9/5/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

These four steps will help you keep track of the money coming in and out of your growing company.

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Figuring Out What Time Is the Right Time to Start Hiring

Posted on 8/29/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Small Business Planning

Like a lot of business owners, Willan Johnson worries about hiring employees to meet demand — and then having that demand fade.

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How Do Your Employee Benefits Stack Up?

Posted on 8/21/2013 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business

Are you worried about retaining your key employees as the economy heats up? Or do you need to attract new workers to help with growing demand for your product or service, or to expand your business? In either case, employee benefits are an important factor in whether employees choose to join your company, stay with your business for the long haul or jump ship.

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Secrets To Hiring Hourly Employees

Posted on 6/25/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Managing Your Business

If you’re running or managing a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), chances are, you wear many hats at once. From accounting to marketing, those who work at SMBs have to make creative use of their time and resources every single day.

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