Each week, OPEN Forum’s editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice from our contributors and others. Here are this week’s highlights.
Use this simple technique, asking two just questions, to close more sales. Plus: Lessons from the seven biggest sales scams of all time, and the most effective closing technique ever.
Make your new employee fall in love with your company on day one by following this blueprint for a great first day. Plus: Nine tips to instantly boost your employees’ morale.
This comprehensive guide—with insider tips from a published author, literary agent, two publishers and a publicist—will help you get your book published. Plus: Is your PR strategy broken?
Cognitive fitness sites promise to make business owners remember better, think faster and make better decisions. But do they work? Plus: Who are you? How do others see you? Here’s how to build your personal brand.
It's not your mom's nail polish. Alpha Nail offers nail polish for men—a niche market the big cosmetics companies have yet to fill. Plus: Game changing entrepreneur Nait Jones is making it easy for chefs and farmers to connect.
Did you make a social media faux pas? Don’t fret—here’s how to recover. Plus: Need to revamp your social media strategy? Here are 7 keys to success.
It's easy to confuse leadership with management. Use these three tips to start inspiring those around you. Plus: 12 tips to make that difficult conversation you’ve been dreading a little easier.
When he first started his app business, Chris Hull lived at his mom's house, making $700. Today, he has more than 20 million users. Plus: The plane ride that inspired the founder of Zozi to quit his day job and start his dream business.
New research suggests that traditional feminine traits, like empathy and nurturing, will define 21st century leaders—regardless of gender. Plus: The three elements of a true leader.
What was the most compelling news you read this week? Please share in the comments.