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.
Certain kinds of company culture can turn even good-hearted workers into schemers and cheats. Plus: Lawyer and author Fred Steingold shares his top tips on what you should know before you fire an employee.
Follow these three tips to make room for serendipitous strokes of good fortune in your small business. Plus:
One business can be all-consuming, but for some restless entrepreneurs, it's not enough. Here's how to know
if you can handle the juggle.
Understanding online marketing means knowing the jargon. Here's a lexicon of essential terminology. Plus:
Having customers that keep coming back means winning their trust. Here's how
to do it.
A new survey reveals some interesting findings about consumer habits and behaviors with online coupons. Plus: Three reports show
despite modest gains, job growth is still sluggish and workers are dropping out.
An SEP, or Simplified Employee Pension plan, is a flexible retirement option for you and your employees. Learn more about it. Plus: Get a jump
on your customer service strategy for 2013 with these expert tips.
If you need to promote something in a big way, try a street team. Here's how to find success in starting yours. Plus: A non-existent marketing budget is no excuse for your small business
to not have a logo, a TV commercial or a professional-quality brochure.
This is the final post in our series of articles and infographics highlighting the achievements of women business owners. Plus: Employees who care for both kids and parents have a lot on their plates. Here's what you can do to help