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.
Ever left a negotiation feeling shortchanged? You may have committed one of these mistakes—here's how to avoid them in the future for a winning strategy. Plus:
Employ these three additional tactics
that are sure to save you from falling for a bad deal.
Is your content feeling stale? Find out how to create—and amplify—great, fresh content. Plus:
Increase your online visibility with SweetIQ
, a marketing tool that condenses your platforms into one, easy-to-access place.
Focus on the planning process, instead of the plan, and your small business will be ready for anything next year. Plus:
Start the new year off on the right foot—identify these plateaus
ahead of time to keep your business from falling off the cliff.
Follow these tips to make sure your holiday sales live up to the forecasts you set earlier this year. Plus:
Avoid potential “office holiday fails
” by getting your employees into the holiday spirit and heeding this advice.
According to OPEN Forum’s latest infographic, you should use your strengths and let go of your weaknesses to become a great leader. Plus:
Be more productive with these time-management tips
—they’ll help you conquer your to-do list in no time.
Change is good, but it's not always easy. Find out how to best implement change when your business isn't meeting its benchmarks. Plus:
Learn how to avoid the six most common mistakes
companies will make in 2013.