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Entrepreneurs Reveal Their 10 Favorite Business Books
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 01, 2018

Business owners and professionals told Business News Daily what their favorite business books of the last few years are.

Tips for Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking
By Adam Uzialko | October 16, 2018

Public speaking is a nerve-wracking endeavor for many people. These tips will help you conquer your fear of public speaking and head into that presentation with confidence.

Microsoft Office 2019: Best Features for Your Business
By Matt D'Angelo | September 25, 2018

Microsoft Office 2019 is still in preview, but signing up could be a good way for businesses to decide what Microsoft plan they want to enroll in.

Feel Like an Impostor? Here's How to Fix It
By Adam Uzialko | August 28, 2018

If you suffer from impostor syndrome, these tips could help you get over it.

3 Tips to Prevent Emotional Decision-Making in the Workplace
By Sammi Caramela | August 03, 2018

Don't let your emotions cloud your judgement. Here's how to avoid emotional decision-making at work.

Giving a Performance Review? Avoid These Phrases
By Jennifer Post | July 10, 2018

When you're giving a performance review, the way you phrase your feedback impacts how well it's received. Avoid these mistakes for an effective review.

6 Best Documentaries About Business
By Andreas Rivera | June 14, 2018

These six inspiring films about business are not only entertaining, but also informative.

Business Etiquette Musts for Your Next Client Meeting
By Sammi Caramela | June 05, 2018

The American business world has become more casual in recent years, but that doesn't mean you should ignore etiquette standards.

5 Simple Scientific Ways to Be More Productive
By Adam Uzialko | March 28, 2018

If you're feeling like performance has dipped in the office, these five tips should help you boost your (or your employees') productivity.

Management Theories Every Small Business Owner Should Know
By Paula Fernandes | March 10, 2018

Become a better leader by learning about the five classic theories for business management.

Ditch Your Comfort Zone: How Pushing Yourself Helps Your Career
By Sammi Caramela | March 02, 2018

Even when you've reached a goal or are comfortable with where you are in life, it's still important to challenge yourself.

Email Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts of Professional Emails
By Jennifer Post | January 30, 2018

Clean up your outbox and craft more professional emails with these email etiquette tips.

7 Doctors on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | January 30, 2018

Ever wonder what it's really like to work as a doctor? Here's what seven physicians enjoy and dislike about their careers.

7 Lawyers on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | January 30, 2018

Wondering what it's really like to be a lawyer? Here's what attorneys love and hate about their jobs.

BambooHR Performance Management Software
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

BambooHR is a great option for a stand-alone performance management system because of its open API, which allows it to integrate with a variety of other human capital management software suites and...

By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

For midsize and large companies, a versatile human capital management is a must UltiPro's performance management module and associated software deliver effective tools for managing your most valuable...

Halogen TalentSpace
By Adam Uzialko | September 21, 2017

Halogen TalentSpace is our best pick for performance management systems for small businesses for its high degree of customization, easily navigated user interface, and the other effective talent...

6 Tips for Perfecting Your Personal Brand
By Jill Bowers | July 31, 2017

Your personal brand is important, so how do you keep it genuine and polished? These expert tips can help.

10 Ways to Give a Kickass Business Presentation
By Jennifer Post | March 01, 2017

Make your next business presentation engaging and unforgettable with these expert tips.

Are You a Toxic Leader? 4 Warning Signs to Watch
By Nicole Fallon | November 30, 2016

Is your style of leadership having a negative impact on your team? Here's how to tell if you're a "toxic" leader — and how to correct it.

4 Important Lessons Marginalized Leaders Should Learn
By Adryan Corcione | October 28, 2016

Any professional from a marginalized background — gender, race, class, etc. — will face unique challenges climbing the ladder. Here's what new leaders need to know.

4 Healthy Habits That Will Make You More Productive at Work
By Nicole Fallon | August 30, 2016

If you want to improve your productivity at work, take care of your personal health and well-being first.

5 Unique Ways to Raise Employee Morale
By Nicole Fallon | August 15, 2016

When morale is high, employees tend to be more productive and engaged. Here are a few real-life examples of ways to lift your team's spirits.

25 Entrepreneurs Share Their Stress-Busting Secrets
By Business News Daily Editor | July 25, 2016

Wondering how successful people deal with the lows of running a business? Here's how 25 entrepreneurs manage stress.

Core Values: Why They Matter & How to Find Yours
By Nicole Fallon | June 14, 2016

Your company's core values can help guide your mission, operations and business decisions. Here's how to figure out your values and how to live by them.

Need a Good Mentor? Here's How to Find One
By Nicole Fallon | February 11, 2016

One of the most valuable resources you can have in your career is a good mentor. Make sure you choose one who's right for you.

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By Adam Uzialko | October 21, 2015

Business owners and professionals told Business News Daily what their favorite business books of the year are.

8 Style Experts on What They Love (And Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | September 22, 2015

Considering a job in the fashion and beauty industry? Here's what professionals really think about their jobs.

7 Social Media Pros oyesn What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | September 09, 2015

Considering a job in social media? Here's what industry professionals say are the pros and cons of their careers.

7 Health and Fitness Pros on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | August 29, 2015

Thinking about a career in the health and fitness industry? Health coaches, trainers and fitness instructors reveal what their jobs are really like.