2016 Year-in-Review: Most Popular Business Coaching News

Our data shows readers were most interested in profit management – not necessarily finance or the crunching of numbers – but how to align human resources programs with overall company objectives.

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Highly Vulnerable to Hacking, Here’s What Law Firms Can Do

U.S. officials say Chinese hacking of law firms is more prevalent than you might think. Why? Hackers stand to gain millions of dollars. Here’s an infographic on what law firms should do to prevent hacking.

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Etiquette Tips for Conducting Business in the French Culture

Not to be gauche, but compared to the U.S., conducting business in France might seem a bit quirky to you. Nevertheless, business with the French can be very profitable, if you approach it with dignity.

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For More Sales, 8 Vital Mobile Marketing Tips

Put your brand where prospects and customers are likely to see it. That means leveraging mobile marketing.

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Betrayal of Israel, an Obama Legacy

For many supporters in the two terms of President Obama, his administration’s Middle East policy and treatment of Israel seemed well-balanced and positive. But his betrayal of Israel on the eve of Hanukkah shows the truth.

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‘That’s the Way It Is’ – Often a Lazy Reaction to Employees

When employees question your policies, don’t let your ego dictate how you react to them. Consider it as though they’re merely questioning you. They just might be positive change agents for you. So here’s how to profit from change agents.

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For Business Growth, the 3 Best Practices in Cutting Costs

You won’t achieve long-term profitable growth by slashing costs. By strategically cutting costs, you will develop a resilient business-growth model. Just as you differentiate your company to your customers, you must differentiate your costs to propel your business growth.

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What Bill Gates Says about Donald Trump Will Surprise You

Mr. Gates astutely observes Mr. Trump was not elected “for specific policies” but for his “kind of leadership.” The tech icon also believes Mr. Trump has a message reminiscent of President John F. Kennedy.

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Economic Trends: The High Public Price Tag of Manufacturing Jobs

There’s been a surge in optimism for the economy and stock market, according to authoritative polls. But countless manufacturing workers and their families are on public assistance says a UC Berkeley study. The answers aren’t more entitlements or higher minimum wage. Here are the real solutions.

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Choice of Words Matter to Convert Prospects to Customers

Many sales organizations would have an easier route to closing sales if they understood that the choice of words matter. A great salesperson always manages the sales process.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.