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3 Ways to Increase Worker Productivity

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U.S. companies spent $720 million to measure and improve worker engagement, according to the 2012 Bersin by Deloitte Employment Engagement report. The report said that number will easily double within three years. A high level of employee enthusiasm and loyalty towards the company is essential because of the well-established positive correlation between engagement and profits.

Gallup conducted its latest Q12 Employee Engagement meta-analysis of nearly 50,000 companies and their 1.4 million employees in 2012. This eighth edition of the Q12 yielded similar results as its predecessors: highly engaged workers are more productive and their respective companies experience higher profits, higher customer ratings, less absenteeism, less shrinkage due to theft and less turnover.

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Product Development: 10 Tools to Discover Your Customer’s Needs

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Each product development process will need to start with the right specification of customer’s needs. How you can start product development if you don’t know what your customers really want?

Generally, it is much easier if you already have customers. In such a way, you can easily start using available data from your company to classify them and select some for next research. But, if your product development process is part of your startup development, then you can’t use internal data, because simply you don’t have them.

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Your Value Explained in Less Than 140 Characters

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The value that your small business is shipping to the customers is the heart of your company. The success, and the future of your company will depend exactly on the value you are creating and shipping to your customers.

Often, when I am asking entrepreneurs to explain me their value they start to talk, and talk, and talk until I don’t stop them. It’s boring for me to listen philosophies like that. They are thinking too much theoretically, and not with the brain of their customers.

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Business Ideas: How to Produce Infinite Numbers of Ideas?

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Your small business will always need fresh business ideas to stay on the top of the market as a market leader. One of the biggest entrepreneurial challenges is generating as much as possible ideas.

Many times I hear from potential entrepreneurs that they need ideas for their startup. But, what about later, when their startups become real companies? Are they don’t need anymore new fresh business ideas to run their companies?

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