Heather Ripley

Heather Ripley

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Is it Time to Say RIP to RFPs?

Businesses have better ways to find the right partners.

Who Do You Trust to Hire Your Next Top Employee?

Why you should add a recruiter to your talent-acquisition team.

Who's Managing Your Online Reviews?

Remember: Just a few negative words can plunge your business into a one-star muck bath you'll spend days or even weeks recovering from.

Using Online Reviews to Win New Customers

Taking the time to respond to all reviews, both good and bad, will improve your business image in the long run.

Public Acknowledgement Is an Effective Way to Get and Keep Donors

Lots of organizations depend on donors. Here's how to get them to keep on giving.

Do You Choose Your Vendors as Carefully as You Do a New Hire?

Have you ever considered putting down your expectations on paper?

Do You Have a 'Business Continuity Plan'?

If disaster strikes, what will you do? Here are four tips on how to prepare.

Your Company's Success Depends on Your Sales Skills

Even if you delegate the sales function, these three tips will make you a great salesperson by proxy.

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle an Unexpected Emergency?

It's better to scramble now and lay a foundation with a crisis-communications plan than when the company is in the hot seat.

Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup

Don't let chronic C players jeopardize your organization's chances at success.

Entrepreneurs, Have No Fear of Trusting Your Employees

You weren't afraid of risk when you launched your business, now take the risk of trusting your team to help you grow it.

Don't Let Your Business Be Held Hostage by a Nightmare Client

Here are the warning signs that a customer relationship is turning toxic and you need to get out.