Outperform Rising Inflation with These 3 Dividend Stocks

Persistently high inflation and other economic uncertainties continue to spook investors. Amid this environment, we think investors should consider investing in companies that offer products and services that face inelastic demand and whose stock provides stable returns in the form of dividends. Therefore, it could be wise to bet on dividend stocks Anthem (ANTM), Enterprise … Read more

How to Build Strong Business Relationships — Remotely

Although many managers have adapted to virtual meetings to replace face-to-face ones as a result of the Covid-19, developing new business relationships online presents a particular set of pandemic challenges. Because successful relationships are built on trust, it’s critical to make an effort to work around virtual interactions’ shortcomings. As described in our book, Searching … Read more

Are You Tracking the Customer Service Metrics That Really Count?

The biggest customer service problem for many managers is that they focus almost exclusively on day-to-day tactical customer service issues and fail to develop the latent, strategic customer service opportunities that would lock in and grow their most important customers. Here’s a typical situation. Several years ago, we facilitated a workshop on customer service for … Read more

Make Your Marketing Stand Out by Embracing These 4 Layers of Understanding

The landscape of marketing has evolved significantly over the past decade, offering seemingly endless opportunities to engage their audience. But abundant options can quickly become distracting. Between tried-and-true tactics in content marketing to exciting new strategies like hyper-targeted personalization, one can easily feel overwhelmed by the potential. That’s why many marketers respond, not by developing … Read more

4 Principles to Develop Next-Level Leadership at Your Company

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For a company to be successful, it must find a way to develop talent. It isn’t always possible to hire leadership from the outside. Being able to develop leaders within the ranks will help the company to grow and fill future needs that come about organically. When … Read more

5 Web Design Tips You Can’t Ignore in 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whichever type of business you run, having a clean, user-friendly website is critical. Your business site not only serves as the digital home base for your business and product line, but also anchors your entire digital marketing approach, giving a central hub to point toward and connect … Read more

5 Blue-Chip Stocks Outperforming the Market in 2022

The stock market closed in the red yesterday as concerns about inflation again spooked investors. Blue-chip stocks are known for their rich history of sustained gains. Hence, we think blue-chip names Walmart (WMT), AbbVie (ABBV), Cigna Corp (CI), International Business Machines (IBM), and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), whose stocks have outperformed the broader market this … Read more