http://www.inc.com/young-entrepreneur-council/13-qualities-to-look-for-in-your-next-sales-hire.html The successful entrepreneur is a manager, marketer and a salesperson all in one, and this article offers a nice list of desirable qualities for the role of a salesperson.
http://www.fastcocreate.com/1682533/all-hail-the-tattoo-shop-that-found-a-cool-use-for-qr-codes For the marketer alter ego, this is a useful bit of inspiration to finding innovative ways to promote your business, or in this case preselect qualified personnel. Lately there’s been a lot of inspirational stuff on BYOB (Being Your Own Boss, if you didn’t catch it), so I’ll try to focus more on articles offering real advice more in the future. Anyways an interesting read.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gregsatell/2013/03/07/how-to-manage-innovation-2/ This last piece is lengthier, but its well worth the read. Informational on the types of innovation at companies, as well as how each type is achieved. Not very practical for the startup entrepreneur, but still engaging.
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