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How to Make a Toast
Leadership

How to Make a Toast

Is it toasty in here or is it us? The Esquire Guy mulls over the perfect words to raise a glass to.
How Do I Deliver a Really Good Toast at the Holiday Party?
Leadership

How Do I Deliver a Really Good Toast at the Holiday Party?

The Esquire guy goes on a fact-finding mission to unearth the perfect words to accompany a hoist, whether it's to toast the accomplishments of employees or the tanking of a rival.
How to Tap the Power of 'Thank You'
Growing Your Business

How to Tap the Power of 'Thank You'

Expressing gratitude can be good for business. Here are ways to make your appreciation more meaningful to your employees, vendors and customers.
How to Grow Beyond the Food Truck
Growth Strategies

How to Grow Beyond the Food Truck

For a food truck, factors like finding a clutch parking spot and the weather can make or break your business. Here's how the co-owners of the wildly popular Mexicue food trucks are growing their business by diversifying their offerings.
Three Companies Carving a Niche in Snow Sports
Innovation

Three Companies Carving a Niche in Snow Sports

These small businesses are keeping the powder (and the industry) fresh.
Artisan Cheesemaker's Whey of the Future
Going Green

Artisan Cheesemaker's Whey of the Future

In a surprisingly competitive world of artisanal cheesemaking, one Wisconsin producer has a taste for helping others.
Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs
Leadership

Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs

To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues.
A Multitasking Pen Doubles as a Business Logistics Tool
Shipping Center

A Multitasking Pen Doubles as a Business Logistics Tool

The pro and cons of Livescribe, a pen that can digitize hand-written functions such as labeling and entering inventory data.
Masterminding With 'Turnaround King' Grant Cardone
Growth Strategies

Masterminding With 'Turnaround King' Grant Cardone

'Turnaround King' reality-TV star Grant Cardone broadcasts his mastermind group meetings on Ustream. Here are some entrepreneurship lessons from one of his recent discussions.
10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders
Grow Your Business

10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders

Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.
Five Ways Your Business Can Grab Market Share Today
Grow Your Business

Five Ways Your Business Can Grab Market Share Today

You can never stop trying to win new customers. After all, your competitors are probably trying to win over your customers right now.
How to Maintain Clients' Trust While Managing a Crisis
Insurance

How to Maintain Clients' Trust While Managing a Crisis

Don't wait until trouble hits to plan a response to an emergency. Here are some long- and short-term strategies to help you weather any storm.
Toshiba America's CEO on How to Embrace Risk
Leadership

Toshiba America's CEO on How to Embrace Risk

Mark Simons, CEO of Toshiba America Information Systems, discusses how a business can go from good to great by taking risks, not being afraid of failure -- and learning from mistakes. He talks with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'
How to Make Employee Training a Winning Investment
Training

How to Make Employee Training a Winning Investment

Entrepreneurs who help their team strengthen important skills, and add to them, can see a boost to their bottom line.
Three Ways to Get More for Your Business-Travel Dollars
Business Travel

Three Ways to Get More for Your Business-Travel Dollars

As the business outlook for the travel sector improves, the cost of getting around could go up for travelers. Here's how to get more out of your allocated expenses.
Five Steps to Painless Inventory Management
Management & Operations

Five Steps to Painless Inventory Management

A look at common mistakes entrepreneurs make with inventory, and how to fix them.
Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?
Business Management

Entrepreneurs: Are You a Mover -- Or a Head-Shaker?

The downturn has created two classes of business owners, according to a recent survey. Here's what the movers do that the head-shakers don't.
How Can I Reduce Shipping Costs?
Shipping Center

How Can I Reduce Shipping Costs?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares his best advice for keeping shipping costs down. Part of our Coaches Corner series.
Richard Branson on Investing in Clean Energy for a Greener Future
Going Green

Richard Branson on Investing in Clean Energy for a Greener Future

Entrepreneurs can play a leading role in solving environmental problems, the British mogul says.
Are You Irreplaceable?
Leadership

Are You Irreplaceable?

How to make sure your business can thrive without you, and five steps to get there.
Seven Steps to Coaching Your Employees to Success
Training

Seven Steps to Coaching Your Employees to Success

Don't just rely on annual reviews. Create an ongoing communication with your employees to help them be their best.
Calling All Independent Merchants
Grow Your Business

Calling All Independent Merchants

From now until Thanksgiving, tell us about one item that you sell that is the perfect gift for someone special. We'll consider it for our upcoming Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide.
How to Uncover Exceptional Talent
Hiring Center

How to Uncover Exceptional Talent

Three ways business owners can spot the rare find when making that next important hire. Hint: Take the contrarian path.
How the Business of Halloween Grew Up
Growth Strategies

How the Business of Halloween Grew Up

Halloween is a booming business in the U.S. that's captured the imaginations of both children and adults. But that hasn't always been the case. We spoke with the president and CEO of Rubie's Costume Co., and asked him how the holiday became so supersized.
The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites
Family Business

The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

From humble roots, Rubie's Costume Co., has grown into a global enterprise while staying family-owned -- thanks to ghosts, goblins and Lady Gaga.
Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green
Going Green

Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green

Use these tips to avoid common pitfalls and strike the right balance for eco-conscious marketing.
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