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The Most Overlooked Strategy for Business Development
Business Strategy

The Most Overlooked Strategy for Business Development

There are plenty of good ways to feed your pipeline but one of the most satisfying methods is often ignored.
Dorie Clark
Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone
Email

Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone

Using this method has gotten me on the phone with celebrities and landed me as a contributor to this website.
Andrew Medal
Why the Membership Model Makes Sense
Business Strategy

Why the Membership Model Makes Sense

The key is to play upon consumers' sense of thrift and the social capital exchanged when telling a friend about a new service.
Will Ford
5 Reasons Why Your Strategy Is 'ThisClose' to Failing
Strategic Planning

5 Reasons Why Your Strategy Is 'ThisClose' to Failing

The bridge between setting and realizing a goal is the strategic plan. Yet that's where most business turn to mush.
Doug Wagner
From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership
Business Partnership

From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership

The ubiquitous diner has partnered with an Atlanta-based startup, offering its restaurants as a meeting place for the peer-to-peer delivery service's users.
Carly Okyle
The 4 S's of All Startups
Startups

The 4 S's of All Startups

Considering creating a new business? If you have fleshed out these four elements, you should be ready to launch.
Peter Gasca
7 Holiday Traditions That Are Practical and Profitable All Year Long
Business Ideas

7 Holiday Traditions That Are Practical and Profitable All Year Long

Turn these once-a-year activities into monthly habits and watch your business grow
Dixie Gillaspie
Seek Your Strategy for 2015 on a Vision Quest
Business Strategy

Seek Your Strategy for 2015 on a Vision Quest

Sometimes, to see what comes next we need to take a step back.
Chuck Longanecker
The Only 2 Good Reasons to Work for Free
Marketing

The Only 2 Good Reasons to Work for Free

Sometimes by calculation, sometimes by inspiration, you know when waiving you fee is the best move.
Dixie Gillaspie
Massive Layoffs Are Reportedly Brewing at eBay Ahead of PayPal Spinoff
Layoffs

Massive Layoffs Are Reportedly Brewing at eBay Ahead of PayPal Spinoff

Plans are in the works to shed as much as 10 percent of eBay's workforce.
Laura Entis
Girl Scout Cookie Sales Are Now Clickable
Young Entrepreneurs

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Are Now Clickable

Troops will soon be able to hone their entrepreneurial skills on the Internet.
Laura Entis
Most Entrepreneurs Have 4 of the 5 Critical Success Traits, and That's Not Quite Enough
Entrepreneurs

Most Entrepreneurs Have 4 of the 5 Critical Success Traits, and That's Not Quite Enough

The drive to innovate and disrupt defines entrepreneurship but when what you've invented works, the opposite qualities are necessary.
Dixie Gillaspie
Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.
Business Models

Claim to Be the Uber of X. Enliven Your Company With the Right Analogy.

Give your startup some inspiration by modeling it after a successful enterprise. This will help you explain your business to outsiders and provide insights for future direction.
Miles Jennings
Go for Chess Not Checkers When Running a Business
Leadership Qualities

Go for Chess Not Checkers When Running a Business

Whether it's detective work, coaching or entrepreneurship, the best people are playing chess while the rest are playing checkers.
John Brubaker