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Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality
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Managers listen up: Providing employees with tools to achieve their fullest potential is a much for effective strategy for company growth than just showing them how to complete everyday tasks and overseeing their duties.
February 18, 2014 in Business Management

Almost Two-Thirds of CEOs Don't Get Outside Business Advice

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A new survey finds that most business executives really are lonely at the top.
August 1, 2013 in Leadership
Video: How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?Play Video

How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses? (Video)

Tumblr's David Karp on two critical questions to answer when managing hypergrowth.
July 13, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: How Should I Offer Credit to Customers?Play Video

How Should I Offer Credit to Customers? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on when and how business owners should offer credit to customers. His advice: Start with small amounts to build a history and reward good behavior, but also enforce penalties on late payers.
October 5, 2011 in Offering Credit
Video: Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a BusinessPlay Video

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business (Video)

Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.
September 20, 2011 in Human Resources
Video: How Much Should I Pay Myself?Play Video

How Much Should I Pay Myself? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on when and how business owners should take a paycheck. His advice: Make it a percentage of your revenue but also consider how efficiently you run your business. Part of our Coaches Corner series.
September 8, 2011 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Video: How Can I Make a Comeback?Play Video

How Can I Make a Comeback? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares tips on how struggling businesses can turn it all around.
September 1, 2011 in Business Management
Video: How Do I Build Credit for My Business?Play Video

How Do I Build Credit for My Business? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares four tips on building business credit and improving your credit score.
August 12, 2011 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Video: How Can I Protect My Cellphone from Hackers?Play Video

How Can I Protect My Cellphone from Hackers? (Video)

Technology evangelist Ramon Ray offers three tips for mobile security.
August 11, 2011 in Mobile
Video: How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business?Play Video

How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, with three tips to help you decide on a business name.
August 10, 2011 in Naming Your Business
Video: How Do I Cut Through the Noise on Social Media?Play Video

How Do I Cut Through the Noise on Social Media? (Video)

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Starr Hall on how to identify and research your target audience on social sites.
August 8, 2011 in Social Media
Video: How Can I Stand Out from the Competition?Play Video

How Can I Stand Out from the Competition? (Video)

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on ways to differentiate your business in the eyes of customers.
August 5, 2011 in Branding
Video: Grant Cardone on How to Hire Top Sales TalentPlay Video

Grant Cardone on How to Hire Top Sales Talent (Video)

Small companies often can hire great sales pros if they commit to competing for them in the job market, the sales training expert says.
July 28, 2011 in Sales
Video: What's the Best Way to Beat Startup Stress?Play Video

What's the Best Way to Beat Startup Stress? (Video)

Startup America Partnership Chief Executive Scott Case says to relieve the pressure of running a business, it's often best to give yourself some 'white space' to decompress.
July 22, 2011 in Lifestyle
Video: When's the Right Time to Sell a Business?Play Video

When's the Right Time to Sell a Business? (Video)

Serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of ClickAgents, BlueLithium and RadiumOne, shares how he knew it was time to sell his first startup.
July 19, 2011 in Selling Your Biz
Video: How Do I Negotiate an Ownership Stake?Play Video

How Do I Negotiate an Ownership Stake? (Video)

Don't go for the big number when negotiating with investors, says serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of RadiumOne and author of 'The Dream.'
July 14, 2011 in Financing
Video: What's a Competitive Advantage for a Young Entrepreneur?Play Video

What's a Competitive Advantage for a Young Entrepreneur? (Video)

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore on how 20-something entrepreneurs can have an edge over older, more established competitors.
June 10, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: What's the Biggest Lesson to Learn As a Young Entrepreneur?Play Video

What's the Biggest Lesson to Learn As a Young Entrepreneur? (Video)

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore discusses his biggest challenge as a young entrepreneur.
May 10, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
Video: How Can I Manage Stress As a Young Entrepreneur?Play Video

How Can I Manage Stress As a Young Entrepreneur? (Video)

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore on the importance of dropping your ego and asking questions to help solve the problems you're facing.
May 9, 2011 in Work/Life Balance
Video: How Can I Reach Out to Early Adopters?Play Video

How Can I Reach Out to Early Adopters? (Video)

Social marketer Starr Hall on ways to market to customers who are more likely to embrace new technology.
April 7, 2011 in Finding Prospects
Video: How Can I Target Women Customers?Play Video

How Can I Target Women Customers? (Video)

Social marketing expert Starr Hall offers quick tips to business owners looking to sell more to women.
April 5, 2011 in Social Media
Video: How Can I Improve My Marketing?Play Video

How Can I Improve My Marketing? (Video)

Social marketer Starr Hall offers tips for upgrading your marketing efforts.
March 31, 2011 in Online Marketing
Video: How Can I Manage My Cash Flow Better?Play Video

How Can I Manage My Cash Flow Better? (Video)

Tim Berry, founder of Palo Alto Software Inc., on the best way to set up an effective cash-management system.
March 24, 2011 in Managing Cash Flow
Video: How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales?Play Video

How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales? (Video)

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software, on how to forecast sales more accurately.
March 23, 2011 in Sales
Video: How Can I Cope with Rejection When Networking?Play Video

How Can I Cope with Rejection When Networking? (Video)

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on handling the fear of a negative response when seeking support from peers and other business contacts.
March 22, 2011 in Networking

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