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Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

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.

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

A new survey finds that most business executives really are lonely at the top.
How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?

How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?

Tumblr's David Karp on two critical questions to answer when managing hypergrowth.
How Should I Offer Credit to Customers?

How Should I Offer Credit to Customers?

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.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran on Bootstrapping a Growing a Business

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.
How Much Should I Pay Myself?

How Much Should I Pay Myself?

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.
How Can I Make a Comeback?

How Can I Make a Comeback?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares tips on how struggling businesses can turn it all around.
How Do I Build Credit for My Business?

How Do I Build Credit for My Business?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares four tips on building business credit and improving your credit score.
How Can I Protect My Cellphone from Hackers?

How Can I Protect My Cellphone from Hackers?

Technology evangelist Ramon Ray offers three tips for mobile security.
How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business?

How Can I Find a Good Name for My Business?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, with three tips to help you decide on a business name.
How Do I Cut Through the Noise on Social Media?

How Do I Cut Through the Noise on Social Media?

Starr Hall on how to identify and research your target audience on social sites.
How Can I Stand Out from the Competition?

How Can I Stand Out from the Competition?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on ways to differentiate your business in the eyes of customers.
Grant Cardone on How to Hire Top Sales Talent

Grant Cardone on How to Hire Top Sales Talent

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

What's the Best Way to Beat Startup Stress?

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.
When's the Right Time to Sell a Business?

When's the Right Time to Sell a Business?

Serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of ClickAgents, BlueLithium and RadiumOne, shares how he knew it was time to sell his first startup.
How Do I Negotiate an Ownership Stake?

How Do I Negotiate an Ownership Stake?

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

What's a Competitive Advantage for a Young Entrepreneur?

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

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

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore discusses his biggest challenge as a young entrepreneur.
How Can I Manage Stress As a Young Entrepreneur?

How Can I Manage Stress As a Young Entrepreneur?

Mashable founder Pete Cashmore on the importance of dropping your ego and asking questions to help solve the problems you're facing.
How Can I Reach Out to Early Adopters?

How Can I Reach Out to Early Adopters?

Social marketer Starr Hall on ways to market to customers who are more likely to embrace new technology.
How Can I Target Women Customers?

How Can I Target Women Customers?

Social marketing expert Starr Hall offers quick tips to business owners looking to sell more to women.
How Can I Improve My Marketing?

How Can I Improve My Marketing?

Social marketer Starr Hall offers tips for upgrading your marketing efforts.
How Can I Manage My Cash Flow Better?

How Can I Manage My Cash Flow Better?

Tim Berry, founder of Palo Alto Software Inc., on the best way to set up an effective cash-management system.
How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales?

How Can I Do a Better Job Forecasting Sales?

Tim Berry, president of Palo Alto Software, on how to forecast sales more accurately.
How Can I Cope with Rejection When Networking?

How Can I Cope with Rejection When Networking?

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

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