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Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch
Pitching investors

Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch

There's one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Eric Schiffer
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup
World Cup

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the World Cup

Much like the teams, the games and the fans, there are lessons learned that can be applied to the life of an entrepreneur.
Dan Newman
60 Second Solutions

Worried About Your Competition? Worry About This Instead.

Think just outside the box to ensure your company stays ahead of rivals and is not a slave to trends.
Linda Lacina
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The 4 Types of Competitors That Brands Must Battle
Marketing Strategies

The 4 Types of Competitors That Brands Must Battle

When executives say their brands don't have any competitors to worry about, they're likely only thinking of direct competitors. There are other kinds.
Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience
Creativity

Richard Branson on Why Creativity Grows With Experience

A lot of exciting ideas are nothing more than recycled old ones with a fresh twist.
Richard Branson
The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'
Success Strategies

The Secret to Career Success Is Knowing Your 'Fascination Advantage'

Executive coach Sally Hogshead says the key to distinguishing yourself from the pack is in becoming 'more of who you already are.'
Laura Entis
The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition
Esquire Guy

The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition

Relax, be generous and don't look like you're trying to take control.
Ross McCammon
4 Ways to Deal With Competitors
Competition

4 Ways to Deal With Competitors

In business, you can't make the competition disappear completely, but that's alright. Accept the challenge -- you will have a stronger business because of it.
Mike Kappel
Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.
Ask the Expert

Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.

Often people turn to a price-cutting strategy to compete but this can lead to a race to the bottom. Instead, entrepreneurs should focus on other ways to stand out and gain customers. Our marketing expert Joanna Lord talks shares six ways.
Joanna Lord
In Sales, This Is the Best Way to Stand Out Among the Competition
Competitive advantages

In Sales, This Is the Best Way to Stand Out Among the Competition

Sales expert Grant Cardone on the key to blowing past the competitors in your industry.
Jason Fell
Richard Branson on Learning by Doing
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Curiosity, an open-mind and a can-do attitude are just as important as experience.
Richard Branson
The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business
The Grind

The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company.
Adina Grigore
How Steve Jobs Blew Up the Rules of Branding
Branding 2014

How Steve Jobs Blew Up the Rules of Branding

By throwing out the approved checklist, Jobs got customers to meaningfully connect with the Apple brand.
Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73
Minimum Wage

Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73

On May 18, Swiss voters will decide if they want to introduce the world's highest minimum wage to their country where the cost of living is extremely high and the unemployment and poverty rates very low.
Laura Entis