Growing a Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Growing a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT Shala Burroughs 4 Fast Ideas to Rapidly Grow Your Revenue Without revenue, your business will die. These options won't require a huge effort, but the payoffs could be immense. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:30:00 GMT Jeff Shore How to Manage the Unsexy Side of Rapid Expansion Pop-up dining startup Dinner Lab was hiring new employees every five days in its early growth phase. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing If your startup has started to stagnate after a couple of years, look no further for the cause than your leadership. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan 5 Questions Great Managers Need to Ask Themselves Daily No company can succeed in executing its bold strategies if the basics aren't being taken care of. Here's how to make sure you stay on track. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:30:00 GMT Meg Whitman How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance) Whether you see it or not, culture is a big deal for several reasons, including your employees' satisfaction. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT Drew Mclellan The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Andy Miller Want to Generate Buzz? Create Your Own Holiday. Coming up with your own holiday can be a magnet for publicity, social attention and more sales. Here's how to do it. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT Joan Stewart Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform With its eye on snagging more of the DIY ecommerce market, Yahoo has introduced a new suite of tools for small businesses. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:12:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First. Expanding internationally is not as simple as running your copy through a translator. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Ian Henderson Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Steve Blank Your Secret Resource to Get a Better Product: Customer Service Move beyond the minimum viable product with the help of your staff to develop the most valuable product. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Leyla Seka Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success Amazon and Google discovered what the most innovative employees have in common is not how well they did at a prestige college. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Walter Chen Escalate Revenue and Growth With These 5 Strategies Of course you want your company to get bigger, so create a plan and commit. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Jonathan Long 5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships Family may come first, but follow these five tried-and-tested tips to ensure your relationship can survive and thrive as a business partnership. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Matthew Toren Treat Your Customers Like You Love Them (Why Wouldn't You?) Things go wrong. It happens. When they do, though, use it as an opportunity to earn trust. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Stephen Key 5 Essential Reads for Startup Entrepreneurs To get ahead of the game, here are five books all entrepreneurs should be reading. Bonus: one is free. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT Jake Gibson Staying on Track While Diversifying a Business Steer the company in new directions without alienating the traditional customer base or losing sight of the core mission. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Howard Hitchcock Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers The founder of skincare line S.W. Basics discusses how she has to sacrifice clients in order to gain others and how to deal with it. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Adina Grigore 2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Eric Siu