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3 Ways to Retain a Growing Startup's Original Spirit
Startup Basics

3 Ways to Retain a Growing Startup's Original Spirit

What got you "here" won't get you "there" -- at least, not the same processes, or means by which your company produces output.
Jeff Boss
Adult Butt Wipes and Razors by Mail: How Dollar Shave Club Takes on the Big Companies
Growing a Business

Adult Butt Wipes and Razors by Mail: How Dollar Shave Club Takes on the Big Companies

A hit YouTube video launched Dollar Shave Club into the minds (and medicine cabinets) of men everywhere. But the company is just getting started.
Tesla Shedding Jobs in China as Sales Target Missed
Tesla

Tesla Shedding Jobs in China as Sales Target Missed

Some positions are being eliminated while others are added, but overall headcount has gone down in a restructuring drive.
CEOs of 3 Leading Companies Share How to Take a Startup to the Next Level
Startup Basics

CEOs of 3 Leading Companies Share How to Take a Startup to the Next Level

Companies that manage to get their feet on the ground have a long way to go before they become a top player in an industry.
Zach Cutler
How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales
Revenue Generation

How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales

It's all about propsecting, conversations, closing and then the promised land: Revenue.
How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth
Referrals

How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth

One of best ways to find new customers and clients is through your own network. Here's what you need to know about charging and paying finder's fees for referrals.
Carol Roth
The 3 Essentials of Expanding Into Other Countries
Expansion

The 3 Essentials of Expanding Into Other Countries

For firms with global clients, expanding services into new markets is the logical next step. But actually taking that step will require careful planning, research and patience.
Zach Cutler
In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones
Competition

In Growth Strategy, Tech Giant Sony Could Stop Selling TVs and Smartphones

Sony aims to boost operating profit 25-fold within three years.
7 Common Strategies My Company Avoided That Helped Us Grow Tenfold in a Year
Startup Basics

7 Common Strategies My Company Avoided That Helped Us Grow Tenfold in a Year

Common wisdom may say these things will take your company to the next level, but this startup founder says otherwise.
Armando Biondi
How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire
Family Businesses

How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire

Love of family and a commitment to giving back to the community are the foundation of the Holt family's various food businesses.
Daphne Mallory
Biz Stone: Good Works Can Shape Your Company's Mission and Market
Company Culture

Biz Stone: Good Works Can Shape Your Company's Mission and Market

Twitter's co-founder explains the role philanthropy can play in shaping a new company.
Nina Zipkin
Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
Nina Zipkin
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'
Overcoming Obstacles

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'

The real-estate mogul and startup investor knows how to fail -- and she's not afraid to do it.
Lauren Covello