Growing a Business

The Trouble With Scaling for 'Hand-Crafted' Entrepreneurs
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The Trouble With Scaling for 'Hand-Crafted' Entrepreneurs

The last thing an entrepreneur ever wants to say is 'I'm sorry we can't take that order for 10,000 units, because we can't make it all in time.'
Adina Grigore
The Best Medicine for Your Business: A Fresh Set of Eyes
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The Best Medicine for Your Business: A Fresh Set of Eyes

When you find that your company feels stunted, or a problem seems to have no solution, find some outside help fast.
George Deeb
Can a Business Grow Itself Into Bankruptcy?
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Can a Business Grow Itself Into Bankruptcy?

Sometimes, increasing sales can backfire, and the math will eat a company alive.
Doug and Polly White
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6 Key Questions You Need to Answer Before Pitching an Enterprise Client

The payoff for landing a large company as a customer is huge, but a lack of preparation can seriously jeopardize future opportunities.
Allison Engel
Have These 3 Essentials in Place Before Opening a Second Location
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Have These 3 Essentials in Place Before Opening a Second Location

There's a big opportunity in expanding your business to more than one location. But it can be a disaster if you haven't prepared right.
Doug and Polly White
5 Ways to Convert Challenges Into Gifts
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5 Ways to Convert Challenges Into Gifts

The highs and lows of owning a business can be similar to riding a rollercoaster, but remember, setbacks are the building blocks of success.
Zach Cutler
When Should You Start Paying Yourself?
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When Should You Start Paying Yourself?

Of course, you have your own personal expenses to deal with, but there is actually a sound business reason to give yourself a wage.
Doug and Polly White
5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses
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5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
Zach Cutler
Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up
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Determining Early Employees Compensation and When to Scale Up

Our expert, serial entrepreneur, author and CEO of The Container Store, Kip Tindell discusses what to consider when paying early employees and when to expand beyond the early team.
Kip Tindell
Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions
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Before You Decide to Scale Your Business, Answer These 4 Questions

If your business is on the verge of explosive growth, make sure it's in a healthy state before undertaking any major initiatives.
Chuck Cohn
How to Avoid the Sophomore Slump
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How to Avoid the Sophomore Slump

Once a startup tops 100 employees, things start to take off -- or fall apart. Here is how to ensure success while ramping up.
Tim Chen
Take a Page From Israelis By Being Direct
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Take a Page From Israelis By Being Direct

A little 'chutzpa' will go a long way by creating a more open environment that saves everyone time.
Ron Yekutiel
Should You Split Your Company? What HP's Big Move Can Teach Entrepreneurs.
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Should You Split Your Company? What HP's Big Move Can Teach Entrepreneurs.

There is a serious lesson in the behemoth's big move that should prompt entrepreneurs to ask three questions about their businesses.
Peter Lehrman
9 Questions to Ask When Assessing a Market
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9 Questions to Ask When Assessing a Market

If you're struggling with, looking to expand or considering entering into an industry, study your opportunity for growth with these queries.
Andrew Miller