Growing a Business

Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon
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Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.
Shala Burroughs
4 Fast Ideas to Rapidly Grow Your Revenue
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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.
Jeff Shore
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The Founder of Dinner Lab On 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.
Catherine Clifford
3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing
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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.
Adam Callinan
5 Questions Great Managers Need to Ask Themselves Daily
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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.
Meg Whitman
How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)
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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.
Drew Mclellan
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
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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.
Andy Miller
Want to Generate Buzz? Create Your Own Holiday.
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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.
Joan Stewart
Yahoo Wants You to Set Up an Ecommerce Shop on Its Revamped Small Biz Platform
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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.
Nina Zipkin
Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.
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Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

Expanding internationally is not as simple as running your copy through a translator.
Ian Henderson
Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives
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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.
Steve Blank
Your Secret Resource to Get a Better Product: Customer Service
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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.
Leyla Seka
Why You Should Hire People Toughened by Failure, Not Those Coddled by Success
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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.
Walter Chen
Escalate Revenue and Growth With These 5 Strategies
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Escalate Revenue and Growth With These 5 Strategies

Of course you want your company to get bigger, so create a plan and commit.
Jonathan Long