Growth Strategies

How Asking for Help Can Be the Difference Between Success and Shutting Down
Asking for Help

How Asking for Help Can Be the Difference Between Success and Shutting Down

A willingness to ask for help is one of the largest differentiators between exceptional achievers and ordinary achievers.
Lisa Evans
Why Our Best Intentions Might Not Be Interpreted as the Best
Communication Strategies

Why Our Best Intentions Might Not Be Interpreted as the Best

When we don't state our intentions, we leave the recipients to interpret them as they will.
Jim Joseph
The Simple Formula for Following Up
Networking

The Simple Formula for Following Up

You meet a lot of people at networking events. Here's a system that can turn those meetings into real business.
Ivan Misner
Money -- Even Lots and Lots of Money -- Can't Buy You Happiness
Entrepreneur Mindset

Money -- Even Lots and Lots of Money -- Can't Buy You Happiness

There are reasons why so many people who get rich quick suffer from depression, guilt, stress and social isolation.
John Brubaker
How Asking 'Why' 5 Times Can Change Your Life
Problem Solving

How Asking 'Why' 5 Times Can Change Your Life

Getting to the root of the problem is the key to finding the real solution.
Michelle MacDonald
4 Things Leaders Aren't Doing But Should to Increase Employee Satisfaction
Managing Employees

4 Things Leaders Aren't Doing But Should to Increase Employee Satisfaction

Each of these simple steps can have a dramatic impact on the engagement, well-being and productivity of your employees.
Taylor Smith
7 Ways to Use Negative Customer Feedback to Beat the Competition
Customer Feedback

7 Ways to Use Negative Customer Feedback to Beat the Competition

You can learn a lot about -- and how to improve -- your company from unhappy customers.
Jeremy Gin
5 Tactics for Startups to Get the Most Out of Remote Developers
Control What You Can

5 Tactics for Startups to Get the Most Out of Remote Developers

Getting developers to take ownership of the work they're doing is key to your project's ultimate success. Here's how to do it.
Eugene Vyborov
How to Design Innovative Hubs for Big Ideas
Office Space

How to Design Innovative Hubs for Big Ideas

Take cues from these collaborative workspaces in the education, medical and artistic fields.
Meg Osman
Scale Your Leadership Skills as You Scale Your Company
Control What You Can

Scale Your Leadership Skills as You Scale Your Company

To successfully scale their companies, leaders must develop a knack for timing and learn to manage their managers.
Ben Williams
Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You
Ready To Launch

Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You

Daddy Warbucks, the Easter Bunny and the Perfect Mentor have something in common: They don't exist.
Jason Saltzman
How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Model for Your Business
Crowdfunding

How to Choose the Right Crowdfunding Model for Your Business

It depends on your startup's life cycle, says crowdfunding expert Sally Outlaw.
Geoff Weiss
5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Partner With a University
Small Business - Big Impact

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Partner With a University

Sure, my sheepskin cost a lot, but these days I'm leveraging it for success.
Tim Linnet
Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees
Ready To Launch

Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees

Don't get sabotaged by a candidate who doesn't actually want the part-time job you're offering.
Doug and Polly White