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Clay Mathile started managing Iams pet food when it was a $500,000 company. He sold the company for $2.3 billion. In his new book, he talks about the importance of letting go of control.
Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.
Poorly run businesses, like small children, need constant supervision. Here are key strategies to help your business operate more smoothly.
Often times you are the the reason your team isn't getting as much done as you'd like. Here are three ways you might be unknowingly making them less productive at their jobs.
Does it ever seem like the same management issues keep resurfacing again and again? Well, you're not alone. Here are innovative ways to handle 3 common ones.
We tackle the ethical dilemmas of getting insider information, and asking your assistant to complete items on your personal to-do list.
A smoothly run business is a lot like an ecosystem. Here are four ways to learn from nature to better manage your business.
Lessons entrepreneurs can learn from founders who've been shown the door.
Everyone knows a bad boss -- here's a lesson on what not to do when you are managing people.
The inspiring story of how an entrepreneur kept her business afloat through a battle with breast cancer, and five tips for dealing with a health crisis while running a business.
Being sure of yourself is nice, but thinking that nobody knows better is a mistake.
You're in charge, but that doesn't mean you're expected to always know what to do. Here are four ways to approach a challenge when you don't have the solution.
Plan office meetings strategically and you're creating a road map for success. This doesn't have to be complicated. Here are three kinds of meetings that will help your business set and meet its goals.
Of the 100 richest people in the world today, a number have no college degree and were born into humble households, or without a family at all. Here is a look at what these underdog entrepreneurs have in common.
The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the secrets of his success.
Advice on how to make staff meetings more effective.
When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Heres why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
In running your young company, the decisions you make now could reverberate for years. Here's how to ensure you're making the right ones.
How to stop your brain from holding you back, figuring out what your product replaces in the market, learning to say no and more: our best tips of the week.
From yelling to crying to laughing -- here's the triage plan for managing three big emotional flare-ups.
Having a famous fashion designer as a father obviously helped fuel Dylan Lauren's entrepreneurial ambitions, but a passion for gummy bears and Belgian chocolate has helped her thrive.
Don't let the flu halt your company's success. Here are four tips to keep your business going in the midst of the flu outbreak.
Lessons in teamwork, goal-setting and more from some of the biggest names in sports.
What your business can learn from a company with a very unconventional management structure.
How developing your reputation as a leader can help boost your business and brand.
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