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When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective
Growth Strategies

When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

In order to grow and improve your startup, it helps to take a close look at hidden and existing assets.
Debra Kaye
LISTEN: Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media, Fear and What It Takes to Build a Successful Business
Entrepreneurs

LISTEN: Gary Vaynerchuk on Social Media, Fear and What It Takes to Build a Successful Business

In this podcast, the entrepreneur, author and social-media expert dishes on how to surround yourself with 'winning' players, what he strives for most and more.
Lewis Howes
Finance

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
Erika Trautman
How to Design Your Way into Customers' Hearts
Growth Strategies

How to Design Your Way into Customers' Hearts

Lessons from a landscape architecture firm on how to build a brand that's mindful of the customer experience.
Melanie Spring
SoulCycle's Secret to Turning Customers into Die-Hard Fans
Growth Strategies

SoulCycle's Secret to Turning Customers into Die-Hard Fans

It's possible to build a cult-like following for your brand. Here's how.
Rebekah Epstein
The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help
Starting a Business

The Startup Turning Point: When You Need to Ask for Help

The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines
Starting a Business

Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

Go Daddy founder and Vietnam War veteran Bob Parsons is working to help veterans transition to civilian life through business and charity.
Kate Taylor
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
Susan Johnston
Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family
Marketing

Chobani's Secret to Making Customers Feel Like Family

Branding your business starts from the inside out. Here are four ways to build a brand your customers will love.
Melanie Spring
4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

4 Lessons in Success From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Three entrepreneurs share their stories of success (and failure) in building multi-million dollar companies.
Lindsay LaVine
What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football
Starting a Business

What I Learned in Business From Failing in College Football

I was a practice-field hero, and football failure. What I was missing in the game and in business was the cerebral side.
Matt Garrett
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business
Starting a Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
Kate Taylor
How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters
Starting a Business

How Blind Smartphone Users Helped This Startup Test the Waters

The co-founder of Fleksy explains how focusing on a niche demographic prepared him for the mass market.
Sarah Green
Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success
Growth Strategies

Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.
Matt Eldridge