Thought Leaders

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Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers
Growth Strategies

Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers

Tap into the enduring power of storytelling to get your message across.
Denise Brosseau
Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)
Marketing

Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)

With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014
Marketing

Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014

Here are three reasons why marketing officers should think of people first.
Ian Lurie
6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share
Growth Strategies

6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share

Looking to lead your industry? Find out if you have what it takes.
Denise Brosseau
Leave It to the Dogs to Build an International Brand
Marketing

Leave It to the Dogs to Build an International Brand

The founders of dog-product company Kyjen dishes on how their brand is able to stand out in a crowded market.
Melanie Spring
Baby's Next Doctor Visit -- Through Instant Message?
Entrepreneurs

Baby's Next Doctor Visit -- Through Instant Message?

Entrepreneur McKay Thomas started in pool tables, moved on to baby goods and is now focused on a healthcare app that gives moms a direct line to doctors. He talks about what inspired the new venture and why he thinks most face-to-face doctor visits are overrated.
Sarah Max
What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling
Growth Strategies

What Brands Can Learn About Storytelling

Shane Snow used his journalism background to found an online platform connecting writers and corporate clients. In the process, he's learned how good, old fashioned storytelling can boost branding.
Sarah Max
It's Time to Embrace Your Brand
Marketing

It's Time to Embrace Your Brand

As we enter a new year, here are four things to consider about how your company is perceived both internally and externally.
Les Kollegian and Charles Van Vechten
Why Hating the Competition Will Get You Nowhere
Growth Strategies

Why Hating the Competition Will Get You Nowhere

Entrepreneurs often view competitors as their arch enemy, but often rivals will make their own startup stronger. Here is five reasons why.
David Mandell
Want a Brand That Lives? Put Some Heart Into It
Marketing

Want a Brand That Lives? Put Some Heart Into It

For the entrepreneur behind Walk2Connect, turning his passion into a career he loves involved building a brand that has "a beating heart behind" it.
Melanie Spring
Marketing

How Staying True to Your Company DNA Can Grow Your Brand

Danielle Snyder of jewelry line DANNIJO talks about how rubbing shoulders with celebs, socializing her life and being selective with partnerships helped her brand become a success.
Rebekah Epstein
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The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'
Entrepreneurs

The Man Behind the 'Bible of Bro Culture'

Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?
Jason Ankeny
The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs
Lifestyle

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.
Dan S. Kennedy
How This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations
Marketing

How This Woman Went From Creating Nativity Scenes to Having 165 Retail Locations

The founder of furniture company Sticks dishes on how she turned her hobby into a full-on career by building the brand inside and out.
Melanie Spring