Business

6 Ways to Convince Your Boss That Traveling is Important
Business Travel

6 Ways to Convince Your Boss That Traveling is Important

Love to travel? Remind your supervisor that the potential ROI from the trip is greater than the trip's cost.
John Boitnott
The Better Skills Test: How to Determine If You Should Price or Proposition Simplify Your Business
Make More Happen

The Better Skills Test: How to Determine If You Should Price or Proposition Simplify Your Business

In order to succeed as a simplifier, your firm needs to have the right skill set for your market, but it must also be better at simplifying in that way than any current or potential competitor.
Richard Koch
3 Ways Coercive Leaders Can Change Their Ways
Leadership

3 Ways Coercive Leaders Can Change Their Ways

Don't give up hope on your bully boss. Command-and-control leaders can transform knowledge into a sustained behavior.
Ric Kelly
We Finally Know When We Can Get Our Hands on Nike's Self-Lacing Sneakers
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We Finally Know When We Can Get Our Hands on Nike's Self-Lacing Sneakers

Forget about self-driving cars -- these self-lacing sneakers are the next big thing.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Keys Test: How to Determine If You Should Simplify Your New Business
Make More Happen

The Keys Test: How to Determine If You Should Simplify Your New Business

If you can see a key in your business, does it belong to price- or proposition-simplifying? That will give you at least a clue as to the better strategy for you.
Richard Koch
8 Reasons Coaching Is the Perfect Solo Business
Business

8 Reasons Coaching Is the Perfect Solo Business

It's easy to start and you need almost no overhead.
Andrew Neitlich
5 Takeaways From The 2016 Olympics for Business Owners
Business Ideas

5 Takeaways From The 2016 Olympics for Business Owners

Look to swimmer Ryan Lochte, for instance, for a lesson about fabricating the truth.
Shana Starr
12 Rules Entrepreneurs Must Know About Cap Table Management
Investors

12 Rules Entrepreneurs Must Know About Cap Table Management

Cap tables are more than just simple spreadsheets.
Miklos Grof
The Courtship Conundrum: 3 Ways to Filter Out Bad Partners
Business

The Courtship Conundrum: 3 Ways to Filter Out Bad Partners

Ever heard of a 'tire kicker' outside the realm of buying a car?
Adam Fine
The Gap Test: How to Determine If You Should Simplify Your Business
Growth Strategies

The Gap Test: How to Determine If You Should Simplify Your Business

Go for the gap -- and do the opposite from the market leader before anyone else does.
Richard Koch
6 Ways to Work Less but Get More Done
Productivity

6 Ways to Work Less but Get More Done

We all have 24 hours in a day, but some of us get more done than others. How?
Corey Ferreira
Apply For a Trademark Before It's Too Late
Trademarks

Apply For a Trademark Before It's Too Late

With trademarks, the early bird gets the worm.
Nellie Akalp
You Need a Retirement Makeover. Start With These Six Steps.
Retirement Planning

You Need a Retirement Makeover. Start With These Six Steps.

Nearly half of Americans are projected to see their standard of living fall in retirement. Here's how to safeguard your standard of living.
Pamela Yellen
5 Tips For Better Meetings
Meetings

5 Tips For Better Meetings

Ending a meeting on-time, or even early; now, that's a concept.
Cameron Herold

An ideal business creates opportunities for people to meet a need or solve a problem. A business should have a value proposition and deliver a good or service at a price that consumers are willing to pay.