Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
Human Resources

17 Great HR Resources for Entrepreneurs

All of these tools can help you effectively manage your HR needs, giving you the time needed to focus on what you do best.
Sujan Patel
Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow
Grow Your Business

Just Like Mighty Oaks, Businesses Need to Be Nurtured to Grow

Here are five lessons founders can learn from trees.
Zach Cutler
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
Growth Strategies

6 Surefire Ways to Prepare Your Business for Growth This Year

Here's a checklist to help your business enter this year on solid ground.
Monica Zent
3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years
Success Strategies

3 Lessons From the Company That Went From Struggling to $1.2B IPO in 7 Years

The key takeaways from the massive success of Lending Club.
Matthew Toren
Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins
Investors

Online-Grocery Delivery Service Instacart Lands $220 Million From Kleiner Perkins

The company says it will use the cash to grow into new markets and create new partnerships.
You Only Need These 3 Things to Be an Entrepreneur
Leadership Qualities

You Only Need These 3 Things to Be an Entrepreneur

These factors will help you achieve business success.
Nina Zipkin
Are Your Business Prospects Being Limited by How You Think?
Leadership Qualities

Are Your Business Prospects Being Limited by How You Think?

Your brain may be holding you back. Here's how to change that.
Nina Zipkin
Warren Buffett Knows It. Reinvesting in Your Business Can Lead to Huge Growth.
Grow Your Business

Warren Buffett Knows It. Reinvesting in Your Business Can Lead to Huge Growth.

If you can apply your time, knowledge and experience in a way that profits your company in the long term, you'll be making a valuable investment.
Brenton Hayden
7 Scaling Challenges That Can Sink Even Successful Companies
Grow Your Business

7 Scaling Challenges That Can Sink Even Successful Companies

Scaling a company isn't an easy thing to do, so be especially mindful of these pitfalls.
Sujan Patel
Great Idea But Little Capital? Don't Let That Hold You Back.
Ready To Launch

Great Idea But Little Capital? Don't Let That Hold You Back.

Here are eight strategies to build your business with sweat equity.
Nina Zipkin
A Good Mentor Can Help Limit the Uncertainty in Your Business
Mentors

A Good Mentor Can Help Limit the Uncertainty in Your Business

One of the few certainties in the entrepreneurial journey is that you don't know what you don't know. Seek advice from the experienced.
Kristoph Matthews
Drive Success by Converging Employee's Goals With the Overall Organization
Managing Employees

Drive Success by Converging Employee's Goals With the Overall Organization

Connecting goals in the workplace, in support of a well-defined company strategy, is essential to driving business success.
Andre Lavoie