Growth Strategies

The Money Metric You Might Not Know -- But Should
Business Optimization

The Money Metric You Might Not Know -- But Should

Think you'll run out of money before you turn a profit? Then do this.
Focus Is the Secret Weapon of the Business Sharpshooter
Productivity

Focus Is the Secret Weapon of the Business Sharpshooter

Stay focused, stay on task and do not get bogged down in busy work.
Cole Schafer
5 Ways Leaders Must Evolve Business and Reinvent Industries for the 21st Century
Leadership

5 Ways Leaders Must Evolve Business and Reinvent Industries for the 21st Century

Today's business evolution requires a new type of leadership and thought mindset.
Glenn Llopis
How 3 Clever Restaurateurs Turned McDonald's Into a Price-Simplifying Worldwide Phenomenon
Marketing Bootcamp

How 3 Clever Restaurateurs Turned McDonald's Into a Price-Simplifying Worldwide Phenomenon

Launched by Mac and Dick McDonald in 1948, then purchased by Ray Kroc in 1961, McDonald's is the quintessential example of a business that used a price simplifying model.
Richard Koch
How Amy Porterfield Went from Employee to Millionaire Entrepreneur
Success Stories

How Amy Porterfield Went from Employee to Millionaire Entrepreneur

From live events to podcasts to product launches, Porterfield has done it all, and done it well.
Kelsey Humphreys
3 Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance
Health and Wellness

3 Ways to Set Wellness Goals to Improve Employee Performance

One global study found that employees get interrupted every 11 minutes -- and require another 23 minutes to get back into the flow.
Andre Lavoie
3 Steps to Writing and Promoting an eBook
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Steps to Writing and Promoting an eBook

Find out how you can easily create an eBook for your business.
Wendy Keller
San Diego Company Bids to Become First Marijuana Business on NYSE
Cannabis

San Diego Company Bids to Become First Marijuana Business on NYSE

Innovative Industrial Properties could help investors grab a slice of real estate used for the growing of legal marijuana crops.
dispensaries.com
Bold, New Ecommerce Businesses Are the Ones Holding Sway in the Online Marketplace
E-commerce

Bold, New Ecommerce Businesses Are the Ones Holding Sway in the Online Marketplace

Customers have more online choices than ever before -- and shoppers are buying into the concept.
Pratik Dholakiya
Why Dylan's Candy Bar Turned Down Target
You've Arrived

Why Dylan's Candy Bar Turned Down Target

Dylan Lauren, founder of the glam candy retailer, turned down a partnership with the big-box retailer during its startup phase.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
11 Habits of Truly Happy People
Happiness

11 Habits of Truly Happy People

Your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These 11 habits will make you happier today.
Travis Bradberry
Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It
Employee Engagement

Why Employee Engagement Programs Backfire and What You Can Do About It

To create true engagement among employees, leadership teams need to first understand what employees want.
John Boitnott
The Retirement Plan Strategy Small-Business Owners Need to Know About
Tax Center

The Retirement Plan Strategy Small-Business Owners Need to Know About

If you think IRAs or SEPs are your only options for tax-deferred retirement planning, think again.
Mark J. Kohler
Contrary to Perception, Small Businesses Do Back a Minimum-Wage Increase
Minimum Wage

Contrary to Perception, Small Businesses Do Back a Minimum-Wage Increase

An activist from the small business community makes the case for today's ballot initiatives in Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington State.
Holly Sklar