Growth Strategies

Inspiring Your Team

The Key to Hiring the Best Employees

Low turnover, better corporate culture and extreme longevity are benefits of tapping the best workers.
Franchises

The 6 Most Common Franchisor Mistakes

Too many entrepreneurs start the franchise journey without being fully prepared.
Inspiring Your Team

Do You Need On-Demand Talent? Here's How to Know

You're not Uber, but you may need to imitate its reliance on outside talent. Here are four things to consider before jumping in.
Benefits

There's a Good Reason You Should Think About Offering Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary benefits work well alongside high-deductible health plans because they meet employees' specific needs.
Closing Sales

No Successful Salesperson Is Too Proud to Use Any of These 12 Shameless Tactics

There is nothing wrong with "returning'' a call the prospect said they were going to give you but, apparently, has forgotten to.
Train your brain

'Winning the Brain Game' Will Help Fix Your Fatal Flaws of Thinking

A new book shows you how to be a more creative and effective entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur Network

Batting Practice Is Great, But Getting At Bat in a Game is Way More Important

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly stresses the importance of application over education.
Entrepreneur Network

Only By Bridging Science and Spirituality Will We Find True Joy and Meaning in Life

Dr. Dragos of Amazing University says that in order for us to create a future of abundance, we have to embrace both aspects of who we really are.
Take It From The Pros

4 Ways to Boost Ranking For Your Own Branded Terms

All that's required to push your company name to the coveted top rank on search is working at it steadily.
Inspiring Your Team

How to Hire for a Quickly Growing Company Without Losing Your Mind

Four creative strategies one HR professional used to hire 19 people inside of a month -- with a $600 budget.
Entrepreneur Network

Entrepreneurs Can Learn a Lot From 'The Little Red Hen'

This classic children's tale asks the all-important question: Are you making your own bread -- or are you waiting for everyone else's help?
Take It From The Pros

5 Lessons Video Games Taught Me About Success

Whether your game is 'Starcraft,' 'Dark Souls' or 'Candy Crush,' you'll find the similarities to startup life compelling.
On-Demand

What This On-Demand Startup CEO Thinks the Sector Should Really Be Called

Handy's Oisin Hanrahan says the conversation about the new economy needs to change.
Failure

Bad Timing Hurt Pets.com. Dodgeball.com Had No Strategic Plan. Be Aware of the Procession of Startup Pitfalls.

Studying the way in which founders -- often with great ideas -- fail is the first step to avoid making the same mistakes.
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