Growth Strategies

4 Indications It's Time to Franchise Your Business
Franchises

4 Indications It's Time to Franchise Your Business

Franchising isn't for every business, and the timing needs to be right for a brand to efficiently transition to the franchise model.
Christopher Conner
7 Reasons Your First Business Will Fail
Business Failure

7 Reasons Your First Business Will Fail

If you understand why this is the case, you'll be able to better prepare yourself and potentially avoid some of the pitfalls of first-time business ownership.
Jayson DeMers
8 Reasons a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful
Personal Branding

8 Reasons a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful

Opportunity will find you and your business when you have a strong brand.
Matt Sweetwood
6 Tips From Tinder Execs on Finding Enough Success to Be Acquired
Acquisitions

6 Tips From Tinder Execs on Finding Enough Success to Be Acquired

While acquisition should never be a founding goal, it sometimes becomes an option for strategic startups.
Lydia Belanger
This Hotel Chain's Selling Point Is That It Doubles as a Museum
Hotels

This Hotel Chain's Selling Point Is That It Doubles as a Museum

The president of 21c Museum Hotels says that art strengthens the company's growing footprint.
Stephen J. Bronner
7 Life Hacks to Beat Your Sales Goals
Growth Strategies

7 Life Hacks to Beat Your Sales Goals

It's time to change your approach.
Marc Wayshak
How to Speak Directly to Client Interests
Clients

How to Speak Directly to Client Interests

Movements, gestures and facial expressions are indicators of how your message is being received.
5 Tips for Increasing Conversions at Every Stage of the B2B Customer Journey
Increasing Conversions

5 Tips for Increasing Conversions at Every Stage of the B2B Customer Journey

Ask yourself, "What is the one task I can perform at each stage of your customers' journey that will make them more likely to buy from me?"
Danny Wong
How These Tools Will Help You Streamline and Grow Your Business
Growth Strategies

How These Tools Will Help You Streamline and Grow Your Business

From keeping track of your documents to helping you make your next deck, Jessica Abo has tips from the founder of TechSesh.
Jessica Abo
5 Steps to Successfully Book and Network With High-Profile Influencers on Your Podcast
Networking

5 Steps to Successfully Book and Network With High-Profile Influencers on Your Podcast

Tips to form great connections with business leaders and celebrities.
Dave Mendonca
How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake
Innovation

How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake

Sears had the chance to beat Amazon at its own game. Instead, it closed stores and retrenched.
Ben Judah
Stop Trying to Take Things Off Your Plate. The Way to Grow Is to Keep Adding More.
Productivity

Stop Trying to Take Things Off Your Plate. The Way to Grow Is to Keep Adding More.

Follow these five tips to improve your productivity, speed and sanity
Heather Ann Havenwood
What African Entrepreneurs Can Teach Us About Overcoming Challenges
Africa

What African Entrepreneurs Can Teach Us About Overcoming Challenges

These startups don't need paternalistic "saving" but, rather, supportive ecosystems and institutions.
Daniel Myatt and Chris Kasali
4 Lessons From Rapper Big Sean About Success and Seizing Opportunity
Success

4 Lessons From Rapper Big Sean About Success and Seizing Opportunity

The Grammy nominee and his mom started a program to teach young people about careers in the entertainment biz.
Lydia Belanger