Growth Strategies

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?
Microsoft

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

We'll give you a hint: It gives the Windows maker a network of professionals that will potentially buy its services.
Nina Zipkin
Show Them You Care and They'll Keep Coming Back
Health Care

Show Them You Care and They'll Keep Coming Back

Health Care providers should never take their out-of-network patients for granted.
Karen Mishra
How to Take an Accelerated Approach to Goal-Setting
Entrepreneur Network

How to Take an Accelerated Approach to Goal-Setting

Real-estate investors and Entrepreneur Network partners Chris Haddon and Jason Balin outline their own rules for setting goals.
Erin Schultz
This Is What Happens When Employees Find Meaning at Work
meaning

This Is What Happens When Employees Find Meaning at Work

Meaningful work is the spark that ignites intrinsic motivation: It leads employees to work hard because they want to, not because they have to.
Matt Straz
When Should Entrepreneurs Pursue a Social Good?
Corporate Social Responsibility

When Should Entrepreneurs Pursue a Social Good?

Business leaders should question not the need but rather the desire and ability to pursue a social good.
Peter Gasca
6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch
Business Optimization

6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch

Prepare for your pitch with the mind of an investor. Being prepared for all their questions and concerns will help seal the deal.
Rehan Ijaz
3 Things That Will Always Rob You of Reaching Your Full Potential
Radicals & Visionaries

3 Things That Will Always Rob You of Reaching Your Full Potential

If you limit your vision, associate with toxic people and give up the fight, you'll never achieve your dreams.
Matt Mayberry
No Matter How Good You Are at Anything a Coach Makes You Better
Coaching

No Matter How Good You Are at Anything a Coach Makes You Better

Name the biggest stars at whatever and they have a coach, which has to make you think a coach is a good idea when you're just getting started.
Daniel DiPiazza
Use These 10 Words in Conversation to Get What You Want
Communications

Use These 10 Words in Conversation to Get What You Want

'Because.' 'Thanks.' 'We': These are the words that will open your listener to you and give you power.
Jayson DeMers
All Successful People Zig When Everyone Else Zags
Entrepreneur Network

All Successful People Zig When Everyone Else Zags

John T. Meyer of web-design company Lemonly says that you need to go against the grain if you want to achieve more.
Erin Schultz
In High Stress Workplaces, Does Mental Toughness Matter?
mental toughness

In High Stress Workplaces, Does Mental Toughness Matter?

The two-minute drill for boosting mental stamina. Make decisions based on logic and reason.
Andrew D. Wittman, Ph.D.
The Reason Software Companies Are Better Companies
Ready To Launch

The Reason Software Companies Are Better Companies

The most successful ones have one thing in common: they are data-driven.
Alexander Maasik
'A' Player Sales Tips: 5 Things Successful Sellers Do
Sales

'A' Player Sales Tips: 5 Things Successful Sellers Do

The way you speak, how you feel and how you make others feel it's all part of the learning process you need to embrace.
Frank Visgatis
7 Attributes of An Entrepreneur's Startup Dream Team
Ready To Launch

7 Attributes of An Entrepreneur's Startup Dream Team

Dream team startups are the work of a diligent entrepreneur who understands strengths and weaknesses.
Martin Zwilling