Growth Strategies

Take It From The Pros

Unlikely Lessons From Building a Multi-Million Dollar Social Business

In his book, Daniel Lubetzky explains how he found a way for KIND Snacks' business objectives to live in harmony with its social objectives.
Workplaces

5 Inexpensive Workspace Improvements That Boost Productivity

Don't underestimate how much natural light, a few house plants and some fresh paint can brighten the bottom line.
Acquisitions

3 Ways to Get Big Spenders to Acquire Your Startup

To get the exit your startup deserves, expand your definition of your ideal buyer and understand what makes you the perfect catch, so you'll know where to invest your time, money and attention.
Human Resources

ZenPayroll Moves Into Benefits, Changes Name to Gusto

The expansion puts the online human-resources startup squarely in competition with larger rival Zenefits.
Sales

4 Ways That Learning Sales Can Help You Reach Your Goal of Success

Embrace sales as a 'service,' and learn what four business masters have said on the subject.
Growth Strategies

So, Your Startup Is All Grown Up. Now What?

Running an established company brings its own set of challenges and opportunities.
Sharing Economy

4 Fatal Sharing Economy Mistakes

Uber and Airbnb are exalted examples of sharing-economy success. Many more companies you've never heard of illustrate what not to do.
Consumer Sentiment

Stop Interrogating Your Customers and Start Listening to What They're Actually Saying

To get accurate consumer feedback, it's time to look beyond the traditional survey.
Building Your Online Presence

5 Affordable Ways to Get Your Business Noticed Online

Digital ads are expensive, but there are other strategies for generating buzz without breaking the bank.
Entrepreneur Mindset

How Your Daily Discipline Drives Success

You need to chop wood and carry water every day (or at least your business' version of those tasks).
Employee Engagement

For Employers, Three Weeks' Notice is Key

Who are the staffers who care enough to remain 'engaged' with your company even when they're getting ready to leave you?
worth-knowing

There Are No Participation Awards in the Real World

When someone gives you kudos just for showing up, take it as an insult to your potential.
Employee Benefits

The Risky Results of Saying 'No' to Workers Comp

Not providing employees with this benefit can be even more costly than providing it -- find out why.
Inspiring Your Team

Don't Leave Talent on the Table: A Solution to the Tech Talent Gap

To close the gap, companies might need to get involved in local organizations, engaging with community groups and providing them with partnership and wisdom.
Amazon

5 Myths About Selling on Amazon

Why your ecommerce business should be selling on Amazon, if you're not doing so already
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