Growth Strategies

Growth Hacks

The Advantages of Recruiting Your Startup Team Internationally

Technology makes worldwide hiring possible from day one, increasing the odds of finding niche talents with insight into unfamiliar markets.
Customer Service

How a Refrigerator's Demise Illustrated 4 Steps to a Customer-Focused Brand

A grateful customer and Entrepreneur contributor spells out how a regional company, Yale Appliance, models exceptional customer service.
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How Chronic Pain Made Me A Stronger Person

It's hard as hell to live with pain, but it's harder to just sit by and watch your life waste away.
Time Management

Email: 5 Ways to Stop Wasting Time and Start Increasing Productivity

Checking email may seem productive but is actually a leading productivity killer at work.
Personal Development

12 Ways You Can Change the Dynamic at Work

We can't control the behavior of the people we work with but don't underestimate how much you can influence it.
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Why Honesty and Integrity Really Do Matter

Three powerful reasons why you should always do the right thing and never turn to the dark side.
Take It From The Pros

How to Overcome the Fear of Success

The only thing holding you back from success is yourself.
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Now Is the Time to Think About Your Small-Business Succession Plan

Will you be leaving control of your company to family or your employees? Or will you just sell it to an interested party?
Creativity Block

7 Unexpected Ways to Get Around Mental Blocks

Mental blocks may be your worst nightmare, but they're inevitable with most big projects.
Run a Better Business

Why Entrepreneurs Should Go Back to School

The classroom can provide many benefits to entrepreneurs, even those with established businesses.
Inspiring Your Team

5 Great Ways Your Employees Can Help You Hire Smarter

Companies struggling to find top talent should look no further than employees' friends and connections.
Take It From The Pros

4 Branding Strategies That Sound Good, But Will Hurt Your Growth

Think an email auto-responder makes you look more successful? Think again.
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The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Educating yourself on each buyer type is one of the first steps in beginning to plan the sale of your company.
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Smoothly Transition From the Startup to the Scale-Up Phase

Do you want your company playing toddler soccer, strictly focused on the hustle? That doesn't make for a very successful business.
Employee Retention

5 Reasons Why Parental Leave May Be the Best Startup Perk You Don't Offer

Forget the splashy perks. Parental leave is a better way to attract and retain top talent.
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