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Growth Strategies

Entrepreneur Mindset

8 Tough-Minded Traits That Assure Success

The best estimate of how successful a person will be is how much they are able to endure and overcome.
Public Relations

5 Criteria Journalists Use to Judge If Your Company is Newsworthy

That product unveiling you think is so thrilling is just more spam to the reporters you want to pay attention.
Revenue Generation

3 Steps to Win, Retain and Grow Revenue

Simple things like teaming up with clients to brainstorm ideas and streamlining your bidding process can boost your bottom line.
Small Business Growth

Challenges Evolve Differently During the 5 Stages of a Growing Small Business

There is no one-size-fits-all in the world of small business. Definitions need to be clearer in order for a company to weather the storms of expansion.
Sales

For Sales in 2016, What's Old Will Be New Again

Telephones? Remember them? They're baaaaack.
Ask the Expert

The 3 Biggest Ecommerce Trends to Keep Your Eye On

If you want to stay ahead of the game, make sure your company is considering implementing these strategies.
Setbacks

When Setbacks Happen, Ask This Question

Asking this question forces you to accept whatever has happened and to shift your mentality towards harnessing it in a constructive manner.
Business Planning

Racing Against the Clock in the 4th Quarter

Five strategies to help you assess these last two months of 2015 as you prepare for 2016.
Niche marketing

The 'Short Guy Problem' in Clothing Stores Spotlights the Limits of Big Brands

The founders of clothing retailer Ash & Anvil are helping shorter men stand a little taller by filling a niche larger companies have consciously ignored.
Exit Strategies

How to Make a Lucrative Business Exit From 5 Entrepreneurs Who've Done It

Long before you are ready to sell is the right time to begin getting the business ready to sell.
Motivation

The Best Time to Take Action Is Now

Follow the Dale Carnegie school of thought. Doing something is always better than doing nothing.
Customer Service

Leave the Ticket System at the DMV. Support Your Customers Through Conversations.

Here are 16 reasons why you need to stop supporting your customers using tickets and start acting like a human being.
Problem Employees

How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players

The suck-up. The gossip. The underachiever. Every office has one or all of these types. Here are ways to turn them around.
Worker Pay

How to Survive a Worker's Comp Claim

If you're getting ready to deal with a worker's compensation claim, read these tips on how you can survive -- whether you're an employee or employer.
Recruiting

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Recruit Exclusively Online

Setting up a table at a job fair creates a potential for serendipity the Internet can rarely match.