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Growth Strategies

Inspiring Your Team

4 Ways to Make Onboarding Happier for New Hires

Companies spend freely to find and hire talent, then leave them adrift when they start work. That's not smart.
Project Grow

Top 10 Small Cities Where Business is Thriving

A new study ranks the top 10 American towns to launch a business – and the results might surprise you.
Take It From The Pros

The Real Secret to Success Isn't Really a Secret

In the end, success is not about being different or having secret knowledge.
Failure

Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer Says 'Every Excuse Is BS'

As an entrepreneur, making excuses simply masks your own failures, Taffer says. You need to be accountable.
Take It From The Pros

What You Must Do Before Taking Your Company Public

Going public often gets a bad rap for its complexity and challenges, but the process doesn't have to be difficult.
Take It From The Pros

Smart Cookies: 5 Business Lessons Leaders Can Learn From Girl Scouts

While not all of us were lucky enough to be Girl Scouts, there's still time to build those skills in the trenches.
Negotiating

9 Ways to Negotiate a Contract Like a Boss

Finding common ground is an emotionally fraught process. But you have to keep the relationship positive. These are the people you're going to be working with if the contract ends up being signed.
Team Work

As Your Startup Grows You Have More Explaining to Do

Entrepreneurs start off with nobody to talk to but themselves. Success brings hosts of people to keep in the loop.
Sharing Economy

How These Flexible Rental Spaces Are Helping Entrepreneurs Work From Anywhere

Entrepreneurs are taking advantage of work spaces that boast convenience and cachet without commitment.
Public Speaking

3 Tips for Getting Speaking Gigs

Don't sit back, waiting for that big opportunity. Go after it with all you've got.
Take It From The Pros

4 Things Truly Innovative Startups Never Do

Startups disrupting the status quo all work in different ways, but there are a few commonalities they do to succeed.
Team Work

Why Can't We All Just Get Along? Because We Shouldn't.

Conflict is key to smart decisions and positive outcomes ... and we're all the better for it.
Product-Market Fit

Do Potential Customers Really Want Your Product? Here's a Way to Find Out.

The Sprint Kit offers exercises to help you explore your possibilities.
Run a Better Business

How to Stop Your Executive Team From Costing You Sales

If you want to prevent a lack of senior executive involvement from becoming a client relationship-wrecking ball, consider implementing these three account-retention practices.
Project Grow

How Muji Created a Cult Following of Design Enthusiasts

Its products have no visible brand identifiers -- and that's proven to be a good thing.