Growth Strategies

How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia
Global Business

How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia

In the last four years, changes in Hong Kong's and Singapore's startup scenes have created opportunities -- and China's consumer market is evolving, too.
Peter S. Cohan
How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages
Shipping

How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages

The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
Matt Villano
The Postal Service Emerges as Shipping Powerhouse for Small Businesses
Shipping

The Postal Service Emerges as Shipping Powerhouse for Small Businesses

An old competitor to UPS and FedEx has stepped up to deliver America's packages, leveraging technology and adjusting pricing.
Harry Whitehouse
4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World
Africa

4 Reasons Africa Is the Rising Star of the Tech World

With expanding Internet access, dedicated tech hubs and a young, fast-growing population, Africa is poised for growth.
Jeremy Johnson
How to Equip Yourself for the Data-Driven Future
Technology

How to Equip Yourself for the Data-Driven Future

Nearly every industry will be benefiting from professionals with a solid analytical foundation in the near future. Here's how to get into the game.
Asha Saxena
6 Things Your Employees May Be Wishing for This Year
Employee Morale

6 Things Your Employees May Be Wishing for This Year

Based on research, here are some workplace desires and how a startup might attain them.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
3 Must-Use Tactics to Differentiate Your Company From the Competition
Competition

3 Must-Use Tactics to Differentiate Your Company From the Competition

Making the choice to select substance over splash is critical in building a deep, unique product.
Robert Reffkin
These 4 Skills Distinguish the Best PR Advisers From the Good Ones
Communications

These 4 Skills Distinguish the Best PR Advisers From the Good Ones

Lots of people can write your press releases when everything is fine but only the best can be relied upon in a crisis.
Tor Constantino
Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them
Succession Planning

Common Succession Planning Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

Remember, the process isn't about you. It's about the organization. Instead of choosing a successor just like you, choose one to meet the new needs of the enterprise.
Beth Miller
For True Employee Engagement, Follow These 6 Steps
Inspiring Your Team

For True Employee Engagement, Follow These 6 Steps

Create a company where the team will put in extra discretionary effort, the sort required to create positive change.
Ray Gillenwater
Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley
Problem Solving

Throw Out the 'Painkillers,' 'Vitamins' and Other Bad Metaphors in Silicon Valley

A CEO decries a venture-capital focus on companies that provide quick fixes to symptoms rather than long-term prevention.
David Hassell
3 Business Reminders Gleaned From an English Country Pub Opened in 1397
Customer Service

3 Business Reminders Gleaned From an English Country Pub Opened in 1397

Your startup may be a newcomer to the field but some pillars of a longstanding business operation might apply: competitive differentiation, great customer service and savvy product updates.
Mel Carson
How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana
Smoking

How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana

An e-cigarette firm develops a safer pot-delivery system.
5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences
Managing Employees

5 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Employee Absences

Track time off taken by your staff and figure out how to prevent its impinging on healthy company coffers.
Heather R. Huhman
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