Growth Strategies

Leadership

Separate, Delegate, Focus: Why the CEO Doesn't Need to Be the Guru

It's important to buck the narrative of the "CEO expert."
Luck

Good Luck is Good Business -- Here's How to Make Both

Research reveals you're capable of creating your own good -- or bad -- fortune.
Fraud

Learn Nontraditional Ways to 'Know Your Customers'

Take steps to prevent fraud, like checking the quality of your payment-processing provider.
Small Business Lending

Why Alternative Financing Options Might Be Best for Your Small Business

The small business financing landscape is continually changing, with more options than ever before.
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Grow Your Business

5 Tools That Can Eliminate Inefficiencies and Free Up Your Time

Some activities, such as payroll and human resources, take away time from the things that will actually grow your business.
Employee Stock Ownership

Why Ownership Is Now a Favorite Employee Benefit

Many people agree that giving employees an ownership stake, especially at a startup, is a surefire way to motivate them to bring their very best to the company.
Innovation

4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup

Balancing the long term and the short term requires finesse.
Taskrabbit

What Workers Need in the On-Demand Economy

TaskRabbit's CEO explains how services startups can do more for the growing number of freelance workers.
Networking

How to Get a Job, Meet Influencers and Find a New BFF at Your Next Conference

Going to a business conference or industry event can either be the biggest waste of time or the best thing you've ever done for your business.
Impact Investing

This Group Aims to Level the Playing Field for Men and Women Business Owners Around the World

Root Capital evaluates business on 8 metrics to ensure gender equality, and the results help businesses and communities at large.
Inspiring Your Team

Which Type of Interview Is Best for Your Company?

Phone, in-person, even video interviews all have their unique advantages.
Business Meetings

Why Most Agendas Actually Ruin Meetings

In spite of your best intentions, control isn't always a good thing.
Take It From The Pros

'Disruption' Does Not Define Success. Here Are 5 Principles That Do.

How to determine when the right time to innovate in your industry has arrived.
Competition

Meerkat CEO on Twitter Blockage: It's Their House, and We Need to Respect That

Though such a move was inevitable, it came much sooner than the team had expected, says the CEO of the viral live-streaming app.
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