Growth Strategies

Inspiring Your Team

Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder

Small businesses are doing a lot more without having to hire new workers.
worth-knowing

How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales

It's all about propsecting, conversations, closing and then the promised land: Revenue.
Referrals

How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth

One of best ways to find new customers and clients is through your own network. Here's what you need to know about charging and paying finder's fees for referrals.
Networking

Should You Go to SXSW? Let's Look at the Data.

Of all the events out there, SXSW is the best for judging whether it is worth attending for your business.
Leadership

Achieve Self-Mastery and You Will Never Settle for Less in Business

An entrepreneur's fears and small vision are the greatest limits to success. Overcoming those brings every goal within reach.
Innovation

When It Comes to Innovation, Here are 7 Mistakes People Make

While many entrepreneurs want to grow their business and offer products with a competitive edge, they neglect techniques and systems that generate a flood of valuable ideas.
Take It From The Pros

Why You Should Polarize Your Client Base Just Like an Online Dating Site

Sites such as Farmers Only and Christian Mingle have a customer filter built right into the names.
Inspiring Your Team

The Challenge of Keeping Your Culture Intact When the Business Is Growing Quickly

As your company grows, new team members won't know the values you launched with unless the leadership team makes it a priority.
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Uber

Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Focus

How to Develop a Laser-Like Focus on Building Your New Business

The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.
Big Data

Looking to Use Big Data? Ask These 4 Questions.

Big data doesn't have to be scary; businesses just need to ask the right questions.
Shipping Center

Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy

The San Francisco-based shipping startup is unveiling a new product today that aims to make the process of returning items you buy online hassle free.
Customer Service

How to Remain Customer First in the Digital Age

By using new technology to create innovative product, design and communication, it can be easier than ever for brands across all industries to remain focused on the customer.
Survival Strategies

5 Suggestions When Reducing Costs Is Your Only Option

When you face challenges, follow these tips to make your company stronger.
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