Growth Strategies

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
How One of the Internet's Biggest Viral Stars Turned Her Moment Into Momentum
YouTube

How One of the Internet's Biggest Viral Stars Turned Her Moment Into Momentum

In the pantheon of viral videos, Rebecca Black's 'Friday' may be among the most notorious. Here's how the teen star has parlayed her explosive success.
Geoff Weiss
Why Catering to Exactly What Clients Want Is a Winning Strategy
Customer Loyalty

Why Catering to Exactly What Clients Want Is a Winning Strategy

Sometimes a consumer won't be able to describe the need clearly but if you can figure out how to best provide the right service, you'll score the business.
Marley Majcher
No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.
Inspiring Your Team

No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.

Facebook's hiring numbers are squishy, but the company continues to serve as a great example of how entrepreneurship can help the world.
Ray Hennessey
5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up
Run a Better Business

5 Secrets to Mastering Sales Follow-Up

Use these strategies to boost the number of sales or customers you get from a batch of leads.
Dan S. Kennedy
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Run a Better Business

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Catherine Clifford
Impact Investing

Making a Business of Premium Coffee for Premium Social Impact

Based in Rwanda, KZ Noir buys coffee from more than 10,000 regional small farmers and employs over 1,200 seasonal staff, including more than 800 women.
Jessica Pothering
5 Ways to Build Jumpstarting Innovation Into Your Business
Innovation

5 Ways to Build Jumpstarting Innovation Into Your Business

Innovation results from the ideas we have and the ideas we encourage other people to share.
John Boitnott
Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead.
worth-knowing

Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead.

Making small changes to your job can help you fall in love with it all over again and reignite your passion.
Lisa Evans
Why Millennials Don't Trust Ads, Real Estate or Social Security
Millennials

Why Millennials Don't Trust Ads, Real Estate or Social Security

In a new study, a third of millennials rank blogs as their top media source. But not even online posts can convince them to buy a house.
Kate Taylor
Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Inspiring Your Team

Healthy Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Raises $15 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

As the vegetable-forward eatery looks to increase its store count by at least 50 percent, its founder is also looking for ways to preserve company culture.
Catherine Clifford
A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace
Ethics

A Proactive Approach to Addressing Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Smaller companies migh not have formal procedures for accountablity. Here's why maintaining high standards is a good long-term practice.
Burton Goldfield
3 Customer Engagement Lessons From the Holidays That Apply All Year Round
Customer Engagement

3 Customer Engagement Lessons From the Holidays That Apply All Year Round

It's not more important than ever to stay on top of customer complaints, which can quickly sink a business.
Susan Ganeshan
10 Ways to Build a Creative Company Culture
Run a Better Business

10 Ways to Build a Creative Company Culture

An atmosphere that's deliberately fluid and innovative can inspire your team to greater heights of accomplishment.
Oz Alon
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