Growth Strategies

5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior
Holidays

5 Customer Service Tips to Avoid Scrooge-Like Behavior

This time of year means more business, which also means more frustrated customers.
Matt Lautz
Has Your Company's Charitable Giving Become an Empty Ritual?
Charity

Has Your Company's Charitable Giving Become an Empty Ritual?

Contributing to the community can energize employees and build ties in a myriad of directions.
Brian Fielkow
5 Tactics for Checking for That Elusive Cultural Fit
Inspiring Your Team

5 Tactics for Checking for That Elusive Cultural Fit

The new buzzword in hiring might seem like a gray area to some employers. Try to define the term for your company and assess it in these concrete ways.
Heather R. Huhman
In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons
Ecommerce

In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons

The growing social platform has added action buttons to posts from four partners, including Etsy and Kickstarter.
Nina Zipkin
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tom Gimbel.
Inspiring Your Team

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Tom Gimbel.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions on hiring, culture, employee development and retention.
Andrea Huspeni
'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System
Driving Business - Driving Success

'Check' It Out: Why This Restaurant Group Began Using a Tableside Payment System

Four Dickie Brennan's restaurants are using a new payment system, and it's a hit with customers and staff.
Need to Hire a Web Developer? A Marketing Manager? Get in Line.
Inspiring Your Team

Need to Hire a Web Developer? A Marketing Manager? Get in Line.

Heading into 2015, marketing and sales talent commands the highest average pay.
Anne Fisher
The Most Important Hour of Your Life
Personal Improvement

The Most Important Hour of Your Life

Life today is fast and full of opportunity. The complication is we think we have to do everything. The trick is figuring out what's essential.
GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.
GoldieBlox

GoldieBlox CEO: How I Went From Kickstarter to the Macy's Day Parade in Two Years.

Debbie Sterling says that to manage her company through such tremendous growth, she had to break through her own fears.
Catherine Clifford
Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.
Business Ideas

Do You Need a Great New Idea? Stand On the Shoulders of Giants.

Go shopping -- not for products -- but for new concepts you could use to improve your business.
Jeff Shore
Want to Start Building Momentum for 2015? Start Your Resolutions Now.
Take It From The Pros

Want to Start Building Momentum for 2015? Start Your Resolutions Now.

Don't wait to start making positive changes in your personal and professional lives.
John Brubaker
The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit
Detroit

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.
Amanda Lewan
Glide Over the Pitfalls of Becoming a Manager With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Glide Over the Pitfalls of Becoming a Manager With These 5 Steps

Here's your cheat sheet for how to become the effective supervisor in charge.
Beth Miller
Not Just for Grandma: 6 Tips for an Unforgettable Company Holiday Card
Inspiring Your Team

Not Just for Grandma: 6 Tips for an Unforgettable Company Holiday Card

Help your business stand out with a little fun and creativity.
Mary Ellen Campisi
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