Growth Strategies

Human Resources

4 Ways to Manage Employees Who Like to Figure It Out Themselves

There is a new breed of worker who takes pride in achieving goals with minimum direction. They still need to be part of the team, though.
Customer Service

These 6 Companies Are Boosting Growth by Delighting Customers

If you're serious about your future success and the growth of your business, you have to focus just as much on service as on sales.
International Business

How Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize on the Latin American Ecommerce Boom

Latin America is young, tech savvy, increasingly prosperous and open for business.
Hiring

10 Skills That Make a TV Producer a Great Hire or Partner for Businesses

Producing a show is a lot like founding and running a business -- you need a message, a team, content or service and great execution.
Hiring

Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 New Workers in Just One Day

Chipotle's first ever national career day will be held Sept. 9.
Customer Service

Why Your Business Needs a Chief Customer Advocate

Businesses of all sizes would be well served giving their customers a seat at the table with an executive that represents their interests.
Ready for Anything

If You're Comfortable, Change Something

Even in the volatile position of entrepreneurship, it's painfully easy to land in a comfort zone. If you want to be successful, you have to break out.
Employee Engagement

If You Were Already Worried About Employee Engagement, Prepare to Panic

Research is finding the correlation between engagement and performance is the opposite of what employers want.
Project Grow

2 of the Biggest Myths Surrounding Crowdfunding (Video)

Given that the average campaign raises $10,000, experts say, it's wise to keep your expectations in check.
Ready for Anything

Here Are 6 Considerations When You're Thinking of Selling Your Business

Incredible opportunity, both personal and professional, can come from a sale. But you've also got to be prepared for what lies ahead.
Ready for Anything

4 Business Meetings You Should Never Take

The busier you get, the less time you have to spend on unproductive meetings because, well, you're busy working on revenue-generating activities.
Networking

Networking Is a Contact Sport

Networking is not a face-to-face, cold-calling opportunity. When it's done right, it's about building long-term meaningful relationships.
Partnerships

The Simple Way to Vet a Potential Business Partner

It's amazing that people seem to spend more time reading reviews of a restaurant they're considering going to for lunch than looking into the companies and people they're considering working with.
Company Culture

5 Signs Your Corporate Culture is Doomed

With Amazon's culture coming under fire, it may be the perfect time to reevaluate your own culture.
Employee Retention

Uniqlo Is Testing a Four-Day Work Week

The retailer's pilot program in Japan would allow 10,000 employees to work 10 hours per day, four days per week.
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