Growth Strategies

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Growth Strategies

3 Expert Tips for Achieving Hypergrowth in Online Marketing

Every entrepreneur dreams of breaking away from the competition but making that reality is a delicate mix of science and the unpredictable.
Take It From The Pros

7 Ways to Grow Your Startup in a Crowded Market

It's not easy to start a company in a hostile economic environment, especially when your company competes in an industry that is traditionally dominated by a large player or two.
Performance Reviews

6 Must-Dos for the Next Performance Review

Here's how to get truly prepared for these important meetings, in mind and attitude. Remember the whole agenda is ultimately for the employee's benefit.
Uber

Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe

Uber's chief executive promised to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.
Linkedin

How to Find Investors Through LinkedIn

The professional social network has become a tool for identifying and pitching investors.
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