Growth Strategies

Being an Entrepreneur Means That Sometimes, You Just Have to Say No
Leadership

Being an Entrepreneur Means That Sometimes, You Just Have to Say No

It can be hard. But it's a necessary evil.
44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)
Make More Happen

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience.
Geoff Weiss
3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California
Legal Issues

3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California

Although many flock to the Golden State, some may be unaware of these restrictions on how businesses can operate.
Jaia Thomas
5 Key Reasons Projects Fail
Make More Happen

5 Key Reasons Projects Fail

Wondering why that well-intentioned initiative won't get off the ground? Maybe some of these factors are at play.
Stephen Key
Closing Sales

Why Your Sales Team Can't Close

How often have you heard the line, 'My salespeople can't close.' Here is how to fix this issue.
Joanne Black
Dig Inn Founder: 'I Wouldn't Let People Tell You That You Can't Do Things'
Trep Talk

Dig Inn Founder: 'I Wouldn't Let People Tell You That You Can't Do Things'

To keep prices low and be able to expand its model, this farm-to-table eatery will have to continue to reinvent the restaurant supply chain.
Catherine Clifford
5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season
Ecommerce

5 Ways Your Small Businesses Can Topple Amazon This Holiday Season

While the holiday season is an exciting time for entrepreneurs, the one major obstacle small-business owners will face is competing with the almighty Amazon.
Matt Winn
The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace
Workplaces

The Lost Art of Candor in the Workplace

Candor among talented teams is no small feat, but executives across industries will tell you that it is the universal gold standard.
Gregory Ciotti
This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings
Connected Entrepreneur

This Business Thrives Working 4 Days a Week Without Bosses, Email or Meetings

Imagine a company where every weekend is three days and no one ever interrupts your work to discuss your progress.
Cristian Ángel Rennella
Going Paperless Is Still in the Future at Many Businesses
Office Tech

Going Paperless Is Still in the Future at Many Businesses

Companies that thing document management systems are still too expensive don't know how much paper files cost.
Matt Peterson
Sales Strategies

The 5 Secrets to Making Larger Sales

One of the greatest points of distinction between top sales performers and everyone else is average sale size. Here is how to increase your sales deals.
Marc Wayshak
Managing Employees

Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.
Matt Straz
7 Ways to Deal With an Unresponsive Client
Client Relationship Management

7 Ways to Deal With an Unresponsive Client

If a client isn't responding to your emails, what do you do? Consider picking up the phone, or perhaps, revising your work.
Carl Thomson
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
Managing Employees

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.
John Rampton