Growth Strategies

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know
Sales

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know

As entrepreneurs, we all know people who could benefit from our professional assistance. Here is how to begin the conversation without sounding too 'salesy.'
Dorie Clark
5 Decisions Every Entrepreneur Must Face
Inspiring Your Team

5 Decisions Every Entrepreneur Must Face

Business owners should be prepared to face these forks in the road head on if they want to keep moving ahead.
Jayson DeMers
Habits Successful People Skip and Finding the Ideal Client: The Weekly Tips Roundup
Make More Happen

Habits Successful People Skip and Finding the Ideal Client: The Weekly Tips Roundup

Find out the 9 things that successful people won't do, according to Entrepreneur contributor Dr. Travis Bradberry.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The 3 Ways Respecting Your Team Builds Your Business
Inspiring Your Team

The 3 Ways Respecting Your Team Builds Your Business

As leaders do unto employees, so employees do unto customers.
S. Chris Edmonds
How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model
Young Influencers

How to Grow Your Art Into a Business: Move Beyond the One-Off Model

Jessica Banks, the founder of RockPaperRobot, a kinetic furniture business, explains how she has transitioned from artist to entrepreneur.
Catherine Clifford
Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention
Inspiring Your Team

Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal Employee Retention

A far-reaching survey shows that workers who are paid fairly stay with a company that gives them opportunity and respect.
Matt Straz
9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch
Press Coverage

9 Juicy 'Extras' to Offer Journalists That Can Instantly Sweeten Any PR Pitch

If you want publicity, you have to make it as easy -- and enticing -- as possible for journalists to jump on your story.
Joan Stewart
The 5 Grad Schools With the Most Opportunities for Mentorship
Top Colleges

The 5 Grad Schools With the Most Opportunities for Mentorship

Connecting with established professionals is a critical step for any entrepreneur looking to get a business off the ground. Here are the schools that offer the largest number of mentorship programs.
The Princeton Review Staff
Paying for That Employee's Class? Ask for a Mini Proposal First.
Employee Training

Paying for That Employee's Class? Ask for a Mini Proposal First.

Staff training is key to keeping a workforce in the flow. Design a program to elicit productive coursework.
Peter DeVries
Sometimes, Keeping the Project Moving Requires You to Gently Tell Clients 'No'
Project Management

Sometimes, Keeping the Project Moving Requires You to Gently Tell Clients 'No'

We all love great ideas but to get a product to market on time, and on budget, somebody needs to draw a line at good enough.
Bobby Emamian
The Way to Employees' Hearts May Well Be Through Their Stomachs
Inspiring Your Team

The Way to Employees' Hearts May Well Be Through Their Stomachs

Companies are increasingly focusing on the kitchens as an office gathering places and providing meals or snacks to reward their staffs.
Tucker Hughes
Capitalizing on Fashion Week: How This Tech Accessory Company Made It to the Runway
Fashion

Capitalizing on Fashion Week: How This Tech Accessory Company Made It to the Runway

The manufacturer of protective cases for smartphones deployed a thorough partnership strategy to elevate its brand during a pivotal time for trendsetting and branding.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily
Family Businesses

5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily

What you do to runn a good business with an ordinary partner goes double when you see the staff at every holiday gathering as well as at the office.
Cris Burnam
5 Quotes About Leverage to Help You Push Your Business Forward
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5 Quotes About Leverage to Help You Push Your Business Forward

Every entrepreneur should be harnessing this tool to get further, faster.
Adam Toren