Growth Strategies

How to Calculate 'Breakeven'
Make More Happen

How to Calculate 'Breakeven'

Follow these steps carefully. If you miscalculate, you're poised to make all kinds of bad business decisions.
Doug and Polly White
How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months
Ecommerce

How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months

David Yeom combined childhood nostalgia, marketing experience and all-star connections to create a new way to buy low-cost goods.
Lydia Belanger
In the World of Recruiting, 3 Leadership Qualities to Look for
Employee Recruitment

In the World of Recruiting, 3 Leadership Qualities to Look for

The war for talent is more competitive than ever. Are you helping your recruiters gear up?
Andre Lavoie
Freelancers Make Up 34 Percent of the U.S. Workforce. Here's How to Find, Hire and Manage Them.
Freelancers

Freelancers Make Up 34 Percent of the U.S. Workforce. Here's How to Find, Hire and Manage Them.

As full-time employees shift to non-employees in the age of the "gig economy," you've got to learn how to handle this external workforce.
Martin Konrad
15 Steps I Took to Successfully Reinvent Myself After Losing Everything
Reinvention

15 Steps I Took to Successfully Reinvent Myself After Losing Everything

Nobody asks for a humbling loss but many are grateful for the transformative journey it leaves them no choice but to begin.
John Rampton
6 Steps to Build a Strong Team
Team-Building

6 Steps to Build a Strong Team

You have to be methodical to attract and keep good talent.
Cynthia Johnson
4 Business Lessons Learned From Studying Free Agents
Employee Retention

4 Business Lessons Learned From Studying Free Agents

It's in your company's best interest to minimize turnover, here's how to keep your top talent happy and productive.
Brenton Hayden
4 Ways to Successfully Blend Gig Workers Into Your Team
Gig Workers

4 Ways to Successfully Blend Gig Workers Into Your Team

Getting the best from every team member is a challenge now that not everybody is full time at the same office.
Heather R. Huhman
7 Ways to Re-Motivate Yourself at Work
Motivation

7 Ways to Re-Motivate Yourself at Work

It's easy to be motivated when we're excited by a new venture but more rewarding when we remember why it is still worthwhile.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Want to Become an Overnight Success? You've Got Years of Work Ahead of You.
Success Strategies

Want to Become an Overnight Success? You've Got Years of Work Ahead of You.

When it comes to business, what's often left out of the story -- with a handful of exceptions -- is that the overnight success was decades in the making.
Carol Roth
How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market
Samsung

How Samsung Rewrote its Playbook to Regain Some Ground in the Smartphone Market

'If you're in the trenches, you want to have a machine gun, a grenade, a mine on hand,' Samsung's VP of smartphone product planning said.
Sometimes, After a Successful Run, It's Time to Switch Gears. Learn How to Pivot.
Pivoting

Sometimes, After a Successful Run, It's Time to Switch Gears. Learn How to Pivot.

Twitter and Tick are two famous examples of companies that took an opportunity to follow another path.
Lucinda Watrous
A Framework for Expanding Your Business Internationally
Global Expansion

A Framework for Expanding Your Business Internationally

Global expansion can be great for your business, and even better for your local economy.
Eric Samson
5 Things International Startups Should Know Before Joining a U.S. Accelerator
Accelerators

5 Things International Startups Should Know Before Joining a U.S. Accelerator

A U.S. accelerator is a great opportunity for any foreign-based startup. But they should focus on how to full advantage of the experience.
Eugene Vyborov