Growth Strategies

Being Interviewed by the Press? Here's How to Prepare.

Being Interviewed by the Press? Here's How to Prepare.

Put your best foot forward when talking to reporters.
Todd Henry
Business Plans

5 Steps for Creating a Long-Term Plan for Your Startup

Having a clear vision of your company's long-term trajectory is essential to ensuring its success.
Georgia Travers
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech
Commencement addresses

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
Laura Entis
6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety Without Going Broke
Workplace Safety

6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety Without Going Broke

Adopt a proactive approach to save your small business from physical danger and financial peril.
Phil La Duke
How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share
Publicity

How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

Tips for getting media attention for your business, even if you don't have a new product, service or website to brag about.
Joan Stewart
From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps
Growth Strategies

From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

After building your product, it's important to scale up with an expanding sales staff and partnerships.
Ron Huddleston
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs
Education

Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
Ray Hennessey
Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.
Legal Issues

Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
Jaia Thomas
How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?
Innovation

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
5 Tricks To Brainstorm Like It's Your Job
Brainstorming

5 Tricks To Brainstorm Like It's Your Job

A whiteboard session can lead to great results but you must take the process seriously.
Jimi Smoot
The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry
Startup Kit

The Reasons People Fail in the Staffing Industry

Here are the problems you'll face and how you can successfully overcome them in order for your staffing service to thrive.
Managing Employees

When Does Switching to a Remote Workplace Make Sense?

Having your employees telecommute can bring many benefits to your company, but the risks must also be weighed.
Chris Byers
The 4 Digital C's Needed for Brand Ambassadors to Thrive
Influencers

The 4 Digital C's Needed for Brand Ambassadors to Thrive

When it comes to running an influential online program, make sure you focus on these four aspects.
Ann Tran
Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career
Communication Strategies

Small Talk Could Have Big Benefits for Your Career

The simple act of conversation could lead to opportunity and deeper relationships.
Stephen Key