Growth Strategies

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths
Franchise Buying Guide

Beware of These 10 Franchise Ownership Myths

What to consider when weighing a decision to become a franchisee.
Joel Libava
Stoke Your Passion and Elevate Your Career
Passion

Stoke Your Passion and Elevate Your Career

We examine the difference between true passions and passing fads, and what they mean for you professionally.
Jeff Shuey
12 Restaurants Capitalizing on the Anti-Fast Food Revolution
Restaurants

12 Restaurants Capitalizing on the Anti-Fast Food Revolution

It takes creativity to engineer a menu of fresh ingredients and healthy dishes – and then use that as the base of a successful business. Here are nutritious concepts transforming the fast-casual kitchen.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Intellectual Property

How to Triage Your Intellectual Property Needs

While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process.
Darin Klemchuk
Study Your Team Now to Make the Best Hire Later
Hiring Employees

Study Your Team Now to Make the Best Hire Later

The hiring process will always have too much guesswork if it is all about the candidate. You can't be certain the new hire is a good fit until you've methodically evaluate the strengths and talents of your staff.
Mary Kaiser
Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.
Partnerships

Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
Doug and Polly White
Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity
Make More Happen

Because Life Isn't Easy: 4 Secrets of Success Amid Adversity

Tragedy and personal setbacks can ruin you, or inspire you to do more with your life. Here's some advice.
Ryan K. Novak
When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?
Legal

When is a Leave of Absence an Appropriate ADA Accommodation?

As part of the law, you may have to let employees take some time off. Here are three questions to ask when making your decision.
Marti Cardi
4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded
Startup Basics

4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

Transitioning from startup to profitable business is painstaking and arduous. Many entrepreneurs have assumptions about the process that can make it endless.
Weston Bergmann
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
All Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 3 Things
Make More Happen

All Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 3 Things

WhistlePig Founder Raj Peter Bhakta experienced his fair share of business flops before founding a multimillion dollar brand. In this video, he summarizes what he has learned about building a successful business.
Catherine Clifford
6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy
Inspiring Your Team

6 Signs It's Time to Find a New Hiring Strategy

New technology can significantly decrease the duration of the entire interview process, at every stage.
Heather R. Huhman
Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial
Advertising

Like Airbnb, Birchbox Jumps to TV with First Commercial

Digitally-minded startups are taking to TV to raise their profiles and reach new users.
Nina Zipkin