Growth Strategies

Inspiring Your Team

How to Spend Zero on Recruiting and Still Hire the Best Candidates

Companies don't have to spend huge sums of money on hiring the right people. Here's how to build a culture that will do the recruiting for you.
Inspiring Your Team

4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

Startups, perhaps inevitably, are focused on the talent and vision of the founder/CEO but only a team can build a company.
Consultants and Advisors

Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips

Following this advice should save you time and money when working with a service provider.
Acquisitions

The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables

Develop your company into a well-rounded, attractive business that lures investors, partners and clients by implementing best practices when it comes to the team, technology, traction and trajectory....
Competition

Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides

The ridesharing startups are both accusing one another of sabotage in an all-out war of words.
Human Resources

Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'

HR departments have an uncanny knack for being disliked by both employees and leadership. One company dumped HR and shares their experience.
Sustainability

Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples.
Customer Engagement

The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)

When you want to get your customer to say yes, keep these principles in mind.
Customer Service

The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer

If your customer is letting you know he's not happy with your business, you have a chance to make things right. Here's how.
Inspiring Your Team

Beyond Collecting Resumes, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates

Harness other tools to learn about a job seeker's personality or behavior. This might prove useful, considering a new survey that found resume inaccuracy is rampant.
Ecommerce

The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup

Ecommerce can be a gold mine for entrepreneurs – if done correctly. Make sure you avoid these major blunders when launching your online-retail shop.
Press Coverage

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Building relationships is key to getting the coverage you want.
International Business

Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

Expanding internationally is not as simple as running your copy through a translator.
Advertising

3 Steps to Improve Your Ad's Clickthrough Rates

Use these three strategies to get more viewers to click on your ads.
Inspiring Your Team

Does the Company With the Best Break Room Win?

Create a space that not only lives up to the organization's culture but that can also function as a recruiting tool.
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