Growth Strategies

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids
Inspiring Your Team

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.
Aaron Young
What Leaders Can Learn From the NFL's Draft of the First Openly Gay Player
Workplace Diversity

What Leaders Can Learn From the NFL's Draft of the First Openly Gay Player

This moment can provide lessons and insight for businesses about how they should address matters of workplace diversity.
Brian Fielkow
What Will Get Americans Working Again?
Jobs

What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
Ray Hennessey
Make Your Company's Name Unforgettable
Make More Happen

Make Your Company's Name Unforgettable

Your business will stand out with these tips for naming a new venture.
Nina Zipkin
How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company
Growing a Business

How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company

What happens when your traditional business 'goes tech'? Suddenly you're more scalable and efficient, but you risk confusing your customers and losing your company's vision. Here is how to make the transition smoother.
Chuck Cohn
Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor
Mentors

Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

In this video, the entrepreneur and former pro athlete discusses how having a coach can help elevate you personally and professionally.
Jason Fell
Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated
Creativity

Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated

Here are 4 ways entrepreneurs can foster a culture where new ideas more easily bloom.
Jeff Boss
Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?
Growing a Business

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Doug and Polly White
Build Great Customer Service Into Your Business With These 5 Tips
Customer Service

Build Great Customer Service Into Your Business With These 5 Tips

Happy customers can become brand advocates, which leads to more customers.
Scott Moyer
The 4 Things Every Customer Wants
Customer Loyalty

The 4 Things Every Customer Wants

Shoppers these days get terrific service in certain pockets of their life and use those experiences to judge every sales interaction. With today's smart buyers, how do marketers keep up?
Chip R. Bell
5 Tips for Handling Rapid Expansion
Expansion

5 Tips for Handling Rapid Expansion

While rapid expansion may be a great problem to have, it can be a challenging time. Here are a few pieces of advice on dealing with quick growth.
Russ Reynolds
Social Media

The 7 Musts of Customer Service on Social Media

In this new paradigm between brands and consumers, use social tools to form deeper connections.
Alice Martin
Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?
Gender Differences

Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?

A new book by two journalists suggests women and men differ in their confidence levels.
Lisa Evans
The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking
Networking

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.
Tom Borg