Growth Strategies

Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies
Growth Strategies

Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies

This season brings box office mega-bucks for movie studios, but you too can cash in on the film industry's marketing tactics.
Matthew Toren
Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.
Legal

Think Incorporating Will Protect Your Personal Assets? Not in These Cases.

Although you should definitely seek legal status for your business, these 6 scenarios could cost you big.
Nellie Akalp
Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check
Raising Capital

Raising Capital? Answer These Questions to Score an Investor's Check

Shed light on five key areas about a startup's business model to make a compelling pitch for money.
Peter S. Cohan
How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business
Inspiration

How Good Meals and Goodwill Lead to Good Business

When stumped for some creative inspiration, order up a round of collaboration while sharing victuals and conversation with the team.
Joe Erwin
Building an All-Star Virtual Team
Inspiring Your Team

Building an All-Star Virtual Team

As the number of employees working from home or remotely grows, here's how to make top-notch hires.
Heather R. Huhman
4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge
Sales

4 Strategies for Handling a Sales Surge

When demand suddenly spikes, it's do or die time.
Paula Andruss
Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success
Success

Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the entrepreneur and media powerhouse talks about what it takes to thrive and what it means to be successful today.
Jason Fell
Boosting Your Business By Using Your Ears
Listening

Boosting Your Business By Using Your Ears

Listen more, serve with all you have, give with excellence and work with honor, and you will see your dreams come true.
Sandi Krakowski
A Checklist to Get Your Customer-Loyalty Program Off the Ground
Loyalty Programs

A Checklist to Get Your Customer-Loyalty Program Off the Ground

With more companies vying for consumers' attention (and money), businesses need to create loyalty programs to get customers on board and to stay. Here is a checklist to create a program in the digital world.
Jed Williams and John Swanciger
Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO
IPO

Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

The Chinese ecommerce giant officially filed to list its shares in the U.S. in what could be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
Shane Smith Wants to Be the Rupert Murdoch of His Generation
Media Companies

Shane Smith Wants to Be the Rupert Murdoch of His Generation

Having hit a sweet spot with young audiences, the founder of Vice Media is convinced he can turn his brand into something 10 times bigger than CNN.
Benjamin Kabin
Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence?
Growing a Business

Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence?

When starting a business, it's wise to build automation into your processes so everything doesn't fall apart with you.
Adam Callinan
The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette
Exit Strategies

The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The do's and don't of handling exit strategies and partnerships that have gone sour.
Gael O'Brien
6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat
Meetings

6 Steps to Creating an Effective Corporate Retreat

If you're going to spend time and money getting away with your team, you'd better make it worthwhile. Here are six ways to get more mileage for your money.
Gwen Moran