Growth Strategies

Win or Lose, Competition Always Makes You Stronger
Competition

Win or Lose, Competition Always Makes You Stronger

Competition builds winners, leaders, innovators and success stories. Without it, none of us would be here.
Steve Tobak
How to Spend Zero on Recruiting and Still Hire the Best Candidates
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.
Mike Mirshahzadeh
4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star
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.
Sarah Kunst
Be a Better Client to a Consultant With These 3 Tips
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.
Edith G. Tolchin
The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables
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.
Leslie Stretch
Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides
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.
Geoff Weiss
Why We Replaced (In)Human Resources with 'Employee Experience'
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.
Gina O’Reilly
Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too
Sustainability

Sustainability Can Be Profitable, Too

Doing good for the environment can save your business money, like in these four examples.
Doug and Polly White
The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)
Customer Engagement

The 6 Elements of Persuasion (Infographic)

When you want to get your customer to say yes, keep these principles in mind.
Nina Zipkin
The 3 Things You Need to Do When You've Upset Your Customer
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.
Tom Borg
Beyond Collecting Resumes, 5 Alternatives for Recruiting Candidates
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.
Heather R. Huhman
The 7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Launching an Ecommerce Startup
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.
3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup
Press Coverage

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Building relationships is key to getting the coverage you want.
Nina Zipkin
Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.
International Business

Want to Go Global? Learn These 4 Terms First.

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