Growth Strategies

Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction
Business Unusual

Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction

Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace.
John Patrick Pullen
The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns
Internships

The Savvy Startup's Guide to Recruiting Interns

Before you do any outreach, formulate a well-developed project-based plan with clear goals and timelines.
Allyson Willoughby
Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success
Startup Kit

Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success

Having a board of directors is required for all non-profits. Here's how to create one that will help your non-profit flourish.
Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You
Facebook

Facebook Buys Popular Fitness-Tracker App So It Can Know Even More About You

With its acquisition of Moves, the social network is getting into the fitness-tracking game alongside Fitbit and Nike.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Deal With Competitors
Competition

4 Ways to Deal With Competitors

In business, you can't make the competition disappear completely, but that's alright. Accept the challenge -- you will have a stronger business because of it.
Mike Kappel
Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans
Amazon

Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Amazon has already changed the way we shop and consume media. Who's to say the ecommerce giant won't overhaul how you get your mail?
Catherine Clifford
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success
Make More Happen

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Jerry Jao
My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course
Think Like Cleveland

My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course

A business professor reveals the countless hours required to stage an online course for thousands of students from around the globe. Trust us, it's not for the faint of heart.
Jane Porter
Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?
Inspiring Your Team

Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

As a leader, you play an important role in setting the tone at your business. If your expectations are high, the quality of candidates should be too.
Jeff Boss
What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business
Lessons

What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business

You don't have to step in the ring, but learning how to control your fighting instincts will help you reach success.
Bobby Campbell
The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media Culture
Customer Relationship

The ROI Of Connection In A Social-Media Culture

You're not selling products. You are selling experiences. To make that work, connection is everything.
Sandi Krakowski
Why We Need Another Sputnik Moment
Technology

Why We Need Another Sputnik Moment

We need to catalyze a national response to declining tech education for young Americans at a time when science, engineering and math are considered uncool.
Charles Rich
The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most
Startup Kit

The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.
Lyft

Lyft Gets a Serious Lift: Uber Competitor Expands to 24 More Cities

Fresh off of a $250 million round of funding, the ride-sharing company is venturing into new markets.
Catherine Clifford