Growth Strategies

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
The 4 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Your First Employee
Inspiring Your Team

The 4 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Your First Employee

It's important to figure out the cost associated with taking on help and gauge other impacts on your business.
Doug and Polly White
Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College
College

Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.
Laura Entis
Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit
Human Resources

Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit

Does the New York Knicks president's recent decision to fire the entire coaching staff show that leaders shouldn't be so obsessed with moment-to-moment results?
John Brubaker
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO
IPOs

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?
Peter S. Cohan
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit
Inspiring Your Team

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business
Inspiring Your Team

4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business

If you're seeking employees with intense focus and attention to detail, consider a candidate with autism.
Patty Pacelli
7 Tips For Getting Good at Spotting Trends
Trends

7 Tips For Getting Good at Spotting Trends

In order to succeed in business you need to anticipate what your market will want or need before it's completely obvious to all. Here's how.
Beth Kuhel
7 Must-Know Tips for Managing Your Millennial Sales Team
Sales Employees

7 Must-Know Tips for Managing Your Millennial Sales Team

Generation Y workers tend to be motivated in very specific ways. Do you know effective strategies for coaxing their best results?
Marc Wayshak
With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?
Corporate Culture

With GM's Massive Recall, Is Corporate Culture to Blame?

Did the mistake lie not with a faulty part but rather with how the entire company dealt with problems?
Brian Fielkow
6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit
Startup Kit

6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

Explore these six ways to generate money from individuals and groups in order to make your non-profit organization a success.