Growth Strategies

How This Early-Stage Startup Landed Mega VC Funding in 2013
VC 100

How This Early-Stage Startup Landed Mega VC Funding in 2013

Learn how this company became a David among venture-backed Goliaths.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.
National Small Business Week

Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Some of the small-business owners honored during National Small Business Week share their best strategies for running a cohesive and efficient staff.
Catherine Clifford
Tackling the Unsexy Business of Inventory Management
Managing Inventory

Tackling the Unsexy Business of Inventory Management

Many entrepreneurs are ill-equipped for the balancing act of ensuring enough products are delivered on time without having too many lying around.
Chris Herbert and Christian Smith
5 Ways to Foster a Brighter Workplace Amid Summer's Glow
Corporate Culture

5 Ways to Foster a Brighter Workplace Amid Summer's Glow

Here's a roundup of fun ways to keep the startup team -- and entrepreneur types -- inspired.
Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail
Startup Kit

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.
No Wizard Needed -- 3 Ways to Give Employees Courage
Innovation

No Wizard Needed -- 3 Ways to Give Employees Courage

When people fall back on the same tired ideas, your company can stagnate. Do these things to strengthen their backbones.
Bill Treasurer
5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager
Run a Better Business

5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

A poor supervisor can dampen employee engagement and satisfaction, prompting an exodus. Here's what to look out for.
Heather R. Huhman
Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.
Human Resources

Think You Should Hire an Intern? Think Again.

Admit it: Your company might not have the time, interest or temperament to handle an intern.
Samantha Drake
Inspiring Your Team

How to Write a Great Mission Statement

Your mission statement can be as important to your success as your business plan.
Nina Zipkin
Embrace the Soft Launch
Ready to Launch

Embrace the Soft Launch

For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer.
Rohan Ayyar
What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas and Not Enough Time
Growth Strategies

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas and Not Enough Time

It all comes down to treating your life like ... a rose bush.
James Clear
Don't Ignore the Cultural Perks Millennials Crave on the Job
Inspiring Your Team

Don't Ignore the Cultural Perks Millennials Crave on the Job

Consider these four ways to recruit (and retain) great Gen Y talent before the competition lures it away.
Josh Tolan
If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It
Inspiring Your Team

If You Want a Job at Zappos, You'll Have to Network for It

The online shoe and apparel retailer, which prides itself on valuing company culture above all else, is dramatically changing its hiring process.
Laura Entis
Want to Be More Productive? Take a Break and Check Out This Infographic.
Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Take a Break and Check Out This Infographic.

Here's why you should be taking regular breaks at work.
Kate Taylor
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