Growth Strategies

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation
Growth Strategies

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change.
Scott Shane
Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups
Growth Strategies

Room to Grow: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Green Startups

To get a sense for what it's like starting up environment-friendly and social ventures today, we reached out to three founders based out of NYC's Green Spaces incubator.
Lydia Brown and Jeremy Unger
The People in Your Life Are Your Personal Brand Team
Make More Happen

The People in Your Life Are Your Personal Brand Team

Your family, friends and colleagues in many ways become your brand. It's important to create a team of people that reflect how you want to live your brand.
Jim Joseph
6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share
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6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share

Looking to lead your industry? Find out if you have what it takes.
Denise Brosseau
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year
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Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
Laura Entis
Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow
Growth Strategies

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.
Katie Little
Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return
Growth Strategies

Baby, It's Cold Outside, But Your Customers Will Return

Customers tend to stay home in extreme weather conditions like the U.S. is now facing. But data show they are more likely to come back during cold snaps like this one.
Ray Hennessey
Set Goals for This Year With These 3 Questions
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Set Goals for This Year With These 3 Questions

Looking back at the past year is important in determining what you want to accomplish this year.
Jason Womack
The Best Way to Run a Business Meeting
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The Best Way to Run a Business Meeting

All too often, meetings run longer than they should and fail to keep attendees engaged. Here's how to run a meeting the right way.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy
Marketing

Why It Might Be Time to Ditch Your Facebook Strategy

Here's what you can do now if you've noticed a recent drop in traffic from Facebook.
Rick Mulready
Report: U.S. Business Mergers at Highest Levels Since 2001
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Report: U.S. Business Mergers at Highest Levels Since 2001

With deals totaling more than $1 trillion last year, the U.S. accounts for more mergers worldwide than it has in more than a decade.
Geoff Weiss
Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.
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Want to Work at a Startup? Here Is How.

For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice on how to catch the attention of startup founders.
Adina Grigore
9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously
Money

9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously

There's no silver bullet for making it big, but it's not rocket science, either...unless of course you're SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk.
Steve Tobak
4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies
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4 Ways to Maximize Your Loss Prevention Strategies

Ways to get the most from the theft prevention technology and techniques you're already using.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory