Growth Strategies

Inspiring Your Team

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.
Workplace Diversity

What Leaders Can Learn From the NFL's Draft of the First Openly Gay Player

This moment can provide lessons and insight for businesses about how they should address matters of workplace diversity.
Jobs

What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
Take It From The Pros

Make Your Company's Name Unforgettable

Your business will stand out with these tips for naming a new venture.
Growing a Business

How to Handle Going From a Basic Startup to a Scalable Tech Company

What happens when your traditional business 'goes tech'? Suddenly you're more scalable and efficient, but you risk confusing your customers and losing your company's vision. Here is how to make the tr...
Mentors

Lewis Howes on the Importance of Having a Mentor

In this video, the entrepreneur and former pro athlete discusses how having a coach can help elevate you personally and professionally.
Creativity

Like Other Parts of Your Business, Creativity Needs to Be Cultivated

Here are 4 ways entrepreneurs can foster a culture where new ideas more easily bloom.
Growing a Business

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Customer Service

Build Great Customer Service Into Your Business With These 5 Tips

Happy customers can become brand advocates, which leads to more customers.
Customer Loyalty

The 4 Things Every Customer Wants

Shoppers these days get terrific service in certain pockets of their life and use those experiences to judge every sales interaction. With today's smart buyers, how do marketers keep up?
Expansion

5 Tips for Handling Rapid Expansion

While rapid expansion may be a great problem to have, it can be a challenging time. Here are a few pieces of advice on dealing with quick growth.
Social Media

The 7 Musts of Customer Service on Social Media

In this new paradigm between brands and consumers, use social tools to form deeper connections.
Gender Differences

Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?

A new book by two journalists suggests women and men differ in their confidence levels.
Networking

The 3 Deadly Sins of Networking

Avoid these three lethal blunders when meeting and interacting with potential new clients.
Internships

5 Essential Traits of a Great Internship Program

From strategy to compliance, internship programs are more complicated than just having a student make copies and get your lunch for you. Here's what you need to know to get it right.
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