Growth Strategies

Crisis Management

What to Do When Your Company Is In Full-On Crisis Mode

Professional coach and Entrepreneur.com contributor Lindsay Broder on what you need to keep in mind when managing a startup -- and a team -- through a rough patch.
Goals

When SMART Goals Don't Work, Here's What to Do Instead

For tackling a lofty aspiration, such as embarking on a business area that's a passion, try a more intrinsic method to set objectives, forging an emotional connection.
Obamacare

Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured

Before Americans start celebrating a drop in the number of uninsured, you first have to look behind the numbers.
Fundraising

Attention Nonprofits: 5 Secrets to Attract Donors

For nonprofits, fundraising isn't just about the 'ask.'
Disaster Planning

Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.

Plan ahead and hopefully you'll never have to put your plan into action. But if you ever need it, you'll be glad you have it.
Project Grow

Make a Positive Impression on the World, and Make Money Doing It

The mind behind the UK's best-selling single of all time teaches us that doing good can be profitable, as long as you're willing.
Benefits

How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time

It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative.
Finances

Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips

Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person

For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can't be taught but capabilities can.
Quality Assurance

Want Your Startup to Do a Better Job? Avoid These 3 Myths.

For small businesses, offering a standout product means understanding what the customer wants -- and delivering it.
Inspiring Your Team

Want to Avoid a Hiring Crisis? Follow These 4 Steps.

Often entrepreneurs hire people that aren't top-notch, because they need to fill the position quickly. To avoid this problem, they need to plan ahead.
Customer Relationship

Evolve or Die in the Age of the Consumer

Listening to and truly engaging with customers wherever and however they choose to engage is the new secret to organizational success.
Inspiring Your Team

Radical Transparency Can Re-Energize a Company's Culture and Deliver Results

See what a few innovative organizations are doing to foster information sharing, improve the work produced and better employee retention.
Growth Hacking

The 4 Gutsy Trade Secrets to Increase App Downloads

In the crowded mobile-app market, getting noticed is becoming harder by the day. Here are four growth hacks to Increase to help increase downloads for your mobile app.
Retention

This Software Company Can Boost Your Retention Rate

Gainsight, a customer-success management company, helps increase customer retention for small but quickly growing companies.
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