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Growth Strategies

Managing Employees

What to Do When Your Employees Aren't Living Up to Expectations

When a staffer isn't meeting expectations, follow up with these concerted steps. In the process you might find ways to improve your leadership style.
Branding

The 8 Must-Follow Rules for Rebranding Your Company (Infographic)

Rebranding is risky business. Before you take the leap, seriously think over these major do's and don'ts, backed by real examples of rebranding successes and nightmares.
Hiring

Find Your Next Great Hire on Twitter

Use these five strategies to utilize chats on the social network for job candidates in your industry, or have them coming to you.
social mission

Before Incorporating a Social Mission, Consider These 5 Things

While more and more companies are weaving a social mission into their vision, it needs to be done correctly. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Global Entrepreneurship

It Pays to Become a Jet-Setting Global Entrepreneur Sooner Rather Than Later

America is a vast market but just the number of English speakers in foreign countries doubles your potential customers.
Finding Customers

18 Resources to Help You Become Amazing at Acquiring New Customers

An effective user acquisition strategy is the holy grail for launching any new product or company. Here are the tools you'll need to do it right.
Ready for Anything

9 Sales Lessons For Entrepreneurs From a Baseball Pro

Former Red Sox player shares what his baseball career can teach entrepreneurs about sales.
Connecting with Customers

4 Customer Personalities Your Sales Team Wants to Reach

Learn how to customize marketing strategies to approach each type of potential buyer.
Branding

The 'i' Goes Silent: Why Apple Didn't Name Its Smartwatch 'iWatch'

Apple broke with tradition in the naming of its two latest products, Apple Watch and Apple Pay.
Networking

Referrals Worth Seeking Out Possess These 3 Attributes

Worth of mouth is powerful, but only if your contact can actually deliver a strong connection.
Coaches Corner

Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping

Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs.
Relationships

The 5 Undervalued Relationships Needed to Ensure Business Success

Here are five important relationships that are often overlooked but that can make all the difference when it comes to your business's longevity:
Business Model

5 Tips for Building Adaptivity Into Your Business Model

No startup business plan is so good that it anticipates every twist and change in the market and customer demand. To thrive, anticipate the unknown.
Ready for Anything

The 2 Psychological Factors Motivating Customers to Buy

It's helpful to understand the logic behind buyers -- especially when it comes to what's stopping them from a purchase.
Online Dating

The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off

You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions.