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Growth Strategies

Starting a Business

7 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship

You may expect that success will come fast (or not at all). You may see entrepreneurship as an easy way to get rich. But these assumptions are false.
Advice

How UGG's Founder Pivoted His Business Model to Conquer the American Market

Brian Smith relives those first few years of rejection, slow growth and at last a breakthrough!
Marketing Strategies

How the Seasons Affect Your Direct Mail Campaigns

For the best results from your direct mail campaigns, learn how responses vary according to the time of year.
Inspiring Your Team

True Colors: What Your Team Members Reveal by Coloring, Yes, Coloring

The current fad for adult coloring books needn't be confined to bookstores and homes. It's also useful in the workplace.
Training

3 Reasons That Experiential Learning Boosts Performance

When training incorporates doing it will create more engagement and result in a greater impact on the business.
Brand Reputation

Are You Losing Followers? Ask Yourself These Questions.

It's time to get brutally honest. If your growth has stalled out, or never quite took off like you'd hoped, ask yourself the following questions.
Acquisitions

3 Ways to Lower Your Startup's Acquisition Risk Factor

Buyers look for stability and high potential for ROI. Here's how to position your company as a safe bet.
Sales Training

How Many 'Best' Ways Can There Really Be?

When everyone is an expert with a YouTube video, it's hard to find truly useful information.
Gig Economy

Warning: Avoid These 3 Gig Economy Onboarding Mistakes

You might not give your gig-economy contractors retirement plans and paid vacation. But you can invest in them with good paychecks and advancement opportunities.
Quitting a Job

9 Telltale Signs That It's Time To Quit Your Job

Most people wait too long to leave a bad job and their health and sanity suffer.
Inspiring Your Team

From the Brink of Bankruptcy to Growing a Billion-Dollar Business

Mark Moses shares his business and life lessons on how to think big, build amazing teams, create company culture and overcome adversity.
Sales Strategies

Ecommerce Entrepreneurs: Use This Psychological Trick to Sell More

It's called social proof -- looking to others when you are unsure what to do.
Office Politics

How to Give Your Boss Honest Feedback When You're Upset With Them

Don't make a big deal out of isolated incidents but when you see a bad pattern emerging you have to speak up.