Growth Strategies

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Report: Amazon Developing Way for Stores to Use Kindle at Checkout

Amazon is reportedly seeking to enter the brick-and-mortar retail realm by repurposing its famed Kindles into a checkout system for smaller businesses.
Inspiring Your Team

How Can I Find a CEO for My Startup?

You might have great ideas but not the skills to build a company. We break down what you should look for in a chief executive.
Growth Strategies

Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

Thinking that you have to annihilate your competitors to dominate your industry may not be the best approach to scale your company. Here is why.
Growth Strategies

The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
Growth Strategies

Warren Buffett Wants to Pay You $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket

How do you like odds of 1 in 9.2 quintillion? That's how likely it is to predict a flawless NCAA bracket.
Take It From The Pros

How to Make It as a Freelance Entrepreneur

For entrepreneurs wanting to go down the freelance route, here are five tools and tips to build a successful career.
Run a Better Business

Read This Before Your Next Hard Conversation

Great communication requires courage to say what needs to be said. We outline the strategies for the tough talks you want to avoid.
Growth Strategies

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
Technology

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.
Growth Strategies

The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and s...
Growth Strategies

The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

Professionals from technology, entrepreneurship, finance and beyond offer their picks and advice.
Growth Strategies

$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs

The Mission Main Street Grants Program disperses money and a trip to Google Headquarters to 12 winning small-business owners.
Run a Better Business

How Much Cash on Hand Is Too Much? And What Should I Do With It?

If you're in the enviable position of having an excess of cash, you have the opportunity to invest it in your business.
Project Grow

The Power of One Percent: How to Boost Business Three-Fold in a Year

You don't need to make huge, lofty changes to make your goals a success. Instead, focus on the small steps.
Growth Strategies

Is My Landing Page Clearly Written?

Sometimes your startup's biggest obstacle can be your own website. Make sure the language is clear and engaging.
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