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Growth Strategies

Manufacturing

Don't Get Scammed: 3 Tips to Find a Supplier

Working with partners, especially overseas, presents many challenges. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Patents

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
SXSW

SXSW: How a Small Festival Brought Austin Big Business

For the city of Austin, and especially its growing cohort of tech entrepreneurs, South by Southwest has become the little festival that could.
Office Space

Finding an Office Space Both You and Your Employees Love

Getting an office space is a huge milestone for your startup. But finding the ideal location shouldn't just be about what makes you happy. As the founder, you also need to consider your team.
Project Grow

The 4 Mantras of Successful Entrepreneurs

Following these four principles can help turn a challenge into adventure and toil into a labor of love.
Customer Relationship

Angry Client? Listen and Keep Your Cool.

Dealing with disgruntled clients is part of what it takes to run a business. But it can be draining. Here are a few ways to deal with these unhappy folks.
Recalls

How Fitbit, Like Tylenol Before It, Handled a Recall the Right Way

The fitness tracker company is likely to see increased consumer demand after it took the step to removes its product from shelves.
worth-knowing

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs

Here are three stories of entrepreneurs who faced struggles, but their commitment to their goals brought them to success.
Team Work

To Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Groups, Follow These Guidelines

If utilized correctly, LinkedIn Groups can be an amazing resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Otherwise, they can just be a waste not.
Growth Strategies

With New Acquisition, Toy Maker Mattel to Take on Lego

Mattel's purchase of MEGA Brands illustrates the importance of low-tech toys in a high-tech world.
Health

5 Reasons Why a Retreat Is Good for Your Business

Entrepreneurial retreats can be a great way to step back from your business for a new perspective, learn from experts and other entrepreneurs, and just refresh your brain.
Inspiring Your Team

2 Powerful Slides From JPMorgan Show How More Human Work Is Becoming Obsolete

The cost-cutting practice of automating basic human skills continues in the workplace.
Growth Strategies

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.
Growth Strategies

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn to Code

The ability to code has several advantages for business leaders, especially those in the tech world.
Internships

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.