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Growth Strategies

Startup Kit

4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention

When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy.
Performance Reviews

Why Midyear Is a Marvelous Time for a Meaningful Review

No great coach would forgo the opportunity for a motivating half-time huddle. Review employees' progress and challenge and inspire them as well as celebrate some.
Employee Training

The Workplace Training Hotbed You May Be Overlooking

By tapping the expertise of colleges and universities, companies can boost staff skills and productivity and stay ahead of the competition.
Productivity

Let It Flow: Unleash Hidden Streams of Productivity

By tapping into employees sweet spot of challenge and reward, they'll feel more motivated to get things done.
Growth Strategies

A Cross-Country Trip Uncovers Profitable Strategies of U.S. Firms for Growth

A co-author of 'Roadside MBA' reports on how various firms plotted their diversification or arranged for economies of scale.
College Entrepreneurs

Tip for Student 'Treps: Tap into Resources at Your College

Your professors and your fellow students are among the great resources available to student business owners.
National Small Business Week

New SBA Chief Jumps Into the Red Zone, Taking On the Infamous Disaster Loan Program

Maria Contreras-Sweet was sworn into office just over two months ago and her very first concern was tackling one of the Small Business Administration's major sore spots.
Team-Building

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.
Customer Engagement

Why Businesses Can't Afford to Upset Customers (Infographic)

Learn what companies can do if consumers do become unhappy.
Change Management

Welcome to the Nimble Workplace of the Future, One Fostering Constant Change

Embrace a philosophy that encourages real-time collaboration and participation so your company will be a healthy player.
Growth Strategies

Bust Through Painful Growth Spurts by Readying Your Business Now

Don't miss out on a growth opportunity because you failed to plan for expansion. Tackle growing pains with these 3 preparation tactics.
Marketing Edge

Stumped? 4 Innovative Ways to Come Up With Blog Topics.

Often entrepreneurs want to blog to help boost their online presence but are unsure what to write about. To get the wheels turning, here are four thought-provoking questions.
Winning Strategies

10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor

Consulting a wise, experienced mentor can take your business to the next level. Here's what you should consider to get the most out of the relationship.
Growth Strategies

Hungry for Success? 3 Business Lessons From the Food Network.

Critical tips to help you take the heat and stand out as a top entrepreneur.
Volunteering

Getting Employees to Volunteer and Give

Cultivating employee philanthropy can be good for your business. Here's how to make giving back a part of your culture.