Growth Strategies

Growth Strategies

Confused About the Mentoring Process? 6 Tips to Help

These six tips help you take a casual, flexible approach to the mentor relationship.
Run a Better Business

Management Lessons From a Public Company Gone Private

Making the transition from working for a large publicly traded company to being a small independent business is challenging. Here are key factors to keep in mind.
Growth Strategies

Aaron Levie on Box's $1 Billion Valuation and Solving the World's 'Unsexy' Problems

From college dropout to enterprise-software wunderkind, the CEO of Box dishes about working with Mark Cuban and his top success tips.
Growth Strategies

Editor in Chief Amy Cosper on Nerds and Mobile Games

Amy Cosper dishes on August's big stories: the importance of nerds and the creation of Bosshole.
Run a Better Business

Want to Grow Your Business? Get Out of the Way

Giving up control of parts of your business is a scary step. Here's how to make the process run smoothly.
Run a Better Business

The Ethics Coach Tackles Thorny Issues of Ownership and If Pay-for-Play Is Ever OK

Our resident ethics coach tackles your tricky ethical dilemmas, such as is 'you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours' ever an acceptable business practice?
Growth Strategies

How to Set the Right Goals for Your Business

Being laser focused about how you're going to grow your business is critical. Here are a few ways to approach setting goals.
Marketing

5 Secrets to Increasing Customer Retention -- and Profits

One-time customers aren't going to fuel the continued growth of your business. Retaining customers is crucial to your long-term success.
Growth Strategies

8 Lessons From Nerd Culture

Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick shares his business lessons from the best of nerd culture.
Run a Better Business

5 Small Ways to Use Big Data to Majorly Improve Business

Big data can seem intimidating, but these five strategies can make using it easy and beneficial to your company's growth.
Growth Strategies

The 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences (Infographic)

Looking to best allocate your networking time at conferences? Check out the 10 people you meet at conferences.
Run a Better Business

4 Steps to Deal with an Employee's Substance Abuse Problem

If you suspect that an employee has a drug or alcohol addiction, here are four steps to help protect your business.
Run a Better Business

Why Big Brands Want to Be More Like Your Startup

As an entrepreneur, you have opportunities and qualities more and more big companies are clamoring to emulate. Here are three and how to capitalize on them.
Growth Strategies

Your Company's Obamacare Game Plan

Bookmark this benefit strategy timeline to make the most of the year-long extension.
Growth Strategies

How Pivoting Helped This Startup Win Over Nordstrom

The co-founder of OrigAudio Jason Lucash discusses how listening to customers led to a change in product strategy and a major bump in revenue.
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