Growth Strategies

Business Skills

How to Build Skills That Are Valuable: Lessons Learned From Selling Matches

Our society values skills, but everyone is obsessed with results. The problem with this is that it can become easy to get trapped focusing on results when you should really be building your skills.
Expansion

Turn to Tesla's Example in Steering a Startup to Success

Context, the sharing economy and big data are worth considering when strategizing about how to scale a small company.
Employee Morale

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.
Competition

Inside 'Operation SLOG,' Uber's Plan for Crushing Competitors

While the company's penchant for cancelling rides has been well-documented, the practice -- until now -- has remained largely misunderstood.
Office Etiquette

8 Inappropriate Things You Might Be Doing at Work

The workplace can be a difficult space to operate from a social perspective. Here are some things you'll definitely want to avoid.
Success Strategies

8 Slow, Difficult Steps to Become a Millionaire

The things you should do to increase your chances of joining the millionaire's club. None are either fast or easy.
National Small Business Week

Worried About the Next Big Thing? Worry About This Instead.

Work on relationships and new initiatives will fall into place.
Determination

UFC Heavyweight on Fighting, Mindset and Chasing Your Dream

In this podcast, Lewis Howes talks with UFC's Brendan Schaub about the mindset of champions.
Communication Strategies

Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.
Restaurants

So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?

Your food business might be able to support new ventures. Here's how to figure out the best direction to go in for expansion.
Growth Strategies

4 Fast Ideas to Rapidly Grow Your Revenue

Without revenue, your business will die. These options won't require a huge effort, but the payoffs could be immense.
Entrepreneurs

How Improv Comedy Can Seriously Grow Your Business

Winning an audience and scoring new business have much in common. Here are seven lessons to take from the stage to the boardroom to add value to any team.
Failure

When Fixating on Mistakes Makes You Slip Up

Coaching someone right before a presentation? Avoid emphasizing the very behaviors to be avoided.
Advertising

These 4 Keyword Research Tools Will Make Your Job Easier

One of the most important steps in planning your pay-per-click campaigns is choosing the keywords that will attract interested shoppers. These third-party tools can help.
Managing Employees

Want to Be a Better Leader? Show Employees You Care.

Express empathy, relate to staffers as people and bring out the best from them by taking these seven steps.
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