Growth Strategies

Sales

Avoid the Dead Zone By Adopting 'Recruit Daily or Perish'

Most of the time dead zones or lulls in our sales occur because of inactivity. If you're in a lull or not getting the results you want, you've got to double down.
Venture Capital

Do These 4 Things to Make Your Startup Irresistible to Backers

By adopting an investor mindset, you'll reel in the Venture Capitalist funds.
Careers

These Businesses Will Be Booming Until 2020 and Beyond

Here are six of the most promising industries for new graduates, according to a new report.
Business Coaching

Before Hiring a Business Coach Make Certain Their Skills Match Your Goals

If you find one coach with every skill you need, great, but in the real world different coaches have different sttrengths.
Manufacturing

5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer

If you don't do your homework, choosing a manufacturer to develop your products can be a very long and costly process. Here are a few pointers on making the process less painful.
Public Speaking

To Make a Big Impression Keep These Tiny Words Out of Your Presentations

Filler words undermine credibility and give audiences the impression the speaker hasn't prepared well. Careful rehearsal pays big dividends.
Inspiration

If the Brontosaurus Can Make a Comeback, So Can You

The scientific journey of a beloved but maligned dinosaur should make you feel better about your own path.
Boosting Sales

5 Sales Pitfalls That Could Hurt You Long-Term

Chasing near-term revenues at the expense of a good business "fit" could be your downfall.
Retail Businesses

Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar

Even as online shopping sales continue to grow, more e-commerce players are proving that the physical space should not be ignored.
Economic Downturn

Never Let a Downturn Crush You

Entrepreneurship is not all good times. In fact, surviving business setbacks is the defining charachetistic of being an entrepreneur.
Habits

Do More of What Already Works

We assume that new solutions are needed if we want to make real progress, but that isn't always the case.
Social Entrepreneurship

4 Strategies for Making Your Social Enterprise Stand Out From the Crowd

An increasing number of companies are carving out a place in the market by appealing to the desire of customers to do good. Don't underestimate how competitive it can be.
Hiring

4 Tips on How to Bring Out the Best in Your New Hires

Ease their transition with training, meetups and the tools to yell "help!" when they need to.
Global Business

The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Develop deeper business relationships and win the hearts and minds of target markets worldwide.