Growth Strategies

Sales

8 Ways to Hit a Home Run When Pitching a New Product to a Major Corporation

A startup approaching a large company to market its wares needs to be prepared in multiple ways. Follow this guidance from a venture capital firm.
Social Entrepreneurs

A Sustainable Social Enterprise Takes Business Savvy, and Heaps of Passion

An organization meeting altruistic as well financial goals needs committed leadership and direction. Here are four critical lessons for their chiefs.
Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
Managing

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

How to manage up, get ahead and not self destruct.
Planning

The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure

Planning for failure is different than expecting to fail. Without a good plan, you're more likely to face bad results.
Profits

Obsessed About Revenue? Don't Forget to Check Gross Margin

Keep your eye on this key indicator to measure the health of your business.
Customer Service

Revive That Old-Fashioned Extra: Excellent Customer Service

These budget-friendly moves might engage patrons of your business all the way to the checkout counter.
Family Businesses

7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups

Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office.
Business Management

What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business.

As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong.
Selling a Business

Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer

Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you.
Netflix

Why Netflix Is Launching in France...From Luxembourg

The media-streaming company is reportedly using Luxembourg as its French base as it looks to dodge the country's film industry regulations.

The Data-Driven Company That Accomplished Very Little

Yet another study becomes a postponing tactic. Consider if your organization calls for additional research as a stalling maneuver or image preservation.
Disaster Planning

Natural Disasters Are Unavoidable. Is Your Business Ready? (Infographic)

One in four organizations slammed by a natural disaster is unable to reopen its doors. Here's a look at how business owners can prepare and minimize potential losses.
Growth Strategies

Don't Just Grow for Growth's Sake. Have a Plan.

Your company shouldn't stand still, but it shouldn't sprint either.
Office Culture

Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and About.com talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium.
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