Growth Strategies

How a Price Simplifying Epiphany Turned IKEA Into a Billion-Dollar Business
Growth Strategies

How a Price Simplifying Epiphany Turned IKEA Into a Billion-Dollar Business

A brainstorm turned Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA, from a mail-order business owner into an entrepreneur who turned the furniture industry upside down.
Richard Koch
4 Tips for Growing a Sustainable Business
Growth Strategies

4 Tips for Growing a Sustainable Business

Want your business to last? This successful entrepreneur can tell you what you need to go from just satisfying your customers to making them your true partners.
Wendy Keller
How to Prepare for Uber as Your Potential Competitor
Uber

How to Prepare for Uber as Your Potential Competitor

Niche marketplaces are already following Uber's model. But that doesn't mean these companies shouldn't worry once Uber brings its vast resources and funding to their category.
Tx Zhuo
6 Parts of Your Business You Better Have Organized
Organization

6 Parts of Your Business You Better Have Organized

Being messy can hurt as a lack of organization has damaged and shut down many businesses.
Kimanzi Constable
5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up
Email

5 Ways to Get People to Follow Up

Don't take it personally when you don't hear back, but don't stop trying to get in touch.
Jacqueline Whitmore
10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine
Habits

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.
Travis Bradberry
5 Tools You Need to Finally Go Paperless
Organization

5 Tools You Need to Finally Go Paperless

Save trees and become more organized in the process with the help of these key apps and services.
Convert Your Start-Up Costs Into Deductions in 2016
Tax Center

Convert Your Start-Up Costs Into Deductions in 2016

Maintaining your books isn't something you should do solely as a tax savings strategy or to track start-up costs.
Mark J. Kohler
The O.J. Simpson Trial's Surprising Impact on Molly Maid's Founder and Business
Franchises

The O.J. Simpson Trial's Surprising Impact on Molly Maid's Founder and Business

The trial inspired a special foundation -- one that's been instrumental in developing a base of franchisees.
Nina Zipkin
8 Ways to Stay Positive Regardless of What Is Going on Around You
Positivity

8 Ways to Stay Positive Regardless of What Is Going on Around You

We often can't control circumstances but we can always examine how we react and how we proceed.
Matt Mayberry
Why Studying Your Business Heroes Isn't Really Helping You Succeed
Biases

Why Studying Your Business Heroes Isn't Really Helping You Succeed

Mark Zuckerberg is famous for that hoodie he wears. A thousand people who failed without you hearing about it also wore hoodies.
Iman Jalali
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.
How to Become a Millionaire

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Top 10 Hacks for Having $1 Million for Retirement.

Spend less than you earn, especially when you start earning more, and you are halfway to being rich.
John Rampton
3 Keys to Meeting Today's Talent and Tech Challenges
Inspiring Your Team

3 Keys to Meeting Today's Talent and Tech Challenges

These three steps will allow business leaders to fully meet these two primary challenges to growth opportunities.
Janet Foutty