Growth Strategies

Growth Strategies

5 Problem Employees and What You Can Do About Them

Small companies aren't immune from workplace behavior problems. Here's what to do about them.
Growth Strategies

Five to Follow on Twitter for Upcycling

LooptWorks founder Scott Hamlin reveals his list of top tweeters for upcycling.
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Co-creation: How to Harness It For Your Business

Co-creation is turning consumerism into teamwork, enabling buyers to be part of a company's innovation.
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Ways Inventors Can Get Stuff Made

Maybe you don't want to give up the rights to your brilliant idea. We understand. Here are some options for inventors.
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Borders' Demise

Borders is moving to liquidate its 400 remaining stores. Here are four reasons why the giant bookseller went bust.
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A Competition Roundup for Entrepreneurs

Looking to score some loot for your business? Check out these four contests for entrepreneurs and small-business owners.
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For Entrepreneurs, This Summer's No Day at the Beach

Less than half of business owners plan to take even one week of vacation this summer. While you're at it, here's how to occupy your time.
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Under-30 Treps in the Washington Spotlight

The question of how to help small-businesses boost sales is so divisive that many are now looking to the young for answers.
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Three Ways to Find an Edge in a Crowded Market

Whether you're a pioneer or a latecomer in a competitive industry, here are strategies to stay ahead of the pack.
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Zynga IPO: Three Things to Keep in Mind When Scaling a Business Quickly

The online gaming company's filing can offer an opportunity for other owners to consider how best to grow a new business.
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Why the Small Business Loan Fund is Falling Short

Many initially praised the small-business fund that would make $30 billion available to small banks to loan out businesses, but funds haven't yet been disbursed. Here are the reasons for the holdup.