Management Teams

Blend These 7 Personality Types When Building Your Executive Team

Strong leaders thrive when their top people challenge assumptions and ask the uncomfortable questions.

Jeff Boss

How to Survive Every Entrepreneur's Worst Nightmare

When a personal emergency strikes, make sure you prepare your team to manage without you there.

Kelsey Raymond

Why Ben Picked Jerry

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield launched the legendary ice-cream brand Ben & Jerry's in 1978. And they're still friends today.

Can Your Business Live Without You?

Entrepreneurs who have difficulty answering this question may be facing a planning issue that involves far more than arranging their time off.

Beth Miller

3 Keys to Unlocking Employee Talent

With limited resources, it is imperative entrepreneurs get the most out of their employees. Here are three simple and creative ways to do so.

Why the Coach Approach Beats the Manager Mentality

Managers listen up: Providing employees with tools to achieve their fullest potential is a much for effective strategy for company growth than just showing them how to complete everyday tasks and overseeing their duties.

Clifton Harski

Why VCs Often Turn Away Promising Investments

If you are rejected, don't automatically assume it's your business plan that's the issue. It could be the firm's approach to its fund's investment cycle.

Sam Hogg

What to Consider Before Teaming Up With a Partner

Thinking about going into business with someone? Be sure to weigh these pros and cons first.

Brad Sugars

The 5 Things You Must Do Before Approaching Any Investor

How to show financial backers that your business has what it takes to succeed.

Eileen P. Gunn