Philosophy

Leadership Qualities

Growth and Change Require Agile Leadership and Bedrock Values

The agile CEO is humble enough to question assumptions and accept suggestions but firm on core principles.
Overcoming Obstacles

Turning Crisis Into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Deal With Hardship

Some of history's greatest leaders and inventors not only kept their cool under fire but used calamity to inspire success.
Loyalty Programs

Why Small Businesses Should Be Utilizing Customer-Loyalty Programs

One of the easiest ways to turn customers into loyal followers is to show them that you care.
Innovation Now

The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done

Sometimes, there isn't a shortcut for completing your work. Tackle your to-do list the old fashioned way with the G.S.D. motto.
Starting a Business

Has Your Startup Earned the Right to Buy Chairs?

It may be common sense, but you should focus on what's actually important to your business, rather than aesthetics.
Barbara Corcoran

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Content Marketing

The 5 Brilliant Strategies You Can Learn From Top Content Marketers

When it comes to the world of content marketing, everyone will have a different view on what is the best strategy for getting eyeballs. Here we ask five successful content marketer their philosophy.
Strategic Planning

How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful)

Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours.
Crowdfunding

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Franchise

A Former College Basketball Coach on Building a Winning Franchise Investment

For this Sport Clips Haircuts franchisee, coaching a basketball team and running a franchise are more similar than you'd think.
Millennials

The Paradox of Generation Y

Millennials want to make more money than previous generations. But their way of getting there is a head-scratcher.
Growth Strategies

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

What doesn't kill us makes us stronger, and other words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
Finance

Why You Should Ditch Your 'Go Big or Go Home' Mentality

In starting up, paying top dollar for the biggest and best tools, gadgets and the like could cost you even more in the long run. Instead, you should think smarter, not bigger.
Marketing

The Secrets of 7 Successful Brands

Whether they've been around for decades or were launched in the last two years, some companies just have a bit of magic when it comes to grabbing attention and establishing themselves as fan favorites.
Starting a Business

The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The online handmade marketplace is seeking to reimagine retail.