Running a Business

5 Best Practices for Retail Staffing in Cannabis

Finding the right employees to elevate your business can be a challenge.
Running a Business

Is It Time to Get Rid of That Disappointing Employee?

The Phillies recently demoted their underperforming third baseman, Maikel Franco. Should you take a play from their book?
Running a Business

Here's How Ace Hotels Pioneered the 'Boutique Hotel' Category

The non-traditional hotel industry has exploded since the first Ace Hotel opened 20 years ago.
Running a Business

How to Fire Yourself as CEO and Hand Over the Reins

Here are four steps to successfully transition to a new CEO.
Running a Business

5 Critical Hiring Mistakes Employers Make

Finding top-tier talent is hard on a good day, but with unemployment in the US sitting under 4%, it's even more challenging than ever.

'I Believe in People Over Profits; I Have Always Paid People Too Much': Olivia Alexander, Founder and CEO of Kush Queen

As one of the industry's top tastemakers, her cannabis wellness and lifestyle products are known for their quality and innovation.

Selling Your Cannabis Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

When preparing to sell your business, it's important to be realistic and understand how valuations are determined.
Running a Business

Gift Ideas That Will Keep You Top of Mind With Clients

Creativity and thoughtfulness is the key to giving gifts that reinforce relationships -- any time of the year.

How to Staff a Cannabis Retail Operation

Here's an in-depth look at 5 of the key roles a cannabis retailer should fill.

'Developing a Vocabulary That Will Be Understood': The Havas Approach to Cannabis Marketing

You can learn a lot from the French multinational advertising and PR giant.
Running a Business

This New Kind of Expensive Lawsuit Could Easily Bankrupt Your Small Business

Wage-and-hour suits are complicated, boring and could potentially bankrupt entrepreneurs. Here's how to protect yourself.
Real Entrepreneurs

Surround Yourself With People Who Want You to Succeed

Great words of advice from a serial entrepreneur who loves to build things.
Running a Business

The 7 Basic Human Needs That Successful Businesses Focus On

The key to a successful company is understanding the concept of personal needs: your own and those of your customers.
Running a Business

Buying or Selling a SaaS Company? Read This First!

Here is the secret to analyzing the health of a SaaS company.

'Often, People Get Caught Up in the Noise of the Industry': Sara Gullickson, CEO of Item 9 Labs

Sticking to a business plan is especially important in the cannabis space.