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July 2017

July 2017

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July 2017
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Tristan Walker's Challenge: 'How Can I Be the Best CEO I Can Be?'

He's a tech darling turned high-profile spokesman for diversity in Silicon Valley. But to truly succeed, he's rethinking everything.

How a Jacket Sparked an Epic Rise Through the Music Business

This entrepreneur opens up about how a Def Jam jacket given to him by Russell Simmons inspired him to start his own company.

Is Your Team Not Diverse Enough? This Could Be Why.

Too many companies focus on quickly filling a position with a candidate who can do the job, or subconsciously hire people who reflect the makeup of the team

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How Empowering Their Neighbors Helped Empower This Franchise

Every business wants its community's support. These two Buffalo Wild Wings owners earned it by supporting their community first.

Inside the Subtle Marketing Shift That Changed Roomba's Fortunes

How lowering expectations and downplaying its own technology helped a cutting-edge company reach a whole new customer.

Why the Founder of This Once-Buzzy Salad Chain Had to Rethink Everything

The industry is at a place where you can't just excel at one or two things. You have to be good at everything.

Why I Turned Down Millions and Dismantled My Company

After 10 years of growing his business, an entrepreneur decides to let it all go.

Music Is Everywhere at Sonos, Including a Hidden Listening Room

The sound of silence is not one you'll hear at this speaker and consumer-electronic startup.

Making a Splash: How a Swim-School Franchise Found Success

These owners share how their franchise thrived in an industry with strict safety regulations (and nervous parents).

6 Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets to Getting Customers to Return

From giving gifts to increasing offerings, here are some ways to keep customers coming back.

Why the Founder of Dogfish Head Brewery Scaled Back His No. 1 Product

When Dogfish Head created a hit beer, it did what seemed crazy at the time: It turned down sales.

Keeping SoulCycle at a Sprint and Ahead of the Pack

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan talks about perfecting the customer experience, harnessing your team's talent and chasing a certain former president.

Entrepreneur's Top 200 Global Franchises

Some franchises aren't satisfied with conquering just one nation.

The Ultimate Guide to Getting More Done Every Day

Entrepreneurs share their secrets for being more productive and achieving more each day.

Should You Ignore Your Emails or Get Them to Zero?

Two entrepreneurs from different schools of thought explain the reasoning behind their email-management methods.

Daymond John: Get Out of Your Office and Into the Mix

The 'Shark Tank' star shares why it is so important to break down the office walls to open up the communication flow.

How This Founder Radically Reshaped His Workweek -- And Balanced His Life

By meticulously compartmentalizing his workweek, an entrepreneur is able to be more present at work and home.

11 Ways to Maximize Every Part of Your Day

From their morning routine to being productive at the office, entrepreneurs share how to get the most out of your time all day.

What It's Like Working at a Jargon-Obsessed Company

Former journalist Dan Lyons opens up about the extreme jargon culture at HubSpot, what it taught him and how he became sane.

For American Franchisors to Succeed Overseas, They Have to Be Open to Change

While international franchising opportunities are booming, franchisors must make adjustments.

Why Jargon Is Bad for Your Business -- and How To Eliminate It

A growing movement of experts are stepping up to help businesspeople speak like, well, people.

How Entrepreneurs Can Resist Shiny-Object Syndrome

Founders are ideas people -- but can be easily distracted by too many ideas. Resist the urge.

Entrepreneurs Are Paying Wikipedia Editors to Create Profile Pages

It's technically against Wikipedia's rules. But that hasn't stopped this underground marketplace from thriving.

The Importance of Making Sure Customers Feel Heard

A great product is a problem heard and solved, followed by user feedback heard and integrated.

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