Basketball

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.
Leadership

From Corner Shot to Corner Office, 5 Lessons Learned

What being a college athlete taught this entrepreneur about business.
Leadership

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
Entrepreneurs

From Powering Businesses to Empowering Kids

Fresh out of college with an enviable consultant job, Andrea Lo decided to quit so she could create Piggybackr, an online platform that helps kids raise money for causes.
Starting a Business

How Jay-Z Went From Music Mogul to Sports Agent

A timeline of the life and career of Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter, who transformed himself into a $450-million brand.
Marketing

Last-Minute March Madness Marketing Tips

Everybody is talking about March Madness and if you're a smart marketer, so are you. Here are several low-cost strategies to get in on the action before it's too late.
Growth Strategies

What Your Business Can Learn From March Madness

Four lessons on teambuilding from the NCAA basketball tournament.
Entrepreneurs

Shaquille O'Neal on Geeks, Partnering and Winning in Business

The retired basketball star has advice for entrepreneurs.
Commercial Real Estate

5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate

Angel investor and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran shares her tips for entrepreneurs looking to rent an office, retail space, or even a restaurant.
Marketing

Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

Here are three tips for how you can prepare for a sudden surge in sales.
Growth Strategies

Finding the Jeremy Lin on Your Team

The basketball dynamo may have captured the nation's attention, but he's also giving business owners a vital lesson in how to unlock a team's hidden talent.
Starting a Business

NBA Great Charles Barkley to Give Tech Startup $25K

Barkley's business-plan contest award to help one lucky business owner 'get into the game.'
Franchises

NBA's Gooden Buys Into Wingstop Franchise, Citing Lockout

The Milwaukee Bucks forward says he's thinking about his future as he signs pact to open four locations of the national hot-wings chain in Orlando.
Starting a Business

Ready, Set, Launch!

Air Cannons, Inc. has been whipping crowds into a frenzy for the past 12 years with their innovative T-shirt launchers. Find out how they stay ahead of the game.

Finding a Company to Manufacture Your Product

After you've developed your "great idea," follow these tips for finding someone to produce it for you.