Business Planning

Focus on One Thing, or Diversify?

Advice for new business almost inevitably falls into those two camps, but there's actually an effective way to embrace both strategies.

Jeffrey Shaw

Understanding the Need and Relationship of Strategies With Innovation and Change

While there may be differences of opinion on timing, all agree that businesses need a solid strategy to survive the market pressures.  

Krishna Athal

The Right Way to Build Your 2022 Business Plan

As the last couple months of 2021 approach, it's time to start thinking about how to reach even greater heights next year.

David Partain

How to Improve the Efficiency of Your Marketing Spend By 40 Percent

Why everyone, even the smallest businesses, needs marketing mix modeling (MMM).

Top 5 Life Decisions to Make Before Starting a Business

You may be excited to get started, but get your proverbial ducks in a row first.

StackCommerce

When 3 of My Executives Went on Maternity Leave at the Same Time, I Worried My Business Would Fail. That's Not What Happened.

One of the scariest moments of my career turned out to be one of my best learning opportunities.

Ariane Goldman

How A Bizarre Deal Jeff Bezos Made 15 Years Ago Inspired Me To Future-Proof My Company

If you're eyeing starting your own side hustle or business -- and want to truly position yourself to take the types of stomach-churning risks that reap tremendous rewards -- you might want to keep this story in mind.

How to Win the Second Half of 2021

This is the half-time game plan for entrepreneurs.

Raul Villacis

One Thing You Should Never Skip When Planning Your Course or Training Program

Why the decision of conducting user research and learning needs assessments can make or break your program.

Ana Santos

Getting Back to Business as Normal in a Post-Pandemic Era

To have a smooth transition for your business, team, and customers, keep these six things in mind.

Mike Kappel

5 Ways Your Business Will Benefit From Having a Long-Term Outlook

Entrepreneurs have to consider the long-haul. Research shows that having an eye toward the future will make your business more profitable.

Aytekin Tank

4 Ways to Build a Seven-Figure Brand and Sellable Business

Show consumers the value your business can give them. 

Blake Nubar