Strategy

Growth Strategies

Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things

If you're not getting the results you want and feel like your business is in a slump, you've probably just gotten away from your fundamentals.
Success Strategies

6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup

The team and the market were ranked as most important keys, according to representatives of six companies that made it.
Leadership

10 Things Real Leaders Do

Leaders lead. Followers follow. It's not complicated. You're either one or the other. Which are you?
Strategy

How to Know When to Change Direction

There's something to be said for stick-with-it-ness, but most entrepreneurs stick with flawed ideas and plans way longer than they should.
TrepLabs

3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

There are millions of apps available. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings.
Strategy

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Nonprofits

The Tool Your Nonprofit Needs the Most

After your nonprofit is up and running, a strategic plan will help you keep it in business and moving forward.
IPOs

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?
Negotiating

5 Negotiation Tactics You Can Learn From Kids

There's a reason why kids eat their vegetables, and you can apply it to business.
Procrastination

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastination may be hereditary, but that doesn't get you off the hook: It's still possible to develop better habits and change your behavior.
Growing a Business

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

Who doesn't want her business to scale? But getting enough customers to make your company sustainable can be challenging. Here are a few ways to make the process a bit easier.
Office Culture

10 Phrases That Need to Be Banned From the Office

Take these annoying, cringeworthy and overused terms out of your office vocabulary.
Marketing Mistakes

How to Fix These 3 Bad Marketing Habits

With new, innovative marketing strategies continuing to pop up, marketers often lose focus on the impact these tactics will have on their bottom line.
Mentors

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.
Leadership Qualities

Challenge Assumptions. Don't Be Afraid of Taking a Different Tack.

A former Microsoft COO says company leaders need to re-examine their core thinking and test out new approaches to not be left behind.