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This Top Sales Book Was Rejected More than 50 Times

Dorie Clark | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Dorie Clark

Trying to get a book published can be a disheartening task. In 2009, I resolved to get a book deal, and it took me two years of rejections -- and an extraordinary amount of effort expended on 'platform building' -- to sign a deal for my first book.

6 Explosive Secrets of a Fast Growing SaaS Company

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Rahul Varshneya

How do you achieve such a growth rate? What constitutes getting to these numbers? Here's an outline.

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Business Owner Peer Group

David Finkel | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
David Finkel

What do you think stops you from taking your business to the next level? Is it the daily demands of one crisis after another? The lack of cash to grow your business? A hyper-competitive industry?For many entrepreneurs the real answer is isolation.

5 Tools To Keep Your Business Growing Without Burning The Midnight Oil

Dan Steiner | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Dan Steiner

No matter your business or industry, one goal that remains the same for startups and established enterprises alike is growth. Numerous things go into making a business grow, but a large part of the battle is arming yourself with the right tools to make it easier for you and other members of your team.

Why Twitter's Senior Management Shake-up Should Be a Big Win for Diversity

Will Griffin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Media
Will Griffin

Because of its large and installed African-American user base and demonstrated willingness to clean house, Twitter has the greatest potential of any company in Silicon Valley to become the model of diversity and growth.

Reclaiming Your Momentum in Business After Disappointment

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

For many, transitions can be difficult, particularly if you're trying to get from one level to the next following discouragement

Start the Year Strong With 3 Sound Practices for Growth

Dianna Booher | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

Many organizations start the year with grandiose goals, but end with fatal failures -- or at best, feeble attempts. As with dieters who always find it easier to start on that diet tomorrow, employees find it easier to push off those long-term goals until it's too late to make them happen.

Scaling Your Business to Balance Your Life

Rudy Vidal | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Rudy Vidal

When you're building your business, you may have to do almost everything yourself. But getting your business off the ground is only the first step; after that you've got to achieve sustained flight through consistent growth.

The One Word That Will Change Your Career (For the Better)

Sarah Peterson | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

With extreme focus on one priority, you'll conquer your projects. You'll become more effective and efficient and, yes, successful. Don't chase opportunities for the sake of the opportunity. Remember your priority.

Trigger Business Growth by Coming Out of the Closet

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Do you remember the old MasterCard commercials? They compared the cost of different aspects of an activity to something that is priceless. It went s...

How You Can Grow Your Business in the Midst of a Massive Recession

Neil Patel | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Neil Patel

All jokes aside. Obviously a recession means hard times for a lot of people. But for those who are passionate about building their business, a little savvy can go a long way toward getting around economic straits.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Profit Margins

David Finkel | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
David Finkel

In order for you to serve your customers, pay your employees, and reward your investors (yourself or outside investors), your business must be profitable. Your margins are a measurement of your profitability.

6 Clues Your Pricing May Be Too Low

David Finkel | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Obviously your costs matter, but the most successful companies price in relationship to value.

5 Steps of Growth Hacking

Chris Herd | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

As I've continued to refine my approach to growth hacking through the optimisation of techniques during implementation I've become increasingly cert...

Gratitude's 10 Proven Results on Business Growth

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

I love science. It's one thing to say that "something" creates results, but when scientific studies verify its existence, I get downright giddy! Th...

5 Consequences to Business Growth When Performance Dives

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

In preparation for El Nino, I recently engaged a local painting firm. Sounds almost as exciting as watching paint dry, doesn't it? What makes this story valuable is what is to be learned to make sure business growth doesn't inadvertently suffer when performance wanes.

Creating Scalable Solutions to Help Your Business Grow

David Finkel | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Have you ever watched the television show This Old House? Imagine you're on it, working on a 75-year-old house with its original electrical wiring a...

5 Simple Steps to Build Out Your Baseline Lead-Generation System

David Finkel | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Determine which marketing tactic(s) to focus on first. Your company likely does several different lead generation activities. Don't start trying to systematize them all, instead, pick your single most important lead-generation tactic to systematize first.

5 Ways to Collect More of What You're Owed

David Finkel | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
David Finkel

The costs to most small businesses of not collecting money due to them are huge, and only compound as the business grows. If a business is struggling with cash flow, one of the most common causes isn't lack of sales, it's poor collections.

4 Qualities Angel Investors Want to See in Startups

Neil Patel | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Neil Patel

Every startup needs funding somewhere, somehow, and someway. Angel investing is one of the main methods of gaining needed funding. Entrepreneurs who ...

A Cheat Sheet of the 3 Things Your Company Must Focus on This Quarter

David Finkel | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
David Finkel

The key to executing on your strategy to accomplish your business goals lies in the quarter. The quarter is the perfect unit of time to bridge your bi...

3 Reasons to Have a Target Market

Michael Goldberg | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Here is an email I received from a financial advisor that recently attended one of my training sessions. I was in a conversation with a small busines...

Why Are You Working So Hard? (and How This Might Be Hurting Your Company)

David Finkel | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
David Finkel

As business owners we cast big shadows in our respective organizations. Sometimes we need to leave the company for a week or two, or even longer, to give other people room to step up into the sunlight and take on more responsibility.

Here Are the 5 Most Important Ingredients for Growth

Elliot Begoun | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

You can have an amazing product, be a true innovator and could even have uncovered a way to satisfy an unmet demand and still not grow.

4 Changes That Make Growth Happen

Randy Pennington | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Randy Pennington

You can't cut your way to growth. Profitability? Yes, at least for a while, but growth is a completely different animal.