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Growing a Business

Small kids = Small problems; Big kids = Big problems: True or False?

Angie Scott | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Angie Scott

We are a growing company; have been for 10 years. We didn't start this business to sit around and see how it goes. We started it to grow. BUT, who wou...

Focus on the Process--Whether Growing a Business or Publishing a Book

Dianna Booher | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Dianna Booher

We're an instant gratification society always focused on the finish line.

Your Small Business Is Finally Taking Off.. And It's Terrifying. Here Are 7 Ways I Learned How To Grow The Smart Way

Clate Mask | Posted 10.22.2014 | Small Business
Clate Mask

It's all coming together, but the growing pains are being felt everywhere. Somehow, you have to conquer the chaos so you can meet your business' challenges and reclaim your increasingly chaotic life at the same time.

How to Engage a Venture Capitalist: Lessons From Our Dealflow

Andrew Tweed | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business
Andrew Tweed

The ways in which an entrepreneur might best connect with venture capitalists has been covered by a number of other VCs across the web, but we thought it might be helpful for entrepreneurs to put this question into context by providing actual operating data regarding deal flow for our firm.

Are You Doing Your No. 1 Job as an Entrepreneur?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 07.15.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Your ability to sell is key. Introspection today should set your expectations for tomorrow. Once you get the hang of power selling, closing a sale will be thrilling and more fun than work.

A Tried-and-True Tool for Entrepreneurs: The Compounding Effects of Smart Cost Control

Frank Farwell | Posted 05.22.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Are you dozing off yet? See, that's the problem. Cost control sounds so one-dimensionally simple it barely seems worthy of managerial-level discussion. Maybe that's why it rarely gets the attention it deserves.

2 Ways to Listen to Your Coach

James M. Lynch | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business
James M. Lynch

So far I've listed 5 Signs They're Probably NOT a Coach and 5 Tips for Hiring a Coach; now I'll get to working successfully with a coach. Taking the...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 27: How Do We Maintain Our Company Culture? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers tips on preserving company culture and converting online shoppers into online buyers. The original version of thi...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 18: How Do I Manage Growth? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz warns against growing your business too quickly, offers advice on hiring a manager and tries to give his mom a shout-out....

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 12: What's The Best Way To Fire An Employee? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers advice about hiring and firing, shares tips on expanding and plays with his new toy Terminator....