The 9 Best Small Business Books to Buy in 2018

October 5, 2018By adminBalancesmb, Books, Business, Business Planning, Creativity, Inspirational No Comments

BY BEVERLY BIRD Updated September 20, 2018 We are committed to researching, testing, and recommending the best products. We may receive commissions from purchases made after visiting links within our content. Learn more about our review process. When author and media personality Dave Ramsey was once asked about five common habits shared by most millionaires, the first

10 Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs of the Decade

June 30, 2016By adminBusiness, Business Planning, Communication, Entrepreneur, Global, Inspirational, Investopedia, Leadership, Women Entrepreneurs No Comments

By Kristina Zucchi, CFA | Updated June 30, 2016 — 12:32 PM EDT Women have been paving the path for entrepreneurs in every industry for many decades. From Estee Lauder, who launched her cosmetics company (EL) in the 1940s and Ruth Fertel, who wanted to have the best steak restaurant–Ruth’s Chris Steak House (RUTH), to

How Startups can Scale Customer Service as They Grow

April 7, 2015By adminAustralia, Business, Business Planning, Commercialisation, Communication, Customer Service, Start Up Smart No Comments

STARTUPSMART  |  TUESDAY, 7 APRIL 2015  |  Daniel Scheltinga For startups, customer service is a vital part of becoming a successful business. But one of the biggest challenges of customer service is that almost as soon as everything is set up, things seem to change – platforms evolve, new collaboration methods emerge, and customer expectations

7 Steps to Building Better Business Relationships

April 7, 2015By adminBusiness, Inc., Leadership, Relationships No Comments

Great business relationships aren’t as mysterious or complicated as some might want you to believe. BY KEN LIN Founder and CEO, Credit Karma@kennethlin For all the attention given to developing unbeatable sales strategies and cutting-edge business negotiation techniques, great business relationships aren’t as mysterious or complicated as some want you to believe. There’s little trick to

This Drinking Game Can Boost Your Team’s Creativity in 13 Minutes

April 3, 2015By adminCreativity, Drinking Game, Inc. No Comments

Here’s how one creative agency has used a drinking game, derived from Pictionary and Telephone, to get more excited and creative about upcoming presentations. BY ILAN MOCHARI Senior Writer, Inc.@IlanMochari You couldn’t be blamed for being skeptical about a presentation titled “Why Stories Matter.” After all, if there’s a concept marketers have milked in the last