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Unexpected obstacles to growth

Unexpected obstacles to growth

06/16/17 02:11PM

June 18, 2017: What are some unforeseen hurdles you may face when growing from a small to a medium-sized business? Let’s ask the expert. Tania Yuki is the founder and CEO of Shareablee. watch

5 ways to modernize your employee recruitment

5 ways to modernize your employee recruitment

06/16/17 02:10PM

June 18, 2017: Finding great employees is hard. It can be easier if you’re getting the right people into the interview process in the first place. Here are five, modern ways to attract the best job candidates from Forbes.com. watch

Tory Burch on building two successful...

Tory Burch on building two successful ventures

06/16/17 02:10PM

June 18, 2017: Over the past 13 years, Tory Burch turned her fashion company, which she started at her kitchen table, into a billion dollar enterprise. Today, while she’s best known for her recognizable clothing, Tory is equally proud of the work she’s doing to help empower other women entrepreneurs through the Tory Burch Foundation. She tells... watch

How you can get funding for your business

How you can get funding for your business

06/16/17 02:10PM

June 18, 2017: It’s one of the most challenging parts of running a company: getting the money you need to grow. Cindy Whitehead, the founder and CEO of The Pink Ceiling, and Samantha Skey, the founder and CEO of SheKnows Media, talk about the pros and cons of VC funding. watch

From cook to big business big shot

From cook to big business big shot

06/16/17 02:10PM

June 18, 2017: When Ellen Bennett was a 19-year-old cook working her way through culinary school in Mexico, she never imagined that she’d be cooking up something stateside that would change kitchen fashion forever. Ellen’s eye-catching Hedley & Bennett apron designs have caught the attention of hundreds of thousands of fans across the country. watch

How you can land a government contract

How you can land a government contract

06/16/17 02:10PM

June 18, 2017: The U.S. Government is the largest consumer of products and services in the world. So, if you’re looking for a new client, don’t forget about it. Landing those contracts isn’t easy. Danielle Gosthe, the managing director of Red Carrot, tells us how she sold the government on working with her company and how it’s now her biggest... watch

Motown makeover part 2: Ellis Island Tea...

Detroit’s Ellis Island Tea gets ready for national success

06/09/17 09:54AM

June 11, 2017: We travel back to Detroit with a team of industry experts for an updated installment of our small business makeover at Ellis Island Tea. With a great product and strong business instincts, 29-yr old founder Nailah Ellis-Brown wants to get her bottled tea into the national market. Find out what marketing, packaging and... watch

Always pursue ROI vs. ROE in order to grow...

Carol Roth says don’t let ego get in the way of doing business

06/09/17 09:54AM

June 11, 2017: Business strategist Carol Roth talks about the importance of focusing all business endeavors on ROI, meaning return on investment and not on ROE, meaning return on ego. She says gathering “likes” on Social Media can boost your ego but instead you should focus on making connections that will have a direct impact on your business. watch

5 free digital marketing tools to reach...

Five marketing tools for business leaders from Entrepreneur.com

06/09/17 09:54AM

June 11, 2017: Trying to effectively reach a specific audience but your marketing budget is limited? There are tools you can use without compromising quality. Here are five free online tools that can help you reach your target audience without breaking the bank courtesy of Entrepreneur magazine. watch

5 personal branding tips for business leaders

5 tips to help you create an awesome personal brand

06/09/17 09:54AM

June 11, 2017: Your personal brand can help your business gain a competitive advantage. So as a business leader your brand should reflect your values and include the professional goals of your business. Dorie Clark, shares five effective methods that you can use to create and improve your personal brand. watch

Hiring advice to scale your business

Key people you should hire to grow your business

06/02/17 09:51AM

June 4, 2017: If you want to build a strong team to grow your business right from the start, who are the key people you should be recruiting? Let’s ask the expert. Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is the co-founder and CEO of Fitz. watch

Growing a chain of restaurants featuring...

City Winery a chain of restaurants featuring wine & live music

06/02/17 09:51AM

June 4, 2017: This $50 million dining business started as an urban winery with innovations like wine on tap. Now City Winery has a state of the art live music venue and hosts private events. Founder, Michael Dorf balanced multiple revenue streams and duplicated his business in five cities. watch

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