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Katrina Markoff and Scott Gerber share two tips for business success

Two tips: keep evolving and grow your network

03/02/18 08:05AM

March 4, 2018: Any business owner could use some advice about expanding their brand. New ideas can only help. Katrina Markoff, the founder and CEO of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, and Scott Gerber, the CEO of The Community Company, tell us why you must evolve to survive and how you can grow your network of contributors. watch

Jeremie Kubicek is urging you to ask yourself these questions as a leader

Do you know what kind of manager you are?

02/28/18 08:48AM

February 25, 2018: Great managers are self-aware. They are able to look at their leadership styles objectively, and can adapt their tactics to challenge and support their employees the right way. So, how do they do it? Jeremie Kubicek, CEO of GiANT Worldwide, says they can start by determining whether they are dominators, protectors, abdicators... watch

Learn how to make your company attractive to potential executives.

Recruiting the right c-suite executives

02/23/18 09:17AM

February 25, 2018: How do you recruit the right C-suite executives? Tania Yuki is the founder and CEO of Shareablee, a leading provider of social content analytics for business. She says leaders should “light up the purpose” of their companies so bright that it attracts the right people. Yuki also says you should avoid hiring C-level execs in... watch

Andy Dunn and Jennifer Maanavi provide their top two business tips.

Off-list references & leaving comfort zones

02/23/18 09:17AM

February 25, 2018: Andy Dunn is the founder and CEO Bonobos and also the senior vice president of digital consumer brands at Walmart. He says always do two off-list references for potential new hires. Jennifer Maanavi is the founder and CEO of Physique 57. She says work outside of your comfort zone. watch

How pet sitting biz, Rover faced the confusion of a merger without going "mutts."

Mergers and acquisitions 101

02/23/18 09:17AM

February 25, 2018: When Rover acquired DogVacay in 2017, many of the companies’ users and workers worried about how the merger might affect them. While the move would ultimately prove successful, it didn’t occur without its hiccups. Here’s how the managers of DogVacay and Rover worked together to blend their distinct company cultures, teams and... watch

Aliya LeeKong’s new app teaches the importance of food diversity.

Elevator pitch: Issa’s Edible Adventures

02/23/18 09:17AM

February 25, 2018: Aliya LeeKong is already an acclaimed chef, author and food commentator. However, she recently entered into a new arena—app development. LeeKong created Issa’s Edible Adventure, an interactive app to teach kids and their families about food traditions from around the world. Will her pitch impress the judges? watch

Jeremie Kubicek is urging you to ask yourself these questions as a leader.

Do you know what kind of manager you are?

02/23/18 09:17AM

February 25, 2018: Great managers are self-aware. They are able to look at their leadership styles objectively, and can adapt their tactics to challenge and support their employees the right way. So, how do they do it? Jeremie Kubicek, CEO of GiANT Worldwide, says they can start by determining whether they are dominators, protectors, abdicators... watch

Carol Roth & Denise Blasevick share tips that don’t cost a dime to implement

Top tips: be helpful & create a talk space

02/16/18 08:34AM

February 18, 2018: Carol Roth is an angel investor, a best-selling author and the creator of "Future File," a legacy planning system. She says you need to go out of your way and do the right thing which will give you a competitive advantage. Denise Blasevick is the CEO of The S3 Agency, an advertising, public relations and social media... watch

What steps can you take to build your customer’s trust?

Combating false information about your brand

02/16/18 08:32AM

February 18, 2018: When there is a glut of false or misleading information about your business or your industry, how can you make sure that your customers are well-informed? Steve Strauss, senior business columnist of USA Today, says become the expert. Here’s how. watch

Andrew Rosen offers his theories for enduring success

Learning from the pros: Theory

02/16/18 08:28AM

February 18, 2018: For those in the know, Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, is fashion industry royalty. He’s a third generation garmento with over 30 years of experience. From taking a curated approach to business to collaborating with others, Rosen says there are six things he’s learned along the way. watch

LA-based Million Dollar Baby are the crib makers to the stars

Maintaining peace during a transfer of power

02/16/18 08:22AM

February 18, 2018: Daniel and Maryann Fong founded Million Dollar Baby in 1990 and grew it into one of the most sought after baby furniture companies in the world. However, when they decided to pass the company on to their children, the transition was far from a slam dunk success. Here’s how the family worked through their differences in... watch

David Hosager explains how lack of trust can lead to decrease in revenue

Employees' trust: why it's necessary

02/16/18 08:21AM

February 18, 2018: According to The Trust Edge Leadership Institute, employees want to trust their managers more than anything else-- including raises. So, how can you build your employees’ confidence in you? And what are the potential pitfalls of employee mistrust? David Hosager, CEO of The Trust Edge Leadership Institute has answers. watch

Kat Cohen & Neil Vogel tell us about long-term planning & owning your skillset

Top tips: Plan ahead and own your strengths

02/09/18 08:55AM

February 11, 2018: Here are two top tips to help your business grow. Kat Cohen, the founder and CEO of Ivywise, and Neil Vogel, the CEO of Dotdash, tell us why you should have a 20-year plan and the reason why you should focus on your strengths. watch

Maria Lord Designs creates unique greeting cards

Elevator pitch: Maria Lord Designs

02/09/18 08:53AM

February 11, 2018: The founder of Maria Lord Designs incorporates multicultural characters in her greeting cards. Let’s see if our panelists share her enthusiasm for sending people personalized notes. watch

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