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Digital exclusive: Death & your business legacy

Digital exclusive: Death & your business legacy

07/13/18 09:33AM

July 15, 2018: It’s definitely no fun to think about, but it’s inevitable. Every business owner needs to have a plan in place if something happens to you like an accident or even death. Financial expert Carol Roth is the creator of Future File, and she tells us how you can prepare your company for some difficult times. watch

Elevator pitch: Hot Hot Cold

Elevator pitch: Hot Hot Cold

07/13/18 08:47AM

July 15, 2018: Sarah Neill created Hot Hot Cold because she wanted to make it easier to find friends in large crowds at places like concerts or festivals. She’s pitching Samantha Skey with SheKnows Media and Megababe founder Katie Sturino for a chance to appear in front of 3000 influencers at the BlogHer conference. watch

4 mistakes to avoid when pitching investors

4 mistakes to avoid when pitching investors

07/13/18 08:47AM

July 15, 2018: Investors are busy people, and so, you may only have a few minutes to pitch them your brand, if you’re lucky. Your messaging during that time is crucial, and you don’t want to stumble. Anu Duggal and Sutian Dong, the founding partners of Female Founders Fund, tell us what mistakes are easy to make when asking for funding. watch

Impossible Foods has created a plant-based burger that bleeds

It’s impossible: The plant-based burger

07/13/18 08:46AM

July 15, 2018: It has made headlines as the plant-based burger that bleeds, and it has become a fan favorite on social media. Impossible Foods is a company that knows how to do publicity right. How do they keep customers coming back after the hype has worn off? We take a bite out of this innovative company that’s changing the way people think... watch

Attracting top talent to work for you

Attracting top talent to work for you

07/13/18 08:44AM

July 15, 2018: What are some of the ways you can attract good employees to your company? Is there something you can do in the application and interviewing process? Let’s ask the expert. David Lewis is president and CEO of Operations Inc. watch

Melisse Shaban & Tony Drockton share these top two tips

Top tip: Don’t take money unless you need it

07/13/18 08:44AM

July 15, 2018: Don’t take money unless you need it and take advantage of your local community to help scale your company. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Melisse Shaban is the founder and CEO of Virtue Labs and Tony Drockton is the founder and CEO of Hammitt. watch

How do you retain young talent?

How do you retain young talent?

07/08/18 07:20AM

June 10, 2018: How can you hold onto younger talent at your business once you’ve trained them instead of losing them to bigger businesses? Let’s ask the expert. Scott Gurfein is an entrepreneur, investor and chairman at AllWork. watch

Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms talk about their new book “New Power”

Utilize new power to run your business

07/08/18 07:15AM

June 10, 2018: Power exists in many new forms thanks largely to social media. As a business owner, you can tap into this power by getting people to add energy to your cause. One way is by creating the right incentives to encourage them to engage. Co-authors Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms share that advice and more for building brand loyalty. watch

5 ways to be more confident in a meeting

5 ways to be more confident in a meeting

07/08/18 07:10AM

June 10, 2018: The way you present yourself in a business gathering can have a great impact on your career. Here are five ways you can feel more confident when talking to your colleagues and other peers. watch

Melissa Biggs Bradley & Chris Sugden share this advice for business owners

Top tip: Prove people right

07/08/18 07:05AM

June 10, 2018: Excel in your expertise and forget about proving people wrong, prove them right! Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Melissa Biggs Bradley is the founder and CEO of Indagare Travel and Chris Sugden is a managing partner at Edison Partners. watch

Robin Raskin knows how to stay relevant after 40 years in tech

This Baby Boomer knows all the digital trends

07/08/18 07:00AM

June 10, 2018: Tech is largely dominated by new products and fresh young faces, but that’s not stopping Robin Raskin. She has been in the industry for more than 40 years and shows no signs of backing down. Even though she spends most of her days surrounded by people decades younger than her, she’s figured out how to stay relevant in the field... watch

Web exclusive: Alex Banayan talks about getting your foot in the door

Web exclusive: Getting your foot in the door

06/28/18 02:52PM

July 1, 2018: Many business owners have been there before. You have an amazing idea for a company, but you don’t know how to reach anyone in charge of making decisions. Alex Banayan, author of the new book “The Third Door,” tells us how you can reach these influencers and make sure they listen to your pitch. watch

Field Notes excels at surprising customers

Field Notes excels at surprising customers

06/28/18 02:50PM

Who doesn’t love a surprise? The owners of a notebook company discovered the power of surprising their customers, and the impact it had on getting people to talk about their brand. Part of the thrill is figuring out how to keep the latest surprise a secret from their anxiously awaiting fan base. watch

Ravi Patel, Kristin Bell, Todd Grinnell & Ryan Devlin never thought they'd be entrepreneurs

This snack bar saves children’s lives

06/28/18 02:48PM

July 1, 2018: Ravi Patel, Kristin Bell, Todd Grinnell and Ryan Devlin never imagined “entrepreneur” would be a role they’d play, but then, they saw something they couldn’t forget. We spoke with Patel and Grinnell about their snack food company This Bar Saves Lives, and how their day jobs have helped them spread the word about their mission. watch

Tom Davidson & Jennifer Dulski share advice for growing your business

Top tip: See critics as coaches

06/28/18 02:47PM

July 1, 2018: Be transparent and see critics as coaches. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Tom Davidson is the founder and CEO of Everfi, and Jennifer Dulski is the head of groups and community at Facebook. watch

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