Growth

Everyone wants to grow their business. If only wishing made it so. Growing your company requires determination and flexibility. If you can establish achievable goals, and be flexible in how you pursue those goals, you can achieve anything. But don’t take our word for it. Check out some of the killer articles in the TYB Growth category for inspiration and guidance from people grinding it out in the real world.

Growth

Getting The Most Out Of Your Reading

One of the areas I've struggled with and continue to struggle with, is how to get the most out of a good book, especially one in which I'm learning lots of new things that I might be able to apply in my life. The essence of the post is an overview of a technique called a "Net Out", in which you "distill the key insights from the book and then determine what you are going to do differently in your life as a result".
August 9, 2011 2,120 Reads share

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ROI Is Dead – Vive Le Roi!

When scrutinized, many arguments justifying ROI specifically delivered by social media are dead in the water. But it’s The Big One for businesses that are encouraged and cajoled to sink valuable time and/or money (usually both) into a digital tsunami they know is coming because their familiar shoreline has just been sucked out beyond their vision.
July 25, 2011 5,022 Reads share

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Pricing for a ‘Daily-Rater’: Some Issues And Solutions

Among other things, I carry out feasibility studies for start-up or developing businesses: sizing their markets, identifying important trends, doing competitive analysis and the like. Typically my projects are one-off and usually require between 3 and 10 days’ work.
July 21, 2011 4,372 Reads share

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SME = Social Media Exhaustion: Dealing With The Deluge

While it is supposedly key to their success, SMEs often have an uneasy relationship with the Internet. It’s a problem with many dimensions. Maybe the logical answer is to find ways to empower SMEs to get the information they need. So here’s an idea.
June 21, 2011 2,420 Reads share

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Kickin’ Them BMS Blues And Polishing The Message

It’s a constant challenge to keep re-inventing myself—adjusting and repositioning, learning and growing, staying in touch with new developments while staying in touch with my values, and absorbing or editing out information, according to how I want to define ‘me’.
June 13, 2011 4,847 Reads share

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Coaching As Part Of The Training Process

We all know that training is an integral part of our personal and professional development. But what about coaching? Coaching has been perceived as a lot of things, but up to recently, has rarely been synonymous...
May 2, 2011 3,308 Reads share