The Playbook

How to Launch an Online Marketplace From Scratch

Stella Fayman explains her epiphany when she launched Matchist, her site that matches developers and startups.

How Big Data Will Shape the Internet

‎Porch co-founder Matt Ehrlichman says going-forward consumers will expect tailored web experiences.

The Right Way to Hire Millennials: 3 Tips

HireVue founder Mark Newman explains how you can use generational differences to your advantage.

The Secret to Influencing People? Attitude

Ping Fu, the founder of Geomagic, learned an important lesson from her Middle School-age daughter.

3 Ways to Really Reward Your Employees

Human resources expert Chester Elton explains exactly how to create the company culture you want.

Why You Should Wait for the Right VC

Matt Ehrlichman, CEO and co-founder of Porch.com, explains how timing is everything when you're building a company.

Follow Your Customer's Lead

Stellaservice CEO Jordy Leiser reveals a key tactic for your customer service arsenal.

The Way to Get the Best From Your Engineers

How Geomagic founder Ping Fu calibrates the resources her engineers are given for optimal performance.

If You Want Progress Create an Uncomfortable Environment

Dr. Brené Brown outlines how leaders can normalize discomfort and get the most out of their teams.

Why Retail Entrepreneur Mayra Jimenez Decided Not to Have Children

The Orchid Boutique owner and co-founder speaks out about her decision to lean in at work.

Let Dogs Hire Your Management Team

Here's how animal instincts can help you hire the best people for your company.

Unexpected Secret to Quality, Restorative Sleep

Nutritionist Barbara Mendez explains how you can get the kind of rest you need.

How to Keep Your Team Meetings on Task

Use this tactic to bring focus and balance to your meetings with three or more members.

Exactly How to Structure Your Emergency Fund

You should follow this simple rule to keep you and your family safe.

Prepare For Your IPO From Day 1

You should bake transparency into your company culture. Here's why.

The Path to Great Customer Service? Your Customers

It's paramount to know the playing field because customer service is a relative concept.

Extra Money On Hand? Here's Why You Might Not Put It in Your Business

Alexa Von Tobel has one easy rule to follow to minimize the risk you expose yourself to as an entrepreneur.

Should You Tap Your Retirement Fund for Your Business?

Alexa von Tobel, certified financial planner and founder of LearnVest, explains how to protect your future financial security.

Why Email Support Is More Relevant Than Ever

Even with proliferating social-media tools, email support is still the preferred method of customer service for many consumers.

This Is When You Need to Hire a CFO

Jerry Mills, founder of B2B CFO, defines the moment when your company is ready to hire a CFO.