INC. MAGAZINEJuly, 01 2008 Archives


The Way I Work: Roger Berkowitz
"People who want me to do something have to remind me repeatedly. It's management by being nagged."

The Do Over
Randall Grahm produced good wines and great, funny marketing campaigns. But along the way to success, he realized someone wasn't taking him seriously. That would be himself. Time to get back to the dream.

How I Did It: Phil Hanes
The long and happy career of a southern rag tycoon.


A Socialist CEO Grows Up
His company tries to, too.

Gold-Plated Networking Groups
Are they worth the price?

Buy, Sell, or Hold?
How entrepreneurs are playing the commercial real estate market.

Brett Zamore Designed a Stylish, Affordable Kit Home.
Now he wants to go national.

Sales + Marketing
Battle of the Network All-Stars
The secrets of HSN's top marketers.

The Product: Grilling Planks
They're hot, but are they supermarket material?

Tapping the Community Pool
Online communities let you see what's on your customers' minds.

Ok, Everybody, Let's Do This!
Managing projects and collaborating with co-workers.

Case Study
A Direct-Mail Pioneer Fights Back As His Catalog Business Struggles
Will a move to the web save the day?

Ask Inc.
Finding Salespeople Abroad
Locating top performers in the global economy.

Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes: Companies At The Heart of Everyday Life
Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama | 4.27.08, 3:15 p.m.

How To Guide
How To: Assemble A Board of Advisers


Losing An Edge
Sharper Image’s founder reflects on the chain’s demise and the challenges retailers face in today’s economy.

The Ticker

A Haven For Virtual Companies
Behind Vermont's unlikely ploy to attract online businesses

Horse Race: Searching for the Next Digg
Start-ups jockey for position to be the authority of what's hot on the Web.

A Skimmer's Guide to the Latest Business Books: Tuned In

Business for Sale: Grounds for Optimism
A group of specialty coffee bars in Idaho, starting at $5 million

Blogger Logic: The Problem With Car Alarms
When a car alarm blared near his office recently, Ryan McIntyre, a Boulder, Colorado, venture capitalist, posted a message on, exploring what car alarms tell us about the nature of networked technology:


Norm Brodsky
Norm Brodsky

Street Smarts
Ask Norm
How do you know when it's time to sell -- and other questions from our columnist's readers

Joel Spolsky
Joel Spolsky

How Hard Could It Be?
Glory Days
As Bill Gates retires, our columnist recalls what it was like to work for the world's most successful entrepreneur

Leigh Buchanan
Leigh Buchanan

Wally Bronner 1938-2008
Christmas was always just around the corner.

The Inc. Life

Drives: Kick Into High Gear...Eighth
2008 Lexus IS F

The Inc Life: Passions
"You're doing something magical. For a minute at a time, I can play in the sky."

Things I Can't Live Without: Ted Dennard
Founder of Savannah Bee | Savannah, Georgia

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