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Why Every Business Needs a Well-Rounded Analytics Diet


If you’ve been eating at Ruby Tuesday for the past six years, you might be incredibly confused by the fast-casual restaurant’s branding strategy. Several years ago, Ruby Tuesday shed its old-timey bar and grill image and rebranded as a more upscale dining experience. Then last year, it did away with its emphasis on wine by […]

Driving Entrepreneurship in Africa


By: Ashish J. Thakkar. Ashish founded his first business in 1996 at the age of 15 with a $5,000 loan. Since then, he has driven the growth of the company from a small IT business in Uganda to the globally recognized multi-sector investment group that exists today. Through its investments and operations, Mara Group now […]

Propel Your Startup by Building a Repeatable and Scalable Business Model


By: DJ Good. Startup-guru DJ Good cultivates entrepreneurs within the Kansas City and Midwest region to grow scalable business models. In addition, DJ serves as CEO for LightBridge, a distributed cloud data storage provider. DJ has over 20 years of telecommunications and network hardware industry experience. Follow him on Twitter @djgood33. There is something comforting […]

8 Tips for Building a Successful Virtual Company


Virtual companies are wildly popular these days, and for good reason. Current technology makes starting a business almost as easy as launching a website. It allows teams to collaborate across the state or across the globe, and it eliminates a number of costs associated with brick-and-mortar businesses including office space, signage and utilities [...]