Martha Dorris

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9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

Home Improvement

It's Inevitable -- How To Have Tough Conversations With Your Employees

While popular media likes to portray entrepreneurs as fearless conquerors willing to storm the beach single-handedly, the reality is that entrepreneurs are quite a diverse population. Sure, it takes courage to be an entrepreneur, and there are many who don’t back away from a challenge, but there …

Leadership

Why Startups Like Uber, Airbnb, and SpaceX Succeed, While Others Fail

What’s most important for the success of your project? Is it the team? Funding? Timing? Idea? Business model? Recently I heard Bill Gross, one of the …

How to Grow Your Business from a Small Team to an Inc. 5000 Dream | Inc.com

One of the greatest dreams and milestones for a start-up is to make the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. With the April 30th deadline looming, I reached out to these past winners to bring you their valuable tips and words of wisdom. Whether or not you seek to make the list, these insights will help you …

3 Marketing Hacks for the Struggling Startup

Growth hacking is the biggest “easier said than done” of all time. Just because something is a “hack” doesn’t make it any easier, simpler, or …

Quiz: Can You Guess Which Of These Startup Names Are Real?

The second season of HBO’s sitcom “Silicon Valley” debuted last night, which continues the story of the fictional startup, Pied Piper, and its company of misfits.<p>In season 1, the startup, led by its socially-awkward CEO Richard Hendriks, faced the challenges of starting a tech company — from …

The Top 6 Steps for Branding Your Startup

Planning to launch a company? This can surely be a great idea. But to start with, you need to take care a lot of things.<p>It isn’t easy ensuring that a …

Small Business

6 Key Areas To Outsource When Starting A Business

A 2014 Brookings Institution report concluded that business dynamism (the number of new U.S. businesses formed versus the number closed) has slowed dramatically over the last few decades, despite the record amount of money held by venture capital and banks for investments and loans to emerging …

Small Business

Marketing Day: Top 10 YouTube Ads In March, Employees As Brand Ambassadors & LinkedIn's Elevate

Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.