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Best Way to Calculate Customer Retention Rate | Inc.com

<i>Dear Jeff,</i><p><i>I own a fitness facility and obviously member retention is a major factor. The problem is I've seen customer retention calculated different ways. Is there a standard formula?</i><p><i>-- Name withheld by request</i><p>Customer retention is huge for any business, but even more so for membership- or …

How to Retain Your Intrapreneurs | Inc.com

Your organization will inevitably grow as you achieve success. As you grow in size, you, as a pragmatic leader, will have to ask yourself what implication does your company’s growth have for the creative innovators and intrapreneurs that made your success possible? Will the growth of your …

Hire According to Lifecycle and Work Type: Thinker, Builder, Improver, Producer | Inc.com

During my early years as a recruiter, I worked largely with entrepreneurial companies desperately seeking people who could help the company grow. What I learned along the way is that no one personality, philosophy, or pedigree is an obvious choice for all growing startups. The right hire hinges on …

5 Superpowers of Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

I’ve seen many explanations of what distinguishes entrepreneurs from their more earthbound counterparts. This video from Harrison Metal founder, Michael Dearing, may be the most elegant.<p>Dearing uses the theory of cognitive distortion propounded by the University of Pennsylvania's Aaron Beck to …

How to Lead People Who Have Never Followed: An Entrepreneur's Guide | Inc.com

What's the biggest risk facing the leaders of most entrepreneurial ventures? It's not closing that first round of funding or landing a cornerstone customer. As with most things, it all comes back to people -- and your ability to lead those who don't have much practice following.<p>It's easy to get …

Why Most Marketers Will Fail In The Era Of Big Data

Galileo once said that “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” Great marketers uncover those obvious, but unexpected truths to win consumers hearts and sell products.<p>Marketing is, after all, the art and science of discovering what people want and …

What Happens When Leaders Only Care About Money?

Well, it depends.<p>I’ve been coaching an executive recently who works for a very large company ($15B in revenue), where it’s pretty clear to everyone that the CEO is focused solely on shareholder return, and holds his people accountable only for profitability. In other words (although he and his HR …

Spicy "Devil Salt" to Give a Kick to Your Cooking

This spicy finishing "devil salt" is great when sprinkled over chicken, fish, hard-boiled eggs, rice, and more.<p>It started with an Instagram. Our fearless leader, Adam Rapoport, documented a sandy yellow concoction speckled with red and green from the test kitchen, calling it "devil salt." Of …

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Why Do We Value Gold?

When you get right down to it, gold is just a metal, an element with its own distinctive properties -like all the other elements. But we have chosen …

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