Innovation

Seeing her business destroyed by Superstorm Sandy inspired BJ Dowlen to create a new product -- that would help take it to the next level.

A sustainable agriculture entrepreneur talks about urban farming and overcoming the challenges of growing an innovative business when nobody quite "gets it."

Achieving business goals and objectives is hard. Learn how setting specific goals can improve your success rate.

Balloon art may seem like an uninspiring throwback to the past, but one small-business owner is reinventing the field for a trendy New York set.

A company that has seen major success with the crowdfunding platform is going back to the site to sell its wares.

Will drones be part of your business's future? Here's a guide to the reality of what it may take to incorporate drones into your business.

Rethinking the way your employees brainstorm can produce the kind of innovation that takes your company to the next level.

Doug Baldasare came up with an innovative way to help both retailers and their customers. Here's how he convinced major retailers to adopt his win-win concept.

We explain three primary open source options that can help you grow your small business ... and ways you can contribute back to the movement.

Your organizational structure can help determine how your small business expands and innovates. Here's what you should know about the traditional--and latest--models for growth.

One company's innovative "culture group" reveals some moves that may help your business get to the next level.

When it's time to take your business to the next stage, your first move should be to analyze your strengths and weaknesses, your opportunities and threats. Then you can clearly see where you'll succeed.