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Rodan and Fields: Putting Customers First by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Rodan and Fields might be the most popular skin care you’ve never heard of. Their products, which are sold by massive community of consultants, can’t be found in any stores. Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields are the dermatologists behind the billion dollar company. They tell us about their partnership, disrupting distribution and buying back their company after they sold it.
The Jonas Brothers’ Parents Are Serving Up Southern Comfort by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas are known around the world. What you might not know is that these brothers can trace their roots to North Carolina. It’s where their father grew up. Now, the Jonas brothers’ parents have opened a restaurant there, and the business is cooking.
Disrupting Distribution: Dirty Lemon And Conversational Commerce by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Have you ever heard of conversational commerce? If not, pay attention because it’s changing the way consumers shop. Want to know how it works? We followed the company Dirty Lemon, which has ditched traditional distribution methods in the beverage industry and is relying 100% on text messaging.
The Pay Over Time option from American Express
 
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Learn about the Pay Over Time option from American Express.
American Express® Business Loans
 
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Real business owners share their experiences with American Express® Business Loans. American Express® Business Loans offer loans between $3,500 and $50,000*, fixed interest rates with APRs ranging from 6.98% to 19.97%*, no origination fee or pre-payment penalty, simple application and a decision in a few minutes. *You must be pre-approved for an American Express® Business Loan offer in order to apply. Your pre-approved loan amount and maximum APR are based on the creditworthiness of you and your business and other factors. Not all customers will be pre-approved for the lowest APR or the highest loan amount. For more information, please visit https://www.americanexpress.com/us/business-loans
Women Helping Women: UR Bath & Body by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. A Florida entrepreneur isn’t only interested in growing her business. Part of her success includes helping women be independent and have a voice. One job at a time, she’s employing women in crisis and helping them get back on their feet.
Spend Manager Mobile App from American Express
 
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Spend Manager℠ is a complimentary mobile app available to American Express Business Card members, allowing users to track and manage Business expenses at the office or on the go. Spend Manager let's you snap and store receipt images, monitor Employee Card spending, view account details and pay bills, and create expense reports all from the palm of your hand.
Woops!: How Four Partners Manage This Macaron Company by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Four partners with completely different backgrounds have found balance in the way they run their business. The company may have started by accident, but Woops! has become the largest macaron business in the nation. We talk to these entrepreneurs about how they make decisions among the very opinionated founders.
Dancing It Out at 305 Fitness by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. It feels like new fitness brands are popping up all the time. How do you make sure your business is gaining traction while others fall by the wayside? We met the founder of 305 Fitness to find out how she’s grown her company, which offers classes that make you feel like you’re at a Miami dance club.
B8ta Data: Studying Your Shopping Habits by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Does the rise of online shopping mean the death of brick and mortar? Two entrepreneurs aren’t waiting to find out. They’ve developed a new, retail business model that doesn’t depend on sales or stocking inventory, and they still make a profit. At b8ta, they’re actually focused on how customers shop.
MemberSince: Hedley & Bennett
 
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Meet Ellen Bennett, founder of Headley & Bennett. Now on MemberSince.com
Radical Candor: The New Management Philosophy by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Almost everyone dreads the yearly performance review, but a new management philosophy called Radical Candor is changing how and when you get feedback. We speak to former Google executive Kim Scott about the effects this new way of thinking can have on your company.
Goodbye HR, Hello Employee Development by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Years ago, the company G Adventures did away with its HR department. There was even a mock funeral to say goodbye. Bruce Poon Tip talks about the benefits of launching an employee development department and the positive effect this decision has had on his company.
Lost And Found: Unclaimed Baggage Center by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. A little competition is good for everyone. It can help keep you on your toes. Imagine that you’re the only game in town though. How do you motivate yourself to evolve and get better? We go to Alabama where one business is trying to improve customer service even though they have the market cornered when it comes to lost luggage.
Advice For Advertising on YouTube by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Posting video ads online give you the full power of sight, sound and motion to bring your story to life. Kate Stanford, the director of global ad marketing at YouTube, helped launch YouTube Director Onsite, a service that will create a free ad for you if you advertise on the platform.
Facebook Is Changing The Way You Socialize by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Facebook is changing your news feed. The company is adjusting its algorithm, and that means it will affect the way you market on that platform. Keenan Beasley, the co-founder and managing partner of BLKBOX, tells us how your company can navigate these updates.
Merchants Accepting American Express
 
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Listen to what valued merchants have to say about the powerful backing of American Express. Don’t do business without it. Visit American Express Merchant Services to learn more: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/merchant/merchant-home.html
Ways You Can Master The Art Of Timing by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Timing is everything. It’s a phrase many of us have heard before, but Daniel H. Pink says it’s true. The sales guru and author tells us why the time you hold a meeting or the hour when you give a presentation can affect your performance and the outcome.
Stay Out Of The False Positive by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. You should take “no” for an answer and stay out of the false positive. These are the top two tips for growing your business. Shan-Lyn Ma is the founder and CEO of Zola and Matt Manero is the founder and president of Commercial Fleet Financing.
Learning from the Pros: Theory by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. For those in the know, Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, is fashion industry royalty. He’s a third generation garmento with over 30 years of experience. From taking a curated approach to business to collaborating with others, Rosen says there are six things he’s learned along the way.
Annieglass: The Evolution Of A Handcrafted Brand by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Whether you want it or not, business owners get plenty of feedback. The founder of a glassware brand listened closely to what she was being told even though her company was making money. She chose to take a hard look at her products after figuring out that her business wasn’t attracting customers that she wanted and would inevitably need.
Business Disruptor: Shopify by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Tobi Lutke wanted to sell snowboarding equipment online, but there was no easy way to do it. That’s why the Shopify co-founder built his own sales platform in 2006. It’s now the e-commerce site of choice for online stores around the world. We speak to Tobi about the trust battery and why diversity is so important when hiring.
Every No Is An Opportunity And Ask For One More  by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Every “no” is an opportunity and always ask for one more. These are the top two tips for growing your business. Caryn Seidman-Becker is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of CLEAR, and Nick Martell is the co-founder of MarketSnacks.
Business Disruptor: Duolingo by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Serial entrepreneur Luis von Ahn is tackling the world’s education divide one language at a time. The creator of the language app Duolingo tells us why transparency is key to growth and how his company has gotten everyone from students in Colombia to Tom Hanks learning new languages.
LeanBox: Going From Local To National by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. There are all kinds of ways companies can expand from their local area to become a national brand. One of them is through partnerships. We take you to Chicago to learn how two food companies have joined together to help them both grow.
What's Your Brand? by OPEN Forum
 
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Entrepreneur’s Jason Feifer and Red Antler’s Jonah Fay-Hurvitz believe your brand is the greatest way to differentiate in the market. But branding is more than a logo and a name. Feifer and Fay-Hurvitz think owners should consider the constant conversation they're having with customers.
HSN Elevator Pitch: Chrysmela by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Mayumi Ishii’s company creates high tech earring locks. Chrysmela is already number one in the jewelry space in Japan, and Mayumi would like to match that success in the U.S. Let’s find out if the judges think her pitch is secure enough for HSN.
Spend Manager Client Testimonial | Small Business Owner (Margaux)
 
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Sarah Pierson is the co-founder of Margaux, a women's shoe company based in Manhattan. Sarah is an American Express Business Card Member and active user of the complimentary mobile app, Spend Manager. Sarah uses Spend Manager to help streamline her Business Card Expenses. Hear what Sarah has to say.
Using Artificial Intelligence At Your Business by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. If you’re looking for a way to grow your business, you probably should consider artificial intelligence or AI. There are ways to make it work in your company’s favor. Steven Wolfe Pereira, chief marketing and communications officer at Quantcast, tells us how.
Women in Business by OPEN Forum
 
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Fast Company’s Kathleen Davis discusses what businesses might do to accommodate for a new wave of female leadership. Davis says it's vital for companies to talk openly about gender discussions and encourage upward movement, because female leadership can greatly increase a company's profitability.
Finding a Market Fit by OPEN Forum
 
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Tom Harari, CEO and co-founder of Cleanly, says startups should have a laser focus on product-market fit. Owners should consider finding a small group of users who love the company’s products, because these may be keys to market success.
Brain Trust: Tips For Staying On Brand by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. The world is full of distractions, and it’s easy to feel like you have to constantly alter your company’s messaging. Christiane Lemieux, the founder and CEO of The Inside, and Will Dean, the founder and CEO of Tough Mudder, tell us how you can keep your business on brand.
Elevator Pitch: Maria Lord Designs by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. The founder of Maria Lord Designs incorporates multicultural characters in her greeting cards. Let’s see if our panelists share her enthusiasm for sending people personalized notes.
Plan Ahead and Stick To What You Know
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Here are two top tips to help your business grow. Kat Cohen, the founder and CEO of Ivywise, and Neil Vogel, the CEO of Dotdash, tell us why you should have a 20-year plan and the reason why you should focus on your strengths.
Business Star: Actor Danny Trejo by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Actor Danny Trejo knows how to play the bad guy. As a young man, he spent time in and out of prison. Danny is now a sought after character actor on TV and in movies. He has also taken his passion for food and started a series of restaurants in Los Angeles while giving others a second chance at life.
Find Your Motivation by OPEN Forum
 
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CEO and co-founder of Super Heroic, Jason Mayden says his family, which he puts at the center of his career, gives his business a reason to exist. Mayden thinks leaders should also discover what motivates their employees to work, because employees who feel amplified and seen will better help the company succeed.
Learning How To Predict Investor Behavior by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Is it true that there are good and bad times to speak with investors? David Siegel thinks so. The CEO of Investopedia tells us about his company’s Anxiety Index, and how it can help you understand investor behavior. With that knowledge, you may be able to predict how investors will act.
Justin Baldoni Creates A Meaningful Media Brand by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Justin Baldoni was catapulted from obscurity to stardom when he landed a role on the smash hit “Jane the Virgin.” Recently, it’s his role as co-founder of Wayfarer Entertainment that has everyone buzzing.
Learning from the Pros: Dippin’ Dots by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Cookies and cream and rainbow ice are two of the most popular flavors at iconic ice cream brand Dippin’ Dots. After 30 years, the business is reaching more customers at malls, theme parks and stadiums thanks to the leadership of CEO Scott Fischer. We spoke with him in the company’s hometown of Paducah, KY about being a learner and knowing where every dollar goes in this Learning from the Pros.
How Do You Manage Employees Who Don’t Get Along? by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. What do you do when some employees don’t see eye to eye? Let’s ask the expert. Sam Yagan is the CEO of ShopRunner.
Seek Out Focused Networks And Know Your Customer Better by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Seek out more focused networks and get to know your customer better. Those are the top two tips for growing your business. Becca Brown is the co-founder and CEO of The Solemates and Dee Choubey is the co-founder and CEO of MoneyLion.
Elevator Pitch: PG By Paris Gordon by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. PG by Paris Gordon is a shapewear clothing line for all women. From dresses to tank tops, the clothing is made in rayon jersey with built-in shaping technology. Let’s found out if our panelists think this company is the perfect fit.
Starting a New Venture by OPEN Forum
 
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Jennifer Zuccarini, CEO of Fleur Du Mal, realized corporate life wasn’t enough for her. Zuccarini encourages entrepreneurs to set out on their own paths when their inspiration and experience lead them on a new adventure.
Keep It Simple: ZipRecruiter Stays True To Its Core Values by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Identifying the right person for an open position can be frustrating, which is why one entrepreneur made it his mission to change that. ZipRecruiter co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel tells us why the company’s success was kept a secret for four years and how artificial intelligence will change how you find and hire talent.
5 Ways To Combat Stress At Work by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. Stress is real. A recent study shows that the majority of Americans say they’ve experienced high levels of stress or anxiety at work. So, how do you cope? Here are five ways to combat stress at work.
How Small Businesses Can Reach More Potential Customers For Free
 
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While you take care of your customers, we’re trying to get you more of them. That’s why American Express recommends small businesses to Card Members who are more likely to spend with them. Over 15 million people received these recommendations on where to spend in 2017 alone* — make sure you take advantage at http://www.americanexpress.com/businessresources. The Powerful Backing of American Express. *Based on Amex recommendations made throughout 2017. Merchants are displayed via the American Express Shop Small® Map, Americanexpress.com, and email. Amex cannot guarantee your business will appear in a search on the Shop Small Map.
Traits of Innovators by OPEN Forum
 
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Author Melissa Schilling says many successful entrepreneurs have a common quirkiness trait. This characteristic helps leaders stand firm in the face of criticism and push forward with their innovative ideas.
5 Traditional Marketing Techniques That Work by OPEN Forum
 
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For more info, please visit: http://www.openforum.com/yourbusinesstv Each week, MSNBC's Your Business features experts to share their secrets for improving your business. There’s no turning back when it comes to digital marketing. Business owners are fully engaged with customers on websites and apps, but it’s not the only way to reach your audience. Here are five traditional marketing techniques that still yield huge returns.
How Do You Stay Successful? by OPEN Forum
 
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Jenny Craig and Curves CEO Monty Sharma says brands should take current and future customers into account when trying to innovate. But ultimately, Sharma thinks hiring the right people who focus on the needs of individual customer will be the key to building a lasting brand.