Best in Business ERIC HAGERMAN

Inc.'s Best in Business Application Got You Stumped? Answers to the 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions

The deadline is coming. Fear not. We're here to clear any quandaries, and help you produce your best application.

Best in Business LINDSAY BLAKELY

How to Write a Successful Best in Business Application

Do you have what it takes to make our annual list of companies that made the biggest impact in their fields and their communities? Here's how to get the attention of the editors judging this year's applications.

Best in Business LINDSAY BLAKELY

Apply Now for Inc.'s Best in Business Awards

Applications are now open for Inc.'s third annual list honoring America's most inspiring companies. Show us how your business is making an impact.

Best in Business ARTHUR WOODS

Why Many DEI Leaders Are Experiencing Burnout and How You Can Fix It

Here are some of the core challenges many diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders face, and specific ways you can support your colleagues and address the issues.


1 Simple Idea Bill Gates Uses to Hire the Best Employees

Every employee is looking for this in the post-Covid era.

Best in Business BILL MURPHY JR.

DoorDash Just Announced a New Company Policy, and Yes, You Should Definitely Copy It

It takes time, and it requires buy-in. But in the long run, it's likely to be worth it.


This Software Startup Tracks Your Apple From Farm to Aisle--and Lets You Tip the Farmer

Paramount Software Solutions might seem like your average dev shop, but its innovative blockchain tools could bring greater transparency, ethics, and equity to the global food supply chain.


How This Chicago Startup Is Powering the Internet of Everything

Scooters. Cargo ships. Decoy sea turtle eggs. Thanks to its innovative SIM cards, Hologram can equip pretty much any device to connect reliably to the internet.


This Man Is on a Mission to Find the Next Generation of 'Hidden Geniuses'

Brandon Nicholson's nonprofit The Hidden Genius Project gives young people of color intensive training in tech, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills.

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

Public School Teachers Can't Live Where They Teach. This Lapsed Banker Figured Out How to Build Them Affordable Housing

The man who wrote the book on helping public schools get the funding they need just changed the game in California with this innovative project that will house more than 100 teachers in apartments they can afford.


The Factory of the Future Is Here--and It's Run by Americans (and Small Robots)

Robots can power networks of local factories--bringing your manufacturing closer to home and generating American jobs in the process.

Best in Business KEVIN J. RYAN

A Health Insurance Plan You Won't Hate? That's This Company's Mission

Gravie spent years crunching the numbers and rewriting claims adjudication systems to create an affordable health care plan that covers 100 percent of common services--without the co-pays or deductibles.

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

Meet the Mission-Driven Production Company Making Movies to Change Minds

Participant uses its Oscar-winning movies, including 'An Inconvenient Truth' and 'Judas and the Black Messiah,' to educate audiences and inspire social change.

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

How This Fintech Company Wants to Make the American Dream More Accessible to Immigrants

Co-founded by the son of Russian immigrants, Nova Credit meets a need that established global financial institutions really can't: helping immigrants establish credit profiles in the U.S.

Best in Business MARTIN ZWILLING

7 Leadership Insights That Lead To Winning and Success In Business

Contrary to the myths you may have heard, success in business is not a zero-sum game.


He Turned Around His Life After Prison and Homelessness. Now He's Using His Restaurant to Give Back

When Steven Murphy's business was on the verge of closing, the Nebraska community he's generously served stepped up to return the favor.

Best in Business KELLY MAIN

Elon Musk Reveals His Secret to High Performance. Anyone Can Use It.

The surprisingly simple science behind how to become a genius


With Dr. Fauci's Seal of Approval, Halloween Is Poised to Become the Hottest Ticket in Town

The vote of confidence is giving Main Street something to cheer (finally).

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

SpaceX, Seventh Generation, and Toms Among Most Purposeful Brands, According to New Study

The 2021 Purpose Power Index found that the link between a company's reputation and purpose has grown stronger since 2019.