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Why Most Startups Fail

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The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling
The Grind

The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling

Even if you run a scalable Internet business, you should still look beyond online channels for product validation and sales strategy support.
David Chait
Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them
Hiring

Mark Zuckerberg: I Would Only Hire Someone to Work For Me If I Would Work For Them

Facebook's CEO shared wisdom on hiring and delegation during the latest installment of 'Q&A with Mark.'
Geoff Weiss
Your Data Needs Regular Health Checkups, Too
Data Analysis

Your Data Needs Regular Health Checkups, Too

Businesses collect data constantly but are not always so consistent evaluating if it best serves the strategy.
Asha Saxena
The Best Places to Work Aren't In the Office
Productivity

The Best Places to Work Aren't In the Office

Unusual working environments often boost productivity. Give them a try.
Lisa Evans
McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees
McDonalds

McDonald's Makeover Promises to Be Pricey for Franchisees

With a new customizable burger platform and minimum wage on the agenda, McDonald's image revamp may end up costing franchisees.
Kate Taylor
A Winning Personality: Why Ambiverts Make Great Entrepreneurs
Personality Type

A Winning Personality: Why Ambiverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Ambiverts are individuals with characteristics of both introverts and extroverts. Could this balance equip them to be superior business leaders?
Jason Ankeny
The Keurig K-Cup's Inventor Says He Feels Bad That He Made It. Here's Why.
Inventors

The Keurig K-Cup's Inventor Says He Feels Bad That He Made It. Here's Why.

K-cups are everywhere. And its waste is, too, thanks to the fact that the cups are almost impossible to recycle.
Drake Baer
Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder
Hiring

Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder

Small businesses are doing a lot more without having to hire new workers.
Scott Shane
A Way to Waterproof Your iPhone? Apple Is Looking Into It.
Apple

A Way to Waterproof Your iPhone? Apple Is Looking Into It.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based colossus is looking for a way to make its smartphones, tablets and laptops resistant to the kiss of death for electronics: moisture.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Biz Stone, Ants and the Book You Should Be Reading
Entrepreneurs

Biz Stone, Ants and the Book You Should Be Reading

Twitter's co-founder plays 'Finish This Sentence,' sharing what he's reading, how he unwinds and the characteristics all innovation must share.
Nina Zipkin
Mark Cuban: Why This Tech Bubble Is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000
Tech Bubble

Mark Cuban: Why This Tech Bubble Is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000

The bubble today comes from private investors who are investing in apps and small tech companies. And there in lies the rub.
Mark Cuban
Actually, Facebook Isn't Failing Brands and Marketers
Facebook

Actually, Facebook Isn't Failing Brands and Marketers

Organic reach across fan pages is at an all-time low, largely because Facebook insists on quality content. That's not a bad thing for users or advertisers.
Eric Samson
How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)
Productivity

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)

Here are some tips to help make your bedroom more sleep-friendly. (Hint: that light emanating from your smartphone isn't helping.)
Nina Zipkin
How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales
Revenue Generation

How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales

It's all about propsecting, conversations, closing and then the promised land: Revenue.
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How to Develop a Laser-Like Focus on Building Your New Business
Productivity

How to Develop a Laser-Like Focus on Building Your New Business

The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.
Make Your Waking Hours Work for You
Time Management

Make Your Waking Hours Work for You

Formulating your work schedule is an important prioritization task. Here are four guidelines to keep in mind.
10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business
Habits

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.
How to Name a Business
How To

How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)
Sleep

The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)

From Richard Branson to Barack Obama, Leonardo da Vinci to Wolfgang Mozart, the sleep schedules of these bigwigs are anything but naptime wishes and caviar dreams. They're just plain bizarre.

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10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
What a Dating Experiment Taught This Entrepreneur Turned Reality TV Star
Driving Business - Driving Success

What a Dating Experiment Taught This Entrepreneur Turned Reality TV Star

While searching for romance on Bravo's 'Friends to Lovers,' public relations entrepreneur Kris Ruby also learned a lot about business.
4 Ways Samsung Says It Will Destroy Apple's iPhone 6
Samsung vs iPhone

4 Ways Samsung Says It Will Destroy Apple's iPhone 6

Samsung just took a bunch of shots at Apple. Here are four of them.
Look Closely at These 4 M's Before Investing in a Startup
Venture Capital

Look Closely at These 4 M's Before Investing in a Startup

Nobody knows better than venture investors the challenges facing a new company. Take a hard look at the prospects for success before placing your bet.
Six Reasons Why VCs Reject Good Startups
Venture Capital

Six Reasons Why VCs Reject Good Startups

The factors that affects why venture capitalists often decline to work with startups.