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It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
John Greathouse
The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?
Franchise 500

The Results Are In: Who Made Our Franchise 500 List?

The companies featured in our annual ranking were judged by their financial strength and stability, growth rate and size.
The Best Marketing Advice You've Never Received
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best Marketing Advice You've Never Received

Stop making a fetish of technology and start focusing on the people you need to hire to use it.
Gene Marks
4 TED Talks to Help You Save Time and Get More Done at Work
Control What You Can

4 TED Talks to Help You Save Time and Get More Done at Work

Don't look now, but the clock is ticking. Quick -- take the time to find out how to get more done in less time.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself
Reinvention 2013

Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself

People grow, circumstances change. To cope and thrive you must take stock of who you are and who you are becoming.
John Rampton
Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits
Control What You Can

Patience Is the Secret to Boosting Your Profits

Let everybody else be in a hurry. Wait for when the time is ripe, then hurry.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.
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Not Offering Flex Time? You're in Trouble.

Here are a few of the key issues companies face when considering moving to more flex time and how to execute it in a way that keeps employees happy while emphasizing productivity.
Meghan M. Biro
How Marking Milestones Boosts Employee Productivity
Company Culture

How Marking Milestones Boosts Employee Productivity

Bring your company story to life by celebrating progress and sharing your company history.
Elise Mitchell
A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders
Control What You Can

A Lack of Confidence Is a Surprising Trait of Successful Leaders

These leaders don't care about being more confident. What they desperately want to be is better calibrated.
Al Pittampalli
7 Ways to Keep Your Best Employees
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7 Ways to Keep Your Best Employees

What are you doing to encourage creative innovation?
Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study
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Use of Dating Apps Surging, Says Pew Study

Chances are you, or someone you know, uses online dating sites or mobile apps.
Carolyn Sun
Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries
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Small Business Marketing Tips for 6 Industries

If you work in any of the following professional fields, read on to improve your marketing techniques.
Drew Hendricks
The 5 Most Common Excuses of Wannabe Entrepreneurs
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The 5 Most Common Excuses of Wannabe Entrepreneurs

There are ample resources and opportunities for you to take your ideas to the next level. All that's left is for you to take them!
Larry Alton
1-800-Flowers Boss Determined to Avoid Breaking Customers' Hearts This Valentine's Day
Franchises

1-800-Flowers Boss Determined to Avoid Breaking Customers' Hearts This Valentine's Day

'Things do go wrong. It's how the company responds to those challenges that really makes a difference.'
Lindsay Friedman
8 Habits More Important to Success Than Raw Talent
Success Habits

8 Habits More Important to Success Than Raw Talent

A passionate person with good work habits and sufficient talent is more likely to succeed than a brilliant person who can't show up on time.
Sherrie Campbell
Wooing Top Talent on a Shoestring
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Wooing Top Talent on a Shoestring

Four-day workweeks, unlimited vacation time and exercise rituals are among the perks small businesses are offering.
Laura Putnam
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7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22
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7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

The secret to success in the business world is a combination of grit and creative thinking.
Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
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Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire
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7 Tips to Becoming a Millionaire

Money is the harvest of your production. Everything that you have is in direct proportion to your actions.
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Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
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Looking on how to start a small business but don't have much money? Our low cost startup ideas will help you plan a business to fit your budget.

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It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself
Reinvention 2013

Take These 25 Steps to Complete the Journey of Reinventing Yourself

People grow, circumstances change. To cope and thrive you must take stock of who you are and who you are becoming.
The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires
Young Millionaires

The 10 Strangest Secrets About Millionaires

There's a way to never be afraid of pursuing the impossible because by knowing that everything will work out in the end.
The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning who? For us, the big game was all about the commercials. Which ones were a touchdown and which ones fell flat?
10 Funny, Cute and Downright Bizarre 2016 Super Bowl Ads
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10 Funny, Cute and Downright Bizarre 2016 Super Bowl Ads

From a snarky take on Drake to 'Puppymonkeybaby,' this year's big game commercial lineup has all the LOLS and WTFs.