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Definition: The condition that exists when a company doesn't have enough cash
to carry on its business and pay its creditors
Definition: A federal program whereby eligible unemployed persons receive cash
benefits for a specified period of time. These benefits are paid
out of funds derived from employer, employee and government
Definition: A regulatory document describing a franchise opportunity that
prospective franchisees have to receive before they pay any money,
sign any papers or, in some cases, even meet with the franchisor
Definition: The factor or consideration presented by a seller as the reason
that one product or service is different from and better than that
of the competition
Definition: Universal resource locator, or, more simply, a web page's address
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With proceeds from their Kona Ice franchise, Ted and Sandra Andrews of Ohio have raised $190,000 for children's and community organizations in Southeast Ohio.
A post last year resonated with entrepreneurs around the world. Here are some of their comments.
The Motor City isn't waiting for a savior to move to town. It's banking on the energy of the people who call it home.
He's been a castaway, an FBI agent and a cowboy doll that talks, but his best role is perhaps that of a businessman.
To drive and inspire their teams through a transition, leaders must be open to feedback and criticism about themselves, too.
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It's tough explaining why you chose to be an entrepreneur over the many easier ways to make a living. Saying what it is like is often easier than saying what it is.
Priscilla Chan, Zuckerberg's wife of three years, has suffered three miscarriages over the last few years.
Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
The head of a company that hooks up inventors with the popular shopping channel dishes on how inventors can show off their products to millions.
Just as children's art doesn't need to all look the same, neither do business approaches. A husband and wife team created a business that works for them.
With so much data, so many new channels and so much competition out there, it can be tough to determine which strategies are worth trying out.
Five tips to getting your message to penetrate the barriers of people's everyday lives.
Nothing empties the mind faster than the proverbial blank page but by listening carefully you'll find people are constantly suggesting topics.
Interim analysis of a trial to protect against the deadly disease has been shown to, thus far, be successful.
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