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Bitcoin

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

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Family Businesses

This Third-Generation Family Business Thrives on Service

The owners of a small California trucking company are big players in their industry and service to their community.
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Far Out Tech

Google's Projects Jacquard and Soli Make Fabric That's Interactive

Google's new Advanced Technology and Projects group efforts aim to make wearables that are kind of like touch screens.
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Business Travel

5 Ways to Travel More Comfortably on a Budget

Harried travellers are vulnerable to overpaying for bad food and overlooking perks available for the asking. You can do better.
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Productivity

10 Must-Have Tools for Entrepreneurs With an Online Presence

With these tools, the sky is the limit.
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Doubts That Kill the Deal and How to Overcome Them
Entrepreneur Mindset

Doubts That Kill the Deal and How to Overcome Them

Unasked and unanswered questions can stop a deal before it even begins.
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5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Startup Basics

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
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Culture

3 Companies That Do Culture Right and What You Can Learn From Them (Infographic)

Looking to improve your company culture? Google, Pixar and Patagonia have found formulas that work.
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Leadership

Avoid These 6 Phrases When Trying to Sound, and Feel, More Assertive

It's easy to take for granted the terms of speech we use every day, but language has meaning.
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Millenials

Why Millenials in the Workplace 'Don't Care,' and 4 Things You Can Do

Why do these younger workers want? One of their kind lets us know.
Ray Gillenwater
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Public Relations

3 Tips for Writing Unforgettable PR Messages

Unfocused messages can hurt your brand and career. Here are a few easy methods for crafting -- and delivering -- memorable messages in any medium.
The Mutual Benefits of Creating a Culture of Learning for Employees
Company Culture

The Mutual Benefits of Creating a Culture of Learning for Employees

Businesses do themselves a favor by supporting team members eager to acquire new skills.
John Rampton
5 Strategies for Brands Playing Catch-up on Social-Media Marketing
Social Media

5 Strategies for Brands Playing Catch-up on Social-Media Marketing

Going from unknown to a player on social media requires daring and maybe the help of a hired influencer.
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Startup Basics

Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes

Advance homework and preparation is key to every good first impression.
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Entrepreneurs

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