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Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader
Amazon

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Successful Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon -- Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement

The Successful Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon -- Employee Engagement

Often ignored in an owner's rush to develop a new product or invention, the passion workers feel for a company can be critical for results.
Beth Miller
How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?
Starting a Business

How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?

It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth.
Martin Zwilling
Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys
Business Travel

Hilton's $550 Million Mobile Push Will Turn Smartphones Into Hotel Room Keys

The initiative is aimed at younger travelers who are increasingly placing hotel reservations on mobile phones.
Geoff Weiss
Red Lobster Completes Sale, Revamps Food Presentation
Red Lobster

Red Lobster Completes Sale, Revamps Food Presentation

Now that Golden Gate Capital has acquired Red Lobster from Darden Restaurants, the seafood chain is trying to emphasize its quality.
Kate Taylor
3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events
Networking

3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events

The old ways of networking are dying. There are options to build organic relationships that every entrepreneur can utilize and enjoy at the same time.
Matthew Toren
7 Taboos of Business Pitching
Pitches

7 Taboos of Business Pitching

Avoid these no-nos to inspire investor passion. Provide compelling evidence of a boost to their bottom line.
Bryant Guffey
My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side
Married Entrepreneurs

My Business Partner, My Spouse -- The View From the Husband's Side

The other half of a leadership and marketing consulting firm describes the keys to running a business with the person you married.
Aneil Mishra
5 Steps to Make Your Marketing Pop in the Age of the Consumer
Marketing

5 Steps to Make Your Marketing Pop in the Age of the Consumer

Customers are doing their own research. So traditional methods of promotion don't suffice.
Jesse Torres
How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)
Relationship building

How to Ask Influencers for a Favor (And Actually Get It)

Everybody could use a little help from their friends but, sometimes, you need to make the friend who can help you that little bit.
David Rekuc
This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats
Business Travel

This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats

While ethically dubious, the Knee Defender is likely to appeal to business travelers all too familiar with the crammed quandary of flying coach.
Geoff Weiss
Is This Company the Next Step in Apple's Quest for Streaming Domination?
Streaming

Is This Company the Next Step in Apple's Quest for Streaming Domination?

Apple is reportedly purchasing a podcast and radio streaming app called Swell.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection
Transparency

5 Ways You Can Practice Imperfection

Entrepreneurs may start out acknowledging their vulnerabilities but then quickly fall into image management. Here are ways for business leaders to be authentic and cultivate the best from staff.
Lou Solomon
Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic)
Entertainment

Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic)

If the HBO TV series is anything to go by, tech entrepreneurs have overtaken Hollywood actors in popular culture.
Jonathan Long