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Do You Have What It Takes?

Do the following traits, characteristics and quirks describe you?

Workers First

The newest trends in workplace design highlight employee choice, wellness, lifestyle amenities and opportunities for mentorship.
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Collective Wisdom

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.

Paper Chase

How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media.

The Bar's Open

We visited three new bars--a cocktail lounge, a low-key neighborhood spot and an urban distillery--run by people who know exactly what it takes to open a joint and keep it running.

Rants and Raves

A review site is a great way for your business to get discovered online, but it can also bring inaccurate criticism.

Advantage: Early Adopters

A 'don't-rock-the-boat' strategy is no longer an acceptable option.
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100 Brilliant Companies

Each year we pick the ideas, companies, applications and inventions that have amazed us with their unique solutions to common problems or marketplace voids, executed in forms both ultra-high-tech and strikingly simple.

Man of the House

Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business.

The Road to Newness

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.

8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Stand Out

It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed.

The Big Leap

Several owners who made the shift discuss their decision-making process, what they learned and how they do things differently.

More Is More

He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people.
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The Best in Business Travel

The people, companies and locations that are improving the way we get around and our experience once we get there.

Infectious Behavior

Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.

Good to Grow

From having the cash to meeting established goals, look for these indicators before you leap.

The Mechanics of Sharing

Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality.

Prognosis: Uncertain

As delays continue to plague Obamacare, entrepreneurs are left with a mixed bag of consequences for their businesses.
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The Secrets of the Top Brands

We present the companies that have generated the most trust among entrepreneurs as well as the lessons you can take from them.

That's Gotta Hurt

Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls.

It Takes a Village

The aid community is taking the efficiency and standardization of the franchise model any applying it toward philanthropic endeavors.

The Television Will be Revolutionized

Aereo, which snatches over-the-air TV signals and streams them on the internet for a few dollars a month, is determined to prevail over the TV networks trying to bring it down.

How Apple Ruined Branding

By throwing out the approved checklist, Jobs got customers to meaningfully connect with the Apple brand.

Logos We Love

Brand identity in its purest form.
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10 Up and Coming Leaders

You may not know their names yet, but you will.

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.

Value Lessons

Breaking down the value of good leadership into dollars and sense.

The Enemy Within

Overlords of their own fiefdoms and overseers of inflated budgets and staffs, these type of managers can kill your company. Here's what every leader needs to know to take down the takeover artists.

Your Brain on Power

There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.

You Win Some, You Lose Some

Are champions born or are they made?
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Digital Disruption

These six innovators are applying their technological chops to revolutionize areas such as fashion design and pharmaceuticals.

Mobile Insecurity

With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.

Good Vibes

The road to excellence begins with defining and embracing a positive, effective company culture.

Rules of the Trade

The exchange of goods and services rather than money is alive and thriving in today's startup economy. Here's how to get in on the action.

Urban Developments

Urban locations present unique challenges: higher taxes, complicated real estate, lifestyle differences. But it's true what they say about big-city success: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
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Women to Watch 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.

Do You Have What it Takes?

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.

What to Delegate

While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks.

Making It Big

From thousands of entries we selected 15 finalists. then readers voted on their favorites. We hope you're as inspired by them as we are!

Franchise 500 On the Upswing

The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.

The Big League

The companies in our Franchise 500 are showing dramatic gains. Here are the sectors that are leading the charge.
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Trends 2014: The Sweet Spot

Cookbooks' resurgence in popularity reflects a broadening of our food culture, spurred by the rise of food TV.

The Suite Life

The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.

How the Great Ones Got Great

Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.

Success With Help

If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.

Think Small

Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.

Big Ideas

We track the major trends in franchising
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Top 100 Crowdfunded Companies

We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories.

The People Have Spoken

An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.

Off the Streets & Into Business

Homeboy Industries' mission is to create jobs for former L.A. gang members. Now with a forward-thinking CEO and high-profile licensing and distribution deals, Homeboy is taking good works to an even greater business level.

Market Value

The non-profit which employs former gang members is now selling a selection of food products at Ralphs and Food 4 Less chains.

Agent Provocateur

Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?

Have You Reached Your Pivot Point?

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
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The Best Motivators in Business

We spoke with leaders of eight successful companies to find out their secrets for galvanizing their staffs, clients and even themselves. Get ready to be inspired.

Born or Made?

Two professors argue if the instinct to be your own boss is a product of nature or nurture.

The Turning Point

The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.

Comm Vehicles: Mason Arnold of Greenling

A look at three companies who are using their cars to jump start conversation and generate revenue.

Buy, Finance or Lease?

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.

Digital Driving

From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.
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Next-gen Nightlife

The Melman siblings opened several bars and restaurants to revitalize their father's 42-year-old hospitality company Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to appeal to younger clientele.

Local Hero

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.

Beautiful Minds

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.

Video Star

Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.

Healing and Dealing

Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.

How to Innovate in E-commerce

Zappos Labs brings startup spirit to an online powerhouse.
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