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Crowdsource Your Next Delivery
Shipping Center

Crowdsource Your Next Delivery

Thanks to some new startups, you might be able to tap the crowd for your next delivery. But should you?
Lessons From a Startup That Scored $836 Million in VC -- and Failed
Business Management

Lessons From a Startup That Scored $836 Million in VC -- and Failed

Better Place, based in Palo Alto, Calif. won funding from investors like General Electric and Morgan Stanley, yet had to shut its doors in May. Here are lessons to learn from the startup's missteps.
Small-Business Hiring Snapshot (Infographic)
Human Resources

Small-Business Hiring Snapshot (Infographic)

The most-common small business in the U.S. has only three employees and a single location, but taken together, small businesses in the U.S. are the primary engine of job growth.
Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur
Leadership

Meet the United Nations' New Resident Entrepreneur

Elizabeth Gore discusses the evolution of the group's strategy to partner with entrepreneurs.
Innovation

How to Inspire a Culture of Innovation

Pepsi's first chief design officer, Mauro Porcini, encourages leaders to transform their approach to design thinking.
Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Business
Business Management

Numbers You Need to Know to Grow Your Business

Managing your business well means measuring your progress regularly. Here are five ways to better keep track of your numbers to help boost your bottom line.
Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals
Leadership

Lessons in Business Leadership From the NBA Finals

What entrepreneurs can learn from basketball stars about winning leadership styles.
Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes
Compensation and Benefits

Health Insurance Reform: Prep Your Staff for the Changes

Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?
Business Management

How to Keep Your Business Running When You Have a Serious Illness

The inspiring story of how an entrepreneur kept her business afloat through a battle with breast cancer, and five tips for dealing with a health crisis while running a business.
You're Not a Tiny Startup Anymore, So Stop Hiring Like One
Growth Strategies

You're Not a Tiny Startup Anymore, So Stop Hiring Like One

In this case study, the Canadian social media company Hootsuite realized that its hiring process was holding the fast-growing company back.
Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?
Leadership

Are You Cut Out for the CEO Role?

Flexible, charismatic, judicious. These are the hallmarks of a good CEO. See how you measure up.
Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret
Leadership

Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

If only you could go back and do things differently. But you can't. Instead, try to re-frame your thinking to take a more positive approach. Here's how.
Richard Branson on Taking Risks
Growth Strategies

Richard Branson on Taking Risks

Stepping out of your comfort zone is unavoidable if you want to truly grow your business. Virgin's CEO discusses some of his own risky decisions and how they helped him grow an empire.
How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback
Managing Employees

How to Deliver Uncomfortable Employee Feedback

A leadership expert guides us through three difficult conversations with employees.
10 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Office
Business Management

10 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Office

Here's a look at how to design or refashion your office to meet the requirements of today's fast-changing workplace.
NASA-Inspired Technology Boosts Menswear Line
Innovation

NASA-Inspired Technology Boosts Menswear Line

How four MIT students created stylish business clothing from specialized fabrics that breathe, regulate heat, zap moisture and neutralize the bacteria that causes body odor.
Business Management

Small-Business Stars of 2013: State Standouts

Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes one person from each state and U.S. territory to be considered for a national title.
Growth Strategies

Report: Green Business Leads to a Greener Bottom Line

A new survey reveals green products and services give small businesses a competitive advantage.
How to Build a Culture Like Google: 7 Practical Ideas From 'The Internship'
Human Resources

How to Build a Culture Like Google: 7 Practical Ideas From 'The Internship'

The new movie featuring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as Google interns offers a rare glimpse into what makes the tech company sparkle.
10 of the Most Innovative Small Businesses of 2013
Innovation

10 of the Most Innovative Small Businesses of 2013

These small businesses are finding success with innovative solutions to common problems.
Keep Calm With This Travel Carry-on
Business Travel

Keep Calm With This Travel Carry-on

The rugged Red Oxx CPA Briefcase stood tall after three airports and one packrat travel writer.
Human Resources

U.S. Sees Modest Growth, Small Businesses Face Jobless Recovery

As several reports show a slight improvement in the economy, small businesses remain cautious though the franchise sector is the bright spot.
Leadership

Beating 'Imposter Syndrome' and Other Tips From the Week

From turning fear into excitement to avoiding rants on social media, here are the week's best tips from Entrepreneur.com.
Shipping Center

Holiday Shipping: Plan Now for Last-Minute Shoppers

By strategizing this summer, you can be prepared for December's rush deliveries.
Compensation and Benefits

The Unintended Consequences of Health-Care Reform (Opinion)

Policy makers and entrepreneurs have different goals in mind when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. Here are some critical loopholes small-business owners are taking to circumvent policy changes.
Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult
Business Travel

Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult

In heading to Istanbul to cover a business conference, Entrepreneur.com's Diana Ransom walked into what would become a nationwide protest. Here's her take on the week's demonstrations.
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