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Why This Traveler Totes Touches of Home (and Juicy Fruit)
Business Travel

Why This Traveler Totes Touches of Home (and Juicy Fruit)

This CEO shares how she stays grounded while traveling for her Minted, an online home goods marketplace.
Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes
Business Management

Downton Abbey: Lord Grantham's 5 Worst Management Mistakes

What the world of butlers, footmen and lady's maids can teach you about management.
FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases
Legal Center

FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases

The tech company agreed to refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their knowledge.
At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart
Leadership

At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has given the boot to her second in command, Henrique de Castro, just a little over a year after pilfering the exec from rival Google.
How I Became a Life Coach...Sort Of
Business Management

How I Became a Life Coach...Sort Of

For years, I helped readers work through the solutions to problems they already had the answers to. Then, one day, it hit me.
How to Create an Internship Program That Works
Business Management

How to Create an Internship Program That Works

With banks and media companies being criticized for their internship programs, here are four ways interns and business owners can make the most of the internship experience.
The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.
Business Management

The One Tool You Need for Success? A Mirror.

The hardest thing to do is to take an honest look at yourself, warts and all. But it is vital for the success of your business.
Why You Should Let Customers Help Mold Your Company
Business Management

Why You Should Let Customers Help Mold Your Company

Feedback could lead to valuable lessons and even new product ideas.
Plush Sentence: Beanie Babies Founder Avoids Jail Time
Legal Center

Plush Sentence: Beanie Babies Founder Avoids Jail Time

Ty Warner will avoid jail time in favor of probation and community service after having pleaded guilty to harboring funds in an offshore account.
Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either
Business Management

Catchafire CEO: If I Don't Use My Time Well, My Employees Won't Either

Rachael Chong is a busy, New York City-based social entrepreneur who has learned that setting priorities and sticking to them is her most critical mission.
Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
Business Management

Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup
Human Resources

Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup

Think you need a lot of money to entice a qualified team? Think again. Our VC expert Kirsten Green explains why founders should focus on vision, discipline and confidence when recruiting potential hires.
Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces
Business Management

Payroll, Meet Accounting: ZenPayroll and FreshBooks Join Forces

Payroll service ZenPayroll and cloud accounting software company FreshBooks are combining their services in a move that could help small-business owners.
Turn Around Your Business in 5 Steps
Business Management

Turn Around Your Business in 5 Steps

As an entrepreneur you are going to face your fair share of challenges, some more dire than others. When times get tough, you are going to need to turnaround your business, develop a pivot strategy and get your company back on track. Here is how.
How Business Travel Can Be a Danger to Your Health
Business Management

How Business Travel Can Be a Danger to Your Health

Flying worldwide can often help build your business, but it also can affect your health in a number of negative ways.
Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses
Financing

Why Big Banks Are Lending More to Small Businesses

Here we go over several reasons why larger banks are starting to warm up to small-business lending again.
More Bad News for Patent Trolls
Legal Center

More Bad News for Patent Trolls

On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid
Business Management

Time Warner Cable Says No Thanks to Charter's $61 Billion Bid

Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.
3 Tricks to Building Value When You Sell
Sales

3 Tricks to Building Value When You Sell

If you want to set yourself up for failure, pitch features. If you want to be successful, focus on the end outcome.
The Anti-Main-Street President
Business Management

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed
Startup Basics

The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed

It's not a business plan, or even a killer idea. Can you guess what it is?
The Key to Success? Relationships.
Business Management

The Key to Success? Relationships.

Building real relationships with real people in the real world is the only way to make you successful.
Resolve Differences and Keep Everyone (Sort of) Happy
Business Management

Resolve Differences and Keep Everyone (Sort of) Happy

When things get heated, these four tips can help you and your staff deal with conflict.
What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)
Business Management

What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic)

Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making.
How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?
Human Resources

How Much Blame Do the Jobless Bear for Joblessness?

Business owners have jobs and want to hire, but employers say candidates are unprepared and have the wrong attitude. What gives?
How to Let Go of Employees With Love and Dignity
Human Resources

How to Let Go of Employees With Love and Dignity

There is nothing worse than a firing or a layoff. But you can ease your employees' pain by acting with faith and love.
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