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Are Immigrant Business Owners Driving U.S. Growth? (Infographic)
International Growth

Are Immigrant Business Owners Driving U.S. Growth? (Infographic)

Nearly one in five small-business owners in America is an immigrant. Here's a look at where they are finding success.
3 Steps to Avoiding Late Payments
Legal Center

3 Steps to Avoiding Late Payments

Attorney Nina Kaufman offers advice on collecting payments from customers in a timely and efficient way.
Debate 1: Obama, Romney Spar Over How to Tax Small Business
Leadership

Debate 1: Obama, Romney Spar Over How to Tax Small Business

In Denver last night, the candidates talked about their plans to cut taxes for small businesses. But they challenged each other's definition of what constitutes a small business.
3 Secrets of Happy Employees
Managing Employees

3 Secrets of Happy Employees

Master these elements to cultivate a happier workplace and greater productivity.
Jim Collins on Creative Discipline, Paranoia and Other Marks of a Great Leader
Leadership

Jim Collins on Creative Discipline, Paranoia and Other Marks of a Great Leader

Speaking at the World Business Forum in New York City, the influential management thinker outlined why some companies thrive while others fail in hard times.
Nell Merlino on Growing Small Businesses
Grow Your Business

Nell Merlino on Growing Small Businesses

Business advocate Nell Merlino says greater access to capital and new streams of revenue would help America's entrepreneurs.
3 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Memory
New Ideas

3 Easy Tricks to Improve Your Memory

By practicing these techniques to make your memory more effective, you can become a more creative, innovative business leader.
Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'
Leadership

Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

The Napster and Airtime co-founder says too many people with terrible ideas are founding companies.
Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator
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Cred, Connections, Cash -- The Workings of a Business Accelerator

A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.
10 Must-See Documentaries for Entrepreneurs
Innovation

10 Must-See Documentaries for Entrepreneurs

Get some entertainment with your business lessons with these thought-provoking films.
Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists
Grow Your Business

Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists

Professor Steve Blank talks about I-Corps, the National Science Foundation's incubator program for scientists who want to turn inventions into profitable companies.
Mining Company Branches Out into Recreation
Growing Your Business

Mining Company Branches Out into Recreation

Coal Creek Company's Brent Galloway added a recreation and camping site on the mine's property.
Grow Your Business

How to Insert the 'Real World' into Your College Courses

Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson found balance through courses that offered outside-the-classroom opportunities.
3 Things to Consider About Swearing at Work
Managing Employees

3 Things to Consider About Swearing at Work

Is swearing in the office not a big deal, or should you encourage your employees to watch what they say?
Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade
Exploring New Markets

Going Global: Where Obama, Romney Stand on Trade

In the U.S., exporting and improved trade relations have become economic bright spots for small-business owners. We look at each candidate's global views.
New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship
Leadership

New Site Accuses NFIB of Political Partisanship

The Center for Media and Democracy launches www.NFIBexposed.org, claiming the small-business trade group leans right and supports big-business causes.
4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple
Shipping Center

4 Mobile Apps That Make Shipping Simple

Shipping can be a headache, but these free or low-cost apps can help alleviate some of the stress.
How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs
Compensation and Benefits

How 'Obamacare' Impacts Young Entrepreneurs

Just because your startup already offers employee-health insurance, doesn't mean you should ignore the new health-care law. Here, we parse the law's particulars that matter to young treps.
Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup
Grow Your Business

Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup

The professor who popularized the "lean" movement describes his Lean LaunchPad course.
4 Ways to Keep a Small Company Culture as Your Business Grows
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Keep a Small Company Culture as Your Business Grows

How to keep a startup culture as your business becomes more successful.
Obama, Romney Battle Over Immigration
Human Resources

Obama, Romney Battle Over Immigration

It's a hot-button issue, and the Democrat and Republican candidates divide on the topic of illegal workers. The two come closer over foreign-born entrepreneurs.
Your Business Leaking Money? 5 Holes to Plug
Management & Operations

Your Business Leaking Money? 5 Holes to Plug

A little checkup on your spending can go a long way. Here's what to do if you feel like you're watching your money go down the drain.
How to Analyze Your Business Expenses
Growth Strategies

How to Analyze Your Business Expenses

Whether you are going it alone, or you just want to understand what your CFO is doing, here are the best strategies for analyzing expenses in your business.
3 Creative Business Ideas That Were Before Their Time
Innovation

3 Creative Business Ideas That Were Before Their Time

Some visionary ideas came before the world was ready for them.
4 Innovative Business Ideas That Changed Everything
Innovation

4 Innovative Business Ideas That Changed Everything

These innovative ideas set new standards, and they all stated with someone who noticed a problem that needed solving.
Inside the Successful Leader's Mindset
Leadership

Inside the Successful Leader's Mindset

Set yourself up for success with four beliefs that help you persevere and tackle tough business challenges.
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