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Google CEO Larry Page's Vocal Condition and Breaking the Silence About Illness
Leadership

Google CEO Larry Page's Vocal Condition and Breaking the Silence About Illness

How business owners can keep a company moving forward, even when the boss is sick.
Travel Lounges That Help You Make Over Your Layover
Business Travel

Travel Lounges That Help You Make Over Your Layover

In a busy airport, independent lounges can give you the space you need to relax and get some work done. Some will even hand you a stiff drink.
Insurance

Your Obamacare Confusion Is an Insurance Broker's Opportunity

Health reform's complexities have spurred some brokers to re-boot their approach to clients.
Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'
Leadership

Memorable Management Blunders From 'The Office'

To mark the series finale of the popular NBC sitcom, here's a look back at a few of Michael Scott's not-so-shining moments as a boss.
About.me's Tony Conrad on Starting Up and Making a Big Exit
Grow Your Business

About.me's Tony Conrad on Starting Up and Making a Big Exit

YE's Antonio Neves sat down with the entrepreneur, who in 2010 after just four short days in business sold the personal-homepage site to AOL. Conrad talks about the blockbuster exit and why he decided to take About.me back.
Shipping Center

Ways to Crack Down on Cargo Theft

Answering these 8 simple questions can help keep your merchandise safe from theft in transit.
10 Phrases You Should Never Say Out Loud
Business Management

10 Phrases You Should Never Say Out Loud

Avoid using jargon and dated sayings in your daily business communications.
How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions
Leadership

How Young Entrepreneurs Can Rein in Their 'Toxic' Emotions

When startup life gets tough, celebrity agent and psychology-book author Ken Lindner offers a few decisive tips for quelling your own killer emotions.
The Salary Dilemma: Should You Be Open About Employee Pay?
Human Resources

The Salary Dilemma: Should You Be Open About Employee Pay?

Deciding whether to be transparent about employee compensation can be tricky. But if your office gets talking, the choice is out of your hands. Here are three ways to handle the issue with care.
Leadership

How to Think Like a Confident Leader

A vital step to success is believing in yourself. Here are three tips help you boost your confidence.
I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure
Leadership

I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure

Barbara Corcoran, David Mintz and Fran Tarkenton reveal their biggest business mistakes and the lessons they learned.
3 Things on a Growing Company's Checklist
Management & Operations

3 Things on a Growing Company's Checklist

Sure, it's easy to be loose with the rules as a startup. But once your company takes off, make sure you put these three practices in place.
U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)
Business Management

U.S. Small Businesses Expect Improved Sales Prospects (Infographic)

A new survey shows that entrepreneurs in the U.S. are optimistic about domestic business growth.
Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company
Family Business

Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company

In honor of Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are running a business together about how they maintain their both their personal and professional relationship.
When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business
Human Resources

When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business

Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy?
Business Management

5 Parenting Skills That Make You Better at Running a Business

Ahead of Mother's Day, lessons from managing a family that use can use to manage your employees.
In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services
Growth Strategies

In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services

A look at Go Daddy's plan for growth and new offerings in an effort to target small businesses.
How to Find a Co-Working Space That's Right for Your Startup
Grow Your Business

How to Find a Co-Working Space That's Right for Your Startup

Not all co-working spaces are alike. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some key factors to consider before you sign up.
Shipping Center

On the Road Again? Maybe It's Time for Your Own Delivery Vehicle

Experts explain when it's time to buy or lease, and what else you'll need when building your fleet.
Human Resources

New York City Council Approves Sick-Leave Requirement for Small Businesses

Business owners react to a bill that mandates paid sick leave for companies with 20 or more employees.
Business Management

Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Larger Contracts Through SBA Set-Aside Program

A ruling from the Small Business Administration lifts the cap on federal contracts set aside for women-owned small businesses.
Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune
Leadership

Billionaire Sara Blakely Pledges to Give Away Half of Her Fortune

The Spanx founder is the first self-made female billionaire to sign Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge.
The Ethics Coach on Misrepresentation
Business Management

The Ethics Coach on Misrepresentation

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of pretending to be bigger than you are, selling products you get for free, and quitting your job to become the competition.
How to Cut Through the Clutter and Make the Best Decisions
Growth Strategies

How to Cut Through the Clutter and Make the Best Decisions

Making clear-headed decisions is the ability to see beyond your entrenched biases and move your business forward. Here's how to do it.
When a Family Business Should Outsource Human Resources
Growth Strategies

When a Family Business Should Outsource Human Resources

In this case study, Philadelphia's Buzz Marketing hired a pro to handle HR, saving the owner time and tension over family hires.
6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team
Leadership

6 Tips for Building a Strong Founding Team

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga on the value of putting together a strong team -- and how to keep it that way.
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