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10 Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Be Awesome
Leadership

10 Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Be Awesome

Startup advice from top entrepreneurs including Tony Hawk, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
The Best and Worst Business Transformations
Innovation

The Best and Worst Business Transformations

When businesses get stuck in a rut, they are confronted with a stark choice: Change or die. See some major transformations, for better or worse.
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs
Leadership

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
Obamacare Delay Estimated to Cost U.S. $12 Billion
Human Resources

Obamacare Delay Estimated to Cost U.S. $12 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the increased cost of giving large employers an additional year before they are hit with fines.
7 Simple Numbers That Can Grow Your Business
Management & Operations

7 Simple Numbers That Can Grow Your Business

Knowing what metrics to use to predict results for your business will set you on a path to success. Here are seven key metrics to start tracking now.
Small Businesses Fuel Private Sector Hiring in July
Human Resources

Small Businesses Fuel Private Sector Hiring in July

The private sector added 200,000 jobs in July, with small businesses once again accounting for the lion's share of employment, according to the ADP National Employment Report.
Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup
Grow Your Business

Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup

One of the biggest startup killers? Scaling too fast, too early. Here's how to grow more deliberately.
Thousands of Fast-Food Workers Strike to Raise Wages
Human Resources

Thousands of Fast-Food Workers Strike to Raise Wages

Restaurant workers in seven cities around the U.S. strike for the right to unionize and $15 an hour wages.
OKCupid Asks Customers to Help Remove Ads From Site
Growth Strategies

OKCupid Asks Customers to Help Remove Ads From Site

Rather than lose money to customers who had installed ad blockers, the online dating site asks users to donate money to make the site ad-free.
5 Steps to a Stress-Free Summer Vacation
Business Management

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Summer Vacation

Follow these tips to get you and your business ready for some much needed rest and relaxation.
Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today
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Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.
How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends
Business Management

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.
Publicis Omnicom and the Tricky Business of a Merger of Equals
Management & Operations

Publicis Omnicom and the Tricky Business of a Merger of Equals

Organizational psychologist Ben Dattner offers a playbook for leaders attempting to create a common culture after a merger.
How to Make Millions on a Handshake Deal
Growth Strategies

How to Make Millions on a Handshake Deal

Entrepreneur and self-professed "deal junkie" Marcus Lemonis reveals how he built his $3 billion company through more than 100 handshake deals.
Sheryl Sandberg Encourages Women Bloggers to 'Lean In'
Leadership

Sheryl Sandberg Encourages Women Bloggers to 'Lean In'

The Facebook COO and best-selling author challenges women at Chicago's BlogHer conference to answer the question: 'What would you do if you weren't afraid?'
Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees
Human Resources

Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

The internet retailer is expanding its fulfillment and customer service networks in an effort to offer more customers speedier delivery options.
Lessons From a Diplomat on How to Build Business Relationships
Leadership

Lessons From a Diplomat on How to Build Business Relationships

Try these five diplomacy skills to manage complex relationships with many diverse groups.
What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company
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What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company

To know where you're going, it often helps to know where you've been. Here's how to measure your startup's performance.
The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating
Business Management

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.
The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere
Growth Strategies

The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere

Silicon Valley is the startup capital of the world for a reason. Here are five key lessons from the place that every entrepreneur can apply to the way they do business, no matter where they are.
SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love
Innovation

SBA Shows High-Tech Startups Some Love

The U.S. Small Business Administration, widely considered near useless to high-tech startups, has made two efforts in as many weeks to woo this innovative group of entrepreneurs.
The Surprisingly High Cost of Small-Business Travel (Infographic)
Business Travel

The Surprisingly High Cost of Small-Business Travel (Infographic)

A look at how small-business owners are shelling out more than big corporations, and where their dollars are going.
Invaluable Advice From 18 of America's Top Small-Business Owners
Leadership

Invaluable Advice From 18 of America's Top Small-Business Owners

Some of the most successful business owners in America offer their best advice for current and aspiring entrepreneurs.
Crocodile Tears? Crocs Blames Earnings Drop on the Weather
Business Management

Crocodile Tears? Crocs Blames Earnings Drop on the Weather

The colorful, rubber footwear company said cold weather contributed to plunging profits in the second quarter.
Should Appearance Be a Factor in Hiring?
Human Resources

Should Appearance Be a Factor in Hiring?

Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is under fire for hiring beautiful people as sales clerks. We examine the role looks should play in hiring.
Business Management

Why Your Business Needs to Stop Acting Like a 4-Year-Old

Poorly run businesses, like small children, need constant supervision. Here are key strategies to help your business operate more smoothly.
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