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Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?
Starting a Business

Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?

After a decade-long struggle, a new program to boost federal contracts among women-owned businesses kicked in. Will it work?
Is Small Business on the Rebound in Your Town?
Grow Your Business

Is Small Business on the Rebound in Your Town?

A look at small-business bankruptcy filings reveals that economic conditions are looking up in some places.
How to Blend Company Cultures in a Merger
Managing Employees

How to Blend Company Cultures in a Merger

Considering an acquisition? Learn to minimize a potential blow to employees and maximize the value of existing talent.
Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas
Going Green

Upcycling Becomes a Treasure Trove for Green Business Ideas

Forget recycling. Reusing materials discarded in the manufacturing process is a growing force behind a fresh new industry.
Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt
Going Green

Three Green Industries Ready for a Growth Spurt

Put the kibosh on your turbine dreams. Instead, turn to the past to create an eco-business with a sound future.
How an Earplug Company Supports Jobs for 200 People with Disabilities
Management & Operations

How an Earplug Company Supports Jobs for 200 People with Disabilities

How one earplug company supports jobs for 200 people with disabilities.
Five Celebrities Making the Environment Their Business
Going Green

Five Celebrities Making the Environment Their Business

What do a Lincoln Continental, a Victoria Secret model and Kevin Costner have to do with each other? Environmentalism. Duh.
How Airbnb Can Make Business Travel More Fun
Business Travel

How Airbnb Can Make Business Travel More Fun

Next time you hit the road on business, skip the hotel and check into an igloo or castle instead.
When Peers Prompt a Turnaround
Leadership

When Peers Prompt a Turnaround

As part of our Small Business Comebacks series, a Cincinnati-based IT company reaches out for guidance to stage a comeback.
Surviving When a Supplier Disappears
Leadership

Surviving When a Supplier Disappears

Chris Guillebeau, author of 'The Art of Non-Conformity,' on his comeback from a business crisis.
Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One
Insurance

Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

The giant earthquake in Japan should serve as a reminder to business owners in the U.S. to have a backup plan.
Richard Branson on Letting Go
Leadership

Richard Branson on Letting Go

The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on empowering the right managers, and making time for family.
Three Things About Owning a Bar That Might Surprise You
Leadership

Three Things About Owning a Bar That Might Surprise You

From long hours to solving countless problems, opening a bar is more than just slinging beers.
What's Your Management Style?
Business Management

What's Your Management Style?

To manage your staff effectively, instilling rules and fostering flexibility make an ideal combination.
How to Inspire an Ownership Spirit Among Employees
Motivation and Retention

How to Inspire an Ownership Spirit Among Employees

A workforce of owner-minded employees will often go beyond expectations for the sake of the business's objectives.
The Dailies at SXSW, Part Three
Marketing

The Dailies at SXSW, Part Three

Here's why Mike Rowan, the founder of reputation service RatePoint descended on SXSW.
The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins
Leadership

The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The founder of the social gaming company talks about creating a workplace that inspires creativity and new ideas.
Mark Cuban: Three Tips for Startups
Leadership

Mark Cuban: Three Tips for Startups

The tech billionaire is joining reality series 'Shark Tank' and shares advice for entrepreneurial success.
The Top Business Schools for Eco-Entrepreneurs
Training

The Top Business Schools for Eco-Entrepreneurs

We've outlined the hottest areas of opportunity in green business. Here's where to go to get educated in how to do it.
Here Come the Gatecrashers
Technology

Here Come the Gatecrashers

The international Interactive, Film and Music Festival called South By Southwest begins today. And it's all about you.
10 Business Investments to Make Now
Cash Flow & Money Management

10 Business Investments to Make Now

Business owners reveal the expenditures that paid off -- big-time.
How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe When You Travel
Business Travel

How to Keep Your Gadgets Safe When You Travel

Use these tips for securing your mobile devices when you're on the road.
Which Do You Value More: Money or Time?
Work/Life Balance

Which Do You Value More: Money or Time?

Through the downturn, business owners have been in overdrive to keep their companies afloat. Some now value time over money.
Management & Operations

Coping with a Cash Crunch

How three entrepreneurs hunkered down to ride out the recession.
Why Business Owners Should Never Be Happy
Leadership

Why Business Owners Should Never Be Happy

Every successful company is a work in progress, so your pursuit of better performance needs to be relentless.
Fixing a Nearly Fatal Flaw
Leadership

Fixing a Nearly Fatal Flaw

A boutique direct marketer foundered serving too many markets, until the company found its focus.
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