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Doctors told Brett Schklar to slow down--or else. That's when he started his own company and learned that paying more attention to life off the job made him much better on it.
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A Palo Alto company found a new way to raise venture capital: Get married.
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How one man's half decorated house led to a holiday business that's now surging.
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