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Nissan Tough Love, featuring Bret Michaels

Bret Michaels feels the love – really, really feels it – at the Nissan Testing Facility in Arizona. Nissan Commercial Vans. The tougher we test them, the more you love them.
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Putting Off Your Succession Plan? Don't.
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Putting Off Your Succession Plan? Don't.

What if you die? What if you want to take a year-long sabbatical to Africa? Training and succession planning can ensure your company’s long-term survival.
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Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets
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Food Trucks Share Social Media Secrets

Who knows social media better than mobile businesses? We asked food trucks in Brooklyn and Austin how they build audience and amplify their message.
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
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The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
MBAs for Hire, By the Hour
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MBAs for Hire, By the Hour

A startup raises nearly $5 million to match companies with the well-educated consultants they need.
The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business
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The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever
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With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site’s history.
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode
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When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed
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6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.

How-To Guides

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
Starting a Business

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
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The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process
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Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process

Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.
4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football
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4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football

In sports, just as in your business, what matters most is the quality of your idea and the consistency of your execution.
These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks
Starting a Business

These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks

When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses
Starting a Business

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting leads the pack while several service-based industries follow closely behind.
6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business
Starting a Business

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.
3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship
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3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.
4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game
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4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game

An Israeli entrepreneur who helped Imperva go public has launched his own company, tapping a multinational talent base
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business
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Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture
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Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.
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