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School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'
Education

School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'

An elementary school in Elwood, N.Y., has cancelled its year-end kindergarten play in order to better equip its five and six-year-old students with real-world skills.
Geoff Weiss
Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees
Leadership

Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees

The president is traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania later today where he will announce new initiatives aiming to bolster the U.S. labor force.
Catherine Clifford
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Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
Selfie

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren't the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA
Growth Strategies

Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration.
Catherine Clifford
The Anti-Main-Street President
Growth Strategies

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
Scott Shane
To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation
Growth Strategies

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change.
Scott Shane
Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?
Growth Strategies

Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare?

The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange.
Gabrielle Karol
With Shutdown and Shootout, Washington D.C. Businesses Report Significant Losses
Technology

With Shutdown and Shootout, Washington D.C. Businesses Report Significant Losses

In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales.
Shayna Meliker
New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches
Starting a Business

New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches

President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.
Diana Ransom
Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch
Entrepreneurs

Why Obama Asked Amy Poehler and Jon Bon Jovi to the White House. Hint: It's Not a SNL Sketch

For millions of young Americans who don't now have health insurance, the president is leaning on celebs to spread the word about signing up.
Diana Ransom
Obama's 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs on How to Live the American Dream
Starting a Business

Obama's 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs on How to Live the American Dream

During his commencement speech this past weekend, President Barack Obama provides tips on succeeding as entrepreneurs.
Andrea Huspeni
Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle
Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle

Of course, getting Congress to move in lockstep with the White House is obviously a challenge. But the latest impasse could offer some lessons for entrepreneurs in similar predicaments.
Adam Toren
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The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them
Leadership

The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them

As the President prepares to give his State of the Union address -- replete with outsize goals -- consider making your own ambitious wish list too.
Matthew Toren
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Obama: American 'Initiative and Enterprise' Are Key to Future
Leadership

Obama: American 'Initiative and Enterprise' Are Key to Future

In President Obama's second inaugural address, he praised a national character of "hard work and personal responsibility."
Brian Patrick Eha
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