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How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
Infographics

How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)

A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
To Grow Your Business, Start Creating Solutions Instead of Just Managing Problems
Creativity

To Grow Your Business, Start Creating Solutions Instead of Just Managing Problems

Success requires overcoming our natural tendency to protect what we have to focus on creating more of what we seek.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
4 Winning Business Tips From the Basketball Court
Success

4 Winning Business Tips From the Basketball Court

These game-changing lessons are your playbook for success.
Mat Ishbia
5 Guidelines for Providing Product Warranties
Customer Service

5 Guidelines for Providing Product Warranties

Consumers want to know that their purchases are protected, which can be a selling point for your business.
When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully
Negotiation

When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully

A recent study shows that slight linguistic choices can significantly alter a negotiation's outcome.
Laura Entis
10 Steps to Forming Long-Lasting Strategic Partnerships
Strategic Partnerships

10 Steps to Forming Long-Lasting Strategic Partnerships

From small-company owners to enterprise executives, partnerships are a delicate yet necessary part of any successful business strategy.
Michel Koopman
7 Strategies for Kicking Your Startup Into High Gear
Growth Strategies

7 Strategies for Kicking Your Startup Into High Gear

McKinsey's Seven Ss framework can help you transform your venture to achieve faster growth.
Peter S. Cohan
For These Entrepreneurs, the Dream Job Was Finding Jobs for Others
Leadership

For These Entrepreneurs, the Dream Job Was Finding Jobs for Others

With 100,000 users and counting, Campus Job is on a mission to give students across the country a 'passport to employment.'
Nina Zipkin
Airbnb Lands in Cuba
Airbnb

Airbnb Lands in Cuba

The accommodations booking platform announces more than 1,000 listings in the island that, for more than 50 years, has been off limits to U.S. citizens.
Catherine Clifford
Stuck? 3 Ways to Push Through to Your Next Decision.
The Grind

Stuck? 3 Ways to Push Through to Your Next Decision.

As an entrepreneur, there will be times when you have a few options for the next step but don't know which choice you should make.
Karim Abouelnaga
SXSW 2015 Recap: Winners and One Loser
SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 Recap: Winners and One Loser

We look at what we think worked and who lost out.
Shattering the Myth: All Clients Are Not Good Ones
Clients

Shattering the Myth: All Clients Are Not Good Ones

Here are five clients you want to stay away from.
Dana Brownlee
The Secret to Productivity: Focus
Productivity

The Secret to Productivity: Focus

While technology has the ability to improve productivity, too many people allow it to distract.
Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

Hoping to compete with Uber and Lyft, Via appears to be gaining traction.
Carly Okyle