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The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)
Infographics

The Many Paths to Starting a Startup (Infographic)

From accelerator programs to self-funding to outsourcing prototype development, this infographic sheds light on some of the most popular paths toward launching a business.
Geoff Weiss
10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients
Finding Customers

10 Tips to Find and Win the Best Clients

The keys to bringing in the business that is most beneficial is to know whom you are looking for and what they are looking for.
John Rampton
What You Celebrate About 2014 Can Tell You What to Focus on in 2015
Business Planning

What You Celebrate About 2014 Can Tell You What to Focus on in 2015

Don't guilt-trip yourself about enjoying the holidays and you might be surprised just how much work you get done.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Common International Expansion Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Expansion

5 Common International Expansion Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When setting up an office overseas, don't hamper operations by being stingy with resources. Provide oversight but grant autonomy.
Adi Vaxman
Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.
Cities

Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.

Revitalization efforts get under way in former urban centers of industrial might. Will more follow?
Nick Sinatra
Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy
Sales Strategies

Salespeople Are Shifting Away From Traditional Sales Models to This Strategy

As consumers become savvier and increasingly overwhelmed with sales and marketing messages, they've begun to tune out. Here is how to reel them back in.
Fergal Glynn
5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy
Tax Center

5 Year-End Tax Preparation Tips That Will Make Your Accountant Happy

Paying taxes is a joyless duty but there are ways to make the process less painful.
Amrik Randhawa
Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.
The Grind

Want to Land a Massive Retail Deal? Be Careful What You Wish For.

While many entrepreneurs would love to be in the Targets and Walmarts of the world, it can be an extremely stressful time.
Adina Grigore
How to Manage Employees Smarter Than You Without Looking Like an Idiot
Managing Employees

How to Manage Employees Smarter Than You Without Looking Like an Idiot

Check out these four ways how it's possible to guide new staffers so that everyone thrives.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Competition

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One Kings Lane's Alison Pincus on the Importance of Coffee Dates and Asking for Help
If I Knew Then

One Kings Lane's Alison Pincus on the Importance of Coffee Dates and Asking for Help

The One Kings Lane co-founder urges young entrepreneurs to seek the guidance of others when first starting up.
Nina Zipkin
When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team
Productivity

When Workplace 'Slackers' Derail the Cohesion of a Team

See the five ways these ne'er-do-wells imperil company success.
Sherrie Campbell
The Top 1 Reason Your Brand's Revenue Is Declining
Brands

The Top 1 Reason Your Brand's Revenue Is Declining

If you've tasted success and now have lost it, it usually comes down to one thing.
Greg Shugar
In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work
Health

In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work

This means that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.