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From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)
Infographics

From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)

Facebook has spent billions acquiring companies over the years. Here's what it bought, and why.
Carly Okyle
How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
Infographics

How Much Time Do Your Employees Spend Doing Real Work? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

A survey of more than 2,000 employees found that only 45 percent of time at the office is spent on primary job duties.
Catherine Clifford
It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.
Holiday Shopping

It's Your Busy Season. Don't Drop the Ball.

Get ahead of things early, lay down a firm foundation by asking the right questions and handle the flood.
Zuckerberg's Grasp of Mandarin Has a Big Lesson for Businesses
Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's Grasp of Mandarin Has a Big Lesson for Businesses

As any good salesperson knows, speak their language and you're halfway there.
Ofer Shoshan
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Crowdfunding

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
Meiko Patton
5 Ways Work and Love Can Be the Same Thing
Employee Engagement

5 Ways Work and Love Can Be the Same Thing

Understand what motivates employees and marry that to values, the underpinning of successful companies.
Joshua McClure
What's Next for the Sharing Economy?
Sharing Economy

What's Next for the Sharing Economy?

With successes such as Uber and Airbnb, peer-to-peer businesses are here to stay.
Matt Villano
Your Business, Only Leaner: Why Savvy Spending Starts From the Top
How To

Your Business, Only Leaner: Why Savvy Spending Starts From the Top

Controlling spending is about changing culture and even your own approach. Step back and don't be afraid to ask for help.
Carly Okyle
5 Ways Job Seekers Blow It
Careers

5 Ways Job Seekers Blow It

If you're a job-seeker and you're frustrated, you're not alone. The hiring process is broken.
Improving Where They Live Seems to Come Naturally to Family Businesses
Family Businesses

Improving Where They Live Seems to Come Naturally to Family Businesses

Entrepreneurs who build companies with their own families are the bedrock of communities around the country.
Daphne Mallory
The 3 Functions You Should Consider Outsourcing
The Grind

The 3 Functions You Should Consider Outsourcing

Every business needs to perform their own cost-benefit analysis to determine whether to outsource, especially when dealing with large-scale operations.
Sarah Haselkorn
7 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Business
Seasonal businesses

7 Tips for Managing a Seasonal Business

Maneuver around any slumps and downturns with some proactive planning.
Stephen Sheinbaum
'Ship Fast and Iterate' Doesn't Mean Start With a Poor Product
Deadlines

'Ship Fast and Iterate' Doesn't Mean Start With a Poor Product

Never compromise quality to meet a deadline and never miss a deadline. Nobody said business is easy.
Vikas Lalwani
The Art of Crafting Successful Vendor Relationships
Vendors

The Art of Crafting Successful Vendor Relationships

Partnering with established service providers allows a young company to scale more quickly and focus on developing and refining the core business.
Zeke Adkins