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 Starbucks Banned at Sochi? No Problem. NBC Finds a Way to Smuggle It In.
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While Starbucks isn't an Olympic sponsor, NBC has managed to set up its own shop for coffee addicts.
February 17, 2014 in Franchises
In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy

In Sochi, People Are Using Matchmaking App Tinder Like Crazy

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Tinder CEO Sean Rad reports a 400 percent increase in new users since the Olympics started last week
February 14, 2014 in News and Trends
Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

Go for the Gold: 5 Business Principles to Learn From Olympians

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Looking at the world's best athletes can teach you some important lessons about entrepreneurship.
February 14, 2014 in Business Management
Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

Sochi Organizers Did a Terrible Job Stocking Olympic Souvenirs

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Olympic spectators are grumbling that Sochi merchandise is both hard to come by and severely overpriced at this yearÂ’s Games.
February 14, 2014 in News and Trends
The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)

The Winter Olympics by the Numbers (Infographic)

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A sampling of fun facts and figures from this year's Olympic Games.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

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Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
February 6, 2014 in Lifestyle
Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

Global Startup Trend for 2014: Consider Brazil

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With global events, a rising middle class and major investment opportunities, all eyes are on Brazil.
November 19, 2013 in Starting a Business
How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

How to Create Your Own Dream Team in Business

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Before the 'Fab 5' there was the 'Magnificent 7.' Olympian Dominique Moceanu was part of that original team, which won the very first gold medal for U.S. Women Gymnastics. Here are her team-building tips.
August 9, 2012 in Managing Employees
3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

3 Olympian Strategies to Get Gold-Medal Tough in Business

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The performance strategies that help elite athletes power through tough times can also help 'treps persevere in business. Here are three you should adopt now.
August 6, 2012 in Growing Your Business
Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

Richard Branson and the Sporting Life

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The Olympics and other sporting events have the billionaire entrepreneur thinking about the importance of sports to teamwork and competition.
August 6, 2012 in Lifestyle
Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

Olympic Great Greg Louganis on Refocusing Fast After Failure

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The American diving champion offers tips to help entrepreneurs become more resilient.
August 2, 2012 in Leadership
3 Social Media Lessons from the Olympics

3 Social Media Lessons from the Olympics

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A look at what business owners can learn from the recent Twitter missteps made by Olympic athletes.
July 31, 2012 in Social Media
Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

Olympic Training Tips for Coaching Employees to Greatness

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Just as Olympians need great coaches to reach their highest potential, your high-performing employees need coaching to do the same. Here's how to get started.
July 31, 2012 in Managing Employees
Photos: 10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

10 Success Secrets of Olympic Greats

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Successful entrepreneurs and Olympians have more in common than you might think. As London welcomes the newest group of world-class athletes, we rounded up the best success tips from several of the most memorable gold medalists.
July 27, 2012 in The 'Treps
How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

How to Think Like a Gold Medalist

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The same strategies Olympians use to outwit mental obstacles can work in business as well. Here are tips to overcome three of the toughest psychological challenges.
July 26, 2012 in Leadership

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