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Keep Innovation Flowing as Your Startup Grows

Big companies can keep a lookout for new ideas. But managers need to listen to front-line employees.

6 Problem Solvers Who Are Disrupting Entire Industries

These six innovators are applying their technological chops to revolutionize areas such as fashion design and pharmaceuticals.

Why Entrepreneurs Need More 'Me' Time

A new study suggests it is better to step away from a problem, focus on something unrelated and personal, and then return to the task at hand.

A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.

How to Fight Denial and Start Tackling Your Biggest Problems

When you have the strength and courage to face reality head-on, it becomes that much easier to deal with.

App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

The Mosaic app allows users to sync multiple iPhones or iPads to create one giant screen on which to share files or view photos and video.

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.

When Planning for the Future, Keep Your Past in Perspective

In order to grow and improve your startup, it helps to take a close look at hidden and existing assets.

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Headspace,a guided-meditation platform, allows the busy entrepreneur to destress, reduce anxiety and refocus -- all in ten minutes.

Leadership: Nature or Nurture?

While inherited characteristics may give some an edge, leaders require skill development and training. Here are four essential leadership traits that are a combination of nature and nurture.

What a Hot-Dog Eating Contest Can Teach You About Problem Solving

The authors of the bestselling Freakonomics books shared their unconventional insights at the World Business Forum.

Don't Be a Cheapskate and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to treat your employees well, use language to address problems, make valuable hires and more advice for business owners.

3 Reasons Why You Are Failing at Problem Solving

We often believe that we understand the way the world works far better than we actually do. Here are three causes of our knowledge gaps and how to fix them.

How to Find Value in Other People's Problems

Student entrepreneur Ryan Kuhel on the importance of researching pain points to find business ideas.

How Positive Thinking Can Make You a Better Problem Solver

The science behind how negative feelings can actually prevent you from thinking clearly and making creative decisions. We speak with Prof. Barbara Fredrickson, who studies how to reframe adversity and be more effective.

How Young Treps Can Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative

If you want to change the world through social entrepreneurship, consider this your ticket. Here's a preview of what to expect from the Clinton Global Initiative and ideas for getting involved.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn About Team Training From NASA's Mission to Mars

Four astronaut training techniques that can help you get the most out of your employees.

A Secret to Creative Problem Solving

This mind trick is a powerful tool for entrepreneurs trying to find a solution to a perplexing problem.

Seth Godin on Testing Out New Ideas

The celebrated author talks about experimenting and problem solving with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'

How Business Planning Leads to Better Management

Here are three steps to help get you planning better, and putting those plans in motion.
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