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9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them
Mistakes

9 Blind Spots That Sabotage Businesses, and How to Beat Them

The biggest challenge entrepreneurs may face is either a self-limiting or self-inflated view of their capabilities.
Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal
The 9 Biggest Financial Warning Signs
Accounting

The 9 Biggest Financial Warning Signs

A few danger signs to tell you financial trouble is nearby (or that's it has already started).
Brian Hamilton
Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains
Alibaba

Chinese Ecommerce Giant Alibaba Reports First Post-IPO Income Gains

The company says net income and revenue are both up significantly.
Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)
Startup Basics

Why You Should Pay Yourself First in Business (And How to Do It Right)

Get ready to turn the old idea that 'sales minus expenses equals profits' on its head.
Lewis Howes
Divide and Conquer: Why You Should Separate Your Personal and Business Funds
Money

Divide and Conquer: Why You Should Separate Your Personal and Business Funds

Many entrepreneurs struggle to separate the value of their business from their own net worth (and self-worth).
J.D. Roth
To Keep Your Startup Alive, Keep Creating Value
Value

To Keep Your Startup Alive, Keep Creating Value

Deter your company from meeting the fate of those unfortunate enterprises that have vanished. Keep renewing product offerings.
Peter S. Cohan
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Icahn Urges Apple to Buy Back More Shares
Apple

Icahn Urges Apple to Buy Back More Shares

The billionaire activist investor said shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its massive cash pile.
Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp
WhatsApp

Zuckerberg: Facebook Has No Near-Term Plan to Monetize WhatsApp

Everyone will have to wait and see how 'Big Blue' can turn a profit on its recently acquired messaging service.
Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall
Samsung

Samsung Heads for Dramatic Profit Fall

The South Korea-based tech giant is expecting its first annual earnings drop since 2011.
The 11 Rules of Highly Profitable Companies
Profits

The 11 Rules of Highly Profitable Companies

How do you generate the most profit with the least effort? How do you maximize margins without sacrificing quality? Here, we explain.
Tim Ferriss
The 6 Secrets That Will Help Your Hair Salon and Day Spa Succeed
Beauty Businesses

The 6 Secrets That Will Help Your Hair Salon and Day Spa Succeed

Even if you're still in the planning stages for your new enterprise, it's never too soon to start thinking about these six operational issues that will impact and contribute to the success of your business.
Why Managing Accounts Receivable Could Save Your Business
Accounting

Why Managing Accounts Receivable Could Save Your Business

Most businesses are profitable, but they still get into trouble by not paying enough attention to cash flow.
Brian Hamilton
When Employees Live a Company's Core Philosophies, Profits Follow
Company Culture

When Employees Live a Company's Core Philosophies, Profits Follow

A 'transfer of ideas' must be done with care so each individual understands and appreciates the firm's values.
Joe Judson