3 Crucial Risk-Avoidance Strategies to Protect Your Business
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3 Crucial Risk-Avoidance Strategies to Protect Your Business

As business activities resume in earnest, businesses have to take steps to prevent legal liability and loss of profits.

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What to Do With the "I Can't Afford It" Objection

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Bethenny Frankel: 'I Had to Learn to Be a Gangster'

A chat with the inspiring, always outspoken entrepreneur and philanthropist Bethenny Frankel.

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How to Get Your PPP Loan Forgiven

Join our experts Mark J. Kohler and Mat Sorensen as they take you through the ins and outs of the SBA's 1-page PPP forgiveness application for loans.
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Inside the Launch of New Innovative Branded Content Company Amaze Media Labs

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50 Cent Doubles Down on Rejection of Biden's Tax Plan

The rapper and businessman continues his social media tirade; bad fiduciary puns ensue.
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The DOJ Just Slammed Google With a Landmark Antitrust Case

It's the largest legal challenge that Google has faced in its history, and is likely to result in a court fight that could last years.

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Now more than ever, franchisors and franchisees alike need to work with a bank they can trust. Here's how to get the most of your financial partner.

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She Sold Her Co-Working Business and Joined a Giant Competitor. Here's Why.

Shelley Bade has had a complex journey with the co-working franchise Office Evolution. It began as a competitor, then turned into a support system when she needed it the most.

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Elevator Pitch Ep. 1: What Could You Build With Another $500,000?

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How to Launch Your Product Without Sinking Your Savings

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Fighting Zoom Fatigue? These Cards Can Help

The co-founder of DigiCards shares how business owners can increase engagement with teams that are working remotely.

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Edition: October 2020

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100 Powerful Women of 2020

This year is testing everyone's strength - but women never back down from a challenge. Meet the female leaders from 100 brands and businesses, all fighting for a better future.

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A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

A Brief Guide to Letting Black Entrepreneurs Be Entrepreneurs

If you want to make the business world more inclusive and equitable, stop seeing Black founders as a cause worth supporting and start viewing them as the innovators and difference-makers they already are.

Taraji P. Henson: Your Mission Must Be Stronger Than Your Fear

Taraji P. Henson: Your Mission Must Be Stronger Than Your Fear

The actress and entrepreneur has opened up about her own mental health - and now she's helping others do it, too.

To Help More Women Reach the Top, We Must First Help Those at the Bottom

To Help More Women Reach the Top, We Must First Help Those at the Bottom

These days, there's a lot of focus on adding women to corporate boards. That's good - but it doesn't solve a much deeper problem.