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5 Ways to Become More Persuasive
Persuasion

5 Ways to Become More Persuasive

To convince someone to buy into your ideas, you need to be able to think on your feet.

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Partnerships

10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner

Having a partner could share the load ... or create added burden.
Business Taxes

75 Items You May Be Able to Deduct from Your Taxes

You could save a bundle this year if you carefully consider your business expenses for possible deductions for taxes.
Low-Cost Business Ideas

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers

'Products and services that help people care for their four-legged family members are in a growth pattern that I don't see slowing down for the near future.'

With Democrats in Control, House Looks at Ending Cannabis Banking Restrictions

The federal government taxes cannabis mercilessly, and all in cash.

News & Trends

With Democrats in Control, House Looks at Ending Cannabis Banking Restrictions

The federal government taxes cannabis mercilessly, and all in cash.
Facebook

Facebook's Constant Tracking on Android Can Now Be Limited

Facebook for Android is always tracking your location, even when you aren't using the app. However, the latest update finally allows you to limit this tracking rather than disabling it completely.

Women Entrepreneur

What the Newly Elected Women in Congress Can Teach Us About Leadership

These four congresswomen are among those redefining what it means to be a woman with power.

How to Keep Going When All the Signs Say 'Quit'

Luba founder/designer Hannah Payne shares how she launched her fashion line for a second time after life required her to put it on hold.

Jada Pinkett Smith on the Persistence and Passion That Drives Her as an Entrepreneur

The actress and businesswoman shares her insights about success, creative collaborations and self-care

NLP: What It Is and How Female Entrepreneurs Can Use It to Erase Self-Doubt and Other Obstacles

It's called neuro-linguistic programming and it can help you 'reframe' the mental barriers that keep you down.

GreenEntrepreneur

With Democrats in Control, House Looks at Ending Cannabis Banking Restrictions

The federal government taxes cannabis mercilessly, and all in cash.

His Dog Days Over, Wilfred Star Gets Into The Pre-Roll Business

Aussie comedian, Jason Gann, searched extensively the for the perfect outdoor flower. Now he wants to share it with you.

How A Father And Son Teamed Up to Infuse The Family Ice Business with Cannabis

Mt. Everetts Frozen Creations puts CBD in Italian Ices, and customers are eating it up.

6 Ways Green Entrepreneurs Are Integrating AI Into Cannabis Sales and Ecommerce

Technology helps find leads, filter prospects and more.

Franchise

Latest Franchise Articles

Franchise Buying Guide

Why These 3 Advisors Paid to Say 'No' Are Your Best Allies When Buying a Franchise

Talk to these three people -- who are more likely to tell you 'no' -- before handing over your hard-earned cash for a franchise business.
Chick-fil-A

5 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in a Chick-fil-A Franchise

First of all, you shouldn't think of getting a Chick-fil-A franchise as "investing."

The Digest

'If You Created it, You Should Be the Best at Everything in Your Company,' Says the Co-Founder of Lenny & Larry's Complete Cookies

Barry Turner, who along with his co-founder created the protein category, has evolved from hustler to creative 'mad scientist.'

This Protein Drink Entrepreneur Was Able to Raise $8 Million -- After Moving Across the Country

Iconic Protein's Billy Bosch hit a wall a few years after launching the brand, so he packed up and headed west.

This 29-Year-Old Entrepreneur Discovered, Then Bought, a Small Jerky Brand in 2011. It Brought in $33 Million Last Year.

Eugene Kang, co-founder of Country Archer, discusses how he learned about his business and how his company is similar to Tesla.

A Quick Oral History of Health Warrior, the $10 Million-Plus Snack Company That Was Acquired by PepsiCo

The three co-founders were inspired to create the health-food brand after reading two books.
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How Michael Strahan Took Control of His Post-Football Career

The NFL star redefined himself after retirement from the sport, and found a whole new world of opportunity.

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#9 on the Franchise 500: Jersey Mike's Succeeds By Supporting Its Franchisees

The #9 company on our Franchise 500 list recommitted to franchisee training in 2018, conducting more than 1,000 classes and launching a new management platform.