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Step Away From the Foosball Table. Financials are Important, Too.
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Step Away From the Foosball Table. Financials are Important, Too.

Entrepreneurs Andy Medley and Scott Hill built their Indianapolis marketing and promotions firm PERQ by nurturing office culture, sometimes to a fault. Employees still have fun, but their focus these days is on “winning” at business.
Sarah Max
What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?
Starting a Business

What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

If a small-business owner is going to hire any employees at all, chances are he or she will do so in the first three years, according to a new study.
Laura Entis
Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson
Inspiring Your Team

Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

No one knows a product better than the person who thought it up. Who better to deal with customers?
Wendy E.F. Torrance
Growth Strategies

Coca-Cola Splits in Effort to Focus on Franchising

Coca-Cola Co. announced yesterday that it is splitting its operations to expedite refranchising of its bottling system.
Kate Taylor
Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops
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Starbucks Now Offers Fizz as a Customized Add-On in Some Shops

Pumpkin spice latte… with bubbles? Starbucks is now allowing customers in select stores to carbonate coffee and tea beverages.
Kate Taylor
5 Great Traits Effective Entrepreneurs Share
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5 Great Traits Effective Entrepreneurs Share

New Year's resolutions season is upon us and what better way to start 2014 than by understanding what truly drives success.
Nina Zipkin
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying
Inspiring Your Team

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
Karim Abouelnaga
The Moz CEO's Wonderfully Refreshing Reason for Stepping Down
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The Moz CEO's Wonderfully Refreshing Reason for Stepping Down

Rand Fishkin loves his company and has passion by the boatload. But he has come to hate his job.
Ray Hennessey
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a 'Million Dollar Agent'
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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From a 'Million Dollar Agent'

Star of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing on how to be successful in your field.
Josh Flagg
Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year
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Lessons From the Boston Red Sox That Can Help Your Business in the New Year

As 2014 approaches, consider these three important lessons gleaned from the World Series baseball champions.
Trevor Turnbull
In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice'
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In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice'

The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral.
Benjamin Kabin
Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup
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Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

Our expert attorney Peter Buckland offers up tips on forming a board of directors.
Peter Buckland
How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection
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How to Combat Your Fear of Rejection

Fear of rejection can get in the way of our lives and our business. Learn to how to manage your fear and make the most out of it.
Stephen Key
The Lunch Table: The Low-Tech Management Tool You're Not Using
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The Lunch Table: The Low-Tech Management Tool You're Not Using

Eating together can increase collaboration, trust and morale. So why aren't you doing it?
Linda Lacina