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How I Did It: Matt Maloney of GrubHub and Seamless

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:30am
GrubHub co-founder Matt Maloney took his Chicago food ordering service from scrappy startup to a public company worth $3 billion.
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Marcus Lemonis on the Power of Reinvention

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:07am
At this year's Inc. 5000 conference, Marcus Lemonis star of CNBC's 'The Profit' revealed how his past has brought him to where he is today.
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What You Can Learn About Rallying a Team From Madison Bumgarner

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:43am
The San Francisco Giants pitcher put the team on his back. Learn from his example.
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How to generate influencer support for your product launch

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:00am
The right industry influencer can make or break your product launch, if you are willing to take a risk to win big.
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A 9 Step Guide to Mitigating Business Risk

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:45am
As the adage goes, failing to plan is planning to fail.
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This New Airplane Seat Will Finally Make That Red-Eye More Manageable

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:32am
Qantas Airways introduced a new airplane seat that lets passengers recline from takeoff to landing.
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The People's Mayor: Tom Menino's Leadership Legacy Lives On in Boston

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:27am
Just seven companies based in the United States have workforces larger than the roughly 356,000 people personally greeted by Menino over two decades.
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How Airbnb Solved the Bizarre Problem of Too Many Positive Reviews

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:18am
Airbnb found that its user reviews skewed too... positive. Here's how the company encouraged more honesty and fewer little white lies from customers.
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Wal-Mart Ups the Ante on Holiday Shopping

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:01am
A week after Target announced free shipping during the holiday season, Wal-Mart unveiled its own set of shipping discounts for shoppers.
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So Maybe Money Really Does Buy Happiness?

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:49am
A worldwide study finds that rising national income is highly correlated with rises in personal satisfaction and overall happiness.
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The Power of Storytelling to Build Your Business

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00am
Jessica Johnson, president of Johnson Security Bureau, believes competitors will tell your story if you don't tell it yourself.

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How 3 Women Founders Managed Maternity Leave

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00am
How do you set boundaries and balance priorities when both your team and your newborn are depending on you?
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How This Entrepreneur Remains a Collaborative Leader

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00am
As a leader, a collaborative approach may take your team and your business to new heights.
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5 Entrepreneurial Bad Habits You Need to Break Pronto

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:50am
Humans are creatures of habit--for better or for worse. When you're an entrepreneur, there are a few common bad habits that are easy to get mixed up with.
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Marcus Lemonis: How to Move Your Business Forward

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:35am
Turnaround king Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC Show 'The Profit," speaks to Inc. 5000 entrepreneurs about why it's essential to work the front line, the importance of volunteering, and how focusing on human capital can improve your business.
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Distributors Got You Down? Consider Changing the Channel

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:30am
Third-party distributors might seem the easiest way to sell, but don't fall for it.
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3 Halloween Entrepreneurs That Will Scare the Daylights Out of You

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:25am
These businesses are growing fast by frightening their customers.
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When Intuition Is More Powerful Than Data

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:10am
Ken Austin, founder of Avion Tequila, explains why an ounce of gut is worth a pound of data.

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Twitter and IBM Are Teaming Up to Help Businesses Make Better Decisions

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 6:30am
A new partnership from Twitter and IBM will help businesses bring consumers into corporate decisions.
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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Mentor-Mentee Relationship

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 6:30am
If you're skeptical about why a mentor would want to partner with a mentee, it may be because you don't have a plan in place to make it worth her while. Figure out what you have to offer your mentor, and do everything you can to provide that value.
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