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Why Your Employees Think They'd Be a Better Boss

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:32pm
A new survey offers some surprising insight into what goes on in your employees' minds.
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Building and Launching a Business; Part 1 – Deciding What to Build

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:47pm
This article kicks off a 6-part series that tracks a new business from idea to launch to success or failure. The Giant Pixel Corporation, a startup studio, will design and build the product--Sobo, a social sound board app for iPhone--in 3 months, and then launch and market it for 3 months. At the end of 6 months, we'll declare it a success or failure.
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Study: Productive Commuters Are Happy Commuters

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 1:49pm
New research shows why some people arrive at work more disgruntled than others.
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10 Must-Haves for Great Customer Service (Infographic)

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:59pm
More than 80% of consumers require some form of customer service when making online purchases. Here's how to exceed their expectations by providing the best customer service possible.
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Beware the Minibar: Hotels Finding Creative Places to Hide Surcharges

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:44pm
Anticipating the true cost of one's stay is becoming increasingly hard, as hotels charge for everything from Internet access to umbrella usage.
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Four Keys to Successfully Managing Hyper Growth

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:42pm
With all the change required to move from startup to large, well-known company, it's easy to lose your footing. Here's how to navigate well.
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7 Reasons Why Angel Investing Became Serious Finance

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:40pm
Discover the forces converging to make angel investment a serious source of capital for savvy, high-growth focused entrepreneurs
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Why Persistence Is Far More Important Than Planning

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:22pm
"If knocked down, I will get back up. Every time. I am never out of the fight." -- Navy SEAL Creed
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One Entrepreneur's Productivity Secret: Burning Man

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:26am
For Vitals founder Mitch Rothschild, the radical change in perspective that comes from a trip to the desert helps him get more done.
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Managing Your Personal Finances As An Entrepreneur: 14 Tips from Leading Experts

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:10am
As an entrepreneur, it's important that you have your personal finances in order because you never know what may happen with your business ventures.
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5 Tips for Radically Changing Your Business Model

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:00am
When an opportunity for growth falls outside of your core business model, you need to be ready to make big changes.
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Elon Musk: 3 Opportunities That Will Impact Humanity for the Better

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:47am
These are the big ideas that have guided the career of SpaceX's and Tesla Motors' CEO.
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How to Keep Negative Reviews From Tanking Your Business

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:02am
Chances are your business is going to get some negative comments on review sites, whether you deserve them or not. Combating them requires some skillful and diligent reputation management.
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Economists Believe Fed is 'on the Right Track'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:53am
Most economists think the Fed is doing the correct things to best help the economy, according to a recent survey.
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Why the Housing Market Bust Hurt Small Business Owners

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:40am
"Credit deserts" paved the road for the rise of alternative lenders and the high interest rates they charge
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How to Get a Buyer to Offer Big-Company Value for Your Small Business

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:35am
Big companies trade at multiples of income that are two or three times that of smaller companies in the same industry. So how can you command a big-company premium for your business?
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Enter to Win a Night at Ikea, Courtesy of Airbnb

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:34am
The Swedish furniture giant and Airbnb Australia are teaming up to offer three families an overnight stay in Ikea showrooms.
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S&P 500 Reaches Milestone Mark

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:10am
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose above 2000 points for the first time Monday morning.
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Remembering Robin Williams and His Wisdom on Success

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:10am
Robin Williams was always generous in sharing what he had learned from his struggles and successes. We've compiled some of his best advice
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4 Ways to Decide Who Should Get Promoted

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:54am
Are your employees wasting time playing an inside straight in promotion poker? Train your team to increase their odds of success by being unabashedly hungry and eager for new experiences.
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