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5 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Own Business

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:20pm
Becoming an entrepreneur has its challenges. Mitigate them ahead of time by taking a hard look at your circumstances.
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Inside Tesla's $5 Billion Gigafactory (Infographic)

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:04pm
Tesla has big plans for the world's largest factory. Here's what all the fuss is about.
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Obama Signs Yet Another Executive Order Targeting Federal Contractors

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:47pm
President Obama signed an executive order today to ensure fair labor practices at federal contractors.
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How to Get the Most From Your Mentors

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:32pm
Many people pursue a mentor, but do they really know what to do with one? Here Inc. columnists share how to make the relationship valuable.
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The Most Powerful Ways to Start a Presentation

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 1:08pm
The science is clear: people make decisions based on first impressions. As speakers, we can and should take advantage of this fact.
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While Economy Improves, Fed Sits Tight

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:54pm
Though mostly optimistic about the economy, the Fed suggests that it will waiter longer to see more robust job growth before raising interest rates.
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Fitness Entrepreneurs Find Inspiration in Ballet and Beyoncé

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:51pm
These are not your mother's step aerobics classes. Fitness entrepreneurs are building loyal customers by offering unusual and innovative new workout programs.
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4 Problems With Wall Street, and the Innovative Companies that Are Tackling Them

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:46pm
A review of some of the companies looking to give traditional Wall Street finance businesses a run for their money.
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Disney Tries to Bring More Magic to the Kingdom--With Data

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:09pm
In the name of a personalized experience, Disney's new wristbands can track theme park-goers' precise locations. Not everyone is convinced this is a good thing.
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Steve Case on How to Get Your Startup Noticed

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:59am
AOL's co-founder talks to Inc. about building the network that will drive any startup's growth.
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Why the NLRB's Whopper of a Ruling Will Have Massive Ripple Effects

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:57am
The National Labor Relations Board redefined joint ownership in a recent memorandum. Why that's actually good for independent small businesses.
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New App Helps Introverts Connect at Meetings

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:11am
Having a connection problem? There's an app for that.
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Brand Crowd Surfing: How to Put Your Business in Your Customers' Hands

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:45am
Your customers want to steer your company in the right direction. All you have to do is let them.
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Yes, You Can Create Viral Content. Here's How

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:23am
A researcher discovers what makes content go viral.
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How to Make an Acquisition Successful, No Matter Which Side You're On

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:05am
A buyer and seller explain the six issues you need to investigate before going through with a merger or acquisition.
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The Drone That Has Everybody Talking (Because It Rules)

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:45am
The latest drone from Parrot has Martha Stewart's seal of approval thanks to its user-friendly design.
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3 Ways Rising Federal Interest Rates Will Affect Your Wallet

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:13am
The U.S. economy is recovering, and that means that federal interest rates are eventually going to rise. How will a federal rate increase affect interest rate trends - and your wallet?
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Good News, Bad News: Small Businesses Still Adding New Jobs, But...

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:05am
Two separate reports indicate small business hiring in July was not as strong as the last few months, although it did show year-on-year growth.
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Panasonic and Tesla to Build Massive Electric Car 'Gigafactory'

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:00am
The electric car maker teams up with the Japanese electronics firm to reduce the cost of large-scale battery production.
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How to Speak Geek: 5 Tips for Marketing and PR Pros

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:00am
Tips for knocking down the marketing-tech silos.
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