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Why Are You Working So Hard?

July 24, 2014 - 5:30pm

The latest technological advances promise increased efficiency and productivity but have prompted even more labor. Here's one entrepreneur's solution.

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Want Your Business to Grow? Help Your Employees Succeed.

July 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

We’ve all heard the saying that 'a team is only as strong as its weakest link,' but the number of business leaders choosing to ignore this sentiment is staggering. Don't make this mistake.

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How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

July 24, 2014 - 4:30pm

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.

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What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses

July 24, 2014 - 4:00pm

Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies.

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Pondering Facebook's Future, Zuckerberg More 'Excited' By Messaging Than Photos

July 24, 2014 - 3:56pm

'There are only so many photos you're going to want to share with friends,' the CEO said during an earnings call. 'There's just a lot more people want to express.'

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Does a Work-Life Balance Exist for Entrepreneurs? Not Really.

July 24, 2014 - 3:30pm

Three quotes shine a light on this much-discussed topic. The bottom line: Don't dive in until you're really ready to commit.

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Become a Better Blogger Today With These 4 Actions

July 24, 2014 - 3:00pm

To get attention on the crowded Internet, you have to devote time to your craft and plan well.

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A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

July 24, 2014 - 2:36pm

James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd.

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The Internet of Things Demands That Customer Service Catch Up

July 24, 2014 - 2:30pm

The winning companies will figure out how to deliver a seamless and exceptional experience that satisfies users -- before they even ask for it.

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Hire for Potential Not Experience by Asking These 5 Key Questions

July 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

Past performance is no longer an accurate proxy for future success. In hiring, the most critical skill is the ability to learn on the fly.

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Looking for a Dose of Inspiration? Try Mentoring a Young Entrepreneur.

July 24, 2014 - 1:30pm

Spending time with ambitious youth is one of the best things you could do to jump start your own ambition.

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10 Ways to De-Stress at Your Desk (Learned from Kids)

July 24, 2014 - 1:00pm

Take a minute per day to forget that you're an overworked adult and see your anxiety melt away.

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Hiring a Consultant? Shun the 24-Hour Turnaround and Other Hype.

July 24, 2014 - 12:30pm

Any outfit promising a super-speedy turnaround will probably deliver less than optimum results.

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Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt

July 24, 2014 - 12:25pm

A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan.

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This Tool Promises to Find the Best Location for Your Business

July 24, 2014 - 12:15pm

Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition.

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Dunkin' Sales Disappoint as Same-Store Sales Drag

July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

The company missed expectations due to weak sales at Dunkin' Donuts in the U.S. and Baskin-Robbins' struggles abroad.

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How to Make Your Conference Calls Run Flawlessly

July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

Without face-to-face contact, it’s difficult to manage the conversation, navigate complex issues or deal with difficult personalities in the group. The good news is there are specific techniques you can use to improve these calls.

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Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

July 24, 2014 - 11:39am

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.

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Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup

July 24, 2014 - 11:30am

For a close-knit team it is imperative everyone is on the page. If not, your startup could go into a tailspin.

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25 Traits Thriving Entrepreneurs Share

July 24, 2014 - 11:00am

The must-have characteristics needed to start, grow and expand your company.

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