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'Nathan For You' Recap: Johnny Depp Does Wonders for Business

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 8:00pm
Nathan's business ethics test the rule of the law when he helps a struggling souvenir shop attract more customers.
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What No One Is Telling You About Being an Entrepreneur

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:54pm
Working for yourself is the American dream, but too often it leads to disappointment. Discover why--and learn how to make entrepreneurship work for you.
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Study: Cellphone Breaks Make Your Employees More Productive

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:49pm
A recent study found that short cellphone breaks help to improve employees' moods.
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How Customers Can Improve Your Pricing

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 3:04pm
Their insights, gleaned through negotiation, can help you convert product differentiation into paying customers.
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How Chip Makers Plan to Make a Universal Remote for Your Kitchen

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:16pm
Intel and other tech companies form a new consortium for Internet of Things devices, but they may be late to the party.
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3 Big Roadblocks to Success (And How to Get Around Them)

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 2:12pm
Don't assume it's impossible. Here's how to overcome the obstacles that every entrepreneur faces.
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Admit It: You Didn't Start a Company to Change the World

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:30pm
It's fine if you did--but acknowledging your true motives, even the selfish ones, is crucial to your startup's success.
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Hiring Goes Mobile: More Job Seekers Using Phones to Find Listings

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:38pm
At a recent conference, LinkedIn VP of Mobile Products Joff Redfern explained why the company created a mobile job search application.
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7 Questions About Entrepreneur Barbie Joining LinkedIn

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:05pm
Okay, she's got 4000 followers-and a pink-tipped resume. But can she get venture backing?
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Why Most Start-ups Fail

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 12:02pm
Building a better mousetrap is a waste of time if nobody knows it exists.
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Cupcakes Don't Sell Like Hotcakes, Apparently

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:55am
The cupcake business that was listed on Nasdaq a week ago announced it would close all shops due to decline in sales.
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8 Gems on Building a Fulfilling Life and Career

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:08am
If you're not doing something hard, you're wasting your time, says noted investor Heidi Roizen.
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Great Leaders Embrace the 'Cringe Moments.' Here's How.

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:00am
Have to give an employee bad news? Here's why you should welcome the awkwardness--and how to overcome it.
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Lesson From Apple and Microsoft: Give Your Culture the Leadership It Needs

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:54am
When the world changes, your company must as well in some fundamental ways.
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An Early Look at the iPhone 6: It May Be the Toughest Gadget Yet

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:31am
Watch the paper-thin device get bent, stepped on and poked at--without sustaining any damage.
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Think You Have Problems? This Company Shares Its Name With a Terrorist Group

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:25am
A mobile wallet venture decides to rebrand after learning that it shares its name with an Islamic militant group.
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How to Know If You're Really a 'Social Entrepreneur'

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:10am
Your business helps society, so you should call yourself a social entrepreneur, right? Ask Bill Drayton--the man who coined the phrase.
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How Financial Planning Can Save Your (Startup's) Life

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am
Here are a few principles and an automated tool that will help entrepreneurs forecast startup costs and create a solid financial plan for any idea.
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Getting to Market: The Best and Fastest Way

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:56am
Behance co-founder Scott Belsky explains the art of cutting the right corners in the early days of your startup.
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How Uber's Yellow Taxi Gambit May Backfire

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:52am
Uber drops fares to take on New York's Yellow Taxis, but the ploy may not work.
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