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Come November, Politicians Had Better Be Prepared to Answer These Questions

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:48pm
A small business advocacy group's economic agenda could help shape policy after the mid-term election.
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Writing Shouldn't Be Painful: 5 Ways to Channel Your Inner Shakespeare

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:28pm
The most important skill to succeed in business today is writing. Here Inc. columnists give you their best tips to make your words powerful.
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How to Earn Your Customers' Trust

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 2:21pm
Lynn Perkins relates her favorite strategies for getting customers to believe in your services.
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Fed Sees Promising Signs, but Interest Rates Will Remain Low

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:53pm
The Federal Reserve indicated that it will keep interest rates low "for a considerable time" as the economy improves.
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Long Before the iPhone, There Was Nikon's D90 (And It Was Equally Revolutionary)

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:40am
Here's a look at how the designers of the Nikon D90 changed digital photography forever.
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Your Best Salesperson Could Be Your... Accountant?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:20am
Why Asking Your Employees to Pivot Is a Powerful Way to Build Your Business.
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What Is the Future of Sales Technology?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:18am
What tools will sales teams want and need next year? Or five years hence? Entrepreneurs must plan today for the sales technology of tomorrow.
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The Entrepreneur IQ: Your Adversity Quotient

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:30am
Make sure your determination to succeed is a strength, not a weakness.
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America's 10 Best Cities to Live and Launch

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:23am
Big cities may be hopping, but these small towns supply ample benefits that might entice startups too.
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Easy as 1-2-3: Ways to Simplify Your Business

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:00am
Keeping focused is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Think in threes to simplify your plans, values, and metrics. Here are three questions to ask.
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What Happens to Your Facebook When You Die?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:25am
Google, Facebook and Twitter have varying policies on what to do with your accounts after your death.
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Why Wellness Programs are Very, Very Sick

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:20am
Ineffective? Maybe. Illegal? Possibly. But don't pull the plug on wellness yet
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Marshall Goldsmith: Involve Others in Your Personal Evolution

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:13am
The best way to change how others perceive you is to recruit their help in your improvement
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3 Social Media Giants Sabotaging Themselves By Hurting the “Little Guy”

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:10am
Some of the biggest players in social media are making moves that, although possibly lucrative for themselves, make the platforms less useful and helpful to small businesses and independent, creative individuals. These potentially shortsighted decisions may come back to haunt the big social media companies involved.
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Mark Suster: Why We're Looking to Fund Stuff With More Meaning

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:03am
I enjoy every company we work with ... but deep down I personally yearn for bigger ideas and more profound products.
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Pot Industry Pushes Back Against Stoner Stereotypes

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:03am
Pot advocacy groups are launching their own campaigns to combat those that rely on stereotypes and fear-mongering.
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How an Entrepreneur Is Shaping Scotland's Independence Vote

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:00am
Sir Tom Hunter, one of Scotland's most famous entrepreneurs, won't say how he's voting on the country's independence referendum. But he'll tell you everything you need to know about it.
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Love or Hate It, Why Predictive Analytics is the Next Big Thing

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:00am
One of the most valuable business uses of predictive analytics is in marketing and sales.
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How to Keep Your Startup Afloat (Infographic)

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:44am
Most startups struggle with scalability. Here's how to keep your small business on a sustainable growth path after you set sail.
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7 Qualities of a Good Email

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:35am
There are times when phone and face-to-face conversations are more efficient and productive, but in most cases, email is a near-perfect medium for communication--as long as it's used correctly. Here are the seven qualities of a successful email.
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