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Apple's Stock Price: The Real Reason It's Through the Roof

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:25am
As Apple's stock soars to a new high, the lesson is about anticipating the next big breakout product.
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What YouTube Music Key Means for Streaming Startups

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:17am
If the reports are true about Google's new on-demand music service, the product could put a nail in competitors' coffins.
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A Decade Later, a Look Back at Google's Industry-Shaking IPO

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:37am
When Google went public back in August 2004, the company began its march toward being of the most powerful and innovative brands in the world.
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Leadership Lessons From 9 Intergalactic Heroes (Infographic)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:28am
Navigating the galaxy is tough work. Good thing these fictional stars adhere to wise leadership principles.
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8 Best Practices For Text Message Marketing (Infographic)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:07am
Before you start texting your customers like crazy, be sure to follow these rules.
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The General Patton Approach to Leadership and Success

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:44am
George Patton's leadership principles have substance and are as meaningful today as they were in the life-and-death struggle of war over 70 years ago.
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What Happens When You Meet Your Crowdfunding Goal--and It Isn't Enough

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:37am
Double Fine COO Justin Bailey explains how his crowdfunding project survived even when it was hugely short on cash.
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Target Suffers 62 Percent Earnings Drop Amid Missteps

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:17am
Under new CEO Brian Cornell, Target is trying to find its footing following last year's data breach.
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How Much Time Do Your Employees Waste at Work Each Day?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:15am
An overwhelming proportion of workers say they spend a significant portion of the day on nonwork activities. Here are a few of the top time-wasters and how you can combat them.
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5 Personality Traits That Every Investor Looks For

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:04am
Before committing to your company, investors will want to know that their money is in capable hands. These are the personality traits that they'll be looking for.
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Should Founders Go Back to School?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am
Why it's important to master what you already know.
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How Startups Hire Top Talent

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00am
The trick to luring quality hires isn't minimizing your company's challenges. It's selling them.
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How to Build a Startup in 10 Days

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:58am
Tiago Paiva and Cristina Fonseca spent 10 nights coding to create Talkdesk, a call center platform that now brings in several million dollars a year.
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5 High-Climbers from YCombinator’s Latest Startup Class

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:55am
At top accelerators, companies move so fast that only a lack of cash slows them down. Demo Day, and the investment that often comes with it, are the rocket fuel that keeps companies climbing.
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Get Schooled By Dr. Dre: What Beats Headphones Get Right About Design

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:54am
The rap legend began disrupting the headphone market with Beats' core product six years ago. Here are the design features that turned Beats into a game changer--and a $3 billion company.
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Top 10 Free Mobile Sales Apps

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:30am
Why spend a small fortune to get yourself up and selling? Here are 10 apps that get you in the running pronto.
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Ballmer, New Clippers Owner, Says Goodbye to Microsoft

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:21am
Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO who is currently on the company's board, is leaving to focus on teaching and his ownership of the L.A. Clippers.
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Managing The Super-Talented is Super-Difficult

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:03am
Honey works better than vinegar, every time
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7 Ways to Get People to Do What You Want Them to Do (and Feel Good About It)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:00am columnist Minda Zetlin outlines step-by-step how to effectively influence everyone around you.

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Why Measuring Systems Matters More Than Measuring People

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:00am
No one can do their best job when the wrong processes are in place
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