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There is one catch. If I’m trying to poach the best people from our competitors, I can be sure that they’re trying to steal my best people too.
A proposed law in California would make it harder for parent companies to sever ties with franchisees. How high-end juices extract high prices from customers. And the creator of the original pop-up ad apologizes.
When other entrepreneurs ask me how they can replicate our success, I share these five lessons.
I’m struck by the similarity between fixing the parts and managing people: In both cases, I'm trying to understand things I cannot see.
In China, many interview programs include several segments. You’ll be able to talk about your business, but there may also be questions about your personal life, your opinions about the government, and your overall experience in China. You may even be asked to sing a song.
The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that if the federal minimum wage were to rise to $10.10, a total of 16.5 million workers would make more money.
Why your credit score may be going up. And is New York now a better place to start a technology company than San Francisco?
Today, the revenue our marketing department generates offsets a large percentage of the costs it incurs. And every year we get closer to running a truly profitable marketing department.
Facebook ads are becoming more expensive for small businesses. Five questions to ask before firing an employee. What to do when a client says you are charging too much.
At my first company, I made all of the classic mistakes, including at least 20 hiring errors. That meant that I got a lot of opportunities to practice what I have learned about letting people go. I have gotten better.
The companies include business consultants, a customer-relations management business, a company that owns a "bud-and-breakfast" and one that builds "grow rooms" out of old shipping containers.
Banks continue to increase their loan-approval rates. How to hire your first employee. And a 22-yar-old taxidermist who eats her subjects.
We have nine days left to figure out how to run these parts and to prove to the customer that we can do it.
Thirty bad reasons to start a business. Why more successful organizations are run by women and millennials. Why there's a shortage of truck drivers.
A highly strategic niche company, it has strong relationships with suppliers and customers and knows how to bring them together.
Five sectors holding back the economy. Is this company going to be the Starbucks of iced coffee? And Tom Haverford's craziest business ideas.
In the excitement of admiring our newly acquired furniture, we failed to ask an important question: What will this new space say about who we are?
President Obama signs a "fair pay" order. How a former waitress at Denny's amassed an empire of Denny's locations. A high-tech way to smuggle marijuana.
Why entrepreneurs are heading to Canada. Big Brewers try to "hijack" craft beer. And a water-balloon device raises $645,000 on Kickstarter.
"How do you make shredding metal fun?" a chief executive asked. "For goodness' sake, we are an industrial recycling plant."