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6 Entrepreneurs Who Have Poured Millions Into Avoiding Death

These deep-pocketed magnates have invested in a truly universal issue.

The Cannoli King Rises Again

Artuso Pastry was devastated when a fire destroyed the factory that cranks out its beloved cannoli. Now the resilient family behind it is determined to bring the Bronx institution back bigger and better.

How to Innovate Even as You Grow Your Company a Lot

Dave McKeown, COO of Predictable Success, explains how to foster innovation at the same time as you introduce systems and processes.

fifts For People Who Want to Be on Santa’s Productive List

Here's a collection of products perfect for the super productive people you know, or those who would like to be.

How to Turn Your Hobby Into Your Business

The founders of Atlas Brewing Co. talk about how they went from homebrewing as a hobby to building a craft beer brand.

Culture is "THE" word for 2014

Steve Cadigan provides tips on how to build, grow and reinforce the best possible culture for your team@scadigan

The Dark Side of Success: Your Personal Life Will Suffer

If you're truly engaged in your business, it will negatively affect your personal life.

quickpoint: Strategy and Leadership

When confronted by “unusual uncertainty” as Ben Bernanke put it, leaders need to be able to think and act adaptively. It’s jazz—strategic improvisation. Professor David Teece of University of California Berkeley Hass School of Business...Show More Summary

Pot Entrepreneurs Offer Some Food for Thought

Edible pot companies impressed judges on The Marijuana Show by baking clever packaging and a social conscience into their business plans.

We Tested 60 iPhone 6 Cases--and Here's the Winner

After testing more than 60 cases, The Wirecutter's pick for best iPhone 6 case is...

Private Utilities Could Short-Circuit Despite Growth

Energy-efficient programs may soon take their toll on the bottom lines of private utility companies.

How Do You Define Success?

I approached a number of "successful" people. Most of them are CEOs or run organizations that they started. What, are their definitions of success?

14 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Happy People

All of us have seen people who always are happy - even in the middle of agonizing life trials. I am not saying happy individuals do not feel sorrow, sadness, or grief; they just do not let it overtake their life.

5 Leadership Lessons: Richard Branson on Leadership

The Virgin Way by Richard Branson takes us over very familiar territory. But then maybe that’s the point. While there is not much that is new, Branson has taken sound principles and demonstrated that – in practice – they work. He quotes...Show More Summary

How One Startup Is Using Tinder to Catch a Thief

A San Francisco company is using the popular dating app to hunt down an office burglar, but Tinder would rather it didn't.

12 Books That Every Leader Should Read: Updated

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating -- a list of “Books Every Leader Should Read” on this Work Matters blog since 2011. These are books that have taught me much about people, teams, and organizations -- while at...

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