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First Sharp Aquos Smartphone Comes to U.S. Market

The first Sharp AQUOS Crystal smartphone is coming to the U.S. The phone comes with a number of unique features including Sharp’s Aquos LCD display. The Sharp AQUOS Crystal may be the first smartphone available in the U.S. with a true edge-to-edge display. Show More Summary

5 Compelling Reasons NOT to Promote Your Best Sales Rep to Manager

Leading a sales team is not the same as being a sales rep; it requires a different kind of person than a selling superstar.

11 Questions to Ask a Potential Business Partner

Spend some time up-front and avoid the mistake many successful CEOs say they've made in bad partner choices

HubSpot Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million

HubSpot, the inbound marketing company founded by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah in 2006, has filed its intentions for an Initial Public Offering. The company says it hopes to raise $100 million from sales of public stock, according to its S-1 filing with the Security Exchange Commission. Show More Summary

Stomach Tied Up in Knots? That's a Very Good Sign

Your body's stomach-churning response to stress might just be a sign that you're doing something right.

7 Productivity Hacks for The Aspiring Entrepreneur

Here are several productivity hacks that entrepreneurs can use to get the most out of every day.

When Strategic Investment Can Accelerate Growth

Two companies use unlikely Strategic Investment partners to accelerate faster to their goals

Is an Incubator the Right Choice for Your Startup?

So you're considering joining an incubator? Think hard. Why do you and your company need it and what are you willing to give the incubator so you can get its help?

Responding to Reader Questions About Our Parts Fiasco

We are expected to solve any and all problems with the parts we are given to finish — whether we caused the problem or not.

Today in Small Business: The Problem With Passion

Stanford offers a free online course on how to build a business. Some merchants use Bitcoin A.T.M.s to attract customers. And meet a business owner who loves air travel (even turbulence).

A Look at Franchises Specializing In Security

Like most people, when you think of franchises, you probably think of fast food franchises or retail franchises. But, there’s so much more to franchising. One sector worth mentioning is the security sector. There are franchises in security with opportunities in residential and business security, as well as in IT security. Show More Summary

4 Types Employees Every Small Business Needs (and 4 to Avoid at All Costs)

As you gradually build a stable long-term team for your small business, keep an eye out for these four types of employees.

The Most Powerful Way to End a Presentation

Use one of these approaches to make sure your presentation achieves the end result you desire.

App gives moms the power to lock kids’ phones if they screen their calls

Ignore No More is an Android app that enables parents to remotely shut down their child's smartphone until they return their calls.

7 Things that Make a Great Wartime CEO

Wartime CEOs are made, not born, and here's how you can become the leader your company needs when times get tough.

Does the Shape of the Bottle Really Matter?

Bai founder Ben Weiss explores whether the look and feel of your bottled drink ultimately determines success in the beverage industry.

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