If you think starting a business is only about financing a good idea, you have a lot to learn the hard way.
No matter how small your business is, you likely rely on others to help you along the way, whether it is full-time employees, part-time staff, or freelancers who help you with one-off projects. A small business is only as strong as its...Show More Summary
A young entrepreneur struck up a conversation with an interested stranger, not knowing he had the attention of Subway co-founder Frank DeLuca
Company will use the latest round of funding to accelerate growth through the U.S.
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SEATTLE — Just a month after U.S. officials clamped down on commercial drone use with new regulations, online retail giant Amazon has announced that it is partnering with officials in the U.K. to try out drone-flying scenarios there. The...Show More Summary
Each week Alison Green, who also writes the "Ask a Manager" website, answers workplace and management questions from readers. Please comment or ask you own question by emailing her at email@example.com. Question: My coworker booked all the best vacation days I’m relatively new in my position with a small company in the construction industry. Show More Summary
SEATTLE — The most talked about new building in downtown Seattle is Amazon's bubble building, which is going up at the base of one of the company's new high-rises. On Thursday, Amazon Global Real Estate and Facilities Director John Schoettler...Show More Summary
If you truly want to craft a killer LinkedIn profile, the guy who helped create the world's largest social network for professionals has a few tips. During a video interview, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shared the biggest missteps...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Taboola, which provides online content recommendations for publishers, announced today that it is acquiring ConvertMedia, another New York City-based company, in a move that it says will add native video advertising to its...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Mothers can be among the busiest New Yorkers. Therefore, it's easy to see them as the most active on-demand customers, wielding their smartphones to get what they want, when they want it — a taxi (Uber), home cleaning (Handy), new clothes (Rent the Runway). Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — The leaders of mobile operating system startup Cyanogen on Monday said they remain committed to building an open Android operating system and rejected reports that they are shifting their focus to apps. The denials by...Show More Summary
No matter the conflict or problem, it’s usually our assumptions that get in the way of finding a solution. If you’re not checking assumptions, you could watch your sales trickle in slowly, your products fail, or your business crumble. In...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Talend SA is poised to go public at the end of the week in the Bay Area's second tech IPO of the year. The Big Data integration software company, which is based in France but has its primary business address in Redwood...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Apple has appointed former executive Bob Mansfield to lead the company’s not-so-secret car project. Citing sources close to project, The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that Bob Mansfield, who has overseen some...Show More Summary
If you've had a bad experience with one of your customers, you actually have a good chance of getting them to shop your business again. All you have to do is ask what went wrong the last time.
It's easier to keep a current customer than to acquire a new one.
Entrepreneurs are launching something new each and every day, so it's important for them to maximize the opportunity.
Is this you? Over and over again, you fall off on regular consistent organizational practices like to-do lists, emails, planning, backing up your computer … then you run across some cool new productivity tool. You jump on the bandwagon enthusiastically, promising yourself that you’re finally going to get organized and stay organized. Show More Summary
Credit Karma study shows millennials adulting traditionally - marrying, buying houses and starting careers