A recent study shows how reliant small businesses have become on mobile technology. The 2013 AT&T Small Business Technology Poll says 85 percent of small businesses now use some kind of smartphone. And 80 percent of small firms founded less than two years ago use tablets, the survey also showed. Customers are becoming more mobile too. Show More Summary
A new report ranks the top cities for startups based on lending, business friendliness, hiring pool and local economy.
In March/April, I ran another small session of my Power Teaching class. Another extremely smart and enthusiastic group joined in intensive study of effective training design and development, and worked on real, live classes that they are launching this Spring and Summer. I love teaching this class for three reasons: It is exceptionally energizing to [...]
When you think of entrepreneurship in prison, you probably think trading cigarettes for pinups or jello for protection money. A new program called The?
After years of telling consumers that eating too much salt was bad for their health, a new report from the Institute of Medicine at?
Want to hire someone on an H-1B visa? It'll be a lot easier if they're a model. Beauty beats brains, and it's better to be sexy than tech-savvy--at least if your goal is to work in the United States under an H-1B visa. The highly coveted visas, which allow U.S. Show More Summary
What happens if you don't focus on what you could have done better? An experiment in productivity. As a business owner, you're critical--by nature and by profession. You hold yourself to high standards, and are rarely satisfied with the status quo. Show More Summary
Mark Sutter explains why trying to win the "war on talent" is a losing battle. For the past five years or so Google, Facebook and a handful of tech industry giants have been quietly buying scores of early-stage startups for their talent. Show More Summary
If you want to get on the show Shark Tank, and make a deal with the Shark’s, this excellent guide from Shopify will really?
Pinterest is not just another copycat social networking site. It focuses on the age-old adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Who has time to read a thousand words all the time, anyway? Sometimes a picture is all we have mindshare for. Show More Summary
Working at a startup is awesome... and utterly exhausting. We asked 15 successful entrepreneurs to share their best tips for staying healthy in the midst of a crazy schedule.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) issued a new Form I-9 with a requirement for use by employers beginning May 9, 2013. Get answers to common questions about this form.
If your customer experience is lacking, this can have enormous ramifications for your business -- and you need to take action immediately. Here's how.
Despite challenging economic times, comedian Stephen Colbert had some takeaways for recent grads during his 2013 commencement address at the University of Virginia on Saturday.
You can still keep your company moving forward while keeping your feet firmly planted in the day-to-day details. Here are three reasons to do so. You often hear the phrase "in the weeds" in restaurants referring to a server who has fallen behind, but in this post I'm going to use the phrase to mean being involved in the day-to-day details. Show More Summary
How humility and honesty brought one start-up founder life-changing publicity. Long before bloggers were household names, John Lusk, along with his co-author and business partner Kyle Harrison, leveraged their humble company's newsletter into The MouseDriver Chronicles, a New York Times bestselling book. Show More Summary
Detroit startup Are You a Human hopes gamification will outsmart the spambots for good.
A productivity junkie who's done it all decides to stop planning entirely. Will his experiment work? Have you tried about a dozen different productivity systems but failed to see long-term results? Computer scientist and professor Cal Newport empathizes. Show More Summary
The two online food delivery services are merging to scale growth. Two online food delivery services, Seamless and GrubHub, agreed to merge, Bloomberg tweeted Monday morning. GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney will keep his title at the new company, while Seamless CEO Jonathan Zabusky will assume the role of president. Show More Summary
The Alternative Limb Project is catering for a stylish audience, with its fashionable, unconventional prosthetics.