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Why Most Entrepreneurs Fail to Attract Paying Clients and What You Can Do About It

Hurera Sheikh | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Hurera Sheikh

Have you ever wondered what makes some entrepreneurs so magnetic that people are automatically driven to them and are ready to hand them cash, with closed eyes?

Players Gonna Play: How to Handle Professional or Business-Related Criticism Like a Pro

Victoria Olubi | Posted 05.09.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Olubi

It's true that even the most thick-skinned of individuals wince when criticized and struggle to cope with the blow to the ego that it causes. Whilst criticism of any sort is never fun, there are ways to lessen its impact. Here are four highly effective rules that make criticism hurt a bit less.

Business Partnership Best Practices: Creating and Cultivating Valuable Alliances

Ciara Pressler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

The best partnerships are organic, beginning when you meet someone who approaches business the same way you do, forming an instant connection. It's not always clear how those partnerships will pan out, but building the relationship is always beneficial.

8 Menu Items that Optimize Your Website

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

One of the ways to optimize your website is by making it easy to navigate, so that people stay on it and engage with your content. Think of menu tabs on websites as labels on kitchen cabinets.

Janean Chun

Obama's Odd Attack on Romney's Small Business Record | Janean Chun | Posted 10.25.2012 | Small Business

Mitt Romney frequently speaks of helping small businesses, but President Barack Obama has questioned whether his record speaks louder than words. ...

The Lynchpin of Recovery

Shari Runner | Posted 12.05.2012 | Small Business
Shari Runner

As we move closer to the 2012 presidential election it is apparent that the future of our economy hinges on creating more successful small businesses, particularly in urban communities most in need of new jobs.

Small Business Means Big Impact

Kara Nortman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Kara Nortman

To create jobs and prepare our students for the jobs of tomorrow, the Obama administration should forge creative partnerships with the private sector to push its agenda forward.

The Life Out Loud: A Tea With Heart

MeiMei Fox | Posted 07.14.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Tyler Gage is the 26-year-old founder and CEO of Runa, a sustainable, fair-trade Amazonian tea company. It's a cool story. He's a cool dude.

A Sense of Urgency

Tim Devane | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
Tim Devane

Decision-making around a new company is thoughtful, creative and exhausting. But it doesn't need to take forever; in fact it shouldn't. If your idea is going to change the world, then make it change the world, now.