Entrepreneurship

Sen. Maria Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.

Wintry weather wrecks retail sales

It’s not just the East Coast getting slammed by the snow and wintry weather, but retail sales, too. Read more »

Feb. 14, 2014

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How do successful people stay calm?

Forbes unveils 10 ways that successful people remain calm under pressure. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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What do small-business owners do in the morning?

Business Insider recently revealed what successful small-business owners do during the morning. Read more »

Feb. 13, 2014

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What cities do entrepreneurs want to move to?

Entrepreneurs are targeting specific cities for their next business ventures, according to The Atlantic Cities. Read more »

Feb. 12, 2014

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Vivint CEO: 'At the end of the day, family is what really matters.'

What does Vivint co-founder and CEO Todd Pedersen think is the most important characteristic of a leader? Read more »

Feb. 9, 2014

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Delight customers by giving them what they didn't ask for

When customers ask us for something, our first inclination is most likely to give it to them. Naturally, our goal is to deliver value to those who pay the bills. And the customer is always right,... Read more »

Jan. 31, 2014

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Amazon wants to send you products before you buy them

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Amazon patented a way to ship people items before they purchase them. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2014

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Minorities have stronger entrepreneurship interest, new poll says

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A new Gallup poll looks at how some students hope to start their own business some day. Minorities lead the pack in entrepreneurial spirit. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2014

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Up to 100,000 dead fish in Nevada marina mystery

State wildlife officials are trying to figure out why all the fish have died in a northern Nevada marina where the stocked fishery has flourished since the man-made lake was created nearly 15 years... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2014

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Central California mailbox thefts prompt crackdown

A surge in thefts from mailboxes across the Central Valley last year victimized more than 2,100 people and sparked a federal crackdown that has led to charges against at least 27 people,... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2014

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Small business agenda stretches past minimum wage

Minimum wage may be getting most of the headlines, but other issues that affect small businesses will be debated when state legislatures convene around the country this year. Tax cuts will be high... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2014

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Balancing act: Tree climbing director, dog musher among surprising flexible jobs of 2013

FlexJobs reviewed jobs posted on its site during 2013 and put together a list of the most surprising telecommuting and flexible work opportunities. It's amazing some of the occupations people can... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2014

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Telestorming: When weather forces people to work from home

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As the polar vortex freezes much of the country, many people are being forced to learn the challenges and perks of telecommuting. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2014

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Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty in Colorado

A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2013

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Forbes article links LDS missionary service to entrepreneurial skills

Being a missionary is good preparation for doing business in a foreign country, according to an article that ran Tuesday on Forbes.com. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2013

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Q&A: Crowdfunding your small business or startup: What you need to know

al law promising an easier process for raising capital has energized entrepreneurs and investors, but many experts are pointing to the caveats. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2013

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How small businesses can protect themselves on both sides of register

It’s no secret that small-business owners wear a number of different hats. Not only do we have our hands in everything that goes on at work — from business development to customer... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2013

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Traditional office holiday parties getting ditched

Buddy DiFonzo isn't sure what he'll buy at his company's holiday party. That's right, what he'll buy — the celebration, a company-sponsored shopping spree, will be at an upscale Dallas mall. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2013

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Inmates learn tech sector from Silicon Valley pros

The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2013

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Small retailers plan to party till they profit

The parades and carnivals that draw people to downtown areas across the country this holiday season will be more than big celebrations. They're part of a strategy to get shoppers into small stores. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2013

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Utah-based company ranks second for job creation nationwide

Utah-based company Vivint, which specializes in home automation services, has been ranked second for job creation nationally by Inc. magazine. Read more »

Nov. 5, 2013

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Going for it: Young entrepreneurs have little to lose

A little humility in the young is always appreciated, right? Read more »

Oct. 17, 2013

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Balancing act: Thanks, bosses, for unexpected opportunities

Wednesday is Boss's Day, and while I never expected to be a boss, I'm grateful now for managers who gave me opportunities and helped me learn the ropes. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2013

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Want a better fitting career? It's time to clarify job values

I’m on the job market. The last job I had was an unqualified disaster because of company culture and lack of commitment to the alleged goals of my position. What can I do to be sure that the... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013

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Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013

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