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5 Qualities VCs Look for in an Entrepreneur

January 17, 2016 - 7:45am
If you're looking to raise capital, it's helpful to know what venture capitalists look for in entrepreneurs. Here are the 5 qualities one of Chicago's award winning venture capital firms looks for before they invest.

A Key to Lowering the Rate You Are Paying For Your Business Loan

January 16, 2016 - 9:40pm
Change Up The Collateral

This Amazing TED Talk Can Add 12 Years to Your Life

January 16, 2016 - 8:26pm
People with extended life spans share a few simple habits. You can too.

This Is The One Surprising Question People Ask Themselves When They Meet You

January 16, 2016 - 1:57pm
A Harvard psychologist's new book about first impressions offers some startling suggestions about first meetings.

The Single Best Activity for Building a Great Team

January 16, 2016 - 6:00am
This single activity creates a holistic and rounded approach to goal-setting and achieving results.

8 Emerging Fintech Startups to Watch In 2016

January 16, 2016 - 5:30am
From automated payments processors to lending firms, financial tech companies are poised to steal up to $4.7 trillion from banks. Here are the rising startups to keep on your radar.

7 Super Effective Habits for Working Smarter Not Harder

January 16, 2016 - 12:22am
Get more done in less time by focusing on better outcomes rather than sheer output. Here's how.

Al Gore Sees Technology Creating a Global Hive Mind

January 15, 2016 - 5:50pm
The former vice president spoke Thursday at Cheetah Mobile's Connect 2016 conference in San Francisco.

Pinterest's First Head of Diversity on What Martin Luther King Can Teach Founders

January 15, 2016 - 5:38pm
The majority of Silicon Valley is still male and white, but Candice Morgan, Pinterest'sfirst head of diversity,is on a mission to change that.

3 Reasons the Zappos Exodus Doesn't Spell Doom for Holacracy

January 15, 2016 - 4:41pm
Holacracy is not the only major transition the company is enduring.

How to Turn Your Invention Into a Rock Star Product

January 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
The music industry wants to hear from you. Marc LaCorte, executive vice president of Schecter Guitars, explains what catches his eye.

Seahawks Lineman Takes on Paul Graham's Inequality Argument. And Paul Graham Responds.

January 15, 2016 - 3:45pm
Graham -- predictably? -- says that Okung just didn't get it.

Foursquare's Founder and the Art of Letting Go

January 15, 2016 - 3:42pm
Another iconic founder is out of the role he created for himself. But can he really say goodbye?

Your Behavior is Contagious To Employees

January 15, 2016 - 3:32pm
Your attitudes and actions will spread like the flu to your team. Make sure you're only passing down productive and positive ones.

Why Davos's Big Ideas Matter to Small Business

January 15, 2016 - 3:14pm
Political and business leaders are heading to the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week to discuss solutions to problems brought about by the globalization of technology.

10 Steps to Get Your Local Business Ranked at the Top of Google

January 15, 2016 - 2:25pm
If you're a local business struggling to get visibility in local search results, follow these 10 steps.

9 Changes You Can Make Right Away to Motivate and Energize Your Team

January 15, 2016 - 2:10pm
You can never turn your employees into you, but can do a great many things to bridge the gap.

Say Goodbye to Your Company Homepage

January 15, 2016 - 1:50pm
The home page is dead, long live the homepage.

Why You Can Never Calculate the Real Value of a Meeting

January 15, 2016 - 1:50pm
The Harvard Business Review has created a calculator that appears to show you all the money that goes down the drain as meetings drone on.

You Only Need One Thing to Be Incredibly Successful, and This Is It

January 15, 2016 - 1:40pm
Money never loves you back.


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