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How San Francisco Businesses Were Affected by the Biggest Storm of the Decade

December 11, 2014 - 3:56pm
On Thursday, a powerful storm hit the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's how local startups and their services handled the rain, wind and flooding.

If You Don't Fire Bad Employees, You're Putting Your Entire Company at Risk

December 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
Hiring a problem employee is bad. Not firing him is worse.

What Toms' Blake Mycoskie Has Learned About Disruption

December 11, 2014 - 2:35pm
The shoe company's founder talks about a valuable lesson learned.

Avoiding a Jelly of the Month Club Debacle: 3 Holiday Bonus Tips to Keep Employees Happy

December 11, 2014 - 2:00pm
It's that time of year again, when employees are cheerfully hoping for some kind of bonus in recognition of the holiday season. Will your workforce get what they expect?

4 Things You Can Learn From Google About Solving Problems

December 11, 2014 - 1:58pm
It's not just the free food and napping areas that employees appreciate.

LendingClub Shares Rise 70 Percent in Debut

December 11, 2014 - 1:42pm
The California-based company connects borrowers with investors.

Have a Back Bone When Others Try to Push You Around. Here's How

December 11, 2014 - 1:30pm
Inc. contributing editor Geoffrey James explains how to strengthen your position throughout your career.

Obama Looks to Encourage Innovation, Simplify Taxes for Businesses

December 11, 2014 - 1:10pm
The President's proposals may put him at odds with his political party.

How to Stay Focused--Even If You Get an Offer to Buy Your Company

December 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
Serial entrepreneur Brendan Synnott explains how to maintain your productivity, even if acquirers dangle a big buyout offer.

Craft Brewery Sells to Anheuser-Busch, Then Feels Huge Backlash

December 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
10 Barrel Brewing was acquired by the makers of Bud and Bud Light--and now it's feeling the wrath of its customers.

Should You Raise Venture Capital? This Litmus Test Will Help You Decide

December 11, 2014 - 1:00pm
A look at how a surfer, a surfboard, and a wave can help you figure out if you're ready to approach investors.

4 Steps to Building Habit-Forming Products

December 11, 2014 - 12:53pm
The best products motivate customers to keep coming back, again and again. To get there, you need to start with a powerful trigger.

How to Turn Adversity Into Motivation (Especially in the Early Startup Days)

December 11, 2014 - 12:48pm
Will Dean explains how he coped when a competitor tried to put Tough Mudder, the company he co-founded, out of business.

5 Reasons to Hire Slow and 5 Reasons to Fire Fast

December 11, 2014 - 12:45pm
As an entrepreneur you have to be insanely careful about who you hire, and who sticks around

6 New Year's Resolutions for Entrepreneur Wannabes

December 11, 2014 - 12:25pm
You've dreamt of owning your own business, freelancing successfully full-time, or getting started on that crowdfunded Kickstarter for years.

Will Uber's Safety Issues Affect its Growth?

December 11, 2014 - 12:10pm
Uber's screening process is under fire after a spate of incidents involving its drivers. What will this mean for the company in the long run?

Shonda Rhimes Pays Tribute to All the Women Who Broke Glass Ceilings

December 11, 2014 - 12:07pm
The powerful television producer gave a moving tribute to her female predecessors and their efforts to break through barriers in the industry.

7 E-Commerce Trends to Watch in 2015

December 11, 2014 - 12:07pm
Here's how you can attract shoppers to your site.

Why You Must Let Millennials Help Lead Your Company

December 11, 2014 - 12:06pm
Award-winning leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith thinks baby boomers are great, but if they're the only people leading your company, you'll lack leadership talents crucial for tomorrow.

7 Rules for Meetings to Implement in 2015

December 11, 2014 - 12:05pm
Searching for just the right New Year's resolution? Resolve to make better use of your time.


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