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You’re the Boss Blog: What North Dakota’s Private Bank Does for Small Businesses

March 13, 2014 - 7:00am
And would other states benefit from having public banks?
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Dispatches From SXSW: A Winning Translation App

March 12, 2014 - 1:55pm
Waygo lets users get an instant English translation by waving a phone over Chinese or Japanese characters.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: What 1 Million Cups Has Meant to Kansas City

March 12, 2014 - 1:20pm
The organization has helped energize the local start-up community.
    





Small Business: Supporting Start-Ups With Connections, Advice and Caffeine

March 12, 2014 - 12:24pm
The 1 Million Cups program is run by entrepreneurs, and local chapters are springing up across the country.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Yelp Gets Negative Reviews

March 12, 2014 - 11:25am
The president looks to expand overtime pay. Getting customer feedback. Google’s first retail store. And Disney’s ultimate tweet.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: For This Owner, the Recession Has Yet to End

March 12, 2014 - 7:00am
Xiaoning Wang got started by selling Chinese cultural products to families that had adopted children from China.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Owners Compare Notes on Expansion and Software Challenges

March 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
“That could completely reinvent the way magazines make revenue,” one owner said.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: #Hashtags

March 11, 2014 - 12:03pm
Searching for America’s most social business. A warning for small businesses using Windows XP. Printing Oreos.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies

March 11, 2014 - 7:00am
A university study about lying did not investigate the number of lies told by entrepreneurs looking for investment capital, but I fear we would top the chart.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: When Local Politics Have Global Consequences

March 10, 2014 - 4:22pm
An acquaintance in Beijing recently brought up the discrimination bill and asked me, “Why is Arizona was so un-American?”
    





Bits Column: On Instagram, a Bazaar Where You Least Expect It

March 10, 2014 - 4:12pm
Though not designed as an e-commerce site, Instagram can offer shoppers the thrill of discovery.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Dispatches From SXSW: Wearable Tech

March 10, 2014 - 3:40pm
A wristband than can authenticate your identity. An app that monitors your health.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: The Stars of Vine

March 10, 2014 - 11:55am
Financiers opening sweet shops. A Colorado entrepreneur sells marijuana-infused products. The buying power of people older than 50.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: 10 Words Entrepreneurs Should Use With Caution

March 10, 2014 - 7:00am
Sprinkle these words through any conversation about entrepreneurship, and you will sound progressive. But think about what you are really saying.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Is It the End of the Supermarket?

March 7, 2014 - 11:22am
The economy adds 175,000 jobs. And is Detroit emerging as a haven for entrepreneurs?
    





You’re the Boss Blog: For Entrepreneur in Conflict Resolution, Business Is Good

March 7, 2014 - 9:00am
The company’s speciality is designing meetings — never an easy task, but even more difficult when participants are torn apart because of opposing religious, cultural or political views.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: M.B.A. Students Hit the Road to Help Small-Business Owners

March 6, 2014 - 8:42pm
Students who join MBAs Across America travel across the country and offer free assistance to business owners.
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Today in Small Business: Cheese Fight

March 6, 2014 - 1:44pm
Which social media platform is best for your business?
    





You’re the Boss Blog: Have You Tried a Peer-to-Peer Lender?

March 5, 2014 - 12:05pm
Small businesses that cannot get bank loans now have new alternative lenders to consider.
    





Small Business: Can’t Get a Bank Loan? The Alternatives Are Expanding

March 5, 2014 - 10:50am
New alternative lenders are offering a path between banks, which lend primarily to the most creditworthy small businesses, and cash advance lenders, which thrive on subprime candidates.
    





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