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Part autobiography and part inspirational business guide, this audio is full of refreshing insights about what it takes to create, grow, and build successful companies.
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I WOULD GUESS THAT MANY, IF NOT MOST, kids who eventually became entrepreneurs wanted to grow up to be sports or TV stars. When you’re a kid, that’s who your heroes are. So it’s a bit ironic how many sports and TV stars, having grown up, now want to
Branding your company is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Here’s how to get it right.
COST BASED “It’s easy and doesn’t require research,” says Kyle Jensen, director of entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management. “People figure, ‘I know what it costs to make this widget, so I’ll just tack on another 20 percent and feel good ab
A conversation with Michael Lewis about his new book on the research of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
A customer-referral program can be an easy, low-cost way to boost sales
It sold 10,000 cans in one hour.
With CEO Muhtar Kent’s departure, the playbook he used may also be on the way out.
Learn to avoid the minutiae of the middle. You need to focus on the high and the low
Ebbe Altberg, CEO of the company that created the virtual 3-D world Second Life, answers your VR questions.
How the image-sharing site is using artificial intelligence to keep users engaged
To free up money to save, zero in on your three biggest spending buckets: your home, which eats up 33% of the average American’s budget, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation (17%), and food (13%).
THERE ARE FAR TOO FEW EXAMPLES of good government these days. That’s why Peru, a small commodity-driven economy with an already accomplished new President, deserves more of the world’s attention. Since taking office in July, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, an
NIKHIL KUMAR/NEW DELHI ON NOV. 8, INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA Modi unexpectedly scrapped banknotes accounting for 86% of all money in circulation. His targets: tax evaders with stockpiles of illicit cash and currency counterfeiters, who would be
Immanuel Kant famously argued that lying is a parasite on truth-telling. But parasites must be self-limiting: Killing your host is an evolutionary dead-end, so a successful parasite must keep from pushing its growth to the utmost. Lying, then, is oft
Since its founding, America has swung from protectionism to free trade. What’s next?
As techies dream of delivery drones, builders in the construction industry eye the devices as a tool to save billions of dollars.
Startups should be growth machines. Just don’t confuse frantic activity with progress
Running a startup demands different skills from the ones you used to create it
Every city with a startup scene has that one spot where entrepreneurs flock. Inc.’s guide will have you acting like an insider on your next business trip
Cornell professor of economics Robert Frank says he’s alive today because of “pure dumb luck.” In 2007, he collapsed on a tennis court, struck down by what was later diagnosed as a case of sudden cardiac death, something only 2 percent of victims sur
The people behind Peter Thiel’s 1517 Fund connect young startup types with peers and cash | “They are an intimate part of my experience with Silicon Valley”
Could reimagining the old 9-to-5 make your company more productive?
Don't fall into the trap of expending a great deal of energy for a small financial payoff.
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JOHN RICE WHEN A COMPANY INVESTS IN A country, it asks: Do we have the right people with the right capabilities? This makes people think of new facilities, new jobs. Too often they forget the importance of developing new skills. Most educational sy
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Technological change is dizzying—unless you pay attention to what’s coming
Several factors go into deciding how much inventory you need to stock. We take a look at the essential elements to consider.