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A preface and a new chapter by the authors address recent developments, including innovative licensing strategies, developments in online education, and the value of arts and sciences in an entrepreneurial society.
I get a lot of emails from teenagers who’ve started businesses. And moms who’ve started businesses. And companies that donate one of their product for every one sold. And, well, many other broad types of entrepreneurs. They’re easy to instantly categ
For folks in the seven-figure club, keeping spending in check is often second nature. In fact, a full 78% of millionaires cite frugality as a reason for their success. If that doesn’t sound like you, develop some new habits.
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Tyra Banks has long played the role of wise teacher-on America's Next Top Model and now as a "boardroom adviser" on NBC's The New Celebrity Apprentice. But mentorship is also at the core of her businesses. And she’s just as eager to be a mentee.Relat
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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
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The greenback is at a 14-year high and could keep rising | It’s the “noose around the neck of the global economy”
In 2013, Christopher Krietchman was walking down the street in Manhattan, worrying about his flailing meal-delivery company. Krietchman was the founder of Fresh Grill Café, which cooked and delivered healthy meals to New Yorkers. When he launched in
KRISTEN BAHLER WHEN YOU’RE GAINFULLY EMPLOYED, looking for a new job without tipping off your employer can be a challenge. Taking too many long lunches to squeeze in job interviews can arouse suspicion. And accidentally emailing your résumé and cov
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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
This Amazon and eBay scheme is driving some entrepreneurs nuts.
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