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A Denver startup is paying workers more to take a holiday. From rock climbing to house cleaning, see what some firms are offering to attract top talent.
Does anybody remember, back in the depths of the recession of 1981-82, how President Ronald Reagan kept his chin up and exhorted American businesses to work hard and produce an economic recovery?
uFlavor, which sells beverages in unique flavor combinations, is perfecting a web platform that allows users to customize drinks and sell them for a profit. What's your flavor?
Small-businesses models don't have to be boring. Because America is a great country, there are plenty of businesses that allow adrenaline junkies to blow up objects. Here's your machine gun.
Some CEOs run firms from corner offices, while others work alongside employees. Here's a sketch of the perfect CEO based on multiple studies, as compiled by TMN. Do you have what it takes to be a CEO?
Despite the sudden loss of eyesight that Alex Elman once labeled as a "total loss of independence," she has since achieved more as an entrepreneur.
One of the hot topics the venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and executives have been buzzing about at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference is marketplaces.
Last week's multibillion dollar settlement with credit card giants MasterCard and Visa affects millions of retail entrepreneurs: It will give them a break on some fees and allow them to charge additional fees of their own.
Perhaps the biggest news out of the interview was the fact that Zynga spacer is "actively exploring real money gaming" — i.e. gambling. This could be a massive new source of revenue for Zynga, which has a hugely popular online Poker game.
Coursera's co-founder and co-CEO Daphne Koller spoke about her plans to bring the highest quality higher education to the masses.
Besides having to suffer physically, some small businesses are also seeing sales drop as the temperatures rise.
National Review's Robert Costa discusses the details of his interview with Mitt Romney, regarding President Obama's remarks on small business. John Sununu, Romney Campaign Surrogate; Stan Greenberg, Democratic polling advisor; and Ed Rogers, BGR Group, provide perspective.
Newly appointed Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offered tips for preventing work burnout at a NYC gathering last month.
Electronic Arts stock is trading around a 52-week low, but Electronic Arts' CEO John Riccitiello tells me that the fundamental problem is not with the company, but with investors understanding its business.
Unfortunately, many retailers don't notice poorly designed areas of their stores until it's too late. Here are seven common store spaces that retailers botch up and ways to avoid making the same mistakes.
Investor Marc Andreessen goes on the record about Facbook's IPO, who he wants to win the presidential race and also discusses Yahoo's new CEO.
CEO Randy Garutti wants to achieve global burger domination ... without becoming a soulless corporation.
Engineers told this Israeli entrepreneur that his idea would be impossible to pull off. He soon proved them wrong.
Hand a canvas and some painting supplies to a not-so-budding artist, and a blank stare may follow. But give this same Picasso in the rough a corkscrew and wine glass, and you’ve got a franchise opportunity.
In a speech last week, President Obama said that government, rather than self-determinism, creates the foundation of large wealth in America.
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