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  • Cringeworthy jargon that everyone should stop using Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of words and phrases that are uttered in every office in America, much to the chagrin of the people who have to hear them.

  • Want to be a good leader? Start by showing up Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" uses Amazing Grapes as an example of absentee owners and the void it creates with employees and explains the qualities of a good leader.

  • What to do when a business partnership goes bad Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    Mixing business and pleasure is a common practice, but is it advisable? Here are tips for when you and your partner are no longer feeling the love connection.

  • Why there’s no such thing as bad publicity Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    There’s nothing like a little controversy to spark interest in your business. Here are some companies that prove there’s no such thing as bad publicity.

  • Cubicle neighbors you don’t want to sit next to Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your office neighbor. Here are some types of cubicle dwellers you hope you won't sit next to.

  • Financial traps businesses need to avoid Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    A. Stein Meats is a good example of what can go wrong with a business. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" explains the most common financial mistakes businesses make.

  • Unique funding stories from three start-ups Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Only so many entrepreneurs hit the venture capital jackpot. Others need to get creative and use some unorthodox tactics.

  • How not to fail in business with these tips Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Marcus Lemonis is a serial entrepreneur who turns around businesses as part of his profession. He offers these tips for entrepreneurs hoping to avoid failure.

  • Blood feuds: When the family business goes bad Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Though some family businesses are epic success stories, other families fracture under the strain—with explosive results.

  • I worry about JC Penney-Sears model: Retail pro Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Following the JCP Ackman blowup and a tough quarter at Sears, turnaround expert Marcus Lemonis told CNBC he's "not sure" the market can handle both retailers.

  • Done right, wheat-free businesses offer lots of dough Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    More people want gluten-free products. Manufacturers and restaurants have taken note, but there's still space in this quickly growing market for entrepreneurs.

  • The triumphant 30-year reign of the 'breastaurant' Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    Rose Dimov serves lunch at the Tilted Kilt, in Tempe, Arizona in this May, 2012 photo.

    The “breastaurant” industry has grown to over $2 billion in annual sales, mostly from men drawn to the female staff. Read our list of some of the most famous.

  • Two New Yorkers find a fortune in meatballs Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    What does it take to run a successful niche business? The Biz Fix talks with Michael Chernow about how he built a business around meatballs that is humming in supercompetitive New York.

  • Making millions on nothing but a handshake Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 3:33 PM ET
    Marcus Lemonis on CNBC's "The Profit."

    From the medieval days when it originated as a way to show both parties came in peace, the handshake has been tied to a person's word—no more so than when used in business.

  • Exploding kernels of profit—Ready-to-eat popcorn! Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    With ready-to-eat popcorn snacks gaining popularity is the popcorn business popping profits? The folks at Popcorn, Indiana sure think so. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the details.

  • 10 big businesses that were founded by best friends Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    Ben Cohen, left, and Jerry Greenfield in 1980

    Some of the most vital companies were founded by just two friends with an idea. Here are 10 cases where friends with nothing but raw ambition and a dream built successful businesses.

  • Get rich and make millions by relying on yourself Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    So what separates the winners from the losers? In some regards, it's as simple as seeing a great opportunity, seizing it and putting it into action with hard work.

  • Struggling to survive: Flower stores wilting Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:59 PM ET

    All signs point to a slowly recovering U.S. economy, but it has been a long and bumpy road for many small businesses, including florists.

  • Three ways to succeed, as an employee or owner Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    As children, we're taught that we won't fail as long as we do our best. But that notion can feel questionable once we enter the job market. Here's advice from the CEO of a $3 billion company.

  • What (not) to do when turning around a business Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    Target's Bullseye the bull terrier mascot.

    Businesses change to meet consumer demand. Those that rise to the occasion find great success, but those that don't are met with Category 5 consumer revolts.