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Call it "playing hooky," "taking a mental health day" or "pulling a Ferris Bueller," but any way you slice it, there are fibbers among us who call in sick when they are not. Here are some of the most outrageous excuses.
Despite the explosion of digitally downloaded music, avid collectors are keeping the market for CDs and music stores alive.
Forget face time, meetings and spending your nights and weekends in the office. There's a growing movement to dump the stereotypical signs that you're working hard in favor of actually working hard – and getting stuff done.
At the presidential debate last week, Mitt Romney injected new charges into the discussion of what will happen to small businesses if taxes are raised on the wealthy. So what's accurate?
One of the most popular — and already among the most funded — projects on Kickstarter is the Ostrich pillow, a hilarious yet practical product that gives you an instant napping environment — anywhere!
Want to build a fast-growth business? Key lessons from a boot camp for entrepreneurs.
If you're stretched thin in your venture, you may need to rethink your business relationship, The New York Times reports. Create a reporting system and other helpful tips.
Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!
The number 18 has crept into President Obama's campaign speeches — as in, "We've cut taxes for small businesses 18 times," The New York Times reports. Is this true?
MOO.com, which is in the business card business, has done a survey of small business owners about where they network, and what makes a bad first impression
Groupon is a spotlight that shines brightly upon well-run businesses, but can expose poorly organized operations. Get your house in order before you run a Groupon and you will reap massive benefits.
The jobs report is cause for concern, not celebration, argues our guest writer Sam Graves, chairman of the House Small Business Committee. Find out why he's says the U.S. is in a "jobs crisis."
For a nation built by immigrants—legal or otherwise—a new study reveals that their role as entrepreneurs in America is on the rise.
Voters say they'll be influenced by how the candidates address the needs of small business during the Republican and Democratic conventions. What will you be listening for?
Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.
Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.
The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.
Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.
Some entrepreneurs like blogger Perez Hilton have hired their mothers. See whether hiring a trusted relative is right business move for your venture.
Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.
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