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  • The Baby Boomer Entrepreneur Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    Tech startup founders in their 20s and 30s make all the headlines, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, increasingly it’s baby boomers who are more likely to be in business for themselves.

  • Can You Outrun a Zombie? Saturday, 20 Oct 2012 | 2:43 AM ET
    The Walking Dead

    This weekend in California an estimated 19,000 runners will try to outrun 500 zombies as part in a 5k obstacle course called Run For Your Lives.

  • Seasonal Odd Jobs: From Elves to Vampires Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 3:04 PM ET

    From elves to vampires and reindeer wranglers, here's a look at some of the season's odder jobs. Wait, you want me to do what?!

  • Small Businesses Unprepared for Cyberthreats: Survey Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:59 PM ET

    Most U.S. small business owners are living under the false pretense that their business is safe from cyberattacks, but in reality, they are far from secure.

  • How You Can Create the Next Supermodel Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 1:23 PM ET
    Brandi Nicole submitted her picture to Model Launcher and won a website competition.

    Model Launcher is a new website that features amateur photos of aspiring models. The public then votes on their favorites.

  • Hssss! Where Wall Street vampires get their fangs Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    The teeth are pretty sharp on Wall Street but Father Sebastiaan van Houten, professional fang maker, makes them even sharper. Hsssssss!

  • Startup Offers $1 Million to ‘Failed’ Entrepreneurs Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 12:12 PM ET
    Twice co-founders Calvin Young and Noah Ready-Campbell.

    So how do you go beyond traditional recruitment paths — job boards, referrals — to access the best in class? Consider the rosters of Silicon Valley's most talented "failed" entrepreneurs.

  • People who work from home some of the time tend to make more money than people who work exclusively at home or at the office, according to new data from the Census Bureau.

  • Why Dining During Peak Hours May Cost You More Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 1:25 PM ET
    Le Cirque Restaurant in New York City.

    Will restaurants such as LeCirque take a cue from the airline and travel industries and charge more to eat during prime hours?

  • The Most Outrageous Excuses for Calling In Sick Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
    What do you do on a fake sick day? You shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it, baby, now (come on, baby) ... Twist and shout ...

    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.

  • Independent Music Stores Survive Amid Digital Downloads Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    Despite the explosion of digitally downloaded music, avid collectors are keeping the market for CDs and music stores alive.

  • Want to Get More Done? Get Out of the Office Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    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.

  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

    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?

  • Napping at Your Desk — Now Made Easier! Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 4:02 PM ET

    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!

  • What High-Growth CEOs Do Differently Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 3:22 PM ET

    Want to build a fast-growth business? Key lessons from a boot camp for entrepreneurs.

  • How a Dashboard Can Set You Free Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 8:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Hey Buddy, Wanna Buy Some Tap Water? Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 3:37 PM ET

    Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!

  • President Barack Obama makes a brief appearance at the Democratic National Convention on September 5, 2012.

    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?

  • Networking at the Gym? Don't Break Eye Contact Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | 5:35 PM ET
    Business people, eye contact

    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

  • Cohen: Groupon Is Good for Business Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 10:25 AM ET
    Groupon

    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.

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