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  • Want to Stop Workers From Stealing? Pay Them More Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012 | 10:06 AM ET

    According to new research, paying employees higher salaries cuts down on the likelihood of them stealing from the company.

  • 3 Social Media Lessons From the Olympics Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    There are lessons business owners can glean from Olympian social media mistakes. Some strategies for your business marketing efforts.

  • Your Desk Is Making You Stupid Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 2:58 PM ET

    Scientists once revealed that sitting all day leads to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects. Now there's new evidence that not only is it making you fatter, but it might also be making you dumber.

  • Movers Holding Your Stuff Hostage? Not Anymore. Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Help is on the way for people who think they've been scammed by moving companies, thanks to a new law signed by President Obama this month.

  • Presidential Campaigns Stiff Small Businesses Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 1:32 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses the Blackhawk County Republican annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Waterloo, Iowa.

    Despite pro-Main Street rhetoric, presidential candidates take a long time to settle up with businesses. See whose burning small business.

  • Five People Who Might Get You a Job Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Now more than ever, informal recruiting is leading to new jobs and hires. Here are some strategies to ensure you're socializing the right way.

  • Why Fewer Americans Are Starting New Businesses Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
    Small Business Owner

    A new study says the number of U.S. entrepreneurs has been on the decline for decades and the country is in danger of losing its entrepreneurial vigor. But not everyone sees the same collapse of American business.

  • Four Fitness Startups Find Unique Workout Niche Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 4:16 PM ET

    Boutique health clubs are competing with established players by offering unique takes on breaking a sweat. Here are four businesses that are changing the way we exercise.

  • Using Reality TV to Raise Your Business Profile Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 2:04 PM ET

    One show is putting a new spin on reality TV. "Everyday Edisons" gives entrepreneurs the chance to run ideas by investors. Do you have a winning idea?

  • How Startup Popchips Conquered the Snack Market Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    Popchips

    See how startups are using game-like smartphone apps and labor strategies to conquer markets and motivate staff.

  • Social Media Builds Your Brand—Sort Of Monday, 30 Jul 2012 | 9:39 AM ET

    A new study shows tweets, likes and other social-media strategies only get you so far when building a business brand. Ideas for supporting you emerging brands.

  • More Businesses Hire for Online Skills Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

    Hiring for online talent grew in the second quarter, according to new research by online employment website Elance. See what kind of skills are in demand.

  • You, Too, Can Wear Sue Sylvester's Green Track Suit Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    Wesley Tansey's idea for a business started when he tried to track down the sunglasses Kristen Stewart wore on "Twilight" to give to his girlfriend. The girlfriend's gone, but the business is thriving.

  • What Olympic Athletes Can Teach Entrepreneurs Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 12:16 PM ET
    Athlete and Businessman

    From negative thinking to burnout, entrepreneurs can take cues from Olympic athletes. What leadership skills can you learn from professional athletes?

  • How Three Niche Food Companies Made It Big Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    Some entrepreneurs are finding success in unique foods that are healthy, spicy or gluten-free. Is a niche food company right for you?

  • Franchises Oppose NYC Soda Ban Plan Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:05 AM ET
    Soda

    As New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg cracks down on obesity and soda consumption, the franchise association this week jumped into the fray. What can businesses do to protect themselves?

  • How to Compete With the Big Chains Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 4:38 PM ET
    Kroger

    While small businesses can't compete with larger players on price, there are steps specialty merchants can take to get an edge.

  • Does the Daily-Deal Industry Need Policing? Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 3:40 PM ET
    Groupon

    Thousands of daily deal, group buying, and flash-sale providers including Groupon have opened shop. But amid merchant complaints, is there need for a standard code of conduct?

  • Kinds of Colleagues You Need to Dump Now Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 1:58 PM ET

    There's a business adage that your business is as good as your team. As you tackle building or tweaking your work network, consider the types of colleagues to avoid.

  • Small Retailers Open Up Storefronts on Facebook Pages Thursday, 26 Jul 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Facebook

    More businesses are turning to Facebook merchant pages to raise their profile and boost sales. Here's how to effectively use social media for your business.

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