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Almost everyone dreads it, at least at first: Asking clients for prospect referrals.
A new website shines a light on the companies landing venture capital deals.
Edible Arrangement's CEO and founder, Tariq Farid, tells Squawk Box why McDonald's was the best job he ever had and how it influenced the rest of his career.
A recent study from the Virginia Commonwealth University found that employees who brought their dogs to work experienced lower stress levels throughout the work day, reported higher levels of job satisfaction, and had a more positive perception of their employer.
CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.
A new report reveals just how long your Facebook posts make an impact. Spoiler: It's probably a lot shorter than you think.
Small business owners, an increasingly disgruntled sector of the electorate, will be casting their votes with pocketbook issues at top of mind in this fall's presidential election, according to a nationwide survey of business owners.
Some of the unique businesses that have survived — or been revived on — Route 66.
Checking all those emails at home and taking all those phone calls after normal work hours is adding up to the tune of a month and a half of overtime a year.
For small businesses, landing a spot on stores' shelves is a chance to reach a broader audience and an opportunity to catapult themselves to the retail big leagues. Top grocery buyers share their tips.
Small business owners, who have been waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare before hiring and investing, say the ruling raises more questions than it answers.
Facebook’s recent IPO, the sharp drop in its share price, and the delay of other IPOs in the pipeline have reignited questions about why more U.S. companies aren’t going public and what’s behind the 15-year decline in the number of publicly traded companies.
There's more business smarts behind those Nigerian scams than you might think. A new report breaks down what makes them brilliant.
The fiscal cliff, slowing U.S. growth, the election, Europe and even the weather are keeping small business owners up at night. But which of these factors is having the biggest impact on their business varies.
It's rare that we purchase anything without checking out reviews, visiting Angie's List or asking friends on Facebook. How can your business reach and respond to those "hidden" buyers?
Facing a sluggish economy where jobs aren't as secure, a growing number of US workers are foregoing traditional employment to strike out on their own.
Yao Ming, the 31-year-old, 7-foot 6-inch former NBA star forced into early retirement from injuries, is now trying to make a splash as a venture capitalist in various projects in his home country.
Forget an MBA. Or even business experience. Some of the best entrepreneurs never would have launched if they had known better.
Several new studies of small business owners today show that tough times continue for entrepreneurs.
Tucked among the tried-and-true franchise opportunities at the International Franchise Expo — think fast-food and cafes — were some new and unique concepts that entrepreneurs were looking grow.