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How This Retailer Reaches All-Important Indie Influencers

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In 2000, when many of the early dot-coms were imploding, Greg Selkoe created an e-commerce site that was years ahead of its time. Its focus? “Verge Culture,” a convergence of hip-hop, pop art, skateboarding and electronic music subgroups that often followed small … Continue reading

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Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

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In the U.S., people tend to brag about working long hours. Clocking countless hours at the office is worn as a badge of honor, brandied about at the water cooler to garner respect. Turns out, working endless hours may be … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Guide Young Entrepreneurs

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The world needs new entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs create jobs, lift the standard of living, usher new technology into society, and keep competition alive in the marketplace. Starting a business is difficult, and it’s crucial that the next generation has as much … Continue reading

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Great Ways to Bust That Daily Stress Right Now

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I don’t really mind when work gets a bit stressful. A little stress during the day is fine. It gets me focused and pushes my creativity. But too much stress in my day and I can become distracted and unproductive. Long-term … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Too Lean. On America’s Main Street, Business Plans Still Work.

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As Silicon Valley’s lean startup method quickly gains popularity, many entrepreneurs are led to believe that the business plan is dead. While today a one size fits all solution hardly works as in years past, the business plan is certainly not a thing of … Continue reading

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

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What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned? In his book, “Mastery,” Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats … Continue reading

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