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The Pivotal Stories Every Startup Leader Should Be Able to Tell

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At Facebook, Don Faul and his team faced one of the more goliath tasks anyone in tech has ever faced. It was his job, as VP of Online Operations, to ensure a good experience for the site’s hundreds of millions of users — … Continue reading

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7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

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Many experts will tell you that you can’t succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year … Continue reading

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4 min read How to Intentionally Build Your Company Culture (Rather Than Leave It to Chance)

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Culture is like a hairstyle: Everyone has one, even if they’re bald. You can either pursue a style that accurately reflects your personality, or you can pretend it doesn’t matter and end up looking like Edward Scissorhands. If you haven’t been … Continue reading

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6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

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I co-founded my business NutraBella, Inc. in 2005 after hearing my pregnant friends complain about their horse-pill sized pre-natal vitamins. We dreamed of giving women better vitamin options with Bellybar. Fast forward to today where I spend my days on … Continue reading

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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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8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking

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Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out–even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn’t just remarkably charismatic. He isn’t just remarkably likeable. You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently … Continue reading

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