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It's a Seller's Market, at Least for Larger Businesses

Report indicates that bigger businesses have the deal-making advantage, but there's plenty small business owners can do to dictate their sale outcomes<p>Over the last year, a shift has been occurring in the business for sale marketplace. As business financials rebounded and buyers returned to the …

Here’s Why It’s Really Hard to Insult a True Entrepreneur

These petty comments say more about the person hurling them--and how they can't understand why you're more successful.<p>I've written before about the greatest compliment anyone can pay an entrepreneur. But what about the biggest insults that people are likely to throw your way (usually because they …

11 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting My Business

Here's how you can shorten the time from startup to success.<p>I spend a fair amount of time thinking about impact--my impact, my clients' impact, impact in general. Actually, I'm kind of obsessed with it.<p>Professional impact is the effect we have on our business's mission, organization, process, or …

For Restless Entrepreneurs: Finding Your Purpose Beyond Profit

Purpose-driven businesses make the world a better place, and they can easily make money while they do it.<p>Are there days when you think about your business and ask, "What's it all for?" There's nothing wrong with making money, but profits aren't always a good long-term driver of engagement.<p>A number …

Technology And The Economic Divide

Vivek Wadhwa Contributor<p>Vivek Wadhwa is an academic, entrepreneur, and author who holds appointments at Stanford, Duke, and Singularity University.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Platforms are the real powerhouses in Silicon Valley’s business landscape<br>• Entrepreneurs everywhere can now solve the …

Oil investment is weakest in 30 years

The oil price crash has squeezed investment in the industry to the weakest levels in 30 years.<p>Capital expenditure on global oil exploration and production is expected to fall 17% in 2016, following a 24% drop in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency's medium term outlook.<p>That will be …

8 places to travel while the US dollar is still strong

The US Dollar is peaking at the moment, which is great news for Americans travelers trying to decide where to travel.<p>For years we've had to watch our wallets in the expensive cities like Stockholm, Paris and Sydney —but 2015 saw the dollar's value steadily increase.<p>Now a trip to Europe is teetering …

Summer Olympics