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Aetna CEO expects 800,000 Obamacare exchange members in first quarter

(Reuters) - Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini said on Tuesday that he expects the U.S. health insurer to end the first quarter with 800,000 members who signed up through the individual Obamacare exchanges.<p>The federal government forms for applying for health coverage are seen at a …

Billionaire Tory Burch's Seven Lessons For Entrepreneurs

Walk down any sidewalk from New York to Shanghai and you’ll see women wearing ballet flats with Tory Burch’s distinctive double-T logo. They’re also wearing her patterned tunics, handbags, clutches, and bold country club–chic pants, skirts, dresses, and tops. Tory Burch hasn’t just made preppy …

5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, here are …

The 10 Unique Soft Skills Employers Desire in New Hires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a survey this spring 77 percent of employers surveyed by CareerBuilder said they were seeking candidates with soft skills -- and 16 percent of the respondents considered such qualities more crucial than hard skills. Soft skills relate …

Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas are like armpits -- everybody has them. There is, however, a substantial difference in what people do with those ideas that largely differentiates them from being an entrepreneur or a "wantrepreneur" -- someone that simply can't or …

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How I Did It: Sammy Hagar

The former Van Halen frontman is actually quite the entrepreneur, with a business empire based on his passions: the beach, booze, and bikes.<p><i>Most people know Sammy Hagar as the former singer of Van Halen, a wild-man rocker who has trouble abiding by the speed limit. In fact, Hagar is a lifelong</i> …

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The Challenge of Same-Day Delivery

Sure, it's convenient for customers. But is your business equipped to try it?<p>Recently eBay made headlines over rumors it was preparing to kill its same-day delivery service, eBay Now. The company denied that it intends to make that move, but it has shelved its plans to expand the service to 25 …