Robel Lakwe

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Facebook's HR chief recommends this business book to all new managers

When Facebook's VP of People was starting out as a manager for a startup in 1999, she picked up a copy of the newly released guide to management, "First, Break All the Rules."<p>It didn't take long for the book, by Gallup analysts Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman, to become a bestseller, but as …

Buckingham

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Penguin Random House

7 Steps For Writing A Startup Business Plan Template

,Writing a <b>startup business plan</b> is considered as the most important part of every startup business. If you’re interested in launching a new startup …

Small Business

A line of tax code is making it easier for entrepreneurs to get started

Nevertheless, page 813, Section 126, makes reference to a feature that's now become a permanent part of the tax code — and it's great news for entrepreneurs and other individuals financing startups and companies in the earliest stages of growth, as well as general partners and individual investors …

Venture Capital

Study Reveals Top Challenges Small Businesses Are Facing This Year

“Achieving the American Dream of owning your own business is getting harder and harder. In fact, many entrepreneurs, upon arriving at the American …

Small Business

A Chinese woman reportedly paid to rescue 100 dogs from a meat festival

Animal-loving Yang Xiaoyun paid about 7,000 yuan (US$1,100) to save around 100 dogs in the southern city of Yulin on Saturday, web portal Netease reported.<p>The city holds an annual festival devoted to the animal's meat on the summer solstice, which has provoked an increasing backlash from animal …

China