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These 4 Small, Low-Cost Business Trends Are Defining 2017

More than half of 2017 is in the rearview. What are you waiting for?<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>There’s something about the promise of the new year. In the aftermath of all the feasting and reveling and overindulging, that makes us do two things: we pledge and we predict Small …

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Double Your Growth in 2018; Smart Business Practices and Other Small Business Articles You May Have Missed This Week

<b>Small Business Reading List</b> Articles You May Have Missed this WeekBy Rieva Lesonsky <b>Best Practices</b>• How to double your growth in 2018<br>• 5 ways to get …

Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyber Attack? (Infographic)

Half of all cyber attacks happen to small businesses.<p>1 min read<p>From phishing to malware, there are a number of ways hackers are breaking into our online data. And for entrepreneurs, not only is their personal data in danger, so is their business's. Half of all cyber attacks happen to small …

Cyber-attacks

7 Skills Managers Will Need In 2025

As you plan your management career years from now, here are the skills you’ll need to succeed.<p>We all know that the work landscape is changing. The jobs that will be in demand are shifting as more are automated by artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robots. Teams are becoming more …

The Workplace

Humble chief executives are in high demand — but good luck finding one

Humility is the latest badge of virtue for those in positions of influence, from politicians, to executives, to chart-topping artists.<p>The idea of a …

The CEOs Won’t Save Us

Our everyday lives have become so consumed by partisan politics that fabulously wealthy and powerful CEOs can become folk heroes for defying a …

Why Uber's Latest Fight Could Get All Sides Hurt

Uber Technologies Inc. has been plagued for months by a steady drumbeat of bad news. Allegations of sexual harassment by employees, a federal probe …

Ethereum Will Be Worth $1,000 in Couple of Years: Aragon Co-Founder

Fred Ehrsam, Coinbase co-founder, has said at Y Combinator Demo Day 2017, an annual event held by one of the most prominent and leading venture …

Cryptocurrency

Google launches Chrome Enterprise for businesses that want to use Chrome OS

Google is launching a new enterprise service for large businesses that want to adopt Chrome OS devices. The new Chrome Enterprise subscription, which will cost $50 per device and year, is essentially a rebrand of Chrome Device Management, but with a number of additional capabilities. Even though …

Dollar edges down vs. yen after Trump's government shutdown remarks

© Reuters. Dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration<p>By Lisa Twaronite and Masayuki Kitano<p>TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar edged …

Canada should prepare for life without NAFTA

<i>Lawrence L. Herman, Herman & Associates, is a former Canadian diplomat who practises international trade law and is a senior fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute</i><p><i>"We live on a continent whose three countries possess the assets to make it the strongest, most prosperous and self-sufficient area on Earth</i> …

What Broke Down at Uber? – the Toxic Effects of Work Culture

The society we live in expects more from business entities than what was expected from them in the last century. Not meeting societal expectations …

How a corporate mission can drive young workers away

Firms that don’t live up to their corporate values risk falling foul of their millennial workforce, writes Sydney Finkelstein.<p>A former student of mine called the other day. She’d worked at a major global company in the food industry, with primary responsibility for sourcing a key ingredient needed …

CSR

A 27-year-old CEO says too many company founders get a key element of leadership all wrong

When Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe first launched her dating app in 2014, she had a tiny team and a lot of doubters.<p>"There was just a few of us," 27-year-old Wolfe tells Business Insider. "Early on, when you're starting a company, for every 10 people who tell you you're crazy, you've got this one person …

How to Start a Business Process Management Program

Shares 16<p>In my business consulting life, I often come across clients wanting to start business process management (BPM) projects with “quick fix” …

My 10-Point BPM System Wishlist

If you’ve spent a lot of time with BPM tools like me, you know that they always reach a limit. A new, shiny offering may seem like the most …

5 Common BPM Myths

When it comes to business process management, people tend to have certain preconceptions, since it is a relatively new approach. However, BPM has …

Myths

Why your KPIs don’t work (and what to do about it)

There is a lot of talk about KPIs, and we almost feel obliged to use them in business. KPIs are supposed to help you measure your product’s …

Donald Trump thinks ‘we’ll probably end up terminating NAFTA at some point’

In a speech that lasted over an hour, U.S. President Donald Trump told a rally crowd in Phoenix that his administration might end up terminating the …

Investors Beware: Used Car Values Are Plunging

Investment Thesis<p>Used car values are not declining; they are plunging. This accelerating trend has severe implications on traditional auto …

5 Quick Bootstrapping Tips for Entrepreneurs

How to finance your own business.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bootstrapping your business can be a smart and effective way to go. It gives you an added level of control and independence, as you can follow your own vision (within your financial limits) and …

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