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11 Great Reasons to Hire Developmentally Disabled Employees

The disabled can do far more for your company -- and your customers -- than you might think, if you just give them a chance.<p>I have a 24-year-old son who is developmentally disabled, and I know first-hand how difficult it is for these individuals to find an employer willing to give them a chance. …

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Franchise Players: Investing in a Unique Healthcare Franchise

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email</i> <i></i><p>OsteoStrong hit the market in 2011 as a brand-new company …


How to Pitch Your Brilliant Idea Without Making the People You Need Feel Stupid

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most innovative employees and entrepreneurs often need to cross a knowledge chasm separating them from the people they need to impress with their cutting-edge ideas. You can’t afford even a hint of condescension, but explaining big …

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The SEAL Teams Don't Accept These 10 Phrases, and Neither Should You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While the parallels between special operations and business closely mirror each other in some regards, there are also glaring differences. The most significant difference I’ve found in the year plus that I’ve been out of the military is …

Corporate Culture

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>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 or more without a …


How to Create eBooks That Will Help Boost Your Marketing Strategy

This story originally appeared on<p>A diverse content marketing strategy is a must for any modern day marketer. While microcontent has been rapidly growing in popularity (and rightfully so), long-form content such as eBooks provide a deeper and more detailed edge to your marketing …