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How Does An Escalation Clause Work In Real Estate?

Escalation clauses are making a huge comeback into the real estate industry over the past year. In the Greater Rochester area, nearly every competitive offer situation is seeing at least one or two escalation clauses included in the offers. In this SlideShare, find out exactly how an escalation …

Prettiest homes that hit the market this week

This week’s edition includes the homes of Meg Ryan and Kirsten Dunst<p>Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something …

The 6 Most Familiar 'Bad Boss' Types and What to Do About Them

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Few of us make it through our careers without enduring at least one terrible boss. Some incompetent managers invoke staff pity more than pain, while others drain the morale from a conference room -- something akin to draining …

Employment

5 Tricks To Brainstorm Like It's Your Job

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your next business idea is just around the corner: You just don't know it yet. Many people I have talked to who want freedom from the cube farm say that the lack of an idea is the only thing holding them back. But why let that …

Kia Motors

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They’re able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.<p>By necessity, …

Marketing

4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>America is in the midst of an entrepreneurial renaissance. Incubators are popping up everywhere, investors are coming out of the woodwork. America, pat yourself on the back! Life-long corporate employees are quitting their jobs …

Entrepreneurship

The 7 Deadly Financial Sins of Small Businesses

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This year's tax season has finally been put to bed. And many people -- both small-business owners and consumers -- are breathing a collective sigh of relief. However, there is a fundamental difference between business and …

Small Business

8 Things VCs Think About When Valuing Your Startup

Before you take money from a venture capital firm, you'll agree to a valuation — how much your startup is worth. That valuation will also affect how …

Create Your Personal Brand: 8 Steps | Inc.com

Personal branding has evolved since management guru Tom Peters defined the term way back in 1997. (He also provided some wicked quaint advice, like "sell the sizzle, not the steak.")<p>Today, your personal brand reflects the information that's available about you on the Web, mostly on social media …

Social Media

Make Your Website Rock: 3 Tools | Inc.com

One of the core ingredients to any online business is a solid website. If you've been in business for very long, you may be able to relate to the fact that you'll never, ever be done optimizing and improving your site. We'll always be striving for more subscribers, better engagement, more useful …

Just Say No to Micromanaging | Inc.com

Micromanagement. It may seem like a little thing that's isolated to a few managers, or staff in your company, but the effects of micromanagement could have a huge long- and short-term negative impact on your ability to be effective as a manager, and your ability to achieve or exceed your company's …

Leadership

Pricing Rules You Need to Know | Inc.com

Pricing is notoriously hard. Simply asking your customers what they would pay sounds sensible, but often doesn't work. People frequently don't know what things are worth, and their stated preferences frequently don't match their real-world actions. But simply taking your best guess and slapping a …

Customers

4 Career Truths to Live By in 2013

Call them what you want: truths, beliefs, values, principals, laws, standards, etc. We all identify and embrace a set of them in our lives. We use …

Employment

8 Steps to Mastering Time Management

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”is a quote attributed to legendary basketball coach John Wooden. I …

What Your Klout Score Really Means

Author: Seth Stevenson. Seth Stevenson Magazine<p>Date of Publication: 04.24.12.<p>Time of Publication: 7:32 pm. 7:32 pm<p><b>Last spring Sam Fiorella</b> was …

Do you dare to dream?

The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More

And sometimes it takes years — like with the dumb phones that grew like mold from the mid-1990s through the late 2000s.<p>And now, for example, the prevalence of smart mobile devices has spurred the mobile app industry, an entirely new piece of infrastructure which supports thousands of companies and …