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How to Break Through a Career Impasse

Many of the successful managers and professionals who come back to business school at mid-career are looking for more than honing their leadership skills. Many are stuck in their careers. They’re looking for direction and support for the changes they long to make in the near future. But, their …

Newly-Minted Billionaire Is Spinning eBay Scraps Into Gold

Michael Rubin is lucky. And he’s also damned good. Lucky, because eBay approached him last year with a $2.4 billion offer to buy his moneylosing GSI Commerce–which provides Web design, customer service and shipping to big-brand retailers–a 51% premium over the share price. Damned, because Rubin has …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

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21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

Five Business Lessons From 'The Men Who Built America'

Last fall, The History Channel aired <i>The Men Who Built America</i>, an 8-part documentary that focused on five titans of industry. Through archival footage, interviews with historians and current moguls, and dramatic re-enactments, the series showed how between the Civil War and World War I, men like …

Western Governors University: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

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Islamic TV channels off air, police arrest crews - Politics - Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood-owned television channel Misr 25 went off air along with several other Islamist-run channels, including the controversial …

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Steve Blank's Lean Startup Model: Not Just For Startups Any More

The lean startup – as envisioned and explained by Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur, associate professor at Stanford University and ReadWrite contributor – is no longer just for startups. “Companies are facing continuous disruption. Business-as-usual is not a credible response,” Blank writes in the …

“Why am I doing this to my self?” An Anonymous entrepreneur

At first, when you’re just starting out your business and everything is just awesome with all your friends and community congratulating you on your …