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Dozens of countries are introducing legislation restricting the use of electronic cigarettes, but their proponents say they are harmless and their use could in fact save millions of lives. Could they right?
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Sometimes you absolutely have to make your point. Here are 7 tips on how to do it effectively with style and grace. While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone
A simple solution to my email backlog helped me get more done in a day. It can help you too. We all struggle to find ways to get more done on a daily basis. Doing business is complicated and demanding
Do you struggle with small talk? Here, Inc. columnists share how to make little words create big opportunities. Going to networking events can be valuable for surfacing opportunities if you can manage
Easy to get wrong. And easy to get right. While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I often fall into a few word traps. For example, "who" and "whom." I rarely use "whom" when I should.
True innovation has nothing to do with your company's size or industry. It's a way of thinking. Here are three ways to make sure you're on the right track. You might think that the business world is split
You know you want to be an entrepreneur. But after that, things get a little fuzzy. Try starting with this simple plan. You are ready--you think--to start your own business. You have discovered a market
An angel investor's take on qualities entrepreneurs must not possess. I'm not an angel investor. Nor am I likely to be providing venture capital anytime soon. So you would think reading a comprehensive
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According to a new report, branded content on the photo-sharing service yields greater user-engagement rates than other platforms. To interact with your customers more effectively, increase your activity
Constantly experiment--cheaply--with different ideas and learn from each one. Here's a list to get you started. You could sit around and wait for inspiration to strike. (It happens sometimes.) But here
Nokia investors will be hoping for a big sales surprise on Monday when the company launches its first phone for Android, the X-phone, in mainland China. The stock closed 3.63% lower on Friday and is now
Apple allegedly is trying to tap Swiss watchmakers for their technical and metallurgy expertise as the company works to brings its rumored iWatch to the market, reports the Financial Times. Though Apple
Just when it seems U.S. stocks are ready to hit the mat, they answer the bell and come out swinging to revive optimism that the bull market will rage on. Last week the bulls put up a fight, but the bears
A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat. It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework.