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    1. I Lived Out Of My Car For Six Months While Bootstrapping My Startup

      I Lived Out Of My Car For Six Months While Bootstrapping My Startup

      Waking up on the backseat of my Volkswagen Jetta on a frosty morning in late 2015, I check the time. It’s 5 a.m. I pull out of the Walmart parking lot and head to my gym, 24 Hour Fitness. After a quick shower, I’m ready to start work, surfing the Bay Area's Wi-Fi hotspots. From around 6 a.m. until 11 at night, I'm perched in the backseat of my car, coding my new website.

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    2. Five Ways to Use Small Business Saturday to Drive Sales

      Five Ways to Use Small Business Saturday to Drive Sales

      Launched by American Express, the first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27, 2010. The promotion encouraged holiday shoppers to support small, local businesses. The event grew as local mayors, governors, the U.S. Senate and President ...

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    3. Why small business Saturday is not just a marketing gimmick

      Why small business Saturday is not just a marketing gimmick

      Small Business Saturday is this Saturday. It's become a really, really big thing. How big? The campaign began back in 2009 by American Express when the country, and small businesses in particular, was still recovering from the Great Recession. The plan ...

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    4. 137.4 million Americans plan to shop Thanksgiving weekend

      137.4 million Americans plan to shop Thanksgiving weekend

      With the election behind them, consumers are eager to see the deals retailers will offer for the biggest shopping weekend of the year, with 59 percent of Americans – an estimated 137.4 million people – planning to or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. The numbers, which cover Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday plus Sunday ...

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    5. The (Literally) Most Challenging Interview Question You Can Ask a Job Candidate

      The (Literally) Most Challenging Interview Question You Can Ask a Job Candidate

      Challenging? Absolutely. But also not for the faint of heart.

      Qualified candidates can do the job when life is good. Superstar candidates can do the job when everything collapses around them, because they have the hunger and the drive and the competitive spirit to not just compete but to win your version of the Super Bowl.

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    6. Four Email Subject Lines That Make Everyone Hate You

      Four Email Subject Lines That Make Everyone Hate You

      When you’re waiting to hear back from someone, it’s all you can think about: Did you get the job? Is your boss impressed with your ideas? Will your networking contact pass on your resume? You can’t stop refreshing your inbox every other minute. It’s hard to just sit there. Everything you’re taught about being a successful professional ("Be proactive!" "Be diligent!" "Be helpful!") goes against doing nothing.

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    7. Chobani founder to MassChallenge: ​‘Keep it freaking simple’

      Chobani founder to MassChallenge: ​‘Keep it freaking simple’

      Hamdi Ulukaya bought a failing yogurt plant for $700,000 in 2005 and turned it into the multi-billion dollar company. 

      Ulukaya said he did Chobani’s accounting in Quickbooks until it was worth $600 million and that an employee drove four hours in his own Nissan Altima with the air conditioning on full blast to deliver the company’s first shipment to a grocery store.

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    8. Apple Suggests These Handy Apps For The Last-Minute Voter

      Apple Suggests These Handy Apps For The Last-Minute Voter

      I've been overwhelmed with presidential politics, and am painfully aware of everything there is to know about both candidates. But that's just the main event. If you're like me, you could use a little help mastering that jungle of people and issues further down on the ballot this year. We've got the House and Senate seat races to worry about, and all the state and local ballot initiatives.

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    9. Survey: Small business owners worried about election impact

      Survey: Small business owners worried about election impact

      For those of us who follow elections and election law professionally, election day itself is pretty uneventful—unless of course you work for a campaign. There often are... Companies are adjusting their work hours and, in some cases, even closing on Election Day. ...... Small-business owners are just as unprepared for retirement as the rest of us, it turns out. Maybe more so.

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    10. How A Trump Presidency Would Ruin The Long-Term Future

      How A Trump Presidency Would Ruin The Long-Term Future

      "We're only looking at four years." So said Ben Carson about the possibility of Donald Trump turning out to be "not such a great president." But the impacts of decisions made over the next four years could last much longer: There is a lot a president can do to alter the course of the country, even with a hostile Congress. In climate change policy, Trump could set us on a course of planetary destruction that we are unable to fix after he leaves office.

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