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    1. Are Co-CEOs A Great Idea Or A Total Disaster?

      Are Co-CEOs A Great Idea Or A Total Disaster?

      No matter how many capable advisers you have around you, being the CEO of a growing company is a big job that requires many skill sets. So why not divide the responsibility and put co-CEOs in charge? But two heads aren't always better than one. A George Washington University study explored whether co-CEOs were the answer to the high failure rates of second-generation, family-owned businesses. (The answer: sometimes.)

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    2. How My Entry-Level Job Helped Me Become A Mid-20s Entrepreneur

      How My Entry-Level Job Helped Me Become A Mid-20s Entrepreneur

      "You must be an idiot, my order's all wrong!" The man pounded the countertop as I stood on the other side, forcing a toothy smile. "I’m so sorry, sir, that must be frustrating for you. We’ll get that fixed for you right away," I replied. He stared at me for a moment, taken aback, and I watched the anger melt from his face. A few short years later, I'd no longer be slinging fries at McDonald's, fighting the occasional urge to throw punches at irate customers. I'd be running my own company.

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      Mentions: McDonald 's
    3. How Women Can Start a Business Online Today

      How Women Can Start a Business Online Today

      Eight-hour-a-day desk job, 5-days-a-week is a fixed routine of most of the working professionals or business owners in the U.S. But when we talk about women, their lives are challenging and they have to work round-the-clock, seven-days-a-week, and without any pause. Even after doing household jobs, the efforts of a woman are hardly recognized. All the things she does throughout the day gets summed up in one word i.e. “homemaker”.

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    4. Nine Words And Phrases To Avoid When You're Negotiating A Salary

      Nine Words And Phrases To Avoid When You're Negotiating A Salary

      You’re 96% sure that you're ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you’re nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you’re like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at the absolute worst moment. Doh! Don’t mess up. Don’t mess up. No matter how many times you rehearse what to say, there’s always that risk of fumbling right at the five-yard line.

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    5. These Freelancers Ditched Higher Pay To Go Solo (And They Don't Regret It)

      These Freelancers Ditched Higher Pay To Go Solo (And They Don't Regret It)

      Charlie Pabst is a graphic designer. Before going freelance, he had a full-time day job where he designed coffee shops all around the world. But each night, Pabst would come home and mock up logos and websites for fictional companies. At first, it was just a creative outlet. Then he started posting some of his designs online. The initial response was positive. For the first time, he says, "in the back of my mind I thought maybe I could actually make a go of it."

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    6. How to Redesign Your Life for Success and Happiness

      How to Redesign Your Life for Success and Happiness

      Entrepreneurship is never easy and it's not always fun. For many entrepreneurs, the first business idea does not pan out as planned, and some find themselves left with all the grind and none of the passion. After the buzz of freedom has worn off, you ...

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    7. Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

      Two Simple Steps To Sell Anybody On Your Vision

      Something needs to change, and you think you know how. In other words, you've got a vision, and now you just need to sell it to other people. To help you out, there are two basic facts of psychology you need to know. First, persuading anybody of anything means connecting with what matters to them already. And second, when it comes to what matters to people—in other words, what motivates them—most people fall along a spectrum.

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      Mentions: New York
    8. Plex's Bold Plan To Take On The Streaming Goliaths

      Plex's Bold Plan To Take On The Streaming Goliaths

      For digital media hoarders and pirates, Plex is a household name. The nine-year-old Los Gatos, California, startup makes server software for streaming media files from one device—usually a PC—to phones, tablets, computers, game consoles, and TVs. Millions of people use Plex to access their digitized DVDs, video downloads, MP3 files, and photos from anywhere. And the company's fanatical fan base has made it a profitable business through a subscription program for premium features.

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    9. My Boss Freaked Out Even Though I Quit Responsibly--But Here's What It Taught Me | Fast Company

      My Boss Freaked Out Even Though I Quit Responsibly--But Here's What It Taught Me | Fast Company

      Throughout your career, you’ll have the opportunity to make choices, big and small, easy and hard. At some points you’ll have to decide if you should follow the rules. While I’d typically err on the side of saying you won’t regret it if you do, I’ll also say that even if you do pay your dues and check all the boxes, you could still end up in a place you don’t want to be. Take my story, for example. Many years ago, I managed a small, family-owned restaurant in Brooklyn.

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      Mentions: Manhattan Brooklyn
    10. The "Master Manipulator" Of The Watergate Coverup Is Feeling Déjà Vu

      The "Master Manipulator" Of The Watergate Coverup Is Feeling Déjà Vu

      A clumsy crime that could unravel a giant conspiracy. A paranoid president who lashes out at the media and expresses deep distrust of the intelligence agencies. A top official accused of lying to federal agents. A cover-up that could be worse than the crime. And angry Democrats demanding: "What did the president know? And when did he know it?" This week's headlines are giving John Dean a lot of déjà vu.

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