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    1. Women Are Starting More Businesses (But That Might Not Be Good)

      Women Are Starting More Businesses (But That Might Not Be Good)

       Today in Small Business: 

      - A post in The Harvard Business Review looks at why women are starting more businesses and why that isn’t necessarily be a good thing.

      - Here are eight surging start-up industries to watch.

      - More than three-quarters of small-business owners expect to be profitable in the second half of 2014, according to SurePayroll.

      and much more...

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      Mentions: Canada
    2. 4 Reasons Why Your Small Business Banking Relationship Is About to Significantly Change

      4 Reasons Why Your Small Business Banking Relationship Is About to Significantly Change

      Will Google be your business banker? Think about it: Does your business really need a bank? Or maybe, you should just let Google handle it all.

      According to this recent piece in the Washington Post the

      ...universe of (banking) competitors has grown to include T-Mobile, Wal-Mart, Google and a host of other retail, tech and telecom companies that are now operating like banks. These upstarts are gaining footing in the banking world with prepaid debit cards that customers can use to pay bills, make purchases and deposit checks via a smartphone camera -- pretty much all the things you can do with your traditional checking account.

       
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    3. From Apple to Zappos: Could Big Companies’ Hiring Tactics Work for You?

      From Apple to Zappos: Could Big Companies’ Hiring Tactics Work for You?

      Tony Hsieh, the offbeat and highly respected CEO of Zappos, recently sent the recruiting world into a frenzy when he announced that Zappos was eliminating all job postings. At the end of May, the company launched an alternative career site: Zappos Insider. On this new site, people interested in working at the online shoe retailer can sign up and start ongoing conversations with existing Zappos employees to learn more about the company and its iconic culture.

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    4. Successful negotiators are patient — don’t fall in love

      Successful negotiators are patient — don’t fall in love

      Negotiating is a process of communication between two or more parties to reach an agreement on future behavior-like when you're purchasing a small business, leasing an office, hiring an employee, selling a product, or trying to get a two-year-old to take one more bite of peas.

      Let’s look at the two key words in that definition: process and communication.

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      Mentions: Jim Blasingame
    5. It takes a long time to build a company

      It takes a long time to build a company

      Unlike the Silicon Valley model of entrepreneurship, most entrepreneurs work long on their businesses. Most of the entrepreneurs I know in the Valley have been working on their startups for two or three years; in contrast, at the event most have been working on their company for two or three decades. While I've been told so many times by advisors that building a company is a marathon and not a sprint, these entrepreneurs were living proof that creating a successful startup does not happen overnight.

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      Mentions: India China Stanford
    6. ou’re Not a Rock Star Unless You Produce Results

      ou’re Not a Rock Star Unless You Produce Results

      It’s inviting the whole dev team over to your house for the weekend (while your wife and kids are away) for a programming marathon — fun and team-building, sure, but also incredibly productive.

      At most 9-to-5 corporate gigs, employees are constantly looking for approval. It can’t work like that at a startup. Excellent work is expected, not a cause for celebration and certainly not a reason to brag.

      At startups, politics and posturing cannot be tolerated. Prestige, such as it is, correlates directly to results. If you produce, you’re a rock star. If you don’t, you probably don’t belong here.

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