• CRAWLnight Band
    A firefighter’s plan to save lives and … Yahoo! Small Business Advisor - 3 hours ago

    Being named Ohio’s “entrepreneur of the year” in April was enough to confirm for Zach Green that quitting his job as an Eli Lilly brand manager to start his own business … More »A firefighter’s plan to save lives and …

    CRAWLnight Band

    Being named Ohio’s “entrepreneur of the year” in April was enough to confirm for Zach Green that quitting his job as an Eli Lilly brand manager to start his own business was the right move. But seeing the announcement of his award in the paper alongside the news that his former employer would lay off 30 percent of its sales …

  • The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California
    Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, … Reuters - 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one … More »Apple expands buybacks by $30 billion, …

    The Apple logo is pictured on the front of the company's flagship retail store near signs for the central subway project in San Francisco, California

    By Edwin Chan SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. Activist investor Carl Icahn, who …

  • A sample of Botox is seen at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group at the Americana Manhasset luxury shopping destination in Manhasset
    Valeant CEO 'disappointed' in … Reuters - 5 hours ago

    (Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which made a $47 billion unsolicited offer for competitor Allergan Inc on Tuesday, said during an … More »Valeant CEO 'disappointed' in …

    A sample of Botox is seen at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group at the Americana Manhasset luxury shopping destination in Manhasset

    (Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, which made a $47 billion unsolicited offer for competitor Allergan Inc on Tuesday, said during an interview on CNBC that he was "disappointed" with Allergan's so-called poison pill. Allergan on Tuesday night said its board of directors had …

  • Buffett, co-chair of the 10,000 Small Businesses Advisory Council, takes part in a panel discussion in Detroit, Michigan
    Buffett says abstained from voting on … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway , said on Wednesday he thinks Coca-Cola's controversial equity compensation plan was excessive, … More »Buffett says abstained from voting on …

    Buffett, co-chair of the 10,000 Small Businesses Advisory Council, takes part in a panel discussion in Detroit, Michigan

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, chairman of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway , said on Wednesday he thinks Coca-Cola's controversial equity compensation plan was excessive, but that Berkshire Hathaway abstained in the shareholders vote. Earlier on Wednesday, Coca-Cola said 83 percent of shareholders approved the plan. Critics, …

  • Employees work on the production line of a wine bottle cap factory in Ganyu county
    U.S., euro zone activity up; China decline … Reuters - 9 hours ago

    By Rodrigo Campos and Jonathan Cable NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April and the euro zone private sector started the second … More »U.S., euro zone activity up; China decline …

    Employees work on the production line of a wine bottle cap factory in Ganyu county

    By Rodrigo Campos and Jonathan Cable NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April and the euro zone private sector started the second quarter on its strongest footing since 2011, while the pace of decline in Chinese factory activity slowed, surveys showed on Wednesday. Financial data firm …

  • A worker drives a Caterpillar tractor near a construction site in Gilbert
    Ahead of earnings, Caterpillar dealer … Reuters - 8 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc released unaudited dealer sales data on Wednesday that showed a deepening deterioration in global demand for its mining equipment but a continued, … More »Ahead of earnings, Caterpillar dealer …

    A worker drives a Caterpillar tractor near a construction site in Gilbert

    (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc released unaudited dealer sales data on Wednesday that showed a deepening deterioration in global demand for its mining equipment but a continued, albeit modest, rebound in sales of construction equipment as well as reciprocating and turbine engines. The world's largest maker of construction …

  • Apple slice: Share split makes joining … Reuters - 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    Who says Apple does not want to be in the Dow Jones industrial average? The iPhone maker's market value has stood high above most U.S. corporations' for a few years, … More »Apple slice: Share split makes joining …

    Who says Apple does not want to be in the Dow Jones industrial average? The iPhone maker's market value has stood high above most U.S. corporations' for a few years, yet Apple still isn't a component of that blue-chip stock benchmark. That is because the Dow weighs its 30 components by price, so a $500 stock would overwhelm …

  • A sample of Botox is seen at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group at the Americana Manhasset luxury shopping destination in Manhasset
    Valeant, Ackman offer to buy Botox maker … Reuters - 21 hours ago

    Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Tuesday it and activist investor Bill Ackman made an unsolicited $47 billion bid to buy Botox maker Allergan … More »Valeant, Ackman offer to buy Botox maker …

    A sample of Botox is seen at the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group at the Americana Manhasset luxury shopping destination in Manhasset

    Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Tuesday it and activist investor Bill Ackman made an unsolicited $47 billion bid to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc as it seeks to become one of the world's five biggest drug companies. The offer, if successful, would bring together two mid-sized pharmaceutical companies …

  • 4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business
    4 Qualities of People With Autism That … Entrepreneur - 9 hours ago

    If you're seeking employees with intense focus and attention to detail, consider a candidate with autism. More »4 Qualities of People With Autism That …

    4 Qualities of People With Autism That Could Benefit Your Business

    If you're seeking employees with intense focus and attention to detail, consider a candidate with autism.

  • 7 Reasons You Don't Have the Cash to Pay Your Taxes
    7 Reasons You Don't Have the Cash … Inc - 7 hours ago

    You had a great year. Profits are up. But where's the cash to pay the tax bill? More »7 Reasons You Don't Have the Cash …

    7 Reasons You Don't Have the Cash to Pay Your Taxes

    You had a great year. Profits are up. But where's the cash to pay the tax bill?

  • Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit
    Remember, It May Take Time for Employees … Entrepreneur - 4 hours ago

    Does the New York Knicks president's recent decision to fire the entire coaching staff show that leaders shouldn't be so obsessed with moment-to-moment resul … More »Remember, It May Take Time for Employees …

    Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit

    Does the New York Knicks president's recent decision to fire the entire coaching staff show that leaders shouldn't be so obsessed with moment-to-moment results?

  • Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat Developers
    Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat  … Entrepreneur - 7 hours ago

    If a competitor takes your idea and launches their own version, don't fret. Twitter certainly hasn't. More »Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat  …

    Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat Developers

    If a competitor takes your idea and launches their own version, don't fret. Twitter certainly hasn't.

  • 4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee
    4 Secrets to Firing Your First Empl … Entrepreneur - 6 hours ago

    Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner. More »4 Secrets to Firing Your First Empl …

    4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

    Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.

  • How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits
    How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became … Entrepreneur - 12 hours ago

    Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution. More »How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became …

    How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits

    Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.

  • Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?
    Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee … Entrepreneur - 5 hours ago

    This setup grants tax advantages while enabling workers to receive valuable stock in the firm when they retire. More »Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee …

    Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

    This setup grants tax advantages while enabling workers to receive valuable stock in the firm when they retire.

  • Needle in a Haystack
    Customer and Market Research – Necessary … Yahoo! Small Business Advisor - 3 hours ago

    This is the seventh part of our Smart and Simple Guide to starting a business. We've already covered ideas, business concept, funding, family, naming, branding and competitive … More »Customer and Market Research – Necessary …

    Needle in a Haystack

    This is the seventh part of our Smart and Simple Guide to starting a business. We've already covered ideas, business concept, funding, family, naming, branding and competitive research. And now we come to a topic that is at least as important as all of those and one that can prevent you from making critical mistakes that …

  • Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline
    Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater … Entrepreneur - 13 hours ago

    This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience. More »Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater …

    Franchise Players: A 19-Year-Old-Theater School Franchisee on Discipline

    This Scottish Razzamataz Theatre Schools franchisee used franchising to get into business young while learning from an organization's experience.

  • Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars
    Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast … Entrepreneur - 8 hours ago

    While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused. More »Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast …

    Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars

    While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused.

  • The Science Behind Crafting Contagious Content
    The Science Behind Crafting Contagious … Entrepreneur - 12 hours ago

    Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality. More »The Science Behind Crafting Contagious …

    The Science Behind Crafting Contagious Content

    Jonah Berger, a marketing professor a the Wharton School of Business, has identified six key drivers of virality.

  • 8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit
    8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors … Entrepreneur - 8 hours ago

    Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success. More »8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors …

    8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

    Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.

 
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