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10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice – Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice
Entrepreneur
Running your own business is no piece of cake. Neither is raising a family. These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination. For some of these ...

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New Blacklisting Shows Myanmar Business Still Perilous – Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

New Blacklisting Shows Myanmar Business Still Perilous
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The new sanctions highlight the obstacles to Western firms seeking to do business in Myanmar. U.S. officials have been encouraging companies to consider investing in Myanmar, which was under an almost complete trade ban until 2012, after a civilian ...

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Family firms – The Economist

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The Economist

Family firms
The Economist
THE “Lucky Sperm Club”, as Warren Buffett likes to call it, is still going strong in the commanding heights of business. On opposite sides of the Atlantic, Ana Botín and Abigail Johnson have recently succeeded their fathers in filling two of the most ...

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Two Rivers business propelled by diverse product line – Green Bay Press Gazette

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Two Rivers business propelled by diverse product line
Green Bay Press Gazette
Even the horn heard daily as the S.S. Badger car ferry pulls into its Manitowoc port is manufactured by the Two Rivers business. "It's a broad range," Vice President Erick Kahlenberg said. "For boats in particular it becomes more of a safety issue ...

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Pimco Pulled Futures-Clearing Business From State Street – Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Pimco Pulled Futures-Clearing Business From State Street
Wall Street Journal
Pimco's withdrawal has led to an internal examination of State Street's futures brokerage-business, said one person familiar with the matter. Pimco had planned to open several new futures-execution accounts with State Street, but those plans have been ...
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Want to Run a Small Business? Use a Broker. – Slate Magazine

Posted on 30 October 2014 by admin


Slate Magazine

Want to Run a Small Business? Use a Broker.
Slate Magazine
I'll hazard a guess that most people dreaming of buying their own small business—even extremely logical ones—don't immediately think of pool cleaning. So how did the Smees arrive at the conclusion that it was the best fit? They used a business broker.

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Business boom hits White House area – The Tennessean

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The Tennessean

Business boom hits White House area
The Tennessean
The third business, a Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza shop, just began site renovations, Herman said. Dollar Tree left White House in April after construction began on a new Springfield store, which has since opened beside the Kroger Shopping Center ...

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In PBS ‘Makers’ documentary, a reflection by female pioneers in business – Washington Post (blog)

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In PBS 'Makers' documentary, a reflection by female pioneers in business
Washington Post (blog)
So when the series — a joint project between PBS, AOL and filmmaker Dyllan McGee — aired the Women in Business installment of its six-part documentary series Tuesday, we tuned in for any worthwhile insights about women's careers from the executives ...

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Why Tim Cook’s Coming Out Matters for Apple, and Business – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Business Insider

Why Tim Cook's Coming Out Matters for Apple, and Business
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As Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Karen Sumberg reported in the Harvard Business Review, despite fears to the contrary, being out in the workplace actually has significant advantages – notably, that workers can concentrate on excelling at their jobs, and not ...
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Apple's Tim Cook just publicly announced he's gay. That's extremely rare among ...Washington Post (blog)
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Starting A Business After 50: Here’s What Not To Do – Huffington Post

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Huffington Post

Starting A Business After 50: Here's What Not To Do
Huffington Post
One of those options is buying an existing business to take out some of the risk because companies in business for 15 years haven't seen their risk of failure increase over the years, says Tensie Homan, the former managing director of KPMG's Denver ...

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