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8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

Thinking about freelancing full-time or becoming a solopreneur? Success may take talent, guts, and determination, but there are also some other things that are essential when working for yourself. Check out this article to find out what these things are. When I first started to work for myself, I thought that all I needed to […]
Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Now that Duke Energy DUK -0.52% Corp. has successfully tested its wind-integrated energy storage project in Texas, what does that mean for the future of the technology? The “Notrees Energy Storage Project” is not what the average person might envision — a battery that soaks up the grid’s electrons at night and then releases that […]
Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Local governments in Kentucky are taking matters into their own hands in a bid to battle union influence and, they say, make their communities more business-friendly. Kentucky is one of the last states in the South that does not have a so-called right-to-work law, which bar unions from forcing workers to pay dues. But surrounding […]
Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on that date to start serving his sentence, according to an order issued on […]
Uber, Lyft, Cabbies Spar Over Boston Regulations

Uber, Lyft, Cabbies Spar Over Boston Regulations

Uber and Lyft are often painted as enemies in the marketplace, but they’re also allies when it comes to facing regulators. On Monday afternoon, representatives for both ridesharing services sat next to one another to field questions about their services from the Boston City Council, at a hearing to explore how to best regulate ridesharing. […]
How to Financially Starve ISIS

How to Financially Starve ISIS

Air strikes will help but to ruin the extremist organization the U.S.-led coalition will have to cut off ISIS’s sources of funding The U.S.-led air assault in Iraq and Syria on the extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria(ISIS) is just one front in the battle being waged against ISIS. The U.S. […]
Four Signs That an Employee Is Ready to Jump Ship

Four Signs That an Employee Is Ready to Jump Ship

When one of your employees is looking for another job, they start living a double life, professionally speaking. They exhibit a few tell-tale signs that will give away their intentions. Check out this article to find out what they are. You’ll want to know if one of your valued employees is searching for another job. […]
6 Tools You Could Be Using To Make Your Business Better

6 Tools You Could Be Using To Make Your Business Better

We all know the standard tools that make a business run like it should. An accountant and bookkeeping system, inventory or project management software along with phones and computers to get things done. However, there are a few lesser known types of tools that, when implemented, can make a major impact on your business and […]
Doing Business With a Romantic Partner: It’s Complicated

Doing Business With a Romantic Partner: It’s Complicated

When Nicoletta Donadio started her first company in college, she worried people would think she was just tagging along with her boyfriend and co-founder, Claudio Carnino. “People we were doing business with, and our families as well, always thought I was the weak link,” Donadio says. “The fact that I am his girlfriend made them […]
Panera Asks Customers Not To Bring Guns Into Its Restaurants

Panera Asks Customers Not To Bring Guns Into Its Restaurants

On Monday, Panera Bread became the latest U.S. company to ask customers to leave their guns at home. The bakery-cafe chain joins Starbucks, Chipotle, Target and a handful of other restaurants and retailers in making such a request, which comes amid an increasingly heated debate over the role of guns in public places. “Within our […]