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How Thinking Like a Founder Can Help Intrapreneurs Achieve Success
By Stephany Lapierre | August 24, 2020

There are a few characteristics and skills that can be adopted to help intrapreneurs in the corporate world looking to enact change.

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5 Simple Steps to Valuing Your Small Business
By Russell Smith | August 19, 2020

If you're looking for investors or are ready to sell your business, you need to determine its value. Follow these five steps to calculate your business's value.

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Tips for Dealing With Debt Collectors
By Dawn Kuczwara | July 21, 2020

You want to meet your obligations while also protecting your business.

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How to Create a Sustainable Business Model
By Drew Hendricks | July 14, 2020

Why should your business be sustainable, and how can you achieve this model?

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How to Manage Accounts Receivable (and What to Do When Clients Won't Pay)
By Max Freedman | July 13, 2020

To be an effective debt collector, educate yourself on the situation, document your actions, and avoid assumptions.

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Why You Should Develop a Relationship With a Business Lawyer
By Doron Hafner | July 10, 2020

The facets of launching a company can be overwhelming. Getting the help of a business lawyer is crucial to your success.

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How to Start a Telehealth Business
By John Riddle | July 09, 2020

The market and demand will only grow, but will the rules prove too difficult to overcome?

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Buying a Car for Your Business? How to Avoid Mistakes
By Vladimir Yakimenko | July 06, 2020

Keep these seven tips in mind when buying a car for your business.

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How Long Can You Run a Business Without an Office?
By business.com editorial staff | July 03, 2020

Running a business with no office has complications but is doable. Here's how.

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How to File for a Patent
By business.com editorial staff | July 02, 2020

It's common for people to be confused about the patent process. We answer your FAQs.

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6 Steps to Improve Your Organization's Performance
By Rosanna Nadeau | July 02, 2020

Grow your company from within.

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Expert Advice on Setting Up a Forex Trading Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 01, 2020

We spoke to Casey Stubbs, the founder of Winners Edge Trading, to learn about foreign exchange trading.

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How to Prevent Burnout in Remote Working Teams
By Mark Robinson | June 30, 2020

Follow these tips to prevent burnout, encourage open communication and manage priorities amongst your team members.

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How to Create a Partnership Agreement
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2020

If you are entering a business partnership, it's important to understand the rules of a partnership agreement and how to create one. Here's what you need to know about partnership agreements.

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Crystal Knows All: You're Being Profiled
By business.com editorial staff | June 26, 2020

Crystal combs your online social media and compiles a personality profile that it sells to businesses trying to reach you.

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Business and Product Names: A Guide to Choosing or Changing Them
By business.com editorial staff | June 16, 2020

Your business name is more than just a catchy phrase. Here's how to choose the right one.

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How to Change Your Business Structure
By business.com editorial staff | June 15, 2020

Is your original business structure no longer a good fit for your company? Change it.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 4
By Adam Uzialko | June 12, 2020

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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7 Quick Tips for Negotiating a Business Lease
By business.com editorial staff | June 10, 2020

Get the office of your dreams within your budget.

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Weirdest Things Caught on Security Camera
By business.com editorial staff | June 08, 2020

Security cameras catch more than thefts. Here are eight weird things caught on camera.

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How to Use Data Science to Get Ahead in Business
By business.com editorial staff | June 08, 2020

If you know how to use it, big data could be the key to even a small business's success.

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When and How to Plan an Exit Strategy for Your SMB
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

It's better to be prepared for the end of your business ownership than risk coming up empty-handed.

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When Should You Buy New Office Furniture?
By business.com editorial staff | June 01, 2020

Should you buy new furniture for your office or repurpose your old furniture? Here are the benefits of either approach and some places to buy.

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Leading by Example: How to Model Effective Time Management as a CEO
By Angela Koch | May 28, 2020

The art of time management might seem like a myth, but CEOs are tremendously skilled at it. Here are three tricks I use to manage my time effectively and live a better life.

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10 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
By business.com editorial staff | May 28, 2020

The GM recall reminded the American car giant that with great power comes great responsibility. Learn from its mistakes with these 10 tips.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 3
By Adam Uzialko | May 22, 2020

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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Tips on Getting a Business Loan If You Have Bad Credit
By Chad Otar | May 12, 2020

Don't let bad credit hold you back from obtaining funding for your business.

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40 Inspiring Quotes From Trailblazing Women We Admire
By Derek Walter | May 11, 2020

These inspiring quotes from trailblazing women serve as a reminder to us all that we can overcome daunting challenges, both personal and professional.