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    They Won’t See the Light: Let Them Feel the Heat

    I am sure as I have ever been that there is a solution: PAIN.

    Uniqlo: Unseating the “Gap”

    The target—$50 billion in yearly revenue by 2020.

    Y Combinator: It’s Own Path

    Who Wants To Be A Billionaire?

    “Hipmunk” Swanky Travel Services

    Hipmunk is the best travel site on the Web. Period.

    “Max Payne” More Havoc than Before

    Max Payne 3 isn’t showing signs of age.

    Megalomania and Euthanasia

    He’s dying slowly and finally, he gets his piece of the business- he is no more, and we love it.

    • Upstart: Startup/Entrepreneur

    • Empire Building

      Empire Building

      Like all Virgin efforts, the Galactic unit emerged out of Branson’s deep dissatisfaction with the status quo.

    • No Time, No Money: Still Startup

      No Time, No Money: Still Startup

      It turns out, he thought the process of starting a business was really complicated. “I don’t want to go through all that stuff,” he said, “unless I’m absolutely sure my idea is perfect.” Like a lot of would-be entrepreneurs, he was stalling because he was intimidated by the apparent complexity of the administrative and legal tasks involved in starting a business.

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    • Upstart: Career

    • Make Work "Work" for You

      Make Work “Work” for You

      Always remember that there’s a deeper reason why you go to work and why you chose your current role. Maybe it’s to support your family, to change the world in some way, to help your customers, to make a difference: Whatever the deeper motivation, remind yourself that this workday–today–is the opportunity to accomplish part of that deeper and more important goal.

    • Now Hiring: Before You Do, Do This

      Now Hiring: Before You Do, Do This

      If everyone loves your preferred candidate, something is wrong. No hire is perfect and there should be some dissenting voices around the table. What are the candidate’s weaknesses? They may not be critical but they must exist and it’s better to identify them (and figure out how to accommodate them) early.

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    • Is Conversion Optimization the New SEO?

      Conversion optimization and SEO are often linked in the minds of website owners. In fact, the hype about conversion optimization has led some to believe that conversion optimization is the new SEO. But is that really the case?

    • Can You Fire Your Boss?

      Can You Fire Your Boss?

      “You have to be aware of yourself and what you’re contributing to a situation in relation to the manager,” Smith advises. Your assessment should also include understanding your manager’s key strengths and weaknesses and how they may effect your plot to remove him or her.

      “You might feel like you’re irreplaceable but maybe your manager has tenure or a more specialized skill. Then push comes to shove, they go with the manager,” she notes. “So assess the situation and be fully aware of your skills, contributions and how relevant they are to your company. That will inform your plan.”

    • Freedom (Kinda)

      Freedom (Kinda)

      Why would the United States want Egypt to be democratic, while really not wanting it to be democratic?

    • How To Start Your Start

      How To Start Your Start

      Are you willing to do this for your dream?

    • Kiva: Changing the Face of Finance

      Kiva: Changing the Face of Finance

      A lot of other work goes into delivering a breakthrough solution.

    • "Freshii's" Fresh Perspective on Food

      “Freshii’s” Fresh Perspective on Food

      Matthew Corrin’s five-point manifesto for running Freshii.

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