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Why Guggenheim's Helsinki Design Represents a Different Kind of 'Iconic'

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:00pm
The Guggenheim this week unveiled a winning design for its planned Helsinki location, although much remains before the project is finalized. As part of his participation in Inc.'s annual Design Awards earlier this spring, Troy Conrad Therrien, the museum's curator of architecture and digital initiatives, discussed how the Guggenheim was approaching the selection process.
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How Online Razor Retailers Are Cutting Into Gillette's Sales

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:45am
Upstarts like Dollar Shaving Club and Harry's have left traditional giants like Gillette playing catch-up.
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How a Celebrity Chef Failed 40 Percent of the Time and Made a Fortune

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:35am
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver worries that a 40 percent failure rate is terrible. But isn't it wonderful?
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These 10 Tips From a CEO Can Take Your Career From Average to Awesome

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:00am
Awesomeness is contagious.
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The Secret to Success Is Nothing New

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:00am
To be an entrepreneur, you don't have to create something new. You simply need to figure out how to improve on something that is broken.
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Is Your Startup Idea a Winner or a Dud? Here’s How to Decide

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:50am
Surveys don't mean jack.
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The VC Firm That's the Best Unicorn Picker Around

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:41am
The venture firm with the best track record for spotting billion-dollar businesses may surprise you.
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The Power of 10,000 Hours

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:37am
Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French had a million things on his mind when the band stepped onstage for the first time since the death of its longtime drummer. The power of practice, and lots of it, helped him and the band perform at their peak. Here's why you should never stop practicing.
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5 Workday Exercises That Will Improve Your Performance

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:35am
Just 10 to 40 minutes of physical activity can boost brain power. And you don't need any fancy equipment.
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The 5 Signs Your Boss Really Doesn't Like You

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:35am
Business can be passive aggressive in our politically correct times. So the signs of dislike can be very subtle.
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How to Recognize the Lone Nut Worth Following

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:30am
Sometimes it's better to follow than to lead, but how do you know which crazy leader is worth following?
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Why Blue Bottle Coffee Is Shutting Down Its Wholesale Division

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:00am
The specialty coffee maker believes dumping one of its revenue streams will be good for business. Here's why.
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Fired for tweeting? How social media should inform business decisions

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:00am
Companies need to understand the responsibility that comes with the ability to communicate a message to a global audience through their employees.
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YouTube crashed this entrepreneur's website--here's why he loved it

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:00am
Dollar Shave Club got its first big boost from a 2012 YouTube video that cost $4,500 and took a single day to shoot. It went supernova-viral in 72 hours.
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7 Ways to Transform Your Marketing With Vendors and Partners

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:55am
To expand business and stay under budget, be social and think long term with your marketing vendors.
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How to Say No to Your Employees Without Hurting Morale

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:21am
If you ask your staff for big, innovative ideas but have to reject many of them, you need to make sure they don't feel rejected and spread negativity.
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Traits of a Potentially Great Entrepreneur

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:20am
What separates the successful few from the pack? A complete understanding of the crucial elements of scaling and running a business.
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These 11 Bad Habits Could Cost You All Your Respect in the Office

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:05am
Some people don't realize they are losing the respect of their colleagues. Check here to see if you are an unaware offender.
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3 Keys to Becoming an Intuitive Sales Wizard

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:39am
Why is that some people seem to have great instincts it comes to business? Maybe it's because they work at it. You might not know what your customers are thinking, but there are steps you can take to get better insights into their sales decisions.
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Seven Traits of the Ideal Board Member

Inc Small Business - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:15am
Picking the right directors at the right time is critical. Learn how to Select Directors for Your Start-Up
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