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Robert Kaplan

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The Rules for Leading a Navy SEAL Team Are the Same as Leading a Startup. I Know, I've Done Both.

Alden Mills, creator of Perfect Pushup and former military commander, outlines the mindset and tactics for success.

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Why Gillette's New Ad Campaign Is Toxic

While it focuses on important social issues related to masculinity, Gillette has alienated a large proportion of its target market. This article provides a historical perspective on Gillette's "Best a Man Can Get" campaign and explains what has gone wrong

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Why Car Makers Are In A Death Spiral

If bankers have their way, when shares of Uber begin trading next year, the San Francisco company will be worth more than Ford General Motors and Fiat Chrysler, combined.

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Five stocks that have plunged 50 per cent — and what investors can expect next

Peter Hodson: The market sell off has been ugly: Investors everywhere are panicking and adjusting their portfolios, perhaps at the wrong time

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Want Startup Success? Keep It Simple, Stupid!

Don't try to be all things to all people--focus on that one thing your business can be doing that is better than everyone else.

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Working at Netflix Sounds Like Hell

There are many, many jobs that are much worse than working at Netflix. But based on an extensive profile of the company’s culture, the streaming company certainly seems to have built a unique version of corporate hell.

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To Scale Your Business, You Must Embrace A Niche

When it comes to starting a business, it is easy to want to offer your products or services to everyone. However, the more targeted you can be in your launch, the more likely you are succeed.

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Don't Waste Time On A Startup Business Plan -- Do These 5 Things Instead

Based on my experience, business plans for startup companies are usually not worth the effort. Learn what you should be focusing on instead to grow your business.

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Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn't a prerequisite. To help illustrate this, here are 35 companies that started wit