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Business & Finance | Business

How to Grow Your Business By Finding New Customers

If you want to attract new customers, you can't just market to them. You need to start a conversation with them.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can a prospective employer ask for a W-2 as proof of salary history? - Workplace Coach Blog

If a prospective employer asks you for a W-2, is it legal? How do you handle the question?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

LinkedIn names the 15 hottest job categories for 2021

An analysis by LinkedIn highlights 15 job categories that will be a good bet in the coming year, based on demand and growth.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The next round of PPP loans will soon be available. Here's what you need to know to apply

The latest coronavirus relief bill allocated $285 billion to another round of the Paycheck Protection Program. Here's how small businesses should prepare.

Business & Finance | Business

This tech startup helps companies build custom software without any code

Unqork is a three-year-old software platform that's helping clients like Liberty Mutual, New York City and Goldman Sachs build custom software without writing a single line of code. Gary Hoberman, founder and CEO of Unqork, and Laela Sturdy, CapitalG gene

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How HR Shoots Itself in the Foot - Workplace Coach Blog

HR can help employees and organizations; except when it doesn't; here's how to turn that around

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Maker of Gold's horseradish, Fox's U-Bet syrups to shutter LI plant

The maker of Gold's horseradish and Fox's U-Bet syrups plans to shutter its Hempstead plant and lay off 48 employees, according to a state filing. Gold's Pure Foods LLC will sell its equipment and vac

Business & Finance | Business

These Are the Cities Techies Are Really Moving to, According to New LinkedIn Data

Techies (including Elon Musk) are all fleeing to Austin and Miami, right? The real story is more complicated.

Business & Finance | Business

The True Failure Rate of Small Businesses

Understanding how and why businesses fail can help prepare you for success.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Building Employee Resilience Is Key for Lasting Success

Reopening is an opportunity for employers to “reset” their culture to prioritize the well-being of their people.

Politics | Politics

How entrepreneurs can raise money for a new business—and the advantages if you're over 50

Believe it or not, small-business owners who are 50+ have two big advantages. Here's what to know about crowdfunding, grants, bank financing and tapping your...

Entertainment | Streaming

Streaming services face their real test in 2021

“Next year, all of those services are leveling up to a different world, where people are going to need to start paying for it."

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Things to Consider When Building a Business

Starting a business this year? Here are a few things to consider before taking that leap of faith.

Business & Finance | Business

How Brands Can Develop a Winning Social Media Marketing Strategy in 2021

2021 will be for agile brands that can pick up the pieces of 2020 and adapt their strategies.

Business & Finance | Business

How To Invest In Startups – Forbes Advisor

Startup investing is potentially lucrative, but it’s important to understand that it comes with big risks. Here’s what you need to know to begin investing in startups.

Business & Finance | Business

8 Keys to Building Business Momentum With Limited Resources | Inc.

Sustained business growth is necessary to thrive and survive today, and it won't happen by default.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Hollywood giant MGM puts itself up for sale at $5bn

Studio behind James Bond franchise looks to cash in on rocketing prices for content amid TV streaming boom

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Mandatory COVID Vaccinations: The Rules - Workplace Coach Blog

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: Here are the rules employers need to follow

Politics | Politics

VERBOTEN: New York Restaurants Organize to Ban Cuomo From ‘All Establishments’ For Life

In an unprecedented move, the beleaguered restaurant owners of New York City made a declaration on social media that they

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Google’s Antitrust Cases: A Guide for the Perplexed | WIRED

The company is facing multiple lawsuits from the Department of Justice and three dozen states. Here’s what you need to know.

Business & Finance | Business

Tech: Why innovation isn’t happening over Zoom

Online collaboration tools are full of friction that inhibit the exchange of ideas; they don't facilitate collaboration and invention the way face-to-face contact does.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Facebook Attacks Apple Software Changes in Newspaper Ads

Facebook Inc. lashed out at Apple Inc. in a series of full-page newspaper ads, claiming the iPhone maker’s coming mobile software changes around data gathering and targeted advertising are bad for small businesses.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Effectively Manage A Business Call and What to Avoid

Avoid these things to make sure your business call achieves its goals.

Business & Finance | Business

I Posted On LinkedIn 90 Times in 90 Days. Here's Why You Should Too.

Learn how consistently posting relevant content can grow your personal brand and revenue.

Business & Finance | Business

What Angel Investors Want To Know Before Investing In Your Startup

An angel investor can be a great source of capital for an early-stage company. Here’s what they will be looking at before they agree to fund your startup.

Politics | Politics

WATCH: Whole Foods CEO Says Socialism Is ‘Trickle Up Poverty,’ Doomed to Fail

In an unexpected turn of events, the CEO of Whole Foods, long considered a darling of the Progressive Left, has

Politics | Politics

Forensic Computer Scientist: Up to 120,000 Questionable Votes in Pennsylvania

As the Third Circuit Court of Appeals rules against President Trump’s attorney’s in the matter of vote fraud and ballot

Politics | Politics

REMOVED: Johns Hopkins Study Saying COVID Has ‘Relatively No Effect on Deaths’ Is Expunged

A study critical to the narrative that COVID-19 is a deadly virus with the same killing power as smallpox or

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Social Media Attention: how to honestly attract viewers - Workplace Coach Blog

Social media marketing: real, honest, authentic & of value to your customers

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Dec. 6, 2020   The inspiration for this week’s “enabling” theme is the election of an Israeli with muscular dystrophy to the top UN committee on disability rights. Meanwhile, Israel’

Business & Finance | Women Entrepreneurs

How This Startup Makes Homeownership Affordable for Renters

Adena Hefets, co-founder and CEO of Divvy Homes, says venture investors are slow to grasp the advantages of homeownership for low- and middle-income Americans.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

While Lecturing Americans On Racism, Big Business Opposes Ban On Using Foreign Slave Labor

American companies need to realize — quickly — that promoting and defending American values is both good and necessary for their long term survival.

Travel | Travel

Country's oldest Chinatown fights for its life in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - The oldest Chinatown in the United States is starting to resemble a ghost...

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Epic confident in its lawsuit against Apple, asks courts to "restrain" Apple from adverse action

In the latest development between Epic Games and Apple, Epic is once again petitioning the courts to allow Fortnite to return to the iOS App Store. Epic has previously sought a similar injunction, but so far, the courts have only…

Politics | Politics

It’s the great San Francisco exodus | Fortune

Tech heavyweights are leaving the Bay Area for Miami, Austin, and Los Angeles.

Business & Finance | Business

Salesforce buys Slack in a $27.7B megadeal | TechCrunch

Salesforce, the CRM powerhouse that recently surpassed $20 billion in annual revenue, announced today it is wading deeper into enterprise social by acquiring Slack in a $27.7 billion megadeal. Rumors of a pending deal surfaced last week, causing Slack’s s

Business & Finance | Business

How to Create Multiple Revenue Streams in a Tech Startup

Multiple revenue streams coming from a single website or a group of websites is ideal for maximizing profits in the online business.

News | News

New York Fire Department Won’t Require Medics, Firefighters to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

New York’s governor and New York City’s mayor have been two of the most ardent proponents of everything that is

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

3 Best Businesses You Can Start With Little or No Money

Entrepreneurs with limited capital should focus on service-based business models.

Politics | Politics

Wisconsin Supreme Court Petitioned to Declare All Drop-Box Ballots Illegal, Block Certification

With the vote certification process engaged, a new lawsuit is threatening to throw a wrench into the process; seeking to

News | News

BuzzFeed acquires HuffPost | TechCrunch

HuffPost has a new owner, with its current parent company Verizon Media reaching an agreement to sell the site to BuzzFeed. The Wall Street Journal broke the news and described this as a stock deal. Verizon Media is also making an investment in BuzzFeed a

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Corporate employees working from home are creating a surge in startups

People are creating new businesses at an unprecedented rate. Working from home during the pandemic has accelerated a millennial trend

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book - Workplace Coach Blog

A how to guide for managing for accountability

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

5 Must-Do Steps To Win After The Pandemic | Inc.

Solve the problems your customers will face post-pandemic before your competitors do

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

What I wish I’d known about venture capital when I was a founder | TechCrunch

If you only start learning about VCs when you’re already down the fundraising path, you’ll already be too late. 

Business & Finance | Business

How startups can shake up their first idea and still crush the market – TechCrunch

When Quibi announced it was shutting its doors recently after raising $1.75 billion, it begged an obvious question: If the original idea didn’t work, why not adjust its model or do something completely different while it still had capital? It wouldn

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go has its best year ever with more than $1 billion in revenue - CNET

The figure comes from app data site Sensor Tower which credits developer Niantic for adapting the game to the stay-at-home market.

Business & Finance | Business

The SEC Just Made Crowdfunding Way More Interesting for Small Startups

Thanks to an update in the rules by the SEC, small companies can raise up to $5 million in the same way hardware startups can raise millions on Kickstarter, but instead of delivering a product, these Regulation Crowdfunding companies deliver profits or eq

Politics | Politics

U.S. GDP grew at record 33.1% annualized rate in third quarter, as economy roars back from COVID

Commerce Department reported Thursday that GDP grew in third quarter annualized rate of 33.1%, 7.4% from July to September

Politics | Politics

Donald Trump Signs Order to Protect Fracking Industry

Trump signed an executive order to protect both the fracking and oil and gas industries after Biden's pledge to transition from oil.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

6 ways to get new clients without paying for marketing and advertising - Business Insider

Jen Glantz became her own PR person to save money, and steadily grew her clientele through social media, personal branding, and networking.

Science & Technology | Tech

iPhone sales fell 20% ahead of iPhone 12 launch, but Apple isn't worried

Company executives expect dramatic increases in sales this holiday season. But questions remain about the impact the coronavirus might have.

Business & Finance | Business

Starting a business with no money. How to do it?

How to start a business when you don't have capital. Know the financing options you can get.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Tips to Optimize Your Paid Search Campaigns | Inc.

Paid search efforts are only as effective as you make them. Use the optimization tips here to improve your PPC results.

Business & Finance | Business

Red States’ Economies Fare Better Amid CCP Virus, Unemployment Data Indicates

Republican states have generally handled the economic impact of the CCP virus pandemic much better than Democrat states, ...

Business & Finance | Business

4 New Ways To Reenergize Workers At Home | Inc.

Find new ways to sense how workers feel and engage them in solving the company's challenges

Business & Finance | Business

The Rules of Startup Success, According to Daymond John

The 'Shark Tank' investor and entrepreneur reflects on the wisdom he's gained from backing hundreds of startups-- and learning to assess himself honestly.

Business & Finance | Business

Coca-Cola Is Discontinuing TaB After Almost 60 Years

It doesn’t have a huge fan base, but the people who run the website ‘ilovetab.com’ are going to be very upset about this.

Science & Technology | Social Media

How to Leverage Trending Hashtags Properly in Business

Chasing trends isn't a great strategy for most businesses, but you should still watch for social media trends. When properly leveraged, they can have a huge impact on your bottom line.

Business & Finance | Business

10 Of The Best Online Business Courses To Elevate Your Business Skills

Nine online business courses that will help you boost your business knowledge. Explore branding, marketing, negotiating, public speaking, and more.

Business & Finance | Business

These 3 factors are holding back podcast monetization – TechCrunch

If we want podcasting to continue to scale beyond its current and projected advertising revenue heights, we need to resolve some fundamental challenges.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The 6 Top Crowdfunding Platforms of 2020

Get the funds you need for a project. We researched and reviewed the best crowdfunding platforms based on ease of use, success, and more.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Covid Has Impacted Startups’ Ability To Raise VC Money And Thrive: 9 Global Experts Weigh In

From the U.S. to Europe to Latin America, prospects for startups getting funded is better than you'd expect, post Covid-19.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

No, Your Idea Doesn't Need to Be Original to Be Successful | Inc.

In their new book, Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman argue advocating smart ideas is just as powerful as having original ideas

Business & Finance | Business

9 Strategies For a Successful and Fulfilling Home Business | Inc.

Too many of you business owners think success only means being the next Amazon, or you stress yourself out trying to be everything to every customer.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Is Artificial Intelligence Used In B2B Companies: Here Are Powerful Examples

Can B2B companies leverage AI just as well as B2C companies? Absolutely! Artificial intelligence is vitally important to helping B2B companies improve their products and services as well as operations and business processes, just like it is for B2C compan

Business & Finance | Business

This Startup Raised $37 Million To Make Going To The Dentist Fun

Tend is tackling the staid dentistry industry by focusing on patient hospitality.

Politics | Politics

Gavin Newsom, California governor, signs bill requiring minority quotas for corporate boards

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Wednesday a first-in-the-nation bill requiring every corporate board to include at least one director from an "underrepresented community," a year after the state did the same for women.

News | News

Fred Perry stops selling polo shirt associated with the 'Proud Boys' - CNN

British apparel-maker Fred Perry has pulled a polo shirt from the US market after it became associated with the far-right group the Proud Boys.

Business & Finance | Business

The increase in the number of people starting their own businesses in the US has surged to a 13-year high

Americans are starting their own companies at rate not seen in over a decade, according to data from the US Census Bureau.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Apple’s 'privacy' changes undermine international advertising best practices | VentureBeat

Rather than fragment the ad opt-in process, we should be coming together to build an open, transparent, and privacy-centric future for digital ads.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

3 Promising Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

Covid-19 is expected to drive fast growth in niche industries that aim to make pandemic life easier.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Nearly 100,000 establishments that temporarily shut down due to the pandemic are now out of business

More than 97,966 businesses have permanently shut down during pandemic, according to Yelp.com's Local Economic Impact Report.

Business & Finance | Business

Building Your Own AngelList: 4 Expert Tips on How to Network to Find Investors for Your New Business

Investors aren't in short supply, but the investment opportunity that fits you is harder to come by. Make sure you're in the right spaces and talking to the right people.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

These College Dropouts Have Built A Fast-Growing Business Creating Viral Ads That Look Like Memes

Low-brow jokesters Reid Hailey and Derek Lucas are thriving in an ad apocalypse by making some of the internet’s most widely shared memes for big brands like Bud Light, Netflix and Activision.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Sex Offender On-site; What Do I Need To Do? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I work in a retail store undergoing a remodel in a mall next to other stores that teens and …

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Employee Thought He Deserved the Job I Landed...Now Gunning for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I recently landed a dream job managing a department for a strong, growing company. On my first day, I …

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

LinkedIn Advertising Best Practices from 15 Marketing Experts

We reached out to business owners and marketing leaders for their top LinkedIn advertising best practices. Hoping to get your brand in front of a professional audience? Take in these pieces of expert advice.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A Performance Improvement Plan Means Your Manager Plans to Fire You, Right? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’m been ordered to call you. Nothing personal against you, but I’m not having any. For the last year, …

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020 Many articles in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are connected with renewal – the main theme of the Jewish New Year. Israeli medical treatments and innovations have given new li

Travel | Travel

American Airlines Just Revealed a Brutal Truth. Here's What It Means for Passengers

A wise person once said: "That's where you're mixed up. You're not the customer. You're the product."

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

What You Need to Know About Rebranding in the Era of Covid-19 | Inc.

With the pandemic reshaping the world, here's a few tips on how to reshape your brand.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020 There have been many Israeli successes to celebrate since my last newsletter. More countries are adopting Israeli life-saving medical innovations to treat Covid-19, burns, smoking addiction and to

Business & Finance | Business

GM, Ford wrap up ventilator production and shift back to auto business

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread to the United States, a number of automakers and other manufacturers announced plans to retrofit factories to help ease the shortage of personal protective gear and ventilators. Now, two U.S. automakers have fulfilled their

Business & Finance | Business

I cofounded two startups with my best friend. Here are 5 ways we made it work

It’s a rule many agree on: Doing business with friends is a bad idea. These two entrepreneurs met in college a decade ago and are proving the old adage wrong.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Reasons Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business | Inc.

GE, GM, IBM, Disney, HP, Hyatt, Trader Joe's, FedEx, and Microsoft were founded during hard times.

Politics | From CNN

KFC suspends its 'finger lickin' good' slogan because of coronavirus - CNN

Kentucky Fried Chicken has decided to pause using its "finger lickin' good" slogan because ... well, that's probably not the best idea right now.

Business & Finance | Business

The Three Words that Matter Most When Raising Capital for Your Startup

When starting the process of raising funds for your startup, make sure to start on the right foot.

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

NYC Is Dead Forever. Here’s Why

"But NYC always always bounces back." No. Not this time.

Business & Finance | Business

Enough With Working From Home, Amazon Is Making a Big Bet on Getting Back to the Office

The ecommerce and tech giant is investing $1.4 billion in offices and adding 3,500 jobs in 5 cities. The question is whether workers will be as excited about it.

Business & Finance | Business

California Uber and Lyft drivers brace for shutdown over worker classification

Companies threatened to shut down operations over a court ruling ordering them to classify their drivers as employees by 20 August

Business & Finance | Business

How to Move Your Business Online in the Time of Coronavirus | Inc.

As stores become ever harder to visit in person, here are some tools to bring your business into the age of E-Commerce 

Business & Finance | Business

Uber Eats can keep delivering even if ride-sharing shut down, for now

Uber Eats and other services like Lyft e-scooter rentals would not be affected by a shut-down of ride-hailing services in California over driver status.

Business & Finance | Business

Uber may shut down in California if forced to classify drivers as employees, CEO says

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company may need to shut down in California if it loses its appeal against a judge’s ruling to classify drivers as employees. Uber and Lyft are both scrambling after the judge approved a preliminary injunction.

Business & Finance | Business

What is Tim Cook's net worth? See how the Apple CEO spends his fortune - Business Insider

Despite his newly attained billionaire status, native Alabaman and Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn't live very lavishly.

Business & Finance | Business

How to pick the right Series A investors – TechCrunch

Early-stage startup founders who are embarking on a Series A fundraising round should consider this: their relationship with the members of their board might last longer than the average American marriage. In other words, who invests in a startup matters

Science & Technology | Social Media

Social Media for Business Growth

Social media can also help you learn from your competitors. There has to be a good reason why your competitors are performing better than you

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The Importance of Setting Expectations When Hiring

Giving potential employees a realistic sense of their first 30 days will help keep them from quitting.

Business & Finance | Business

Judge says Uber, Lyft preliminary injunction ruling to come in ‘a matter of days’ | TechCrunch

California Superior Court Judge Ethan P. Schulman heard arguments from Uber and Lyft, as well as lawyers representing the people of California regarding the request for a preliminary injunction that seeks to force Uber and Lyft to immediately reclassify t

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

One-Third of New York’s Small Businesses May Be Gone Forever - The New York Times

Small-business owners said they have exhausted federal and local assistance and see no end in sight after months of sharp revenue drops. Now, many are closing their shops and restaurants for good.

Business & Finance | Business

US Manufacturing Soars to 15-Month High: ISM

US manufacturing activity surged to a 15-month high, according to ISM survey, exceeding economists' expectations

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple beats on earnings and announces stock split, sending shares toward record high - MarketWatch

Apple Inc. brushed off the COVID-19 crisis to report record June-quarter results that came in ahead of expectations, and the company said in plans to split...

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

6 Ways to Create a Positive Work Culture for Remote Teams

Company culture may have an organic component, but there are ways CEOs can foster positive engagement -- and boost morale.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Could Take A Company Down During COVID - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Our small business is hanging on by a shoestring. Three of our employees attended a fourth of July barbecue. None of them wore masks. Another barbeque guest was COVID-infected. One after another each of our employees became become ill, forcing m

Science & Technology | Technology

10 social media mistakes and how to avoid them

Learn how to sidestep common social media mistakes when using popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to grow your business.

Business & Finance | Business

Intel grew revenues 20% to $19.7 billion in Q2 2020, but key manufacturing upgrade delayed | VentureBeat

Intel reported that revenues grew 20% to $19.7 billion in the second quarter as the pandemic spurred people to buy PCs to work from home.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter says it's looking at subscription options as ad revenue drops sharply

Twitter is actively exploring additional ways to make money from its users, including by considering a subscription model, CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday. The move comes as Twitter suffers a sharp decline in its core advertising business.

Science & Technology | Tech

Rapid Prototyping to Speed Up Developing Your Startup App Idea

Prototyping can de-risk product development by providing entrepreneurs with key insights to build an app that customers need and will buy.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Market to Consumers At Home

You aren't the only business owner trying to figure it out, but here are some ways to get started.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple dedicates Apple․com homepage to late congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis

Apple has updated the homepage for Apple․com this weekend to honor Congressman John Lewis, who passed away on Friday at 80 years old. Apple’s new homepage foregoes all product promotion, instead showing a picture of Congressman Lewis alongside one of his

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Inspiring a Sense of Urgency in Your Team | Inc.

If your business is doing well during Covid, challenge the team to maintain a sense of urgency and see if you can grow your business even more.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

AI tool lets startups determine the value of their e-commerce business in 24 hours for free - TechRepublic

Valuation was developed by the co-founder of alternative capital firm Clearbanc, who spent six years on the Canadian version of "Shark Tank."

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Cyberbullying & And The Return Takedown - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: Several months ago, a new employee in my wife’s workplace downloaded a free Amazon.com app called Burn Book. After that, more and more of her coworkers downloaded the app and joined a Burn Book twitter account.  They started posting nasty ran

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram is Making it Easier to Kickstart your Small Business

Instagram Shops, IGTV, and Pinned Comments are just a few recent updates to help small businesses market their products and services.

Business & Finance | Business

6 Ways to Improve Your Small Business SEO in 2020

Small businesses face immense competition from established brands, but there's still plenty you can do to boost your SEO without substantial funds.

Business & Finance | Business

We asked over 150 VCs if they are doing remote deals. Here’s what they said. | VentureBeat

40% of firms confirmed they have already done a fully remote deal as a result of restrictions put in place due to COVID-19.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employee Fakes COVID To Get 2 Weeks Off - Workplace Coach Blog

When your employee or coworker calls to let you know he tested positive for COVID, you respond immediately with sympathy and worry, and then spring into action and offer what help you can. If you are his employer, you tell your employee to take care of hi

Business & Finance | Business

Congress Looking at Narrowed Perimeters for Distributing Remaining PPP Funding

Lawmakers are considering stricter perimeters for small businesses to qualify for the second round of PPP funding. Lawmakers will iron out the specifics of these restrictions, upon returning from recess on July 20

Business & Finance | Business

If you're self-employed, here's how you can get a tax break for your home office

If you work a side hustle from home, you can get a tax break for new business-related supplies like a new laptop or printer.

Business & Finance | Business

What It Takes to Launch a Successful Online Clothing Brand in 2020

If you have the right drive, know-how and positioning, you can start a business that will do well for years to come.

News | News

Senate passes PPP extension through August - Axios

The House still needs to pass the Senate version of the bill, and Trump will need to sign.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Dow caps off best quarter since 1987 as strong economic data drives gains | Markets Insider

US stocks rose on Tuesday as better-than-expected economic data outweighed mounting concern over a second wave of COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones ...

Business & Finance | Business

The PPP Ends Today. Here's What's Next | Inc.

The latest bill wending its way through Congress is a much more targeted version of the Paycheck Protection Program. Here's an early look.

Business & Finance | Business

An Alarming 53 Percent of U.S. Restaurants Are Now Permanently Closed, According to Yelp

Half of the restaurants that were on the food rating site in March of 2020 aren’t coming back.

Business & Finance | Business

Microsoft is closing all of its retail stores for good | TechCrunch

As other retailers begin the slow, cautious move to reopen, Microsoft has announced that it will be permanently shutting down the vast majority of its retail stores. There are some exceptions, including flagships in urban hubs including London, New York C

Business & Finance | Business

How to Successfully Establish a Board of Advisors and Directors | Inc.

Many startup founders I know avoid establishing a formal advisory board or board of directors for as long as possible, with the excuse that this is just another burden, or it has more risk than value to the founder.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple will soon let developers challenge App Store rules | TechCrunch

Apple has announced an upcoming change to App Store rules that could mark a major shift in how the marketplace operates. Developers will soon be able to challenge not just the rejection of an app, but the rule that prompted that rejection. Bug fixes will

Business & Finance | Business

The new startup playbook: It's about avoiding ridiculous 'unicorn' habits | VentureBeat

Suddenly, aspiring to be a ‘unicorn’ doesn’t just seem like fantasy. It feels utterly ridiculous.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Why Now Is the Right Time for Creativity, Collaboration and Service

This is exactly the right time for inventive thinking, collaboration and customer obsession.

Politics | Politics

Aunt Jemima's Great-Grandson Enraged Her Legacy Will Be Erased | Chicago, IL Patch

Erasing Aunt Jemima Lets Quaker Oats Off Too Easy - Chicago, IL - MARK KONKOL COLUMN: Aunt Jemima's great-grandson says "retiring" racially charged brand erases his family legacy, America's ugly history.

Business & Finance | Startups

Y Combinator’s Startup School relaunches to be ready when you are | TechCrunch

About three years and more than 100,000 participants later, Y Combinator is relaunching its free online bootcamp Startup School as a continuous year-round program. “Over the last 15 years, startups have exploded and it’s no longer just students working on

Business & Finance | Business

Why Defunding Police Will Hurt America’s Small Businesses

Small business owners must use their leadership platform to be voices of reason against the defunding police movement and expose it as a canard for a political agenda. Nothing good comes from anything that harms America’s small businesses.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

The 5 Best WiFi Routers for Working From Home 2020 | Inc.

Boost your internet to handle all of your work needs with these powerful and affordable options.

Business & Finance | Business

Six Ways To Make The Most Of Your LinkedIn Content Marketing

The content you choose to focus on, whether that be in terms of creating it yourself, posting it, liking it or commenting on it, is the springboard off of which others will engage with you.

Business & Finance | Business

Forget the Moat and Make Your Startup a Tropical Island

Building a business should be like creating a destination, not erecting a fortress.

Business & Finance | Business

4 Things to Check to See If Your Business Is Ready to Reopen | Inc.

As non-essential businesses prepare to resume operations, recognizing the signs that your business is--or isn't--ready to reopen is a crucial next step.

Science & Technology | Tech News

New Apple Leak Promises Stunning MacBook Pro

The anticipation continues to build ahead of Apple’s upcoming virtual WWDC, and the biggest impact on Apple's future will be with MacOS.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple becomes the first $1.5 trillion U.S. company—despite COVID-19

The company’s huge market valuation may suggest that investors believe Apple will come out stronger post-coronavirus.