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Small Business Snapshot: One River School of Art + Design
By Nicole Fallon | August 17, 2017

Matt Ross, founder & CEO, One River School of Art + Design, started his business to make learning and creating art more accessible, fun and cool for adults, teens and kids.

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Product Liability: Why Your Marketplace Business Needs Coverage
By Sammi Caramela | August 07, 2017

Selling on sites like Etsy might seem like a simple side project to earn extra cash. But without proper coverage, you could pay a hefty price for your hobby.

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Finding My ‘Why’: My Entrepreneurial Journey to a Healthy Vending Business
By Nicole Fallon | March 30, 2017

A.J. MacQuarrie, founder and CEO of KarmaBox Vending, has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He learned that confidence and courage are the key to success, in life and in business.

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8 Reasons to Consider Franchising
By Brittney Morgan | February 17, 2017

Want to open a business but not sure where to start? Opening a franchise might be the right option for you.

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Art Was My Escape, and Later Became My Path to Entrepreneurship
By Nicole Fallon | November 29, 2016

Bridgette Mayer discovered art at age 5, and used it as an escape from an abusive childhood. Later, it became the means for her to start her own business.

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The Business of Death: 10 Killer Business Ideas
By Adam Uzialko | September 06, 2016

From afterlife preparations to unique burial methods and memorials, here are 10 interesting death-related businesses you didn't know existed.

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Embracing ‘Startup Culture’ at Any Business Size
By Shannon Gausepohl | May 26, 2016

You may be past the "startup" phase, but maintaining that startup culture can keep you on the right path to growth and innovation. Here's how to do it.

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Becoming a Benefit Corporation: Is It Right for Your Business?
By Nicole Fallon | January 23, 2016

Becoming a benefit corporation means that social responsibility is in your business's DNA. Here's what it means to join the ranks of B Corps.

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Think Your Business Idea Rocks? 10 Ways to Know
By Adam Uzialko | July 01, 2015
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Father Knew Best: Entrepreneurs Tell How Dad Inspired Them
By Adam Uzialko | June 18, 2015

Dads had a lot to do with creating our entrepreneurial spirit

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The ‘Cake Boss’ Talks Business
By Jeanette Mulvey | April 27, 2015

The Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, and his brothers-in-law, Joey and Mauro, offer business advice and talk about how reality show fame has affected Carlo's Bakery.

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Mark Zuckerberg’s 5 Secrets to Success
By Ned Smith | January 17, 2013
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Do What You Love: Notre Dame’s Top Computer Scientist
By Jeanette Mulvey | October 22, 2012

The head of Notre Dame's computer science and engineering department tells us why he loves his job and how you can find a way to do what you love, too.

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For NJ Resort Entrepreneur Summer Is High Season
By Adam Uzialko | May 26, 2012

Find out what you can learn from Curtis Bashaw and the many hotels and properties his companies run.

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How Sizzler Got Its Sizzle Back
By Adam Uzialko | May 12, 2012

Find out how Kerry Kramp used a simple formula to help make Sizzler a success once again.

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Business Advice from Uncle Al … (Capone, That Is)
By Jeanette Mulvey | February 18, 2012

Al Capone may have been a criminal, but he also knew a thing or two about running a business. His niece, Deirdre Marie Capone, who recently wrote a book about her uncle, gives us some business advice...

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Stuffed Cupcake Company Wows Oprah and Rachael Ray
By Adam Uzialko | February 17, 2012

Maureen and Keith Jaret didn't set out to be a bakery famous for their stuffed cupcakes, but thanks to the urging of their customers and employees the Jaret's made a decision to open Stuffed Cupcakes...

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Entrepreneur’s Flatware for Cancer Patients Wins ‘Cool Idea’ Prize
By Chad Brooks | December 16, 2011

Ohio-based inventor wins free prototype creation