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You Catch More Flies With Cookies • These married founders fled to Austin from Guatemala to find a home for their upstart brand. They still had miles to go.
How to Not Become Dumb Money • Financing is crucial to many startups, yet too many entrepreneurs don’t focus on it, to their peril. Don’t be one of them.
Don’t Overlook the Outliers • Pattern matching is an easy way to predict winners— and an even easier way to miss them entirely.
Productivity Tips for Hybrid Teams: Turning Ideas Into Action • Six simple ideas to help businesses maximize collaboration and productivity in hybrid teams.
Curastory Has 40,000 Users Who Want New Features. Zola’s Co-Founder Knows How to Deliver Them • Shan-Lyn Ma, co-founder of the wedding e-commerce firm Zola, helps Tiffany Kelly, founder of the adtech company Curastory, navigate the highs and lows of running a fast-growing tech startup.
Nutrisystem’s Revamped Workspace Gave People a Reason to Come Back to the Office • The health and wellness company wanted to bring back in-person collaboration but also let people work from home. An updated office environment helped them do that. Here’s how.
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PEAK PATAGONIA • YVON CHOUINARD BUILT AN EMPIRE FOR THE GOOD OF THE PLANET. BUT TO ENSURE PATAGONIA’S PURPOSE IN PERPETUITY, HE NEEDED ONE FINAL, UNPRECEDENTED MOVE. THE INSIDE STORY OF THE MIC DROP HEARD ROUND THE WORLD.
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ALL SOUL NO CYCLE • THEY TURNED SPIN CLASS INTO A SOCIAL PHENOMENON— ELIZABETH CUTLER AND JULIE RICE AND A $180 MILLION SALE. NOW, WITH PEOPLEHOOD, HAVE A NEW BUSINESS: THEY WANT TO TEACH THE WORLD—TO LISTEN.
Barbara Corcoran • She’s been an icon of entrepreneurship for decades—first as a New York City real estate maven and then as a Shark. But even at 73, she still leans on some early lessons learned.
THE MULTITASKER • VISIONARY, TACTICIAN, OPERATOR, DISRUPTER, COMPETITOR, AND FORMER TRACK STAR MARC LORE HAS WON MANY WAYS— AND ALWAYS WITH SPEED. NOW HE’S BUILDING UTOPIA IN THE DESERT AND TRYING TO REVOLUTIONIZE DINNER. HAS HE DISCOVERED THE SECRET TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP—OR IS HIS GOOD HIS GOOD FORTUNE ABOUT TO RUN OUT?
SURREAL FOUNDER • WHAT HAS MARC LORE BEEN UP TO IN THE FOUR YEARS SINCE HE LAUNCHED WONDER? SUFFICE TO SAY, IT’S PROBABLY MORE THAN MOST OF US.
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For This Tax-Resolution Firm, Business Is Personal • FinishLine Tax Solutions approaches tax relief by putting customers first.
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