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The biggest farmer in the United States can’t control what he’s most dependent on: water. The CALIFORNIA SUNDAY MAGAZINE > A Chinese casino has conquered a piece of America. BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK > Japan just approved a new drug that can ...

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How smart is your business software strategy?

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Business software has changed. Now, the most effective solutions are accessible in the cloud on any device, and integrate with each other to make your business more efficient. Evaluate what you are doing with your business software to make sure ...

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A parody cryptocurrency broke $2 billion in market capitalization. CNBC > New York City has sued oil companies for costs related to the environmental effects of their products. BLOOMBERG > How some small businesses are helping employees with emotional problems ...

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5 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

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There are many guides for remote workers and companies that choose to let people work from home, but there aren’t many for the managers of remote workers. Here are a few tools and tips that can help you manage a remote team.

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Here’s why you can’t find your favorite holiday movies on streaming services: they’re too good and too old. BLOOMBERG > Robots could make many professions obsolete in the coming years. THE NEW YORK TIMES > Perhaps going in the opposite direction from ...

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Try these 6 guidelines for effective brainstorms

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Adam Schnitzler, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of The S3 Agency, a digital advertising, public relations and social media firm in New Jersey, writes with these tips to improve your next brainstorm session:

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Bitcoin surpassed $11,000, some hours after surpassing $10,000. It’s risen 75 percent since October. But is it a bubble? BLOOMBERG > Fortune’s Businessperson of the year for 2017 is Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang, co-founder and CEO of Nvidia. Find out how ...

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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These 4 tips can help attract new talent to your company

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The labor market continues to be tight. The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 17-year low. What will you do if one of your best employees announces his or her upcoming departure from your company? Keith Johnstone, head of marketing at Peak Sales ...

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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Business news roundup

Hate what you’re doing? Feel like you want to quit? Find out how other small business owners responded when they felt that way. AP > What would it be like if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? THE WASHINGTON ...

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