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Why unleashing your inner entrepreneur is the only way out of this mess

When half of college graduates can’t find jobs, and those of us who do have jobs can barely pay the bills, the system is clearly broken. The only solution is to shift to a whole new way of thinking about work and wealth. Here are 15 surprisingly simple laws that can help anyone become a successful entrepreneur.

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Panzanzee incubator targets social enterprises

One of Chicago's newest incubators is aimed at social enterprises. Panzanzee offers co-working spots in its 2,200-square-foot space as well as the opportunity for...

Judge rules Illinois use tax law unconstitutional

The Illinois use tax law that spurred CouponCabin and FatWallet to leave the state last year was ruled unconstitutional Wednesday by a Cook County Circuit Court...

10 tips for getting results from networking

By Vickie Milazzo Guest columnist In the business world, we’re often advised to network. Need to attract some new clients? Network. Wish you had a knowledgeable...

10 tips for overcoming obstacles

Immigrant entrepreneur Patrick Bet-David offers10 practical ways for entrepreneurs to keep going in the face of adversity.

Good planning starts with stakeholder input

By George Brown Jr. Guest columnist As businesses look toward 2012, many are developing ambitious plans to achieve their growth and profit goals. In conversations with many...

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Masked merchants re-open Friday at Woodfield Mall after two-month hiatus

Dennis Savchenko of Talk N'Fix at Woodfield Mall opened Friday, May 29, the first day the...
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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has you scratching your heads,...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

Delna Straus, co-founder of KEYO, participated in the fourth annual Women Tech Founders' Conference held online...

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed...