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A little candy company has bucked the odds for decades crafting a niche in the ultra competitive world of confectioners. With world-famous brands like Tootsie Roll and Tootsie Pop, their success might not come as a surprise, but the secrecy behind it is. This is one unique way to run a company.

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There seem to be as many kinds of business success stories as there are businesses. But is success attainable when a business partnership is founded within a more personal relationship? Marriage is tricky enough without adding the stress of running a business into the mix. Here’s a look at how it can be accomplished.

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Holiday traditions just might be some of the most memorable in our culture. We know the cast of characters, the words to the songs and all the other glad tidings. But do you know the origins of some of them—how they really started? Find out how these tales might benefit your own business. more...

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Today’s veterans face unique challenges in order to fulfill their dreams. Highly trained and motivated vets are struggling to find employment in today’s economic environment, but a wealth of new federal programs aim to change that and give veterans the chance they rightfully deserve. more...

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This Veterans Day, we honor those who have served through Eric Greitens, former U.S. Navy SEAL, and founder and CEO of The Mission Continues. If you haven’t yet heard of it, this national nonprofit organization has been turning on its head the traditional concept of a charity. Find out more about how it got started, what it does, and how you can play a role in it too. more...

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Not since the 1960s have the youth of America experienced such unstable employment prospects. Yet there’s evidence that young people today are much more optimistic about entrepreneurship than you would think—but how can we help keep up this spirit? more...

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This Veterans Day, as we look to honor those who have served, we spoke to Iraq combat veteran-turned-entrepreneur Blake Hall about his startup venture, TroopSwap. Now two years in, he shares his strategies, successes and the lessons he took from his military experience to build his company. more...

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Silicon Valley may hold the title of housing the most tech startups, but hotbeds of tech activity are happening all over the world—including China and South America. The biggest surprise of all, however, may be Canada, where some of the most innovative startups are taking the world by storm. more...

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PrintRunner CEO Mike Zaya is more than a successful entrepreneur. At 24, he sold his first company, 123Injets for $17 million. He took the hard road to get there—paved with failures—and built a seasoned, well-thought out strategy for business success: Talk to your customers and let them be your guide.

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When John Paul DeJoria started his first business back in 1980, the economic climate was grim—much worse than the last three years of the recession. Nonetheless, he forged ahead and in the 30 years and businesses that followed—he has become one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. In this exclusive interview, John Paul recounts the story of his success—from humble beginnings sleeping in his car—and shares valuable tips for small business startups to create their own recipe for success. more...

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