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Ousted American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Seeks $40 Million in Damages

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The former chief executive and founder of hipster clothing brand American Apparel Inc, Dov Charney, is claiming $40 million in damages for a breach of employment contract, his attorney said. “There will be other lawsuits we will be filing against the company which they are aware of but have not revealed to the media,” attorney   …Continue Reading


Why Denny's Sounds Like a Chill Teenager on Social Media

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If you scroll through Denny’s Twitter or Tumblr, you might think that a random breakfast-loving teenager was responsible. Why would a restaurant chain actually hire a professional ad agency to tweet this?   Or publish this Tumblr post? However, Denny’s and marketing agency Edwin Penland are indeed behind the brand’s unique social-media presence. And, the   …Continue Reading


3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office

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Something that always intrigues me is watching top teams perform at a high level. Being an athlete for most of my life, I have been on teams that reached the top and teams that didn’t get anywhere. Since moving away from the playing field, I have witnessed the same thing while speaking to organizations of all sizes.   …Continue Reading


Why This Father-and-Sons Trio Joined the PizzaRev Franchise

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Franchise Players is Entrepreneur’s Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you’re a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email ktaylor@entrepreneur.com. Though he’s been around restaurants his whole life, it was only recently that Ron Lieberman chose to own one himself as part of the PizzaRev franchise. His sons joined him   …Continue Reading


Traditional Search is Dying as Sales Organizations Make Way for 'Context'

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Contextual search — a form of web-based search whose results are based on their value to the user rather than their relevance to the query, as with traditional engines — is nothing new. Leading companies have been developing and investing in this functionality for years.  Related: Is Your SEO Strategy Ready for Google’s New Algorithm? But there is no doubt   …Continue Reading


How These Four Dads From Utah Quit Their Day Jobs to Make Millions on YouTube

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Perched high atop the Great Wall of China, decked out in black-and-white Karate uniforms, two middle-aged dads from Utah — one on piano, one on cello — are jamming out to a musical mashup of Chopin and a cut from the Kung Fu Panda soundtrack. Banging their instruments blissfully as an ethereal fog descends around   …Continue Reading


Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter

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Right now, Pebble co-founder Eric Migicovsky must be pretty happy that he decided to launch his company’s new smartwatch on Kickstarter. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company’s crowdfunding campaign hit $20 million with 25 hours to go before it drew to a close.  Pebble did not immediately return a request seeking comment. Pebble Time is, by far,   …Continue Reading


Treat Your Employees Well — They are Your Best Brand Ambassadors

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Have you ever been asked where you work? This happens all the time when we meet someone new. When people hear where you work, what do they tell you? Is it how much they love your product or service, or is it how frustrated they get when using that product or service?  Related: Methods for Building Employee Loyalty   …Continue Reading


6 Ways to Be More Productive by Working Less

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There’s no denying it: We live in a “more-is-more” culture. And above all else, that can-do attitude applies to work. With so much to accomplish and so many ways to stay plugged-in at all hours of the day, it can be tempting to stay in work mode from morning to night. Related: 5 Secrets to   …Continue Reading


3 Key Lessons for My Kids About Becoming Entrepreneurs

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I come from a family of entrepreneurs — my mother, father and stepfather all ran and managed their own businesses. Watching them work when I was young taught me fundamental skills that enabled me to bring success to the companies I worked for in the corporate world and ultimately pushed me start my first business 15 years ago.   …Continue Reading