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Five tips for better decision-making

  By Larry Bloom Guest columnist Having spent 30-plus years successfully growing a small company to over $700 million in revenue and selling to thousands of small...

How to plan for and measure success in 2012

By Doug and Polly White Guest columnists The economy has been tough for businesses, especially small businesses. Funding is tight • OK, really tight....

Collaborative website aims to draw attention to Midwest travel

By Ann Meyer As a marketing consultant to the destination travel industry for more than a decade, Robin Malpass watched as Midwest tourism bureaus and...

Nice Cream maker aims to keeping churning product by changing state rules

In business, luck can change overnight and sales can melt away. Chicago ice cream entrepreneur Kris Swanberg thought herself fortunate to be able to parlay...

Tech firm Ahead forges way with private clouds

Large technology companies often beget small ones, as employees become entrepreneurs. When Dan Adamany worked for IBM and EMC, he recalls colleagues leaving the giants...

Veterans nab business benefits

Chicago business owner Derryl Caldwell credits his status as a veteran for helping his company weather the recession. Caldwell, a reservist with the Army National...

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

A security guard stationed at the entrance to Woodfield Mall was prepared...
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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

"You have what it takes to triumph. You may not know it....

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