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Design Your Company Culture Like The World’s Largest Hedge Fund

David Teten

Bridgewater uses these codified rules for recruiting, training, and most important, managing the firm’s culture. Photo credit:  Prayitno  .

Apogee Buys Campus Televideo


Apogee, higher education’s largest provider of residential network services, announced Friday it has purchased Campus Televideo of Stamford, Connecticut. Campus Televideo, founded in 1984, will now operate as a division of Apogee. The Austin-based company did not report the financial terms of the deal.

Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters

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Post your hours of operation on your door, as with any office and stick to them. Working from home is great on so many levels. Use the cloud.

How Women Can Achieve Success In Male Dominated Professions


However, once I got married, my career path changed, as my husband’s job was transferred back up to Connecticut (where I’m originally from).

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7 Ways Top Performers Train Themselves to Win

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When he retired, Baker operated a successful barbecue restaurant, then developed and patented a way to debone spare ribs. Want to help choose?

Feb. 28, Stamford, CT: HBS Event on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

Previously, he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Arrowhawk Capital Partners, an investment company and the Vice President of Strategic Business Development and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Golden Pond Healthcare, Inc. Angel investing Connecticut HBS Alumni AngelsClick here to make a reservation. moms).

Made by Entrepreneurs: 8 Great Gift Ideas

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has been operating for about 30 years. Spread some holiday cheer in the office. Here are eight unique gift ideas that won''t break the bank.

How Technology Helps You Stay Relevant

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In recent years, the Vermont operation has expanded nationally to the wholesale level, bringing products to nationwide chains such as Whole Foods.

Who's Hiring the Most College Grads?

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and Bridgeport, Connecticut--each with 49% percent of job openings seeking bachelor’s degrees or higher.

Why (and how) you should let your customers do the advertising for you

Duct Tape Marketing

George resides on the Connecticut coast, where he enjoys photography, his family, and starting new businesses. loved that little computer.

How To Start A Startup – For Busy People


Lecture 14: How To Operate. by Andrea Martins, co-founder of GreenSocks. have, thanks to Sam Altman, the President of Y Combinator.

7 Companies Older Than America

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Field View Farm was established by the Hine family in Orange, Connecticut, in 1639. And guess what? They're still thriving. million.

Fly High

Steve Blank

The Coast Guard Academy  opened in New London Connecticut in 1876. Military Academies. All officers in the U.S. military need a college degree.

Episode 108 : Rolling In The Dough With Paul Finney and Marcie Hanhart

Mike Michalowicz

Formed in 2000 October Kitchen in Connecticut’s Premier meal delivery service serving central Connecticut. 1992 Johnson and Wales culinary graduate and NY TIMES “Excellent” chef, chef Finney has grown October Kitchen from a one man personal chef operation to a cutting edge meal delivery service. Show Summary.

Episode 105: From Corporate to Captain with Chris Murphy

Mike Michalowicz

He is co-owner and Director of Operations of Maximum FX Salons Spas in Austin, Texas and Founder of MotivePoint. Chris serves as a Certified Strategies Business Coach for Strategies out of Centerbrook, Connecticut. He is co-owner and Director of Operations of Maximum FX Salons Spas in Austin, Texas and Founder of MotivePoint.

When DIY Is A Terrible Idea


For instance, California and Connecticut set the 28 th  as their deadline while Maine goes with the 15 th of every month.

The Sandwich That Ate the World

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At 17, Fred DeLuca used a family friend''s $1,000 investment to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In 1974, we began franchising.

Inside Uber's Latest Taxi Launch

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Standing on the corner of Connecticut Avenue and K Street, right arm held high? HitchRide already operates there, as does TaxiMagic and myTaxi.

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'Made in the USA' Gets a Makeover

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American manufacturing has a new artisanal image--and a new ad agency from the creative team of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. manufacturing. The U.S.

A Win for California's Chef Entrepreneurs

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Alabama, for example, has a limited cottage food law, allowing residents to operate home-based bakeries or process foods for farmers’ markets.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

based companies initially funded by venture capital between 2006 and 2011, 84% now are closely held and operating independently, 11% were acquired or made initial public offerings of stock and 4% went out of business, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Connecticut. Connecticut. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. Barrons.

Small Businesses Behind the Big Game

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Entrepreneurial companies will be working in the background when the Superbowl kicks off at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in February.

Alekstra To Disrupt Everything You Hate About Your Mobile Carrier


But what's less obvious is that by building these intelligent billing systems, Alekstra is methodically laying the groundwork to become the world's first Global Virtual Network Operator. Global Virtual Network Operator would allow you take your cell phone from Finland to Singapore to the U.S. Smooth operator. trillion.

Subway's Fred DeLuca: Nail the Basics, Then Expand

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Forty-nine years ago, at the age of 17, Fred DeLuca used $1,000 of a friend's money to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Incubators Are Reaching Out To 1M/1M


In the Q&A, Bill Gordon introduced himself as one of the principals of the Stamford Innovation Center, an incubator being formed in Connecticut.

Using Negative Keywords To Attract Highly Qualified Customers


Editor also allows for some faster copy and paste operations between Groups and positive/negative keyword lists. Connecticut Cheese Challenge.

7 Things You Need to Know Today

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A roundup of the day''s news curated by the Inc. editorial team to help you and your business succeed. 1. TechCrunch 2. Everyone laughs. Nobody laughs.

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Both Sides of the Table

He grew up in Connecticut attended Yale undergrad and worked for IBM after graduation doing M&A, strategy and venture capital. Awesome.

Hard Lessons in Modern Lending

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They were prohibited from operating across state lines, and most states capped the number of branches they could have. It was so frustrating."

The Rise of the Robotic Workforce

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That's just Baxter 1.0. A few years from now, Baxter could take over more complex jobs on manufacturing lines, such as operating machinery.

Serving Greens for Green: The Little Salad Shop

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Their obsession with handling every detail of the operation resulted in them doing much of the renovation work themselves. when he was 12.

Your Company's Big Credit Card Problem

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Small businesses are turning to consumer cards because they have more protections than business cards, but there are risks.

Report: Sells for $1 Billion

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Ltd, but will remain an independent operating unit. The job search website was acquired by Japan's Recruit Co.

Naughty Can Be Nice for These Businesses

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There are lots of edgy companies that once operated behind the scenes, if they were allowed to operate at all. Believe it. It''s 2014.

Where to Go for Disaster-Recovery Help

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Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Here's where to look.


Another Hard Lesson in Modern Lending

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Last month, as part of pretrial discovery, Moyal and his attorneys found out that the lender, a subsidiary of Bridgeport, Connecticut-based People''s United Bank, had already received the $200,000 back--months before the bank sued Moyal. In 2012, he shuttered his entire New Jersey operation and laid off 200 employees.

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Dynamic strategy and the end of competitive advantage. Rita McGrath, Business of Software 2014

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Is sustainable competitive advantage dead? If so, who killed it? BoS talks to your inbox. Reminders so you never miss a bargain rate again. Yeah, okay.

Yale Born Cheeseboy Poised for Growth

Campus Entrepreneurship

The goal was not to open a mom-and-pop grilled cheese shop, but to open a fully operational grilled cheese system.”. Image from

Episode 14: Be Your Own Boss, Restaurant Owners, and Friendliest Cities for Businesses | The Bcast

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