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5 Unique Perks Your Employees Would Probably Love to Have

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From booze and brews to cars and CrossFit, these companies know how to motivate their people

Meet the Company That Makes Most of the World’s Escalator Handrails

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How EHC Global added innovation—and a splash of colour—to a highly commoditized business

Meet the Company Reinventing the Industrial Roll-Up Garage Door

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How staying nimble helps TNR Industrial Doors outflank much bigger competitors

Meet the Firm Revolutionizing Mattress Fabric

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How a fabric you’ve never heard of saved apparel company Maxime Knitting from financial ruin—and led to triple-digit growth

Why Being “Boring” Is the Best Strategy for Your Business

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We all crave excitement, but it's possible to get rich by being dull. How to be totally unglamorous, surprisingly innovative, and wildly profitable

How to Replace the Awkward Year-End Performance Review

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This employer swapped the annual sitdown for quarterly development conversations

Meet the Olympic Star With Startup Ambitions

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Swimmer Michael Phelps is the latest celebrity looking to get into the tech world, but will he soar like Dr. Dre or sink like Curt Schilling?

Why You Need to Get Ready For the Return of “Buy American”

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With Donald Trump in the White House, domestic procurement policies are back on the table

Lessons From the Dragons: What Sets You Apart

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A funny franchisor, some outlandish asks and a charming couple with a cute product line in Dragons' Den Season 11 Episode 8

When Hackers Hold Your Data Hostage

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It’s an increasingly common form of extortion: hackers gain access to your systems, encrypt it, and demand ransom for the key. Here’s how to respond

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