Best Practices

Mad Men’s 9 Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Just in time for the start of the show's final season, here's what you can learn about running a business from Don Draper & co.

Getting to No. 1 in a “Winner Takes All” Market

PROFIT Business Cast

How does digital circular company Wishabi plan on ruling its market? “We’re doing to flyers what Google did to maps”

“Business Is War,” Says O’Leary


Kevin O'Leary says there are 6 things entrepreneurs must remember if they don't want their business to flop

Our Best RRSP Advice

Save my money

That March 3 deadline is nearing. How to maximize your personal investment, and what to consider as a business owner

The Smart Way for Startups to Spend

find money

Invest money where it counts: in people

Is Your Home Office Crushing Your Business?

Illustration by Istvan Banyai

Where creativity comes from, and why you can’t find it at home alone

The Best Brainstorming Hack


5 steps to coming up with better business ideas

Why Bill Gates Admires Certain Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Photo: Twitter

A reddit AMA has the former Microsoft CEO talking guilty pleasures, Bitcoin and balance

What To Do When Google Steps Into Your Space

PROFIT Business Cast

How one tech startup would ride the “Google momentum”

Why Are Jerks So Successful in Business?

Rap Genius co-founder Mahbod Moghadam told a reporter during a Google chat session that Warren Buffet is a "little bitch." Photo: Hubert Burda Media

Does being an egomaniacal jerk have anything to do with being a successful entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurs: Don’t Make Lady Gaga’s Mistake

Photo:  Jimmy Johansson    Creative Commons

The lessons for business owners in the music star’s recent album flop. Or, why Lady Gaga would make a terrible chief executive

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By listening to its customers’ needs during a downturn, a beleaguered plastics company uncovered a promising new product—and a lucrative market

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