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Study: Entrepreneurs First Get Down to Business in the Classroom

Filed under: Small BusinessEntrepreneurs aren’t just born; they’re made — in classrooms.

A new study by Babson College found “overwhelming evidence” that even just a few elective courses in entrepreneurship can inspire students to later launch their …

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A Bad Job Can Be Worse for Your Mental Health Than No Job at All, Study Shows

We all know the psychological impacts of job loss and unemployment can be painful. But a new study reveals something that may surprise some victims of this recession: Having a bad job can be as harmful to your mental health as n…

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Toyota’s Recalls: Why the Government Reports Aren’t an All-Clear

The carmaker hoped findings from two federal studies would put to rest speculation about its electronics system as a source for unintended acceleration. But the results may not prove enough to give Toyota a leg up in its ongoing…

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Study Reveals Top 6 Social Media Goals for 2011

In 2010, many businesses laid their social media foundations. In 2011, many wonder what social media marketers will tackle as their top priorities.
Altimeter Group’s recent research reveals that integration, staffing, advertising and measurement are all key areas of focus for social media strategists in 2011.
Jeremiah Owyang, industry analyst and Altimeter Group partner who focuses on […]

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FDA Rejects Orexigen’s New Diet Drug Over Heart Concerns

In a surprise move Tuesday, the FDA rejected Orexigen’s proposed new diet drug Contrave, saying the company needed to run another study of its cardiovascular risks. With this rejection, all three of a slate of similar diet drugs…

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