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5 Ways Process Is Killing Your Productivity

If your team spends its days asking for permission before executing, taking an hour to complete expense reports or time sheets, attending redundant meetings, or answering irrelevant emails, you’ve got a problem. Processes are supposed to help organizations scale up, improve efficiency for new hires and existing employees, and so on--but they can quickly get out of control.

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What to Do if You’re Failing

Start-up founders tend to say everything's great, all the time. So what happens when that's not even close to true

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Facebook Share Pricing Rumors Hint At High Demand, $100 Billion Valuation [Updated]

News updates all day from your Fast Company editors. Facebook's share price will likely be in the $34 to $38 range, according to sources speaking to AllThingsD , which puts its valuation near the long-rumored $100 billion range. That value will likely be boosted because it also seems likely the company's underwriters will agree to issue around 50 million additional shares to meet keen investor demand

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Modify Watch’s Low-Tech Business Takeaways From High-Tech Startups

West Coast business schools are entrepreneurial breeding grounds, but not just for the next hot thing in tech--here's what mix-and-match watch company Modify learned during its launch. I graduated from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business in May 2010. Friends from school included the founders of ideation space

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Why Better Products Don’t Always Win

You may have superior technology or a great feature set, but if your product doesn't create value for the customer, its chance of success is slim. We've heard a number of CEOs say, "Our product is more advanced than anything else on the market.

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‘How I Rebuilt After Disaster’

In 2005, New Orleans chef John Besh was living his dream as a high-brow chef. Then Hurricane Katrina hit, and he lost everything. Here's how he staged a comeback.

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