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Friday, Jul 5, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Why You Should Give Employees Time Off

Why You Should Give Employees Time Off

It’s almost like an unspoken contest entrepreneurs are playing: “Well, I was up ’til 3 a.m. working, and then got up at 6 and started again.” As if, on our deathbeds, we will be so so glad we spent most of... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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By David Wolinsky

No One Sure Why Groupon's Stock Is Rebounding

No One Sure Why Groupon's Stock Is Rebounding

Groupon's stock continues to rise, like a phoenix. As of press time, it's climbed to $23.87, and not even the Wall Street Journal has an explanation for why. Here's its best attempt to hem and haw at this... Read »

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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By Carlise Newman

U.S. Bank Small Biz Survey Shows Good Attitudes

U.S. Bank Small Biz Survey Shows Good Attitudes

The latest: small business owners nationwide say the economy is starting to improve (but many feel the recession is still lingering). Read »

Friday, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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By Carlise Newman

Why Vacations are Good for Entrepreneurs

Why Vacations are Good for Entrepreneurs

Small business owners rarely take vacations. Here are reasons to take off once in a while. Read »

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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By Carlisle Newman

How Long to Keep Those Tax Docs?

How Long to Keep Those Tax Docs?

How long should small business owners keep tax documents? Read »

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NBC Chicago's "How-To" start up blog aims to help your entrepreneurial idea germinate and grow into a fully functioning business. Lean on our experts, ask questions and find out best practices to take your passion project professional.

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What We Cover
Daily Deals

Daily Deals

Learn from the original daily deals site, Groupon.

Pets

Pets

Some officials have estimated the City of Chicago's dog population to be somewhere around 500,000. Add in all the cats, fish and birds and you've got yourself an industry just begging -- and barking -- to be...

Social Media

Social Media

Social media offers traditional business minds a 12-6 curve ball. But we can help.

Fashion

Fashion

There are plenty of questions for a fledgling fashionista to answer. Never fear: We've got the goods.

Marketing

Marketing

Good luck making a dent in the public conscience if you don't have marketing and branding plan to get your message out.

Food Business

Food Business

Experts say 90 percent of new restaurants fail in their first year of operation. You want to be the 10 percent that makes it. But how?

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Authors
David Wolinsky David Wolinsky is a freelance writer, lifelong Chicagoan, and reasonably handsome business-study scion.
Kim Vatis Kim Vatis joined NBC5 News in 1997. She currently Anchors the weekend morning newscasts, is general assignment reporter and special projects reporter for the 10 PM newscasts.
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