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Research shows entrepreneurs pondering how to exit their companies most often turn to close friends and family for guidance. (Razvan Chisu/Unsplash)

Social networks play a key role when entrepreneurs cut ties to their companies

Social ties can help entrepreneurs acquire necessary information and insights about their plans to exit a company, as well as provide them with emotional support.
A boutique owner in Montréal arranges clothes at her store on May 24, 2020 as she prepares to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Coronavirus recovery: Small businesses must focus on easing employee, customer fears

As small businesses reopen, they'll need to engage the hearts and minds of both employees and customers by recognizing that they feel emotions differently than they did before COVID-19.
Gandhi had a lot to say about how business leaders should behave. AP Photo/James A. Mills

What Gandhi believed is the purpose of a corporation

Although Gandhi is best known for expelling the British from India and inspiring the likes of King and Mandela, he also wrote a lot about the behavior of good business leaders.
Perot become a household name after making an independent run for president in 1992. AP Photo/Doug Mills

The ‘giant sucking sound’ of NAFTA: Ross Perot was ridiculed as alarmist in 1992 but his warning turned out to be prescient

As the US prepares to replace NAFTA, a labor scholar who was critical of Perot but shared concerns about the deal revisits the claim that helped him become the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt.

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