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October 26, 2009
 
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Small Biz: Tech Startup
William Oliver developed a prototype for a better, greener alternative to the Styrofoam peanut in a Sedalia garage early in the millennium.
By Eric Peterson

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The 13 rules for a successful think-tank
Follow these, and you’ll make the most of your company’s creative energy and keep a brainstorm from turning into a drizzle. By Steve Baker

Executive Wheels: the Avalon’s too good for its own good
Anyone looking at a car like this really wants a Lexus or an Infiniti or a BMW. The person drawn to Toyota, for a million wonderful reasons, isn't looking for this type of car. By Jeff Rundles

Stay in the moment – and other rules for success
Without resolve, I find it very tempting to focus on yesterday or give my attention to tomorrow. In the process, I pay too little attention to today and to what I can contribute to this moment. By Larry Valant

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