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Success secrets of Olympic greats
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Owning a successful business isn't too different from competing in the Olympic Games. For both, you'll likely work your entire life to get there and once you do, it's a battle everyday to stay on top. Entrepreneurs and Olympians fight to overcome immense obstacles, beat out fierce competition and silence the cynics. As London welcomes the world's greatest athletes, here's a look at 10 success secrets from some of the most legendary gold medalists of all time. More

Optimizing your website: 10 powerful SEO tools
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Optimizing your website is mission critical, but it isn't a black box. You can do a lot of it yourself with any of these search engine optimization (SEO) tools. If you are a small business owner that has dreamed of showing up on page one of Google or Bing, this article is for you. More



Employees doing personal chores at work? Let them!
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You pay your workers, obviously, to work. Sure, you understand that they also have busy lives outside of the office and, just like you, struggle to fit in all the errands, emails, trips to the bank, and kids' activities that clutter their calendars. But if you catch members of your team doing personal chores during the workday, you're still going to be annoyed, right? More

FDA aims to enhance antimicrobial drug use data
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on how the agency can collect more detailed information on antimicrobial drug use and how best to disseminate that information without stepping on manufacturers' toes, the FDA reported. Under current law, manufacturers are required to report how much of each antimicrobial product they sell and distribute and for which species the product is indicated. More

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Another reason to love your dog or cat
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Animal lovers know that their beloved pets make them feel better. Just petting an animal has been shown to calm people and lower their blood pressure. New research shows that even babies' health can benefit from living in the same home with pets. A new study published in Pediatrics, a medical journal, states that children who live in households with pets during the first five years of life tend to get sick less often than kids from pet-free households. More

Small pet retailer still running with the big dogs
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Americans love their pets — so much so that they spend $41 billion every year on their furry family members. That's a lot of doggy beds and catnip and explains why the pet store business is booming. Both PetSmart and Petco have about 1,200 locations and earn hundreds of millions each year. Petsmart reported more than $6 billion in sales for 2011, while Petco ended the year with $2.8 billion. More

Are pet-owners more environmentally conscious?
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A recent study has revealed that two thirds of pet-owners try to take care of the environment as much for their pet as their family. Research conducted by Purina as part of their Together We Can campaign suggests that preserving the great outdoors is high priority for cat and dog owners. More
 


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