Entrepreneur: Latest from Adam Callinan http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT How to Avoid People Who Will Do Nothing But Waste Your Time You've most likely encountered them while conducting business: Those who just talk without taking actions. Here are some tips to deal with them. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237569 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237569 4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237176 Not Closing Sales? Look to These 5 Mistakes. You should be reflecting on what has gone right and what has gone wrong in the past, but these errors may be contributing. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237059 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237059 3 Reasons Your Business Isn't Growing If your startup has started to stagnate after a couple of years, look no further for the cause than your leadership. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236677 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236677 These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236493 Your Poor Eating Habits Are Hurting Business Going full force into work and eating poorly or skipping meals won't do you any good as an entrepreneur. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236219 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236219 10 Ways You Can Blow a First Impression You know what they say, you only get one chance to make that great first impression. Don't screw it up with these behaviors. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236056 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236056 No Matter What You're Selling, This Strategy Should Do the Trick Selling has very little to do with what you sell and everything to do with how you sell yourself. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235928 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235928 Whether Inside or Out, the 4 New Realities of Closing Sales Advice on developing a culture and strategy that breeds revenue from the chief revenue officer of Hubspot, which pulled in $77 million last year. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235678 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235678 The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235483 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235483 Don't Underestimate the Casual Meeting With every person you meet, there is the potential for a golden opportunity. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235346 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235346 Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing If you want to create life-long clients, you need to impress people right from the start. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235154 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235154 Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps Before you spend big money on bringing your product to market, make sure there is actually a market for your product. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234878 These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234669 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234669 Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234431 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234431 Are You Cut Out for a Sales Gig at a Startup? If you want to get a job selling, would you be a better fit at a smaller or a larger company? Wed, 21 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234079 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234079 Surprisingly (or Not), You Can Get a Lot Done Working From Across the Globe If you've been pushing off those big travel plans, don't wait any longer -- you can still work effectively even from another country. Tue, 13 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233787 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233787 Is Your Business Built to Survive Your Absence? When starting a business, it's wise to build automation into your processes so everything doesn't fall apart with you. Tue, 06 May 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233615 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233615 Find an Attorney Who Will Be in Your Corner With These 3 Tips Startups should seek good legal counsel for a multitude of questions and issues. It's obviously important to trust your lawyer. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233367 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233367 Working From Home? Avoid These Not-So-Obvious Distractions. You need to structure your environment in such a way that you can maintain your focus on your work. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233172 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233172 3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees Your attorney's billable hours can stack up fast, so here are some tips that can lower your bill. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232866 What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business. As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 Is There Such a Thing as Good Greed? Although you'd assume greed is always a bad thing, it can be used so everyone wins. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232573 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232573 Reality Check: 3 Steps to Bring Egomaniacs Back to Earth When an employee thinks they're more valuable than they truly are, it can create problems. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232352 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232352 When Ego Is the Enemy Overconfident big mouths are not just bores at parties; they can harm your business Thu, 13 Mar 2014 01:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232126 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232126 When It's Time to Fire the Productive It is not only the unproductive, slack offs that deserve the axe. Sometimes companies have to let go of their star performer. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232011 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232011 Want to Hire Killer Salespeople? Follow These Steps. When interviewing candidates, first make it casual, then turn up the heat. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231618 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231618 To Outsource or Not? That Is the Question. While outsourcing services and tasks may help a startup save a few bucks, it can also cause many challenges. Here are a few instances when outsourcing could be a viable choice. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231328