Entrepreneur: Latest from Dana Brownlee 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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235941 As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones. How to Make Your Conference Calls Run Flawlessly Without face-to-face contact, it’s difficult to manage the conversation, navigate complex issues or deal with difficult personalities in the group. The good news is there are specific techniques you can use to improve these calls. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235861 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235861 Without face-to-face contact, it’s difficult to manage the conversation, navigate complex issues or deal with difficult personalities in the group. The good news is there are specific techniques you can use to improve these calls. Getting People to Say Yes When Everyone Isn't on Board Here are a few pointers on how to help a group reach a consensus when they simply don’t agree. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234394 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234394 Here are a few pointers on how to help a group reach a consensus when they simply don’t agree. Avoid These 3 Pitfalls When Opening a Consulting Business If done correctly, a consulting business can be lucrative for an entrepreneur. To get people on the right path, here are three mistakes to avoid. Fri, 09 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233731 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233731 If done correctly, a consulting business can be lucrative for an entrepreneur. To get people on the right path, here are three mistakes to avoid. Attention Entrepreneurs: Use Ignorance to Your Advantage A subtle but important trait of the most successful entrepreneurs is the ability to manage uncertainty and strategically problem solve. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233240 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233240 A subtle but important trait of the most successful entrepreneurs is the ability to manage uncertainty and strategically problem solve. The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You While pricing can be a tricky matter for any entrepreneur, it is especially difficult for those providing a service. Here are a few lessons on pricing strategy. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232884 While pricing can be a tricky matter for any entrepreneur, it is especially difficult for those providing a service. Here are a few lessons on pricing strategy. Professionalism: A Luxury for Corporate America, a Necessity for Entrepreneurs The adage, "you don't get a second chance to make a first impression," couldn't be more true for entrepreneurs. For those needing to brush up on their professional skills, here are a few tips. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232535 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232535 The adage, "you don't get a second chance to make a first impression," couldn't be more true for entrepreneurs. For those needing to brush up on their professional skills, here are a few tips. How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful) Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232370 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232370 Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours. Answer These 3 Questions Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship Even though entrepreneurship is in vogue, not everyone is ready to start a business. Here are three questions to consider. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232127 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232127 Even though entrepreneurship is in vogue, not everyone is ready to start a business. Here are three questions to consider. 7 Sins of Newbie Entrepreneurs Following these sins could kill your business. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to fix these blunders. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232021 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232021 Following these sins could kill your business. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to fix these blunders.