Entrepreneur: Latest from Peter Gasca 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 15:30:00 GMT Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps New product and service concepts are stifled by the process of taking them to market. If you can prove a demand, however, the next steps become much less intimidating. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237455 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237455 Amazing Quotes to Inspire You Out of a Creative Rut To get your mind flowing with ideas, consider the advice of these great thinkers throughout history. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237052 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237052 How to Fire Back at an Angry Customer on Social Media The way you respond to customers can improve the reputation of your business, or tear it down in an instant. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237196 8 Things My Dad Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life As a semi-retired business owner, my father is full of resourceful advice. Here are a few of his lessons. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237070 History's Inventive Minds Say You Don't Have to Be Original to Be Creative An idea does not necessarily need to be unique or widely accepted. It just needs to be yours. Here are nine quotes to inspire you. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237050 This One Word Will Always Stifle Creativity Great entrepreneurs understand that great ideas can often come from really bad ones. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236790 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236790 What Emmy-Winner 'Breaking Bad' Teaches Us About Brand Management You do not need to be a meth kingpin to know something about building an empire, but you could definitely learn from one. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236883 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236883 Teach Yourself Coding on Your Own Time With These Resources Learning the language of computers is an incredibly useful skill for entrepreneurs to have. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236511 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236511 Whether You're Starting a Business or Not, It Pays to Think Like an Entrepreneur Applying these eight skills will differentiate you from a crowded and competitive workforce and prepare you if you do start a venture. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236436 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236436 The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236264 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236264 Need a New Design? 5 Reasons to Crowdsource It. Most startups do not have the resources to hire expensive design firms. The alternative provides another way. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236179 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236179 The 2 Words Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Eliminate this destructive phrase every day to increase your focus and productivity. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236058 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236058 Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First. Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235980 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235980 Looking for a Dose of Inspiration? Try Mentoring a Young Entrepreneur. Spending time with ambitious youth is one of the best things you could do to jump start your own ambition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235869 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235869 Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235633 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235633 Start Preparing Your Business for the Generation After Millennials The newest crop of consumers will be incredibly brand fickle. Can you appeal to them over your competitors? Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235564 Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips Want to make an impression and differentiate yourself and your company? Do it in writing. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235403 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235403 Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235402 5 Tips for Staving Off an Attack From a Special Interest Group Strategically responding to threats can save your company and elevate your reputation. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235128 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235128 3 Tips for Naming Your Business in the Modern, Mobile World Before you spend hours agonizing over what to call your company, consider these three tips. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234845 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234845 An Al Roker Segment Couldn't Match the Marketing Power of This While a celebrity endorsement could generate some interest, leveraging bloggers has even more power. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234270 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234270 The Sweet and Simple Marketing Lesson From 'House of Cards' You don't need data to prove that product demonstrating works. All you need is an audience and BBQ ribs. Tue, 27 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234097 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234097