Entrepreneur: Latest from Jesse Torres 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 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game. A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235605 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235605 A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds. Closing the Deal Is as Easy as Smiling Scientists refer to the surge of good feeling as emotional contagion. Whatever the sentiment, entrepreneurs can use it to good effect. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235565 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235565 Scientists refer to the surge of good feeling as emotional contagion. Whatever the sentiment, entrepreneurs can use it to good effect. Is Your Voice a Business Asset or a Liability? Your company can be judged by how you project its outlook -- literally as you speak. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235373 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235373 Your company can be judged by how you project its outlook -- literally as you speak. Innovation at the Competition's Expense Some nimble companies choose to adopt an improvement after rivals have worked out the bugs. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235069 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235069 Some nimble companies choose to adopt an improvement after rivals have worked out the bugs. Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234672 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234672 There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps. 8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234655 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234655 While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps. Selling Your Business at Your Price No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234510 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234510 No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.