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Great Minds in Business - Visionaries

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Lessons From a Contrarian

Daniel Kron knew nothing about retailing, but his idea proved to be genius.
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What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

Take the quiz to see which sort of 'trep you are.
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A Cash Flow for All Seasons

How to finance your future
10 Hot Startups
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10 Hot Startups

Why these independents made us say 'Wow!' Learn how yours can, too.
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Home Office Savings Center

A home office can become pricey. Entrepreneur's Home Office Savings Center can help you save money and create and design an efficient office for your home business.
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SkinIt Founder Driving New Automotive Trend

Tom Stemple's startup personalized millions of digital gadgets. Now he wants to do the same to your ride.
Home Based Basics

You Work From Home. So What?

Never mind the old stigma--what matters is the work you get done.
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Their Rookie Season

Coaching tips from three entrepreneurs who made the first-year cut
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The Company That Never Was

One man's unfinished business
Restaurants vs Mobile Kitchens
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Restaurants vs Mobile Kitchens

Can mobile kitchens and brick-and-mortar restaurants share a meal?
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When Nature Calls

RunPee.com lets you, well, you know, during movies.
Tips and Trends For and About Small-Business Owners
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Tips and Trends For and About Small-Business Owners

Thinking about launching a new business? Consider this advice and data as you get started.
The New Blueprint for Successful VC Funding
Venture and Angel Investors

The New Blueprint for Successful VC Funding

Why a great business idea is only the beginning
Eight Mistakes That Devastate Business Owners
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Eight Mistakes That Devastate Business Owners

Must-know info to help you avoid personal financial ruin
10 Lessons for Entrepreneurs
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10 Lessons for Entrepreneurs

Accept bumbling around and failure, learn to hit reset, dare to dream, stay lean
Lessons from Dash -- Navigate Your Own Course
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Lessons from Dash -- Navigate Your Own Course

First-time entrepreneur Robert Acker, CEO of Aha Mobile, shares advice on receiving advice
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Complacency: The Enemy of Success

Avi Savar built a successful business by taking risks and adapting to an ever-changing market.
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75 Secrets to Startup

We've simplified things for you by going straight to the experts to find out their top 75 tips for startup success, so you can master the process step by step.
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How to Prepare for Your Own Success

Power comes from knowledge, so don't let the details deter you from realizing your dreams.
The Soul of Small Business
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The Soul of Small Business

A look at history's most iconic black entrepreneurs
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Make Live Events Part of Your Marketing

Face-to-face experiences can have a big impact on your business.
Smart, Easy Ways to Find Customers
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Smart, Easy Ways to Find Customers

Need to find sales prospects, but don't know where to start? Use these easy prospecting tips for finding the right people in your target market.
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