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Avoid These 3 Pitfalls When Opening a Consulting Business
Starting a Business

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.
Growing Big From a Small Start
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Growing Big From a Small Start

This entrepreneur started selling study guides from his dorm room but explains that why and where you begin is less important than the clarity of your vision and inspiring people to dream the future as you do.
The 10 Most Shockingly Untrue Entrepreneurial Myths, Exposed
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The 10 Most Shockingly Untrue Entrepreneurial Myths, Exposed

Popular wisdom says if you don't quit your job right now, you'll end up miserable and poor. Don't drink the Kool-Aid.
17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time
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17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time

Distracted by daily tasks and critical goals, most entrepreneurs let seemingly unimportant issues slip through the cracks.
Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
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Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath
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Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business
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Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business

Get the details on just what you need to consider when purchasing the cart, truck or kiosk from which you'll run your mobile food business.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses
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Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage
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How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage

Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer.
Eager to Join a Startup? 3 Tips to Engineer a Mutual Match
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Eager to Join a Startup? 3 Tips to Engineer a Mutual Match

Seeking a job at a young company? Network and sell your skills; the challenges and rewards can be immense.
Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients
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Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients

Here are six places to consider when purchasing the food and supplies you'll need for your mobile food business.
Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up
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Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up

There are four areas you have look into to see if you're ready to scale. If not, you risk losing it all.
Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business
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Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business

Good food and service with a smile are imporĀ­tant, but if nobody knows you're serving, you're out of luck. Find out how to market and promote your mobile food business.
How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding
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How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding

This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley.
Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors
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Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Attracting advisors is one thing but if you forget to do this important step, you could put the relationship in jeopardy.
Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers
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Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers

Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace.
Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business
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Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business

Here are five ways to get the word out about your consulting firm.
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors
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Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup
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6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Be sure to describe the consumer pain to be relieved by the enterprise and how big a wedge can be driven between what customers are willing to pay and the costs.
Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts
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Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts

If you're starting a consulting firm, make sure these details are covered.
9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea
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9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.
Too Much? Too Little? How to Set Fees for Your New Consulting Business
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Too Much? Too Little? How to Set Fees for Your New Consulting Business

As a new business owner, you may not know what you should charge for your consulting services. Here's some advice.
The 6 People Every Startup Needs
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The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.
Starting a Consulting Firm? 10 Reasons Your Clients Need You.
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Starting a Consulting Firm? 10 Reasons Your Clients Need You.

A look at what companies are looking for consultants to do and which 10 consulting services are in demand today.
The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion
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The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion

In this short video, Lewis Howes talks about one crucial element to making the startup of your dreams work.
Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm
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Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Even after a few years, a startup still has an uphill battle against more entrenched competitors.
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