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Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs
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Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs

Drive, passion and determination don't pay the bills; money does. Here are the wise ways the 'Queen of QVC' saved cash as an early entrepreneur and how you can, too.
Will Your Startup Get to the Promised Land? How to Know.
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Will Your Startup Get to the Promised Land? How to Know.

If you're noticing your enthusiasm for your business draining, don't worry. It's all part of the cycle.
There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity
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There's Lots of Free Help for Choosing and Funding the Right Franchise Opportunity

Franchises have the allure of a ready-made business but it's more complicated than that.
The Importance of Culture When Starting Up
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The Importance of Culture When Starting Up

With most startups just concerned with surviving, how important is culture?
The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship
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The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship

What sets the successful businesses apart from the failed ones? This 'handy' metaphor should help.
Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online
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Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online

Using your website and social media to boost your business is critical for your success, even if the bulk of your work as a freight broker takes place on the open road.
Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.
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Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.

There are a lot of really bad hotspots in the world. It's important to understand the good there, too.
12 Critical Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Business Idea
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12 Critical Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Business Idea

Ideas can come to easy to many entrepreneurs, but how do you know when to actually start up? Use this questionnaire.
The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront
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The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront

Why the shift from producers to customers is changing everything.
7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
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7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
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The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Nothing sets an entrepreneur up for a fall like early success.
4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business
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4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business

Don't fly blind and rapidly spend your hard-earned cash on an idea that may never work out.
7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You
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7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

If you feel more comfortable keeping your day job while pursuing your business dream, follow these tips.
Motor-Less City? Bankrupt Detroit's Booming Bike Industry.
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Motor-Less City? Bankrupt Detroit's Booming Bike Industry.

The Motor City is becoming an unlikely hub for high-end bike manufacturing.
A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise
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A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
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4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life
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Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life

Startup guru Steve Blank is reinventing life-science startups with an innovative program that launched this week.
6 Signs You Should Open Your Own Online Store
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6 Signs You Should Open Your Own Online Store

Is it time to strike out on your own? How to tell.
The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become
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The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

Cubicle design was intended to give workers more freedom. Instead, it is seen as a symbol of the drudgery of office work and the control companies have over their employees.
Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
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Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur might seem glamorous, but it isn't. Far from it. Still, the rewards are great... and not what you might expect.
A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change
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A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change

In partnership with the Case Foundation, we kick off a weekly series profiling entrepreneurs who are pioneering social change, as well as the investors who are backing their ambitious efforts.
Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker
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Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker

As a freight broker, you'll need to understand the paperwork that comes with the profession. Here's what you need to know.
Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.
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Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.

Constantly fighting against business competitors is no way to run a startup, says sales expert Grant Cardone.
To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options
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To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options

By asking yourself these five questions, you can better understand what your company needs and how to stay competitive.
3 Fundamentals Learned the Hard Way About Generating PR for a Startup
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3 Fundamentals Learned the Hard Way About Generating PR for a Startup

You learned your customer's problem and offered a solution. That's the basic idea for selling your story to journalists, too.
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