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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.

Richard Branson's Guide to Finding a Mentor

Every entrepreneur needs one.

To MBA or Not to MBA

Can a formal education really help you make your entrepreneurial dreams come true? Experts weigh in.

9 Ways to Show More Confidence in Business

You’re much more likely to reach out to others about your latest idea or effectively pitch a new client if you feel self-assured.

Steve Blank: 'Entrepreneurship is a Calling, Not a Job.'

For our 'If I Knew Then, What I Know Now' series, serial entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the importance of following your passion, the importance of family and the legacy he hopes to leave behind for future entrepreneurs.

Why You're Thinking About Networking All Wrong

Here's to a broader, more generous definition of the oft-used career term.

Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'

How to Grab the Attention of Top-Notch Mentors

Finding a great mentor is hard. Here are a few tips on how to stand out from the crowd and gain access to amazing advisors.

Richard Branson on Common Misconceptions About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurial success isn't reserved for one personality type, and you don't have to commit all your savings to an idea on blind faith.

The 3 Most Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

Entrepreneurs must constantly ask themselves tough questions about where they want to go, what it takes to get there and how to get there successfully.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Sabrina Horn.

Our expert Sabrina Horn is looking to answer your questions about PR, marketing, social media and general entrepreneur inquiries.

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.

4 Ways to Get Influencers to Spread Your Brand's Message

Think of it as a way to connect with your audience's audience.

What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur

The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months.

4 Entrepreneurial Cult Classics to Cultivate Success

Add these business titles to your book bag to get your thinking off the beaten path.

Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect.

Should You Switch Your Company's URL to a New Domain Extension?

.florist? .coffee? .technology? The options are vast, but are any of these new domain extensions worth the money?

Keys for Solopreneurs and High-Performing Cultures: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.

5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Some of the words of wisdom that guide my personal life have proved to be just as useful in the office.

Even Superman Needs to Be Clark Kent Some of the Time

Considering launching a business? Remember this: You can phase in pursuing your entrepreneurship bid while still keeping that day job.

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.

How These Sibling Franchisees Built an Empire

Brothers Joe and Allen Hertzman, who own six Long John Silver's, 13 Rally's and 24 Papa John's Pizza units, share what's in their secret franchising sauce.

3 Books That Will Help Change The Way You Think About Sales

Even if the word makes you cringe, entrepreneurship and sales are intertwined. Learn to see sales differently with these three great reads.

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