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6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
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Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls.
April 17, 2014 in Starting a Business
Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request

Stranger Danger: 3 Good Reasons to Reject a LinkedIn Connection Request

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No, you're not mean. Just smart. Sometimes it's okay to ignore connection requests on the world's most popular career social networking platform. Here's when you probably should.
April 17, 2014 in Technology
7 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Dead Blog

7 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Dead Blog

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Posting articles on your own website is still an excellent way to extend your professional reach.
April 16, 2014 in Marketing
How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

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While its hard out there for a female founder, I am not letting it stop me.
April 15, 2014 in The 'Treps
Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar

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An insider's look at the kinds of problems you may encounter--and how to overcome them--on your quest to operate a successful bar
April 11, 2014 in Starting a Business
4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

4 Ways to Look Like an Expert When You're Just Starting Out

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Even if newly-minted entrepreneurs are talented and qualified, they often aren't taken seriously right off the bat. Here are a few ways to change that viewpoint.
April 11, 2014 in The 'Treps
4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

4 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a 'Yes'

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Business owners who work for themselves must learn fairly quickly how to negotiate for optimal terms.
April 9, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

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Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.
April 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

4 Ways to Stop People From Using Their Phones During Meetings

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Because face-to-face meetings are for actually facing other people -- not for texting, checking emails and taking calls on your smartphone.
April 2, 2014 in Technology
The Co-Founder Behind Gay Social App Grindr Opens Up About Success, Sanity and Happiness

The Co-Founder Behind Gay Social App Grindr Opens Up About Success, Sanity and Happiness

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Even when entrepreneurs have what many would deem overnight success, they still question their abilities and doubts ensue on whether they are good enough for success.
April 1, 2014 in The 'Treps
Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

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"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."
March 17, 2014 in Starting a Business
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

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You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.
March 11, 2014 in The 'Treps
Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

Looking Back: 5 Entrepreneurs Divulge What They'd Change and Keep the Same

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There is no manual for entrepreneurs, resulting in a lot of mistakes and mishaps. Five entrepreneurs open up to us about the lessons they learned along their journey.
March 10, 2014 in The 'Treps
Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

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Here are five of the most interesting things that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said during his appearance yesterday at Oxford University's Saïd Business School.
March 5, 2014 in Leadership
Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

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While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.
March 4, 2014 in Leadership
Photos: 13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

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Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.
February 28, 2014 in Lifestyle
Simplifying Work-Life Balance With These 4 Steps

Simplifying Work-Life Balance With These 4 Steps

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Entrepreneurs often struggle with the work-life balance conundrum and feel guilt when they don't meet every obligation. While these steps aren't the end-all, be-all, they do provide a great starting point.
February 28, 2014 in Lifestyle
Photos: 5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

5 Must-Read Books For Every Entrepreneur

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From marketing to leadership, books often provide entrepreneurs the insight they need to make it on their journey. Here we offer up five must-read books for every entrepreneur.
February 21, 2014 in Lifestyle
Starting Up? Think Twice Before You Work From Home.

Starting Up? Think Twice Before You Work From Home.

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While it may seem like an appealing option, working from home can present momentous obstacles at the startup level.
February 21, 2014 in Location
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

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During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as Microsoft’s chairman.
February 11, 2014 in Leadership
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

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With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
February 7, 2014 in Starting a Business
3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

3 Critical Checkpoints When Entrepreneurs Should Seek Advice

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It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must.
February 3, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Social Innovation Reigns at This New York City Incubator

Social Innovation Reigns at This New York City Incubator

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To get a sense of what it's like starting a socially-conscious startup, we reached out to three founders based at New York City's Center for Social Innovation.
January 24, 2014 in Starting a Business
Photos: The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

The Do's and Don'ts of This Year's Hottest Conferences

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Professionals from technology, entrepreneurship, finance and beyond offer their picks and advice.
January 23, 2014 in Grow Your Business
When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

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From being passionate to choosing the right partners, entrepreneurs need to focus on a few key components to help build a sustainable business.
January 20, 2014 in Starting a Business

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