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The Basics of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees
Starting a Business

The Basics of How I Built a Seven-Figure Business Without Employees

This three-step process won't land you on the covers of national magazines, but that's not the point.
Adam Callinan
How to Determine the Correct Things to Focus On
Making Decisions

How to Determine the Correct Things to Focus On

If you want to master and deeply understand the core fundamentals of a task you may, paradoxically, need to start by casting a very wide net.
James Clear
Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Past Tech to Find Opportunity
Launching a Business

Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Past Tech to Find Opportunity

The entrepreneurial universe is bigger than just Silicon Valley. Lots of 'analog' businesses are plenty profitable.
Cris Burnam
To Get Paid for Doing What You Love, Love What People Value
Entrepreneurship

To Get Paid for Doing What You Love, Love What People Value

Don't follow your passion to a dead end. Adapt it to create a venture that is relevant to people.
Dixie Gillaspie
5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea
Business Ideas

5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea

A seemingly good idea with flaws can cause the entire foundation to collapse, while a questionable idea with more merits than faults might be abandoned despite having a real shot at success.
Jayson DeMers
5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Enemy -- the Bigger, the Better
Competition

5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Enemy -- the Bigger, the Better

Having zero competition isn't necessarily a good thing, especially when there's millions of entrepreneurs around the world focused on sniffing out potential business opportunities.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
10 Businesses to Start That Can Weather Any Economy
Business Ideas

10 Businesses to Start That Can Weather Any Economy

Worried our economy is headed south? Here are 10 ideas to build a recession-proof business.
Susan Solovic
4 Steps to Building a Great Product-Focused Organization
Business Ideas

4 Steps to Building a Great Product-Focused Organization

Having an awesome product is not enough for long-term survival. Success comes down to a well planned and executed product strategy.
Peter Gasca
To Get People to Back Your Ideas, First Find the Right People
Ideas

To Get People to Back Your Ideas, First Find the Right People

Tap relationships – and needs – to get traction for your projects.
Poornima Vijayashanker
Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato
Entrepreneurs

Forget Glitter: The New Thing to Ship Your Enemies Is a Potato

An entrepreneur in Texas has made a business out of shipping potatoes inscribed with anonymous messages.
Kate Taylor
A 3-Step Formula to Success -- Really
Success Strategies

A 3-Step Formula to Success -- Really

You must fine-tune your ability to acutely break down a problem and come up with an efficient solution.
Stephen Key
14 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Creativity

14 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

ADHD is good, you can learn from freestyle rappers and forget other people's opinions.
Andrew Medal
What Do Sara Blakely and Kevin Plank Have in Common?
Entrepreneur Mindset

What Do Sara Blakely and Kevin Plank Have in Common?

Nope, we're not talking underwear here. We're talking opportunity recognition.
Shawn Osborne
What Does It Take to Get Your Product on QVC?
Inventing

What Does It Take to Get Your Product on QVC?

The head of a company that hooks up inventors with the popular shopping channel dishes on how inventors can show off their products to millions.
Stephen Key