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How to Know When to Trust Your Gut
Starting a Business

How to Know When to Trust Your Gut

Follow these four steps to know when you should go with your intuition and when you should take a more facts-based approach.
Art Markman
Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level
Starting a Business

Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level

Dream Arcades is the largest manufacturer of non-coin-operated arcade machines in the world. Last year the company broke $1 million in sales."Nostalgia sells," says co-founder Michael Ware.
Jennifer Wang
Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?
Starting a Business

Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

So many of today's most successful innovations were started by young entrepreneurs -- from Facebook to Google to Microsoft. Did you miss your innovation window?
Debra Kaye
Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions
Starting a Business

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
Walter Chen
8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success
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8 Questions to Refocus Your Vision and Achieve Success

Stop getting distracted. Ask yourself these questions to maintain your focus and become more productive.
Stephanie Vozza
How to Decide If Your Business Idea Is a Total Bust
Starting a Business

How to Decide If Your Business Idea Is a Total Bust

Sometimes it's hard to know when you ought to let go of a business idea. Here are four key questions to help you decide.
Stephen Key
Starting a Business

Why Milton Friedman Could Love Social Entrepreneurship

Pursuit of profits is still paramount. But getting there with a social element is possible.
Ray Hennessey
The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It
Starting a Business

The No. 1 Reason Business Ideas Fail and How You Can Avoid It

Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
Debra Kaye
One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies
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One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies

Unpakt takes part of the pain out of moving by allowing customers to compare moving company prices online.
Gwen Moran
Starting a Business

Menswear for Women Corners a Niche Market

Custom clothier Tomboy Tailors crafts bespoke menswear -- for women.
Jodi Helmer
Brand Shop 'Taps' Into Its Expertise to Build Brewery
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Brand Shop 'Taps' Into Its Expertise to Build Brewery

With traditional advertising revenue shrinking, TBD of Bend, Ore., diversifies its branding business by selling craft beers.
Sarah Max
From Cyber Security to Video Game Design: The College Degrees of the 21st Century (Infographic)
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From Cyber Security to Video Game Design: The College Degrees of the 21st Century (Infographic)

Technology and changing priorities have created fields of study that didn't exist in decades past.
Kathleen Davis
What's the Next Kale? How Business Owners Can Capitalize on Food Trends
Marketing

What's the Next Kale? How Business Owners Can Capitalize on Food Trends

Stemming from the nation's current obsession with kale are some important lessons for business owners about how to latch onto trends.
Coeli Carr
Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead
Starting a Business

Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead

Innovators continually generate new ideas through a more continuous and dynamic process, here's how you can too.
Stephanie Vozza