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How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.

The Buck Stops Here: How to Make Invoicing Less Excruciating

To take the sting out of the annoying task of invoicing, consider the tips.

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.

3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.

A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit

When it comes to launching a business, running out of cash is a big, albeit common, problem. To avoid this fate, here are ten steps for amping up your company's credit record.

10 Cash-Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Startup

Even if your company is profitable, you could still run out of that oh-so-important business lifeblood: cash. Here are some common capital issues to avoid.

Top Apps for On-the-Go Founders

Busy entrepreneurs have little time to devote to learning about the coolest and helpful apps. Here, we do the legwork for you.

At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected

Accelerators may be all the rage today, but college trep AJ Agrawal offers to demystify some key details of the process.

Managing Millennials: More Magic Than Myth

Working with and managing millennials isn’t something to fear. The energetic and tech-savvy bunch is the future, and here’s how to deal with them.

6 Ways to Protect Your Digital Brand

Travel blogger Turner Barr recently watched a moneyed corporation allegedly steal his brand identity. Here’s how to ensure it doesn’t happen to you.

What's in Your Backpack? 6 Must-Have Items Every Young Entrepreneur Should Have at the Ready

Between class assignments and expense reports, you likely have a lot on your mind. Faced with a similar predicament, here's how college trep Sarah Haselkorn keeps everything in order.

Be a Role Model, Not a Dictator

Entrepreneur Rebekah Epstein gives us the skinny on how to be a boss employees adore.

3 Ways to Avoid the Loneliness of Working Remotely

For cash-strapped startups, forgoing an office space is a keen way to save money. But what do you do to keep loneliness at bay? Here are some tips.

Mentors vs. Advisors and Why You Should Get to Know Why They Differ

For young entrepreneurs, a helping hand can go a long way. Just make sure you’re aware of what’s expected of you in return.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes I Made as a Student Entrepreneur and How I Learned From Them

Like many newbie business owners, YE CollegeTreps columnist Sarah Haselkorn has made mistakes. The important thing, she says, is to learn from them.

What I Learned About Running a Startup From Econ 101

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on the theory of comparative advantage and how your startup would do well to learn about it.

How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.

3 Tips for Handling Startup Hiccups

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of embracing the unknown.

Biggest Mistakes: How Ginger + Liz Learned to Play Nice With Vendors

When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Here’s why having a plan B can mean all the difference.

Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire

When co-founders Scott Carleton and Alex Tryon of the art-rental and purchase platform needed help around the office, they soon learned that preparation and clarity are key in hiring employees.

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.

Young Trep Helps Chicagoans Toss Their Stale Cafeteria Food

Chef Jonas Falk’s startup OrganicLife provides healthy and delicious meals to thousands of Chicago-area children.

How to Turn an Internship into Entrepreneurship

Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on how working for a startup inspired her to launch her own business.

Starting Up While Still in School? 5 Tips for Staying Sane

Student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan on how to get everything done while still enjoying the ride.

Business-Boosting Gifts to Give Yourself for the Holidays

While giving yourself a watch or a new pair of jeans can make you look and feel good, a motivational book or even some nonfiction might give you some much-needed time to unwind.

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