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How to Find an Angel Investor
Business Plans

How to Find an Angel Investor

Angel investors used to be hard to find, but that's no longer true.
First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.
Business Plans

First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.

A quick primer on the pros and cons of crowdfunding your new venture.
4 Reasons Your Business Plan Might Need to Be Trashed
Business Plans

4 Reasons Your Business Plan Might Need to Be Trashed

While preparation is always good, no amount of charts can protect you from the realities of a 21st-century business world in permanent beta.
David Slayden
How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist
Business Plans

How to Write a Business Plan Banks Can't Resist

Here's what your business plan needs if you want startup capital from a bank.
Make Plans, But Remember That Success Comes to Those Who Execute
business Planning

Make Plans, But Remember That Success Comes to Those Who Execute

Seeking a European headquarters, the founder of a micro brewery is ultimately relying on his instincts. That's what most successful entrepreneurs do.
Gene Marks
Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones
Business Plans

Family Business: The Pros and Cons of Getting Funding From Loved Ones

If you're thinking about getting friends and family to loan you money to fund your business, read this first.
13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Stuff Done
Productivity

13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Stuff Done

These tips will help you blast through your to-do list and look forward to next week's work.
Jonathan Long
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How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
Business Plans

How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan

Deciding how you intend to use your business plan is an important part of preparing to write it.
5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change
Business Plans

5 Tips on Planning Amid Rapid Change

As the pace of business shifts quickens, forecasting can become even more vital.
Tim Berry
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Getting Past Staff Growing Pains
Expansion

Getting Past Staff Growing Pains

Whether a company is expanding beyond 10 employees or 50, living through the transition can be a challenge. Proper planning can help.
Sabrina Parsons
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7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015
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7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015

Fall is the time to plan ahead so you can launch the new year as a profitable one.
Stacey Alcorn
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Strategy Is Not a To-Do List
Finding Customers

Strategy Is Not a To-Do List

Don't simply go through the motions of customer development. You should have a deep understanding of the purpose behind it.
Steve Blank
What a Simple Halloween Candy Bucket Can Teach You About Entrepreneurial Potential
Leadership Qualities

What a Simple Halloween Candy Bucket Can Teach You About Entrepreneurial Potential

Do you like games with predictible odds or are you eager to make the most of the resources you have?
Peter S. Cohan