Finding Help

Finding Help

From finding a mentor to talk you through your business mistakes and fears, to locating an attorney you trust to advise you on legal matters, you need a lot of help throughout all stages of your business. Here's where to find it. 

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Continuing Your Education

Improve yourself and your business by committing to lifelong learning.

Can You Learn to Start a Business?

In a word, yes. But if you're at all serious about entrepreneurship, you'll learn there's much more to start-up than classrooms and homework.

Joining a Support Group, Part II

What can you learn from a group of young entrepreneurs with little more experience than you? In a word, plenty.

Call In the Pros

Step one in starting a business: Admit you don't know everything.

Joining a Support Group, Part I

With a spiraling economy and, for some, rough waters ahead, Starve-Ups and organizations like it help young entrepreneurs muddle through <I>and</I> prosper.

Finding a Business Mentor

Meeting someone who can show you the ropes may be the best thing you ever do for your business.

Working With a Turnaround Expert to Save Your Business

If you're prepared to listen and take a consultant's advice, you can save your ailing business.

Mentorships: The Ultimate Networking Tool

Much more than advisors, mentors can help you learn the ropes and locate prospects, too.

Where Do You Stand?

Some say the new administration isn't exactly oozing with support for new start-ups; some say help is on the way. So what's the truth?

Girl School

What makes a young woman want to own a business? A little education will help.

Easy Does It?

Instant e-commerce storefronts are quick, but that doesn't mean they make your job easy.

Peep Peep

In a business climate where the line between laying the golden egg and becoming poultry is a fine one, can an incubator provide the help you need?

Veterans

Entrepreneurial centers focus on those who've served.

They Got Spirit, Yes, They Do

With the help of Students in Free Enterprise, these students at Flagler College started two businesses.

Wish Granted: Government Start-Up Help

If you're disabled or a veteran looking for start-up financing, our Shoestring Start-Up Expert has a few leads for you.

In The 'Hood

The world's growing at Internet speed, but your local economic development agency's still watching out for you.

Chicago

College students offer free help and expertise to local businesses.

Pass It On

Forget military school.today's colleges and universities have something else in mind of the kids of today: fashioning them into the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Pick A Pro, Any Pro

Browse the credentials of the experts to find the answers you need.

Ladies First

So it's said. But women are still debating ways to battle the old boy network.

Uncle Sam Wants You

Funding from the Small Business Innovation Research program

The Insiders

Four young entrepreneurs get down and dirty about the pains and pleasures of running their own businesses.

Start Me Up!

Ready, willing and able--five sources guaranteed to get your business going

The Deliberate Entrepreneur

If back to school is the last place you want to go, think twice. For a new generation of entrepreneurs, an MBA may be the surest route to success.

Someone to Watch Over Me

Why go it alone when there's help to be had?

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