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How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO
Leadership

How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO

Anthony Casalena started the website builder in his dorm room in 2003. Eleven years and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue later, he's still running the company.
Laura Entis
Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies at 95
Comcast

Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies at 95

Roberts founded Comcast in 1963.
Chris Matthews
Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes
Meetings

Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes

Advance homework and preparation is key to every good first impression.
Martin Zwilling
8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock
Starting a Business

8 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Startup Stock

Every entrepreneur needs to understand the following basics, to be addressed at a company's formation.
Martin Zwilling
Shocker! Entrepreneurs Often Are Not CEO Material.
Entrepreneurs

Shocker! Entrepreneurs Often Are Not CEO Material.

An entrepreneur who serves as CEO of a company he launched has found the two roles are very, very different.
Murray Newlands
Mothers, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

Mothers, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs

Founders work harder for less money than is otherwise legal, with a lottery-ticket chance of success. Why would parents wish that on their children?
Jeff Smith
At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?
Entrepreneur Mindset

At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?

Leaving behind a steady income and starting your business introduces a conundrum: When do you get a prize?
Adam Callinan
5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind
Leadership

5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind

You can save yourself and your team time while being open, honest and respectful.
Martin Zwilling
The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder
Solopreneur

The 3 Biggest Challenges of Being a Solo Founder

While being a solo entrepreneur definitely has its benefits, there are also unique obstacles that come with running a company without co-founders.
Aihui Ong
The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO
Leadership

The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO

Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do.
Andrew Cohen
Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.
Founders

Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.

Knowing the limits of one's ability and understanding when it is best for the organization to have another assume power is perhaps the greatest quality any leader can possess.
Susan Solovic
6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Exercise

6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

For one startup founder, the fitness platform with a cult-like following provides a physical, mental and emotional challenge.
Andrew Medal
Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

There are a number of behaviors that founders often find themselves entangled in that, without question, make starting a business harder.
Adam Callinan
5 Reasons Why I Quit My Own Business to Work for Someone Else
Jobs

5 Reasons Why I Quit My Own Business to Work for Someone Else

You can still be an entrepreneur at heart while earning a paycheck at someone else's company.
Brandon Turner