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4 Tips for Being a Balanced Entrepreneur -- At Work and at Home
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Putting your heart and soul into a startup is what entrepreneurs do. But being awesome doesn't stop when you come home. Here are some suggestions for finding the right balance.
January 16, 2014 in Lifestyle
How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

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As an entrepreneur, standing up for your vision to your loved ones might possibly be the best practice you will get for the life that awaits you.
January 13, 2014 in Startup Basics
The People in Your Life Are Your Personal Brand Team

The People in Your Life Are Your Personal Brand Team

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Your family, friends and colleagues in many ways become your brand. It's important to create a team of people that reflect how you want to live your brand.
January 10, 2014 in Business Management
Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

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Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
December 26, 2013 in Venture and Angel Investors
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

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4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
December 10, 2013 in Financing
The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family

The Ins and Outs of Raising Money From Friends and Family

Make your personal network your first investors, but don't make it too informal.
September 9, 2013 in Financing
Why Friends And Family Are Your Worst Business Enemies

Why Friends And Family Are Your Worst Business Enemies

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Investing with friends and family is usually a recipe for disaster. If you're going to go for it, here are some essential legal steps to keep your finances and friendships from falling apart.
August 26, 2013 in Legal Center
How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents

How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents

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Sandwich-generation entrepreneurs -- those in their 40s and 50s -- are juggling more family demands. Here's how to keep your sanity and your business.
August 22, 2013 in Lifestyle
When Friends and Family Become Financiers

When Friends and Family Become Financiers

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Raising money from family and friends to fund a business can be a complex situation to navigate, requiring both personal trust and a professional approach.
May 4, 2013 in Ask Entrepreneur

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

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Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
April 25, 2013 in Profiles

3 Reasons to Be Proud of Your Brick-and-Mortar Shop

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Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
March 12, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep

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With a busy startup schedule, it can be hard to devote any time to forging new relationships or even keeping old ones. Here's how to make time for the ones you love -- and yourself.
February 27, 2013 in Work/Life Balance
10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners

10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners

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Thinking about bringing loved ones into your business? Before you take that leap, here's what you need to know to protect your relationships and your company.
February 20, 2013 in Startup Basics

4 Tips for Balancing Friendship and Business

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Tech expert Prerna Gupta on the importance of keeping your team at a professional distance.
January 23, 2013 in Leadership

Tis the Season for Giving Thanks

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With Christmas just a day away, don't forget to give a big 'THANK YOU' to the VIPs in your life.
December 24, 2012 in Business Management
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

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Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
September 15, 2012 in Business Ideas
How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads

How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads

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When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include.
June 15, 2012 in Your Business Plan

How to Craft a Business Plan That'll Turn Investors' Heads

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A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
June 6, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job

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Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
June 4, 2012 in Grow Your Business

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Day Job

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Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
May 31, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

How to Start Up with Mom and Dad on Your Side

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The ties you form early will help mold you in life and in business. Here's how to keep your parents happy and on your side while you're starting up.
May 30, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

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One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
April 23, 2012 in Starting a Business

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