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How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business
Family Businesses

How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business

To fire a family member may be one of the most difficult challenges a family business will face. Here is how to ensure the process is as painless as possible.
Andrew Keyt
F, as in Forget, Those That Doubt You
Motivation

F, as in Forget, Those That Doubt You

You need to surround yourself with people that will inspire, motivate and push you to achieve greatness -- not doubters with motivation-sucking opinions.
Jonathan Long
4 Reasons You Should Never Hire a Family Member
Family

4 Reasons You Should Never Hire a Family Member

When you start a business and are in need of help, it's easy to run to the nearest emotionally charged people in your life to help out. Well, don't.
Adam Callinan
What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family
Starting a Business

What You Need to Know About Funding Your Business Through Friends and Family

Read this before you approach friends and family to finance your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Make Your Life Better By Saying 'No' More Often in These 3 Areas
Entrepreneurs

Make Your Life Better By Saying 'No' More Often in These 3 Areas

You know the cliches: Life is short, time is precious and there are only so many hours in a day.
Adam Callinan
How to Handle Your Family Bankrolling Your Business
Funding

How to Handle Your Family Bankrolling Your Business

Friends and family of new entrepreneurs are the greatest single source of outside funding but just because it's common, doesn't mean you shouldn't use caution.
Cindy Yang
The Important Lesson for Entrepreneurs From a Quarterback's Fight for His Life
Relationships

The Important Lesson for Entrepreneurs From a Quarterback's Fight for His Life

Jim Kelly battled two bouts of cancer, but with his teammates by his side, he was able to stand tall.
Matt Mayberry
8 Best Practices to Seek Funding From Friends, Family and Fools
Finance

8 Best Practices to Seek Funding From Friends, Family and Fools

If the people closest to you won't support you, why should investors?
Martin Zwilling
5 Kinds of People Who Will Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur
Relationships

5 Kinds of People Who Will Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur

You'll be making your own decisions and carving your own path, but you'll have to your network to help get you there.
Jayson DeMers
Do You Know Who Your Best Friends Are in Business?
Relationships

Do You Know Who Your Best Friends Are in Business?

They just might surprise you.
Stephen Key
Keep Your Friends While Starting Up With These 4 Tips
Friends and Family

Keep Your Friends While Starting Up With These 4 Tips

You may be thrilled about your new venture, while those closest to you wish you would just stop talking about it.
Adam Callinan
How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships
The Grind

How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships

By taking some precautions you can maximize the benefit of knowing skilled folk and avoid damaging relationships.
Yair Tygiel
College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search
College Graduates

College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search

Somewhere among your family, friends, Facebook friends and friends of friends you'll find the people who will help you launch your career.
Eddy Ricci
25 Tips for Having Meaningful Relationships
Relationships

25 Tips for Having Meaningful Relationships

The secret to having warm, loving, trustworthy people in our lives is to first become that sort of person.
John Rampton