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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
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
The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends
Loans

The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends

The risks enter into emotional as well as financial turf. Here's how to protect these relationships.
Joshua Steimle
This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist
Fundraising

This Startup Will Give You a Loan -- But There's a Twist

Able, the brainchild of two Harvard MBAs, requires borrowers to raise the first quarter of their loan amount from friends and family.
Michelle Goodman
Is It Smart for Entrepreneurs to Hire Friends?
Ask the Expert

Is It Smart for Entrepreneurs to Hire Friends?

Hiring people you know and trust can be very beneficial to an entrepreneur and her venture. But if not done correctly, it can spell disaster.
Kip Tindell
Meet the CEO Who Took His Teen Son to a $55 Million Funding Meeting
Family

Meet the CEO Who Took His Teen Son to a $55 Million Funding Meeting

The CEO of a marketing and sales software company used a business trip as an opportunity to bond with his 18 year old.
Matthew Toren
There Are 8 Indispensable Elements of Real Wealth and 7 Aren't Money
Higher Purpose

There Are 8 Indispensable Elements of Real Wealth and 7 Aren't Money

There is no contradiction between realizing financial security is crucial to happiness and that money really isn't everything.
Peter Voogd
Your Career Is a Supplement to Your Life, Not the Defining Factor
Work-Life Balance

Your Career Is a Supplement to Your Life, Not the Defining Factor

You're a hard-driving entrepreneur. But what should you do now if your work life has turned into your whole life?
Bobbie Laporte
How You Can Avoid Becoming a Workaholic
Work-Life Balance

How You Can Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

Working too much can negatively affect your life and your business. Here are four tips for finding the right balance.