Friends and Family The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Friends and Family en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:00:00 GMT 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. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:00:00 GMT Ceren Cubukcu 6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign A roundup of useful tips and best practices for creating a campaign that meets or exceeds its funding goal. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Laura Entis Richard Branson: 'I've Met Some of My Closest Friends Through My Work' We spend a lot of time at work, so why not turn professional relationships into real friendships? Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT Richard Branson The Best Way to Ask Friends and Family for Seed Capital With just a fraction of startups receiving venture capital financing, approach your social circles, with these five pointers in mind. Thu, 15 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jamie Pennington 4 Tips for Being a Balanced Entrepreneur -- At Work and at Home 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. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT Scott Weiss How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family 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. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT Lewis Howes The People in Your Life Are Your Personal Brand Team 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. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT Jim Joseph Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT Brian Hamilton The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business 4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:00:00 GMT Michelle Goodman Why Friends And Family Are Your Worst Business Enemies 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. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:30:00 GMT Mark J. Kohler How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents Sandwich-generation entrepreneurs -- those in their 40s and 50s -- are juggling more family demands. Here's how to keep your sanity and your business. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT Lisa Evans When Friends and Family Become Financiers 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. Sat, 04 May 2013 08:00:00 GMT Randy Myers How to Have a Social Life as a Young Trep 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. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:01:00 GMT Adam Toren 10 Questions to Ask Before Family and Friends Become Business Partners 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. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT Jane Porter How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:00:00 GMT Dinah Wisenberg Brin How to Craft a Business Plan That Will Turn Investors' Heads When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include. Fri, 15 Jun 2012 09:00:00 GMT Matthew Toren What to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job 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. Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:08:00 GMT Adam Toren