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The Help You Need Is There for the Asking
Advisors

The Help You Need Is There for the Asking

Reaching out for help when you need it is crucial when you've taken on the grueling and often lonely work of building a business.
Leslie Barber
The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too
Business Management

The 80/20 Rule Is True for What's Holding You Back, Too

It's a truism that 20 percent of your efforts yield 80 percent of your results. Now consider what, or who, is causing 80 percent of your problems.
Dixie Gillaspie
Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship
Mentoring

Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship

Business leaders can empower employees to be entrepreneurial, test out new ideas and spread a culture of innovation.
Brant Cooper
The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success
Hiring Tips

The 3 Traits of 'A' Players Who Drive Companies to Success

Hiring is a notoriously tricky process. Finding the stars you need requires knowing what to look for, and how to spot it.
Zachary Poll
5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care
Health Care

5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Health Care

'The robot doctor' sounds like the title of a sci-fi movie. But it's just one future trend that entrepreneurs should know about in this changing industry.
Asha Saxena
The 3 Essentials of Expanding Into Other Countries
Expansion

The 3 Essentials of Expanding Into Other Countries

For firms with global clients, expanding services into new markets is the logical next step. But actually taking that step will require careful planning, research and patience.
Zach Cutler
5 Tips to Create an Innovative Market Disrupter, From the Man Taking on Bloomberg
Innovation

5 Tips to Create an Innovative Market Disrupter, From the Man Taking on Bloomberg

One company's innovative product could cause waves in the $30 billion financial data services market.
Matthew Toren
8 Strategies for Expanding a Niche Product Into New Markets
Expansion Opportunities

8 Strategies for Expanding a Niche Product Into New Markets

If your product is thriving with one customer base, it's time to grow past the comfort zone.
Zvi Band
Not All Failure Should Be Celebrated
Failure

Not All Failure Should Be Celebrated

When it comes to failure, entrepreneurs should be taking healthy and educated risk that may yield a setback, rather than failing just to fail.
What Should Employers Do About Misrepresentation?
Legal Issues

What Should Employers Do About Misrepresentation?

NBC's Brian Williams and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald were caught in misstatements, awakening a discussion about workplace ethics.
Heather R. Huhman
How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup
The Grind

How to Write a Book While Running Your Startup

Writing a book while running a company is exhausting. But if done correctly, it can help build both your personal and business brand.
Adina Grigore
Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge
Competition

Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge

The government has a wealth of information that could help your business. You just have to ask.
Issamar Ginzberg
When Weather Disrupts Your Business
Disaster Planning

When Weather Disrupts Your Business

Writing from the Boston area after several huge snowstorms, a Babson College lecturer shares what entrepreneurs should do when Mother Nature throws normal operations off-kilter.
Peter S. Cohan
9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Business Broker
Selling a Business

9 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Business Broker

Hiring the wrong broker can be the difference between not selling at all and selling for a price you are satisfied with.
Thomas Smale