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6 Best Practices for Working From Home
Productivity

6 Best Practices for Working From Home

When your office is located where you reside, productivity can go out the window. Or things are just too quiet. Here's how to maximize the benefits.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know
Accelerators

Due Diligence on Accelerators -- What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Before you commit to a program, understand what's expected of you and what you'll be offered in return.
Wiley Larsen
The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs
Cyber Security

The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs

While many executives might regard physical and cybersecurity risks to their operations as separate issues, they may be intertwined.
Eric Basu
How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business
Entrepreneurs

How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business

Find out the quick path to launch of a daring cadre of startup leaders, including the owner of the new company, SparkleSlap.com.
Jesse Torres
7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires
Raising Capital

7 Tips for an Investment Pitch That Excites and Inspires

Seeking your first round of capital can be a daunting task. Here's how to effectively position your venture by telling a compelling story that will entice investors.
Miles Jennings
Know When to Double Down in Business
Taking risks

Know When to Double Down in Business

Running a startup can resemble playing a game of blackjack. Be savvy and strategic yet willing to take risks at the right moment.
Marty Fukuda
When Building an Online Brand, Start With the Foundation
Personal Branding

When Building an Online Brand, Start With the Foundation

If you can't clearly define your mission and vision then there's nothing for you to build on.
Lewis Howes
A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)
Infographics

A Well-Trained IT Team: Your Company's Secret Weapon (Infographic)

IT pros are the backbone of your business. Make sure they're up to the tall task.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap
Raising Capital

5 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome the Funding Gap

Taking advantage of the resources and mentors available can help you overcome the hurdles to financing your startup.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Hiring

How Getting the Timing Right Can Help You Hire the Best

Employers want to be available and prepared when the talent is ready.
George Kaszacs
5 Ways Appreciation Can Backfire
Company Culture

5 Ways Appreciation Can Backfire

When it comes to recognizing employees, do it right. Fairness and consistency matter.
Stacey Alcorn
How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia
Global Business

How U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Expand or Partner in Asia

In the last four years, changes in Hong Kong's and Singapore's startup scenes have created opportunities -- and China's consumer market is evolving, too.
Peter S. Cohan
Treat Loyal Customers as Well as You Do New Ones
Customer Loyalty

Treat Loyal Customers as Well as You Do New Ones

Welcome familiar faces back to your business as your benefactors. Don't take anyone for granted.
Karen Mishra
7.1 Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income
Wealth

7.1 Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income

Serial entrepreneur Hal Elrod gives his personal formula for achieving greater financial security through diversified revenue sources.
Hal Elrod