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The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan
Business Plans

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Business Plan

These instructions will help you craft the best business plan possible, one section at a time.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing
Investing

People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing

Online capital raising still involves the core tenet of trust and a serious focus on what the entrepreneur is trying to build with a startup.
Joanna Schwartz
Enlist Advisors for Your Startup Wisely
Advisors

Enlist Advisors for Your Startup Wisely

Your fledgling outfit needs help. Still this is no excuse for treating experts in a slipshod fashion.
Karen Mishra
Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media
Twitter

Tweeting With the Enemy -- 3 Tips for Interacting With Competitors on Social Media

Turning a blind eye to the actions of industry rivals is a great way to be caught off guard. You'll miss out on valuable insights that can help your company thrive.
Sheena Tahilramani
You and Your Intuition Should Make Friends With Big Data
Big Data

You and Your Intuition Should Make Friends With Big Data

With both working in tandem, your business could leapfrog ahead of the competition. Try developing the right infrastructure to integrate these information-rich resources into regular decision making.
Asha Saxena
5 Healthy Hacks for Busy Offices
Personal Health

5 Healthy Hacks for Busy Offices

Set up a work environment that brings out the best in your employees physically so that they and your business will thrive.
Kate Swoboda
Try This Life-Changing Stress Hack for a More Relaxed 2015
Stress Management

Try This Life-Changing Stress Hack for a More Relaxed 2015

An entrepreneur explains how the Alexander technique worked wonders for his body and thus his business.
Zach Ferres
8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile
Linkedin

8 Types of Photos You Should Never Use on Your LinkedIn Profile

You could get passed over on LinkedIn if your headshot stinks. Put your best face forward on the popular professional networking hub by not making these common and comical profile faux pas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn

So Barbara Walters created her list of 2014's most fascinating people. Here's an overview by another Walters, a publicist with ideas how to maximize this social-media tool to your benefit in 2015.
Brittany Walters-Bearden
Become More Positive With These 5 Tips
Positivity

Become More Positive With These 5 Tips

Having a better outlook on life will lead you to success.
Michael Jacobs
Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions
Startup Financing

Win an Investor's Money by Acing These 5 Questions

Entrepreneurs are put to the test before a financier writes a check. The ones that provide excellent answers score.
Peter S. Cohan
4 Strategies for Reducing Workplace Conflict
Managing Employees

4 Strategies for Reducing Workplace Conflict

Friction in the office can kill productivity. Check out these methods for an improved atmosphere and in the process you could boost your bottom line.
Heather R. Huhman
Can Peer Feedback Lead to Better Self-Awareness?
Feedback

Can Peer Feedback Lead to Better Self-Awareness?

Harness the power of the team to do staff evaluations. You might even achieve better results.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
5 Ways to Set Up Your Employees for Success in 2015
Goals

5 Ways to Set Up Your Employees for Success in 2015

You've probably set lofty financial goals for your organization, but here's how to engage and enlist your entire team by jointly creating challenging yet doable goals.
Zeynep Ilgaz