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6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas
Creativity

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it.
Alicia Lawrence
How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System
Patents

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
Kirby Drake
What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?
Internet of Things

What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?

Web-connected products will soon explode. Where should entrepreneurs look to get in on the action?
Curtis Feeny
Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant
Growth Strategies

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.
Hunter Thurman
Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions
Ideas

Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions

Creator of postage printer talks about how he launched his company and kept it going for two decades.
Harry Whitehouse
Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.
How To

Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result.
Stephen Key
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Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel
Starting a Business

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Stephen Key
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea
Starting a Business

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
Stephen Key
Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things
Starting a Business

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors
Growth Strategies

Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors

You need a strategy to get ahead in business. Knowing yourself and your 'enemies' is important.
Gregory Kennedy
Where Do Great Ideas Come From?
Entrepreneurs

Where Do Great Ideas Come From?

Young entrepreneurs share what influences shape their businesses.
Entrepreneur Staff
Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb
Growth Strategies

Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.
Andy Craig and Dave Yewman
Be Selfless, and You May Develop Products Customers Actually Want
Starting a Business

Be Selfless, and You May Develop Products Customers Actually Want

When you make other people's problems your own, their happiness will be your success.
Lauren Hasegawa
Big Ideas Come to Those Who Ask
Leadership

Big Ideas Come to Those Who Ask

Making it easy for your employees to offer suggestions could lead to big improvements to your product and company.
David Hassell