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5 Tips for Seeking -- and Weeding Through -- Other People's Opinions About Your Business
Personal Improvement

5 Tips for Seeking -- and Weeding Through -- Other People's Opinions About Your Business

Maximizing your company's growth requires taking in valuable feedback and making a firm commitment to following through.
Darrah Brustein
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The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members
Advisory Boards

The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members

Selecting a board is a critical activity for entrepreneurs, as it can shape the course of a business. To ensure you are headed in the right direction, focus on these five questions.
Panos Panay
8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'
Older Workers

8 Mindset Shifts Needed to Go From Older Employee to 'Silverpreneur'

Stop holding yourself back by referring to what you used to do. Instead be open to embracing the new.
Maite Baron
The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World
Veterans

The Many Benefits of Mentoring Vets Entering the Business World

Business leaders are uniquely suited to help veterans eager to apply their skills as entrepreneurs and employees.
Yehudi Gaffen
So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?
Mentors

So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?

A business strategist recalls three key business lessons he learned from a mentor whose work had repercussions as far away as the moon.
Daniel Patrick Forrester
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Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs
Veteran Entrepreneurs

Veterans Are Natural Born Entrepreneurs

Discipline, training and organization can be tapped for financial victory.
Jesse Torres
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What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Jim Ryan
The Best Medicine for Your Business: A Fresh Set of Eyes
Growing a Business

The Best Medicine for Your Business: A Fresh Set of Eyes

When you find that your company feels stunted, or a problem seems to have no solution, find some outside help fast.
George Deeb
3 Secrets to Snagging an Ace Mentor
Mentorship

3 Secrets to Snagging an Ace Mentor

Here is how to find a mentor that will make fellow entrepreneurs green with envy.
Craig Cincotta
Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)
Venture Capital

Beyond the Big Guys: 13 Smaller VCs to Keep on Your Radar (Infographic)

A look at up-and-coming venture capital firms and what they like to invest in.
Catherine Clifford
The 8 Qualities You Need to Look for in a Business Coach
Mentors

The 8 Qualities You Need to Look for in a Business Coach

The fastest way to learn any business is to study someone who has been successful at it.
Stephen Key
With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt
Mentorship

With Monetization Killing Mentorship, Here is How Entrepreneurs Should Adapt

A mentor can be an entrepreneur's secret weapon, offering not only expertise but also a rolodex of valuable connections. Here is how to find one – and not break the bank.
Kelsey Humphreys
Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone
Careers

Here's Why You Need to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Career and professional growth don't just arrive at your doorstep without your taking the leap.
Natalie Bounassar
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The Power of the Personal Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

The Power of the Personal Advisory Board

While almost every small business has a formal board of advisors in place, establishing a personal advisory board can prove invaluable to entrepreneurs on both a professional and personal level.
Darla Beggs