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3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

3 Clever Ways to Say Thanks This Turkey Day

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While brownies are always a good idea, here are three potentially longer lasting ways to say thanks to key people in your business life.
November 25, 2013 in Lifestyle
How to Score an Advisor When Your Startup Has No Money

How to Score an Advisor When Your Startup Has No Money

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Getting the right advisor early-on can be the difference between scoring investors and losing them.
November 18, 2013 in Growth Strategies
How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

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Listen to the advice that resonates with you, and ignore the rest.
November 11, 2013 in Business Ideas
7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Don't Do

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What separates real entrepreneurs from the pack? A little tough love for the entrepreneurial generation.
November 4, 2013 in Leadership
7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

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You may be young with energy for days, but you don't know everything. Here are some tips for finding a perfect balance between youth and experience.
October 31, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

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For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Franco Capurro opens up about how he nabbed an amazing board of advisors by turning to his network and leveraging his current mentors.
October 24, 2013 in Starting a Business
4 Contacts You Need In Your Network Now

4 Contacts You Need In Your Network Now

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Being strategic about who is in your network can speed your way to success. Here are four key groups to keep in mind.
October 22, 2013 in Networking
30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

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The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.
October 8, 2013 in Startup Basics
What Every Mentor Should Know

What Every Mentor Should Know

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Interested in being a mentor? Make sure you have the right approach and expectations.
September 30, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Forget Mentors. Find a Mirror

Forget Mentors. Find a Mirror

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"Mirrors," whether friends or colleagues, can keep you honest with yourself and on track with your goals.
September 26, 2013 in Grow Your Business
How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

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College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.
September 18, 2013 in Startup Basics
Forget Advisors -- How to Find and Woo a Power Mentor

Forget Advisors -- How to Find and Woo a Power Mentor

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Power Mentors are super successful people who can offer startups a long-view perspective and wide network of contacts and resources. Here are some tips on how to find them.
August 29, 2013 in Starting a Business
Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth

Why an Accountability Buddy Is Your Secret Weapon for Faster Growth

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Partner with another entrepreneur and coach each other to success. Here's how to create a win/win situation.
August 29, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' on the No. 1 Thing Entrepreneurs Need

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The 'Shark Tank' star explains what Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy can teach entrepreneurs and stresses the importance of financial mentorship.
August 28, 2013 in Leadership
Confused About the Mentoring Process? 6 Tips to Help

Confused About the Mentoring Process? 6 Tips to Help

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These six tips help you take a casual, flexible approach to the mentor relationship.
August 28, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Think Like Van Gogh and 4 Other Must-Read Business Tips

Think Like Van Gogh and 4 Other Must-Read Business Tips

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A look at how thinking like an artist can help you run your business and other essential nuggets of wisdom for business owners.
August 23, 2013 in Innovation
How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor

How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor

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Behind every great entrepreneur, there's often a great mentor. Here's how to find one and turn this person into your biggest asset.
August 21, 2013 in Startup Basics

Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

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In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he’d like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.
August 1, 2013 in Profiles

Why You Should Learn From Steve Jobs, Not Idolize Him

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The late-Apple CEO did much to further entrepreneurship, in spite of his famously difficult personality. Here are some of his pearls of wisdom you should take to heart.
July 22, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business

This Kind of Cluster Could Actually Help Your Business

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A review of a U.S. Small Business Administration initiative shows that support provided to entrepreneurs in regional groupings bolstered local economies.
July 10, 2013 in Business Management

At Startup Accelerators, Expect the Unexpected

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Accelerators may be all the rage today, but college trep AJ Agrawal offers to demystify some key details of the process.
July 9, 2013 in Business Management

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

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Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.
July 2, 2013 in Starting a Business
Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator

Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator

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With the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment docked, we asked one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
June 30, 2013 in Starting a Business
How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

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The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
June 28, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

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The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.
June 26, 2013 in News and Trends

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