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How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator

In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.

Meeting New Clients and Contacts Through Networking

Networking is a critical skill for entrepreneurs. Here are nine tips that can help you make the most of your efforts.

6 Steps to Connecting With Influential People

How to create a more powerful network.

5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on how school meet-ups helped him grow his startup.

In Search of Buzz: What It Is and How to Build It

Generating interest among the media, customers and clients is the goal, but how to make that happen can often get confusing and costly. Here are three tips.

How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough

When a project fails or the business hits a cold streak, the temptation to hideout is strong. But don’t. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for how to stay motivated, even when things don’t go your way.

Crowd-funding Platform Connects Entrepreneurs With Consumer-Product Giants

A San Francisco-based crowd-funding site draws the eyes and ears of multinational companies General Mills and Procter & Gamble.

Have an App Idea But Don’t Know Code? Here’s An Action Plan

Student entrepreneur Will Caldwell on the importance of perseverance when entering into the world of app making.

Want to Really Network? Stop Using Social Networks

While social-media sites have obviously been a boon for startups, there's no replacement for an old-fashioned handshake.

Entrepreneur Coach Antonio Neves on Finding Focus and the Power of Storytelling

The founder Thinqaction and business coach offers up his top tips for tackling camera-shy tendencies, along with a host of other challenging entrepreneurial issues.

Hate Small Talk? How to Break the Ice When Networking for Business

The fear of small talk is a common objection for those who shy away from networking. But ice-breakers can be yours for the asking

Tech Savvy and Awkward: How To Communicate With Confidence

Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to best communicate when communicating isn’t your forte.

How to Get the Most out of Conferences

Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to most effectively approach an industry conference. 

The Best Way to End a Meeting

The Esquire guy walks you through the best way to wrap up a business meeting.

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Helpful Stories of 2012

Richard Branson on why we need more women at the top, how to avoid home business snafus, a rubric for networking, Google versus Apple, and more.

Make Your Own Rules and Other Tips This Week

Why you shouldn't follow someone else's rules, how to make your marketing efforts stand out and more: our best tips of the week.

How to Network With the Elephant in the Room

Consider these tips when you next need to navigate potentially awkward business networking situations with minimal drama.

5 Foolproof Ways to Boost Your Public-Speaking Skills

From pitching investors to wowing to potential customers, speaking before an audience is a key skill to acquire. Here are some tips.

Eyeing an Industry Conference? Here's How to Tackle It

Industry conferences can quickly become a huge expense, so you'd better choose wisely. Here's how to decide which to attend and make the most out of them.

An Introvert's Guide to Surviving the Holiday Season

By working to their strengths, introverts can enjoy holiday parties too. Here are five tips to make the season easier.

20 Inspired Business-Card Designs to Better Market Your Startup

When it comes to getting your message heard, leaving behind a calling card can only serve you. Here, we dissect some of the most eye-catching business cards around.

How to Get People to Listen to You on Social Media

Tips for cutting through the noise on social media to make your voice known.

A New Definition of Networking

It's time for a fresh look at the way we form and develop business relationships.

How to Pick the Perfect Business Gift

Just in time for the holiday season, the Esquire guy wraps up some advice on the art of giving.

Are You Taking More Than You Give? 3 Tips for More Balanced Relationships

How being generous will inspire others to help you and strengthen your business relationships.

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