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Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Investors

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside
France

From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside

Attitudes towards entrepreneurship are evolving among today's French youth.
Geoff Weiss
5 Signs You're Ready to Start Your Own Business
Starting a Business

5 Signs You're Ready to Start Your Own Business

While there are no perfect times to start a business, there are good times to start a business.
Jayson DeMers
The True Meaning of 'Entrepreneur'
Entrepreneurship

The True Meaning of 'Entrepreneur'

If you want to become a successful entrepreneur, don't start out wanting to be one.
Steve Tobak
3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups
Startup Basics

3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups

The hit AMC show is more than just a zombie flick. It teaches us a few management lessons that we must not forget.
Yoav Vilner
Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship
Mentoring

Move Beyond Just Managing Into the Fertile Turf of Mentorship

Business leaders can empower employees to be entrepreneurial, test out new ideas and spread a culture of innovation.
Brant Cooper
5 Ways Entrepreneurs Learn to Manage Risk
Risk

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Learn to Manage Risk

A CEO argues that comfort with taking chances is something that's learned not inherent, yet successful startup leaders become experts at weighing the options.
Joel Trammell
Discoveries From an Entrepreneur's Risk Experiment
Failure

Discoveries From an Entrepreneur's Risk Experiment

You might be surprised to find out what holds back people from going after the things they want -- in business or life.
Kelsey Ramsden
The 10 Commitments for Excellence in Business
Success Strategies

The 10 Commitments for Excellence in Business

Each day presents an opportunity for you to master skills and further goals. Success often comes down to having the right attitude and smart decision making.
Sherrie Campbell
Billionaire Wisdom: 8 Insights From a Quartet of the World's Most Effective Entrepreneurs
Billionaires

Billionaire Wisdom: 8 Insights From a Quartet of the World's Most Effective Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Larry Page have harnessed technology to build companies of enormous influence and scale, says the co-author of the new book 'Bold.'
Steven Kotler
5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember
Confidence

5 Things Entrepreneurs Caught in Comparisons Should Remember

When you're a newbie business owner feeling intimidated by the competition, remember these essential truths.
Kate Swoboda
The 5 Parallels Between Entrepreneurs and Bull Riders
Starting a Business

The 5 Parallels Between Entrepreneurs and Bull Riders

Both pursuits contain big risks and a degree of giving up control.
Bryan Ansley
The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends
Loans

The Nitty-Gritty Truth About Loans From Family and Friends

The risks enter into emotional as well as financial turf. Here's how to protect these relationships.
Joshua Steimle
Know How Much Risk You Can Stomach Before Launching Your Own Business
Risk Taking

Know How Much Risk You Can Stomach Before Launching Your Own Business

The first step on the road to success is realizing that failure is a very real possibility, no matter how smart and hard working you are.
Mike Harden