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Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.
4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

4 Questions to Ask Before Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Starting and running your own business is one of the hardest things you can ever do. Make sure you're ready for the challenge.
More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking

More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking

Research shows that businesses of all sizes would be wise to include leadership from all walks of life.
How Improv Comedy Can Seriously Grow Your Business

How Improv Comedy Can Seriously Grow Your Business

Winning an audience and scoring new business have much in common. Here are seven lessons to take from the stage to the boardroom to add value to any team.
Climbing a Mountain, Whether Real or Figurative, Requires Calculated Risks

Climbing a Mountain, Whether Real or Figurative, Requires Calculated Risks

You have to navigate potentially dangerous terrain to reach your goals and build success.
To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.
How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.
What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have in Common

What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Managing the risk properly is the challenge. Use the right intelligence to make your moves.
Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game.

Want a Bank Loan? You Better Have Some Skin in the Game.

A strong equity position supports the notion that the owner is likely to protect the investment and repay borrowed funds.
How to Spot the Ideal Franchise Opportunity for You

How to Spot the Ideal Franchise Opportunity for You

No franchise is perfect, but some can come pretty close -- you just have to go in with your eyes open.
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch.
6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety Without Going Broke

6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety Without Going Broke

Adopt a proactive approach to save your small business from physical danger and financial peril.
Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship

Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship

After recognizing an opportunity, you have to assess the costs, both financial and personal, to pursuing it.
A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership

A Franchise Leader on the Benefits and Challenges of Multi-Unit Ownership

He started his life in franchising at age 14, mopping floors at a Burger King. Today, Aziz Hashim owns 35 franchises and employs 700 people.
The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You

The 4 Factors to Making the Best Decisions for You

Eventually, you'll have to learn to trust your gut and live with the consequences. Here's how to get started with that mentality.
When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

While entrepreneurs may think they have the next billion-dollar idea, they need to assess certain risk factors before bringing it to market. Otherwise, they will crash and burn.
5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action

5 Quotes on Risk That Will Have You Ready to Take Action

Nothing ventured, nothing gained -- right? Get ready to face some risk with these inspiring calls to action.
CEOs Can No Longer Sit Idly By on Cybersecurity

CEOs Can No Longer Sit Idly By on Cybersecurity

Target's dismissal of its top man is proof that executives ignore tech breaches at their own peril.
The Most Telling Sign That You Might Be an Entrepreneur

The Most Telling Sign That You Might Be an Entrepreneur

In this video, entrepreneur and online marketing expert John Rampton talks about the one surefire thing that could point to a person being a born entrepreneur.
Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

Considering VC for Your Business? Here's What You Need to Know.

Three questions to ask yourself when deciding whether or not you should take an investment from a company.
Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
Keep an Eye on Your Commercial Loans

Keep an Eye on Your Commercial Loans

With mortgage rates on the rise, view some tips on how borrowing money from banks may be affected.
5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

5 Entrepreneurs Who Embrace, and Dominate, Risk

With risk, comes greater rewards. These five men have come out ahead against failure.
How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

How to Overcome the Myths of Entrepreneurship

With a new startup popping up every day, many people have formed stereotypes of what entrepreneurship entails. Here are a few misconceptions about the entrepreneurial journey and how to overcome them.

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