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The One Basic Skill Every Startup CEO Needs
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When it comes to getting the word out about your business, startups need this one skill to get noticed.
February 25, 2014 in The 'Treps
The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

The 9 P's to Prepare for Pitching Panic

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Pitching to investors is part of the game. Yet, for many entrepreneurs getting up and presenting your idea can be downright petrifying. Here are a few tips on how to get through the presentation and seal the deal.
January 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity

How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity

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Novelty is often met with resistance. Here's how thought leaders like Steve Jobs were able to use rejection to fuel creative brilliance.
January 10, 2014 in Innovation
5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

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People most likely to suffer from speaking anxiety are those who care most about their careers. The reason is that overachievers are highly aware of the importance of presentation skills in climbing the corporate ladder and becoming successful.
January 8, 2014 in Public Speaking
4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public

4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public

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Wix chief executive talks about life at a startup on the way to a big milestone.
January 6, 2014 in Startup Basics
How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today

How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today

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Thanks to cloud computing, you can be in business faster than it takes for the cable company to install your internet connection.
November 4, 2013 in Your Website
The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

The Worst Business Plan Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

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If you think you can just hire someone else to do the dirty work of writing your business plan, think again.
October 17, 2013 in Your Business Plan
5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free

5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free

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Business ideas are buzzing all around you. It's just a matter of knowing where to look and how to uncover them. Here are five places to start.
October 4, 2013 in Business Ideas
Video: 3 Reasons Why You Need a Business PlanPlay Video

3 Reasons Why You Need a Business Plan (Video)

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Operating as a lean startup has its advantages, but you still need a roadmap to success. That's where your business plan comes in.
May 28, 2013 in Your Business Plan
Video: The Biggest Business Challenge: Your Insecurity?Play Video

The Biggest Business Challenge: Your Insecurity? (Video)

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Shark Tank star and angel investor Barbara Corcoran on how she deals with her own inner critic.
April 9, 2013 in Startup Basics
How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

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There will never be a "perfect" time to start your business, so why not start now?
March 26, 2013 in Business Ideas
How to Build an Advisory Board

How to Build an Advisory Board

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Why you should consider building an advisory team alongside your business plan -- and how to get started.
March 11, 2013 in Choosing a Business Structure
Video: Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the TrenchesPlay Video

Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the Trenches (Video)

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What you can learn from the most successful entrepreneurs when faced with these common startup challenges.
February 26, 2013 in Startup Basics
10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney

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A quick guide to finding a legal professional that is the right fit for your business.
February 12, 2013 in Legal Basics For Startups
10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

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Need help trying to figure out if that great idea you're passionate about could become a successful business? Here's how to evaluate a potential winner.
February 4, 2013 in Business Ideas

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