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5 Ugly Truths About Entrepreneurship
Survival Strategies

5 Ugly Truths About Entrepreneurship

The SBA says that only half of new companies survive 5 years or more. How resolved are you not to be one of them?
Jonathan Long
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Fishermen
Entrepreneurs

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Fishermen

As entrepreneurs, may we strive to implement the humility and hard work of a fisherman to build stronger, community-driven, inclusive companies that ultimately have the ability to adapt and change.
Rebekah Iliff
You Can't Makes Progress While Waiting for Inspiration to Begin
Inspiration

You Can't Makes Progress While Waiting for Inspiration to Begin

People who work when they are discouraged succeed more often than people who won't until they are inspired.
Daniel DiPiazza
3 Non-Retail Options for Your Specialty Food Business
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3 Non-Retail Options for Your Specialty Food Business

If you don't want to sell your specialty foods via a retail location or mail order, these methods offer a way to get started now.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
When Providing Company Vehicles, Addressing These Legal Issues Is Key
Control What You Can

When Providing Company Vehicles, Addressing These Legal Issues Is Key

Put the brakes on offering company vehicles to employees until you've considered these three areas.
Christopher Hann
Why You Must Embrace the Danger of Adventure to Lead Effectively
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why You Must Embrace the Danger of Adventure to Lead Effectively

To live wondering "what if I had…?" is far more excruciating than any of the perils you'll face in your adventure.
Matthew Gonnering
Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.
Mistakes

Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.

Forget those instant millionaires on 'Shark Tank' and embrace the reality of how hard it is to be a real entrepreneur.
Jonathan Long
Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.
Starting a Business

Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.

Putting two people together is as old as time, and a great business model for many companies.
Susan Solovic
Why Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Believes in 'the Power of Broke'
Success Stories

Why Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Believes in 'the Power of Broke'

This famous investor got his start sweeping up in a Queens bodega after school. Now, he's a best-selling author.
Geoff Woods
10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment
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10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment

Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
Martin Zwilling
7 Things That Define Exceptional Founding Teams
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7 Things That Define Exceptional Founding Teams

When a business is launched, every member of the team is crucial to success. Picking those people is the founders primary job.
Alex Iskold
Daymond John Tips Mark Cuban Out of the 'Tank'
Shark Tank Weekly

Daymond John Tips Mark Cuban Out of the 'Tank'

A take-it-or-leave-it offer to invest cuts off Cuban from making his usual last-minute surprise bid.
Brian O'Connor
4 Tactics for Making Your New Business Seem More Established
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4 Tactics for Making Your New Business Seem More Established

If your business is just getting off the ground, it doesn't have to appear that way.
Lauren Hooker
How a Glue Developer Turned Bad Luck Into a DIY Sensation
Business Unusual

How a Glue Developer Turned Bad Luck Into a DIY Sensation

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh turned a sticky situation into a successful business in five steps.
Grant Davis