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13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
Inventing

13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
Stephen Key
A Glitter Bomb? 3 Critical Questions the Buyer of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Should Have Asked.
Buying a Business

A Glitter Bomb? 3 Critical Questions the Buyer of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Should Have Asked.

Did the buyer of the viral website waste his money? Due Diligence would have helped.
Thomas Smale
Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great
Social Entrepreneurs

Social Enterprises Can Raise Serious Funding, If the Product Is Great

A headphones company with a cause shows that dedicating a portion of profits to charity is only part of the process.
Adam Callinan
Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan
Business Plans

Pro Tips for Writing About Your Cash Flow in Your Business Plan

Get the lowdown on how to prepare the cash flow section of your business plan
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business
Starting a Business

8 Factors That Determine the Financial Health of a Business

Here are all the things to take into consideration when looking at the value of a business you want to buy.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question
Franchises

Answering the Million-Dollar Franchise Question

The appeal of a franchise is that it is a "proven'' business concept but the reality is much less certain.
Rick Bisio
Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely
Growth Strategies

Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Simon Lockyer
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
Starting a Business

Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
Andy Miller
11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure
Lifestyle

11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure

These budding companies can make you feel like a king without ever leaving home.
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Inspiration

4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Certain films have made a significant impression on me, directly impacting and shaping my business philosophy.
Brian Hamilton
Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan
Business Plans

Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan

A business plan pro reveals his best tips for developing a management section that shows readers exactly why your business will succeed.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale
Starting a Business

What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale

Ask yourself these 30 questions to determine if this business is the right one for you to purchase.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
Impact Investing

How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations

Sevamob offers vital services for the equivalent of just $4 to $9 a month.
Jessica Pothering