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8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service
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8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service

We asked established child-care operators to share their best advice. Here's what they said.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What Cuban Startups Need to Succeed
Cuba

What Cuban Startups Need to Succeed

New tech accelerator teaching business skills from ground up.
Kate Rogers
5 Ways to Make Time for Your Side Hustle
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5 Ways to Make Time for Your Side Hustle

Here are some time-management tricks you can use to get everything done, while working a 9-to-5 job.
Paula Rizzo
5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups
How To Write a Business Plan

5 Common Business Plan Mistakes That Torpedo Startups

Your business plan isn't a romance novel, so don't depend on just your passion to get investors interested in reading it.
Larry Alton
5 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Man Who Completed 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 Days
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5 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Man Who Completed 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 Days

James Lawrence, 'The Iron Cowboy,' accomplished something beyond belief. Starting a business isn't as physically grueling, but it can take a mental toll.
Josh Steimle
The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months
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The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months

A company that writes and publishes books for its clients has already seen big growth.
Andrew Medal
How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?
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How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?

Although you get to decide your own salary, determining the amount might be one of the toughest decisions you'll make.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How We Started Our Brewery
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How We Started Our Brewery

This real-life startup story details what it really takes to get a craft brewing brand up and running.
9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurship

9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley

If you want to be great at something, learn from the experts. When it comes to startups, the experts are in the tech industry.
Steve Tobak
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
Funding

Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
Jayson DeMers
4 Strategies as a Freelancer for Winning Better Clients
Freelancers

4 Strategies as a Freelancer for Winning Better Clients

Always, always think "long term."
Matt Keener
The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'
Shark Tank

The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'

I recently met with Kevin O'Leary, one of the judges on ABC's "Shark Tank," and came away with some memorable lessons.
Stacey Alcorn
The Unglamorous Truth About My First Year of Business
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The Unglamorous Truth About My First Year of Business

Sometimes you're better off not knowing what you're getting into.
Sarah Vermunt
5 'Starts' to Consider Before Starting Up Your Business
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5 'Starts' to Consider Before Starting Up Your Business

Taking the plunge into entrepreneurship requires courage to take that initial step, leave your comfort zone and try to find certainty in a world with anything but.
Jeff Boss