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The Happiest People Know Their 'Flow State.' What's Yours?
Inspiration

The Happiest People Know Their 'Flow State.' What's Yours?

'Brain Games' host Jason Silva explains the importance of recognizing those moments when you're truly satisfied by whatever it is you're doing.
Catherine Clifford
6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked
Franchisees

6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked

Quality coaches are good listeners, and they don't prey on your emotions.
Rick Bisio
Start a Podcast That Attracts Thousands of Listeners in Just 5 Simple Steps
Podcasts

Start a Podcast That Attracts Thousands of Listeners in Just 5 Simple Steps

It's not easy, and it takes a lot of work -- but there are huge benefits that can come from doing it right.
Jon Nastor
5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust
Feedback

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust

No matter how great the concept, you need real-world feedback to see if your startup will fly. Here's how to get it.
Paula Andruss
The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model
Business Model

The 7 Elements of a Strong Business Model

Envisioning the many moving parts of a functioning business is the first step to success.
Larry Alton
Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life
Starting a Business

Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life

"Never, never, never give up" is a good place to start.
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Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local
Small Businesses

Why Small Business Is Personal -- Not Local

In this global economy, success has no boundaries or geographical limitations -- no matter how small or large your company.
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10 Simple Steps for Starting a Business Today
Starting a Business

10 Simple Steps for Starting a Business Today

Don't wait -- get going with these relatively easy instructions.
Adam Toren
3 Vital Things to Consider Before Starting a Business
Starting a Business

3 Vital Things to Consider Before Starting a Business

So you have the qualities needed to be an entrepreneur. But before you charge headlong into your own venture, think these issues through.
Doug and Polly White
First-Time Business Owners: A Brief Guide to Tax Filings
Starting a Business

First-Time Business Owners: A Brief Guide to Tax Filings

As a new business owner, you may be confused about what you owe in business taxes the first year out. Read this guide to get it done right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 3 Principle Sources of Funding Every Startup Needs
Funding

The 3 Principle Sources of Funding Every Startup Needs

For many founders, raising money is the single most stressful part of getting their startups off the ground. Here's how to fix that.
Josiah Humphrey
Detroit Is Beckoning to Tech Entrepreneurs
Detroit

Detroit Is Beckoning to Tech Entrepreneurs

The Motor City offers a trained workforce and, soon, gigabit speed Internet along with very affordable real estate.
Amanda Lewan
Get Your Product Figured Out First
Starting a Business

Get Your Product Figured Out First

So many entrepreneurs make the same mistake: Focusing on the wrong things without figuring out the product they plan to sell.
Greg Shugar
The Sherpa Approach to Mentoring
Mentoring

The Sherpa Approach to Mentoring

Four guidelines for advising and guiding without taking ownership of an entrepreneur's vision.
Leo Lax