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What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.

Difficult People Suck: 5 Quick Tips on How to Deal

When people make you want to scream, here are five really quick tips to cope.

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in.

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.

3 Reasons Skateboarders Make Great Entrepreneurs

The stomping grounds for this rebellious pastime are breeding a new generation of business founders.

How to Create a Fair and Equitable Partnership From Day One

Our expert lays out how to register your business venture when one partner is providing the majority of the start-up capital.

5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas

For entrepreneurs looking to dive into the startup world, turn to social media for brainstorming new venture concepts.

Is it Time to Give In? How to Know for Sure.

No entrepreneur wants to pull the plug on a startup. Science sheds some light on why we can't always tell when enough is enough.

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.

Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.

A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster

Harnessing the advice and networks of people you trust has big benefits and won't cost that much.

These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success

A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits.

7 Tips for Hiring the Team Your Startup Needs to Succeed

Finding top talent is hard, assembling top talent into a harmonious, effective team is harder still. Patience, instinct and humility help a lot.

America's Most Expensive States

Cost of living varies all over the country -- something business owners know all too well. Here's a look at the most expensive states to live in.

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch.

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.

How Should You Incorporate Your Business? Here's a Cheat Sheet. (Infographic)

If the mention of S Corp, C Corp, or LLC makes your blood pressure rise, you aren't alone. Use this infographic for a breakdown of what each business structure means in terms of taxes, complexity and access to capital.

Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY?

The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly.

5 Things You Must Do When Entering Into a 50/50 Partnership

Often entrepreneurs need another individual to help found (and run) a company. And while two minds are better than one, these two minds need to be on the same page.

Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch

There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps.

Write a Winning Business Plan With These 8 Key Elements

Before you launch your company, create a document that will serve as its foundation.

3 Tips for Naming Your Business in the Modern, Mobile World

Before you spend hours agonizing over what to call your company, consider these three tips.

Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Often new companies don't offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead.
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