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The Importance of Culture When Starting Up
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The Importance of Culture When Starting Up

With most startups just concerned with surviving, how important is culture?
Kip Tindell
The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

The 5 Pillars, or 'Fingers,' of Successful Entrepreneurship

What sets the successful businesses apart from the failed ones? This 'handy' metaphor should help.
Ron Yekutiel
Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online
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Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online

Using your website and social media to boost your business is critical for your success, even if the bulk of your work as a freight broker takes place on the open road.
Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.
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Using Entrepreneurship to Save the World. Really.

There are a lot of really bad hotspots in the world. It's important to understand the good there, too.
Jason Saltzman
Starting a Business

12 Critical Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Business Idea

Ideas can come to easy to many entrepreneurs, but how do you know when to actually start up? Use this questionnaire.
Mike Cooch
Customer Experience

The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront

Why the shift from producers to customers is changing everything.
John Sculley
7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
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7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
Jayson DeMers
The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
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The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Nothing sets an entrepreneur up for a fall like early success.
Kimanzi Constable
4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business
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4 Questions You Must Think Critically About Before Starting a Business

Don't fly blind and rapidly spend your hard-earned cash on an idea that may never work out.
Stephen Key
7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You
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7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

If you feel more comfortable keeping your day job while pursuing your business dream, follow these tips.
Martin Zwilling
Motor-Less City? Bankrupt Detroit's Booming Bike Industry.
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Motor-Less City? Bankrupt Detroit's Booming Bike Industry.

The Motor City is becoming an unlikely hub for high-end bike manufacturing.
A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise
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A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
Adam Callinan
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
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4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Rob Strandberg