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Surprising Tricks: How to Sleep on a Plane
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Surprising Tricks: How to Sleep on a Plane

Get some shuteye while up high with these road-tested tips that work.
Jenna Schnuer
Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.
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Eureka -- a New Product Idea! Now Ask These 5 Questions.

Before you quit your job and cash in your 401(k), take a step back and evaluate.
Louis Foreman
Recognizing Opportunity is the First Step to an Entrepreneurial Mindset
Starting a Business

Recognizing Opportunity is the First Step to an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Whether it's a new store location or a new way to do things, finding a chance to blaze your own path is vital.
Amy Rosen
Accepting Credit Cards and PayPal on Your eCommerce Site
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Accepting Credit Cards and PayPal on Your eCommerce Site

Find how to set up your site to begin accepting the two most common methods of online payments.
A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup
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A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

When this woman's dog won a photo contest, she had a revelation -- that turned into a multi-million dollar business.
Facing Startup Uncertainty? Try 2 Different Ways to Plan for the Future.
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Facing Startup Uncertainty? Try 2 Different Ways to Plan for the Future.

New business owners often rely on prediction or creation logic -- and sometimes use both.
Peter S. Cohan
How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company
Equity

How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company

Clear expectations and earning equity for results make sharing ownership in the company a brilliant deal for everyone.
Weston Bergmann
Why You Need a Marketing Plan
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Why You Need a Marketing Plan

With your growth strategy in mind, a marketing plan can help your mission.
Nina Zipkin
How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market
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How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market

CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there.
Jane Porter
Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.
Richard Branson
How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis
Competitors

How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

Entrepreneurs must constantly grapple with how to tackle their company's competition. Here are four effective tactics.
Tariq Farid
Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Take a Gamble on Young People

Millennials bring energy, fresh ideas and familiarity with modern technology. Hiring and training them now may pay off in spades down the road.
Michael Moroney
Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship
Veterans

Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship

While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges.
Geoff Weiss
Choosing the Best Office Space for Your Startup
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Choosing the Best Office Space for Your Startup

Finding the right office space can be one of the biggest challenges for any business, but it is especially tricky for young startups. Here are a few tips to make it easier.
Andy O'Brien