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When Your Big Business Idea Stalls, Ask These 3 Questions
Business Ideas

When Your Big Business Idea Stalls, Ask These 3 Questions

It can be tough to determine if you're really onto something. After conducting a gut check, seek the advice of others.
Peter Gasca
Does the Name of Your Company Matter?
Naming a Business

Does the Name of Your Company Matter?

Snap judgments can spell disaster for individuals and businesses with the wrong names. Here's what to consider.
You Need the Stamina and Mindset of a Professional Athlete to Make It in Business
Entrepreneurship

You Need the Stamina and Mindset of a Professional Athlete to Make It in Business

What athletes need to endure the brutal winnowing process on their way to the pros is just what it takes to launch and grow a business.
Ryan Howard
You Might Be an Entrepreneur If You Meet These 3 Conditions
Entrepreneurs

You Might Be an Entrepreneur If You Meet These 3 Conditions

These game changers have the right skills, the right process and the right heart.
Steve VanderVeen
Steve Jobs' Pivotal Life Moments (Infographic)
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Pivotal Life Moments (Infographic)

See the life of Apple's innovative, brilliant founder in a picture timeline.
Carly Okyle
You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What?
Starting Up

You Have A Great Idea For A Product, So Now What?

Most entrepreneurs have lots of ideas but few of them are able to successfully execute that one idea that makes all the difference.
Thomas Oppong
Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.
Starting a Business

Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.

How does any entrepreneur know what ventures to pursue, and which ones are best left behind?
Martin Zwilling
Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover
Disruption

Startups Are Giving the Bedroom a Makeover

With traditional retailers merging and ecommerce startups growing quickly, this particular industry isn't getting much sleep these days.
Gabrielle Karol
What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups?
Startups

What Makes Israel a Hotbed for Startups?

According to estimates, the country is second to Silicon Valley for new companies. Here are three things that may be driving that.
Ron Yekutiel
Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps
Starting a Business

Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps

New product and service concepts are stifled by the process of taking them to market. If you can prove a demand, however, the next steps become much less intimidating.
Peter Gasca
The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship
Capitalism

The Legacy of Communism Still Influences Beliefs About Entrepreneurship

Twenty-five years years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the residents of former communist countries still tend to hold more negative views of entrepreneurship than their counterparts elsewhere.
Scott Shane
6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Your First Employees
Hiring

6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Your First Employees

Beyond running through the usual interview questions, pick up on these clues to find ideal candidates for the job.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Use Social Media to Connect With Your Future Salon and Spa Clients
Beauty Businesses

Use Social Media to Connect With Your Future Salon and Spa Clients

How these 7 social networks can help you find clients and generate more sales
4 Steps to Launching a Mobile App Even If You Don't Know How to Build It
Mobile Apps

4 Steps to Launching a Mobile App Even If You Don't Know How to Build It

You don't have to know how to build an app to get a good idea for one. Just add hiring developers to your launch check list.
Nathan Resnick