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8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home

8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home

If you focus on creating structure, you’ll be amazed how much you can accomplish.
The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Using Delays to Your Advantage: Lessons From the Launch of Gesture-Controlled Gadget Myo

Using Delays to Your Advantage: Lessons From the Launch of Gesture-Controlled Gadget Myo

Don’t let your product’s launch get in the way of building your business.
5 Rookie Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid, But Most Make

5 Rookie Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid, But Most Make

To err is human, entrepreneurs included.
Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.

Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.

Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here’s what he learned about starting up.
The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand

The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand

An entrepreneur's passion must be tempered by one question. Will anybody buy the product?
Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Execute these low-cost strategies to get your business off the ground immediately.
Big Business Meets the Startup World

Big Business Meets the Startup World

AlleyNYC and Rapp are connecting startups with big businesses.
The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site’s history.
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process

Last Things First: 4 Secrets to Acing Your Product Development Process

Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.
4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football

4 Winning Startup Strategies From Pro Football

In sports, just as in your business, what matters most is the quality of your idea and the consistency of your execution.
These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks

These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks

When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting leads the pack while several service-based industries follow closely behind.
6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.
3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.
4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game

4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game

An Israeli entrepreneur who helped Imperva go public has launched his own company, tapping a multinational talent base
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.
How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately.
Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

One of the most grueling tasks of starting a business happens to be one of the most important.
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