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Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

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A look at how to beat the daily grind, why you might want to make a vision board, why you should do a trial period with a prospective co-founder and more advice for business owners.
September 20, 2013 in Leadership
Need a Pep Talk?

Need a Pep Talk?

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In starting up, confidence is oh-so-important. Check out these four tips for giving your self-esteem a kick.
September 20, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Can Entrepreneurs Really Wear What They Want?

Can Entrepreneurs Really Wear What They Want?

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You may be your own boss, but that doesn't mean you should pull a Mark Zuckerberg and wear hoodies to investor meetings. Here's some advice.
September 20, 2013 in Lifestyle
Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

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Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.
September 19, 2013 in Branding
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

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Two professors argue if the instinct to be your own boss is a product of nature or nurture.
September 19, 2013 in Starting a Business
Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2013

Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2013

The Princeton Review ranks the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the U.S.
September 19, 2013 in Startup Basics
Top 50 College Entrepreneurship Programs in the U.S. (Interactive Graphic)

Top 50 College Entrepreneurship Programs in the U.S. (Interactive Graphic)

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Check out our detailed, clickable map of Princeton Review's annual ranking of the top 25 graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs.
September 19, 2013 in Starting a Business
If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

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For our series 'If I knew then,' co-founder of HotelTonight Sam Shank opens up about what he learned during his entrepreneurial journey and offers up advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
September 18, 2013 in Startup Basics
3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook

3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook

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If not managed wisely, your Facebook account can work against your business.
September 18, 2013 in Social Media
What Entrepreneurs and Job Hunters Need to Know Before Relocating to a New Country

What Entrepreneurs and Job Hunters Need to Know Before Relocating to a New Country

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Looking to move to a new country to pursue your passion? London-born entrepreneur Ed Zitron talks about how he made the transition to the U.S. and offers tips on how others can do the same.
September 17, 2013 in Starting a Business
3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

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Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider.
September 17, 2013 in Startup Basics
One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies

One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies

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Unpakt takes part of the pain out of moving by allowing customers to compare moving company prices online.
September 15, 2013 in Business Ideas
The Lowdown on Why Denver's So High on the Startup Scene Hotlist

The Lowdown on Why Denver's So High on the Startup Scene Hotlist

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Denver has been hovering in Boulder's startup-scene shadow, but the 'little sister' city has been drawing its own star power of late.
September 12, 2013 in Location
New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

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A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
September 12, 2013 in Financing
How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

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For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur and founder of eco-healthy restaurant Green Bean Sarah Haselkorn discusses the importance of implementing systems at businesses.
September 12, 2013 in Business Management
6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

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Spend some time in nature and you might learn a thing or two about how to be a better leader. Here are six.
September 12, 2013 in Leadership
Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

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From getting a website domain to creating a business roadmap out of sticky notes, here is an infographic detailing what you can do to get your business off the ground on a shoestring.
September 10, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Feeling Down? Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

Feeling Down? Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

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As an entrepreneur, you will face many challenges. When the going gets tough, here are three ways to stay upbeat.
September 10, 2013 in Startup Basics
10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

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The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but don't be too hasty in leaving your bread-and-butter job.
September 9, 2013 in Your Business Plan
College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

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Michigan State University students created TempoRun, an app that helps users run at their ideal pace by categorizing the music in their libraries from walking to 10 sprinting.
September 7, 2013 in Apps & Software
Video: From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape VelocityPlay Video

From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape Velocity (Video)

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Shane Snow, co-founder of Contently, recounts how he spent every last dollar of his savings in order to create a platform to connect freelancers with brands.
September 6, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

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Starting your own business couldn't be a better idea with these three factors lined up for you.
September 6, 2013 in Startup Basics

10 Business Plan Benefits You Might Be Forgetting

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If you think creating a business plan is not for you, think again. Here are ten ways your business plan can help you be a better entrepreneur.
September 6, 2013 in Your Business Plan
How to Find Work You Truly Love

How to Find Work You Truly Love

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Five steps to building a fulfilling career you love or discovering the type of business you want to start.
September 5, 2013 in Starting a Business
3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

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Can you really trust reality television for sound advice on how to start your own business? Here are three 'Shark Tank' nuggets of wisdom you might want to question.
September 3, 2013 in Startup Basics
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