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The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
Young Entrepreneurs

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
Starting a Business

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
Starting a Business

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.
Opportunity

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
Social Entrepreneurs

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
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4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
Startups

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
Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life
Lean Startups

Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life

Startup guru Steve Blank is reinventing life-science startups with an innovative program that launched this week.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
6 Signs You Should Open Your Own Online Store
Coaches Corner

6 Signs You Should Open Your Own Online Store

Is it time to strike out on your own? How to tell.
The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become
Office Furniture

The Man Who Invented the Cubicle Went to His Grave Hating What His Creation Had Become

Cubicle design was intended to give workers more freedom. Instead, it is seen as a symbol of the drudgery of office work and the control companies have over their employees.
Aaron Taube
Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
Alleynyc

Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur might seem glamorous, but it isn't. Far from it. Still, the rewards are great... and not what you might expect.
Jason Saltzman
A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change
Impact Investing

A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change

In partnership with the Case Foundation, we kick off a weekly series profiling entrepreneurs who are pioneering social change, as well as the investors who are backing their ambitious efforts.
Jean Case
Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker
Freight Brokerage Business

Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker

As a freight broker, you'll need to understand the paperwork that comes with the profession. Here's what you need to know.
Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.
Competitive advantages

Screw the Competition. Entrepreneurs Need to Dominate From the Very Start.

Constantly fighting against business competitors is no way to run a startup, says sales expert Grant Cardone.
Jason Fell
To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options
Coaches Corner

To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options

By asking yourself these five questions, you can better understand what your company needs and how to stay competitive.
Samantha Drake