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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
3 Fundamentals Learned the Hard Way About Generating PR for a Startup
Business Circle

3 Fundamentals Learned the Hard Way About Generating PR for a Startup

You learned your customer's problem and offered a solution. That's the basic idea for selling your story to journalists, too.
Vikas Lalwani
This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works
Entrepreneurs

This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works

Metromile has created a device that captures mileage data to determine how much people should pay for their insurance policies.
Cadie Thompson
7 Terrible Naming Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Business Name

7 Terrible Naming Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Your company name will get used more and last longer than any other investment you make in your business. It's important that you get it right the first time.
Alexandra Watkins
6 Reasons to Ditch Your Corporate Job for a Startup
Working at a Startup

6 Reasons to Ditch Your Corporate Job for a Startup

While the corporate career path may offer perks and a safety net, working at a startup provides you a number of benefits.
Clay Clark
Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders
Failure

Why Startups Fail, According to Their Founders

The top reason might surprise you. Or perhaps it won't.
Erin Griffith