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Attention Entrepreneurs: Use Ignorance to Your Advantage

Attention Entrepreneurs: Use Ignorance to Your Advantage

A subtle but important trait of the most successful entrepreneurs is the ability to manage uncertainty and strategically problem solve.
The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law.
With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

With as Little as $500, These Entrepreneurs Created Multimillion-Dollar Businesses. Learn Their Secrets.

Don't let a lack of cash stop a good business idea from succeeding.
Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Richard Branson on Learning by Doing

Curiosity, an open-mind and a can-do attitude are just as important as experience.
6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

Shyness doesnÂ’t have to keep you from success. In some ways, it can work to your advantage.
Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."
Answer These 3 Questions Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

Answer These 3 Questions Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

Even though entrepreneurship is in vogue, not everyone is ready to start a business. Here are three questions to consider.
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You

You have found the perfect mentor to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey. Now, you just need to figure out the best way to approach her. Here are a few tips.
How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

Launching a company is no joyride. Entrepreneurs often face major pressure to succeed. When it feels like the whole world is on your shoulders, it is important to step back and put things in perspective.
No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up

An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.
Trim the Fat From Your Startup

Trim the Fat From Your Startup

The lean movement is often associated with big business, but its principles can work for small companies, too.
Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

The creator of classics like Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and Office Space tackles startup culture in an HBO comedy
7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup

7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup

Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.
Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

When it comes to theatrical materials, one company is center stage.
Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

If you want to get your enterprise up and running, consider these basic steps first.
10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
Richard Branson on the Key to Success

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

The serial entrepreneur explains why a great company always starts with a strong foundation.
When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

From being passionate to choosing the right partners, entrepreneurs need to focus on a few key components to help build a sustainable business.
Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Finding the right name can make or break your business.
A New Take on Vintage Design

A New Take on Vintage Design

Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques.
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Kirsten Green.

The investor behind hot startups Warby Parker, Birchbox and Bonobos is looking to take your questions.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Infographics of 2013

The habits of the world's smartest people, the career arches of self-made billionaires, what really motivates employees and more topics explained through infographics.
Do the Side Hustle: 5 Better Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Do the Side Hustle: 5 Better Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Check out these five digital-platforms where side hustling and passion drive income.
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.

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