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4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up
Leadership

4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up

Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand.
Jeff Boss
Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl
Starting a Business

Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl

Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience.
Peter Gasca
Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses
Veterans

Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses

West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life.
Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them
Pitching investors

Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
Laura Entis
5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business

Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground.
Mike Templeman
Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School
Fashion

Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School

It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start.
Richard Branson
The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get
Wisdom

The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get

We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received.
Matt Villano
20 Reasons to Start Your Own Business
Starting a Business

20 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

Need a reason to start your own business? Here are 20 of them.
Mike Templeman
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders
Co-founders

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders

When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue.
Jessica Alter
Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts

Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.
Richard Branson
Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project

Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate.
Richard Branson
Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick
Motivation

Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick

It's easier to make money with a job. Entrepreneurs who succeed do it because it is hard.
Mark Organ
If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again
Small Businesses

If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again

A recent survey found that for more than 80 percent of small-business owners, the rewards outweigh the challenges.
Laura Entis
This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users
100 Brilliant Companies

This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities.
Jason Ankeny