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Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

"Everyone starts out as a beginner: Successful people are just further along in their careers."
Richard Branson
Answer These 3 Questions Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship
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.
Dana Brownlee
Getting Your Dream Mentor to Talk to You
Mentors

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.
Matthew Toren
How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments
Leadership

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.
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No, You Shouldn't Obsess Over Being Perfect -- Especially When Starting Up
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.
James Clear
Trim the Fat From Your Startup
Starting a Business

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?
Silicon Valley

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
Laura Entis
7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup
Starting a Business

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
Starting a Business

Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

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

Richard Branson's 5 Vital Startup Basics

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

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.
Adam Toren
Richard Branson on the Key to Success
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on the Key to Success

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

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.
Joshua Reeves
Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First
Starting a Business

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Finding the right name can make or break your business.
Jodi Helmer