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Blue, Green, Gold? How to Manage Employees Based on their "Color" Temperaments

Authors Susan Geary and Anne Bulstrode provide a simple way for entrepreneurs to decipher employees’ temperaments -- and how to handle them.

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

Want to network and bone up on the industry you’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.
Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

A new report shows that most new business owners spend months working on their business plan prior to starting up.
Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the Trenches

Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the Trenches

What you can learn from the most successful entrepreneurs when faced with these common startup challenges.

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Want to know what you have in common with the world’s top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.
Defining Your Business Goals

Defining Your Business Goals

When you're just starting up, it's a good idea to set goals for your company and align them with your personal goals as well. Consider this advice for setting goals that are realistic for you.

4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep

College campuses are rife with money-saving opportunities. Here’s where to look.

Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains

When the menswear flash-sale site first started up, planning ahead for growth would have helped. Here, founder Jason Ross dishes on his company’s biggest mistake and overcoming it.
Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

Here is a rundown of industries expected to have plenty of room to grow in 2013.

Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps

Ahead of her keynote address at Entrepreneur's annual Growth Conference, here are some of her choicest gems of advice for young entrepreneurs.

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

The key is to provide extra-special treatment, says expert Angela Jia Kim. Your perceived weakness may be your greatest strength.
How Hyperink Aims to Reinvent Publishing

How Hyperink Aims to Reinvent Publishing

See how Kevin Gao, the founder of Hyperink, is re-thinking the e-book publishing industry by focusing on niche content.
How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

A look at the pros and cons you should consider before deciding on a business structure.
12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur

12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur

The traits and circumstances many people might consider a liability may actually just be the perfect fuel to drive you as an entrepreneur. Here's why.
The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.

Picked the Wrong Major? Here's How to Pivot Into Entrepreneurship

Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.

Tools, Technology and Retail Options that Make Starting Up Today a Cinch

Everyone knows starting up isn't easy. But before you feel sorry for yourself, think about what it was like when your grandparents or parents were your age.
How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.

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