Startup Advice http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/startup-advice The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startup Advice en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT 6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236499 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236499 Leslie Barber 8 Characteristics of Mentors Who Are Worth Your Time The right mentor is invested in your success. The wrong mentor is just somebody telling you how they used to do it. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236317 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236317 Gabe Lozano Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236284 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236284 Will Koffel What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Stephen King Lessons from the master of horror can apply to startups, too. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235642 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235642 Janelle Blasdel 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 Mike Templeman Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company Understanding customers, defining a clear business purpose and building the right team is crucial to a startup's success. Fri, 30 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234317 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234317 Marc Wayshak 5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business Swedish entrepreneur Fredrik van Huynh shares what every entrepreneur should live by to succeed in a relentless business world. Wed, 21 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234039 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234039 Fredrik van Huynh To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233400 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233400 Mike Templeman The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion In this short video, Lewis Howes talks about one crucial element to making the startup of your dreams work. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233387 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/233387 Jason Fell Keys to Business Success: 3 Lessons From the Masters What you can learn about life and business from Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232919 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232919 Lewis Howes How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232827 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232827 George Deeb 6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations Entrepreneurs who properly leverage the resources of a corporation for their benefit will be at a significant advantage. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232804 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232804 Yoram Yaacovi The SEALs' Guide to Planning for Failure Planning for failure is different than expecting to fail. Without a good plan, you're more likely to face bad results. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232431 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232431 Jeff Boss Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities. Startups need passionate employees who will help drive growth. Here's how to impress founders and earn your place. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232438 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232438 Erica Bell and Katie Finnegan Up Your 'David' Status Without Taking on a 'Goliath' President of headphones company co-founded by 50 Cent on thinking creatively to gain market share in a field dominated by a big brand. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232472 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232472 Brian Nohe This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232292 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232292 Kim Lachance Shandrow How 5 Companies Built Their Client Bases Overcoming the chicken and egg problem is one of the biggest challenges for any web business. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231954 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231954 Anand Srinivasan Don't Let That Cat in the Hat In: 5 Lessons From Kids' Stories The simple messages in childrenÂ’s books often reveal sage wisdom applicable for business leaders. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 02:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231720 Offir Gutelzon 7 Tips for Becoming an Expert Barterer The exchange of goods and services rather than money is alive and thriving in today's startup economy. Here's how to get in on the action. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230884 Christina Le Beau 13 Startup Red Flags to Avoid Companies plagued by any of these problems are likely headed for failure. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231600 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231600 George Deeb