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5 Tips for Launching a Side Business
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Launching a Side Business

Here's how you can get your toes wet as a business owners without necessarily having to quit your day job.
Gabrielle Karol
Growth Strategies

Is My Landing Page Clearly Written?

Sometimes your startup's biggest obstacle can be your own website. Make sure the language is clear and engaging.
Ryan Himmel
Tony Robbins on the Importance of Being Fearless
Leadership

Tony Robbins on the Importance of Being Fearless

The acclaimed life and business coach discusses one of the more dramatic ways he encourages people to overcome fear and move forward with their pursuits.
Jason Fell
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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
15 Entrepreneurs on What They Wish They'd Known When They First Started Up
Leadership

15 Entrepreneurs on What They Wish They'd Known When They First Started Up

We all wish we could get everything right the first time. That, of course, isn't the case. Here's what some business owners wish they new from the start.
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Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth
Starting a Business

Join the LIVE CHAT With Entrepreneur Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy Cosper for #MentorMonth

What's the best advice a mentor ever gave you? Join the conversation and let us know.
Entrepreneur Staff
Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'
Starting a Business

Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Make sure your product is something that your clients need to have, otherwise your revenue potential will be low.
George Deeb
Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup
Growth Strategies

Finding a Kick-Ass Team for Your Startup

Think you need a lot of money to entice a qualified team? Think again. Our VC expert Kirsten Green explains why founders should focus on vision, discipline and confidence when recruiting potential hires.
Kirsten Green
The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed
Growth Strategies

The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed

It's not a business plan, or even a killer idea. Can you guess what it is?
Gene Marks
10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch
Starting a Business

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

One of the first steps on your way to making an idea a reality is pitching. Here are 10 ways to make sure you ace your presentation.
Daniel Bukszpan
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Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.
Growth Strategies

Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.

A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
Steve Blank
How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family
Starting a Business

How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

As an entrepreneur, standing up for your vision to your loved ones might possibly be the best practice you will get for the life that awaits you.
Lewis Howes
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'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Starting a Business

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Daniel Bukszpan
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