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News and Articles About Startup Basics
How 3 Entrepreneurs Went from Welfare to Multi-Million Business in Five Years
The CEO of Zaycon Fresh shares the entrepreneurial lessons he learned from taking his circumstances and turning them into a major business opportunity.
4 Reasons You Should Never Hire a Family Member
When you start a business and are in need of help, it's easy to run to the nearest emotionally charged people in your life to help out. Well, don't.
6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before Seeking an IPO
In reality, this option is a nightmare that can bump you out of the driver seat, dilute your equity and create a business entity you can't control.
How to Find Your Next Big Business Idea
If you dream of owning a business but aren't sure about what kind, here are some valuable ways you can find your next big business idea.
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5 Definitive Laws First-Time Entrepreneurs Must Adopt
Want to be a successful business owner? Replace these things you should stop doing with those you should start now.
Board of Directors
A Startup Founder's Biggest Blunder?
Many business people -- from founders to established executives to onlookers -- misunderstand the role of boards and corporate governance, particularly for young companies.
From A to Z: 200 Essential Resources for Entrepreneurs Building a Business
It is a very long journey from great idea to functioning business but, happily, there is help available every step of the way.
How to Survive Losing Your Star Employee or Partner
There are ways to survive -- no matter how devastating a blow the departure might seem at the time.
8 Lessons Improv Comedy Class Taught Me About Entrepreneurship
Sometimes you're planning for the wild West when you should be planning for your first encounter with extraterrestrials.
These 25 Successful Startups Were Built With Outsourced Development
There is a world of talent helping entrepreneurs afford their dreams here at home.
7 Ways to Turn Team Conflict Into Healthy Discussion
For feedback of any type to be effective, there can be no quick judgment of right or wrong.
4 Reasons Why a Realistic Startup Budget Is Key to Success
Dreams are likelier to come true when they are reality checked regularly.
7 Things to Do to Get the Most Out of a Startup Accelerator
If your business has landed a spot in one of these programs, follow this advice to come out of it as the strongest company possible.
7 Keys to a Compelling Executive Summary That Wins Over Investors
Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan. Your two-page document should include these fields.
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