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8 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Forged From Launching 5 Startups
Young Entrepreneurs

8 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Forged From Launching 5 Startups

Jumping head first into a startup may appear very promising and rewarding, but these triumphs do not come without great risk.
Lee Lowden
5 Things I Learned About Successful Startups From Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

5 Things I Learned About Successful Startups From Steve Jobs

Former chief evangelist for Apple shares what makes entrepreneurs reach the next level.
Guy Kawasaki
3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups
Startup Basics

3 Critical Lessons 'The Walking Dead' Taught Me About Startups

The hit AMC show is more than just a zombie flick. It teaches us a few management lessons that we must not forget.
Yoav Vilner
6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Exercise

6 Reasons CrossFit Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

For one startup founder, the fitness platform with a cult-like following provides a physical, mental and emotional challenge.
Andrew Medal
The 4 Embers of the Entrepreneurial Fire
Entrepreneur Mindset

The 4 Embers of the Entrepreneurial Fire

While these cornerstones can be hard to live by, they are what makes entrepreneurs successful.
David Los
Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing These 10 Things, Right Now

There are a number of behaviors that founders often find themselves entangled in that, without question, make starting a business harder.
Adam Callinan
Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan
Starting a Business

Use These 5 Steps to Create a Marketing Plan

This five-step plan in will help you draw in and keep customers.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Essential Startup Expenses, and 10 You Should Avoid
Startup Basics

10 Essential Startup Expenses, and 10 You Should Avoid

When you spend money on the things that are truly important, you position your business well for long-term success.
Sujan Patel
10 Ways for Startups to Score Media Coverage
Press coverage

10 Ways for Startups to Score Media Coverage

How do you stand out and obtain attention for your startup from the strongest outlets?
Jonathan Long
5 Questions to Ask About Your Financial Model to Add Real Value To Your Startup
Finance

5 Questions to Ask About Your Financial Model to Add Real Value To Your Startup

For maximum value with the least effort, focus on only the "what ifs" that are the highest priority in your mind for your own startup.
Martin Zwilling
The 3 Common Numbers That Startups Hide Behind
Startup Basics

The 3 Common Numbers That Startups Hide Behind

You're not doing yourself any favors by justifying your business with these statistics.
Adam Callinan
Don't Let Overthinking Your Product Launch Cost You Competitive Advantage
Starting a Business

Don't Let Overthinking Your Product Launch Cost You Competitive Advantage

The pursuit of perfection can be the greatest threat to market success for your brilliant business idea.
Murray Newlands
7 Common Strategies My Company Avoided That Helped Us Grow Tenfold in a Year
Grow Your Business

7 Common Strategies My Company Avoided That Helped Us Grow Tenfold in a Year

Common wisdom may say these things will take your company to the next level, but this startup founder says otherwise.
Armando Biondi
The Long Game: 6 Prerequisites for a Killer Product That Lasts Forever
Startup Basics

The Long Game: 6 Prerequisites for a Killer Product That Lasts Forever

You not only need the individual capacity to focus, work collaboratively and take calculated risks but also the market awareness to constantly refine your product for appeal.
Jeff Boss