Startup Basics

8 Problem-Solving Practices That See Startups to Success
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8 Problem-Solving Practices That See Startups to Success

Creating an innovative new business is guaranteed to test your skills, patience and determination, and you need to derive satisfaction from the journey, as well as the destination.
Martin Zwilling
You May Have an Awesome Product, But It Won't Mean Much Without a Marketing Plan
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You May Have an Awesome Product, But It Won't Mean Much Without a Marketing Plan

A great marketing plan is simple and thoughtful. It starts by recognizing that one launch, one day, one event may not be enough to lead to a critical mass of adoption.
Alex Iskold
10 Questions to Assess Your Motivational Skills
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10 Questions to Assess Your Motivational Skills

A lack of focus on leadership results in a huge loss in productivity and morale and potentially the death of a promising startup.
Martin Zwilling
7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business
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7 Actions to Take After Incorporating Your Business

You have formed a limited liability company. What should you do now?
Nellie Akalp
10 Tips That Will Help Launch Your Startup Faster
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10 Tips That Will Help Launch Your Startup Faster

Dying to start your own business? Stop dreaming, and make like Nike...
Neil Patel
Your Product May Be Minimal, But Is It Viable?
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Your Product May Be Minimal, But Is It Viable?

A great MVP isn't only simple, it is also sufficient. It embodies the solution to the problem, or an elegant approximation to a solution that is good enough.
Alex Iskold
10 Ways to Build a Winning Culture
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10 Ways to Build a Winning Culture

If an entrepreneur can't build a culture of excitement and commitment at a startup, the chances of long-term success are negligible.
Martin Zwilling
How the Word 'And' Can Transform Your Business
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How the Word 'And' Can Transform Your Business

Find out how to steamroll your way over business obstacles to get to the next level again and again.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
5 Lessons on Growth From the CEO of a Discovery Engine Used by 35 Million People
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5 Lessons on Growth From the CEO of a Discovery Engine Used by 35 Million People

Mark Bartels took over the reins of StumbleUpon after it spun itself off from eBay.
Eric Siu
This Recruiting Hack Will Save You Time and Lead to Better Interviews
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This Recruiting Hack Will Save You Time and Lead to Better Interviews

Finding the best talent requires attracting, impressing and filtering top candidates as efficiently as possible.
Andrew Cohen
10 Entrepreneurial Land Mines to Avoid
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10 Entrepreneurial Land Mines to Avoid

While completely avoiding all mistakes is impossible, there are some that I see entrepreneurs make over and over -- errors that shouldn't be as common as they are.
Jonathan Long
8 Myths Technologists Believe That Sink Businesses
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8 Myths Technologists Believe That Sink Businesses

Rarely do inventors and product creators possess the business skills necessary to launch a successful startup. That's why they need an effective parter.
Martin Zwilling
8 Practices to Promote Urgency Within Your Startup
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8 Practices to Promote Urgency Within Your Startup

Customers and opportunities don't wait. If your startup culture doesn't include a sense of urgency, your probabilities of long-term success are miniscule.
Martin Zwilling
Why Business Leaders Must 'Clean the Bathroom'
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Why Business Leaders Must 'Clean the Bathroom'

If you look yourself away in an ivory tower and don't stay in touch with employees on the front lines, your business is bound to fail.
Jeffrey Hayzlett