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Get Your Product Figured Out First
Starting a Business

Get Your Product Figured Out First

So many entrepreneurs make the same mistake: Focusing on the wrong things without figuring out the product they plan to sell.
Greg Shugar
5 Reasons Leaders Should Follow the Example of Tyler Durden From 'Fight Club'
Leadership

5 Reasons Leaders Should Follow the Example of Tyler Durden From 'Fight Club'

To be sure, I'm not advocating becoming a cult leader who advocates acts of domestic terrorism.
Andrew Medal
13 Old-School Tips for New Wave Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

13 Old-School Tips for New Wave Entrepreneurs

An experienced entrepreneur offers the freshman class lessons for building a startup.
Ron Burr
Hire Smart: How to Tell a Startup Superstar From a Weak Link
Hiring Employees

Hire Smart: How to Tell a Startup Superstar From a Weak Link

Every employee plays a huge role in the early days of a new business. It's important to find the right ones.
Rob Biederman
Failure and Rejection in Startups: 3 Things to Remember
Starting a Business

Failure and Rejection in Startups: 3 Things to Remember

Suffering from a recent rejection? Guess what? You're in good company.
Sam Zebarjadi
The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO
Leadership

The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO

Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do.
Andrew Cohen
8 Startups That Are Making Waves By Solving Big Problems
Success Stories

8 Startups That Are Making Waves By Solving Big Problems

If you want to be successful as a business owner, you've got to solve common issues.
Sujan Patel
5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'
Startups

5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'

Avoid heavy advertising investments and forget going public for now: These moves will keep you healthy while competitors crash and burn.
Harry Whitehouse
Learning to Say 'Yes' May Be the Best Decision You Make for Your Startup
Motivation

Learning to Say 'Yes' May Be the Best Decision You Make for Your Startup

'Yes' opens doors, changes worlds and tells the universe you're open for business.
Chelsea Berler
This Entrepreneur Launched 52 Businesses in One Year. Here's How He Survived.
Experiments

This Entrepreneur Launched 52 Businesses in One Year. Here's How He Survived.

Though it ravaged personal relationships, New Orleans-based Colin Grussing says the endeavor has been the most fulfilling experience of his professional life.
Geoff Weiss
When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
Startup Financing

When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's

Banks analyze these five factors to determine whether to approve your small business loan application.
David Nilssen
Your New Brand Should Be an Extension of Yourself
Branding

Your New Brand Should Be an Extension of Yourself

As an entrepreneur, you will no doubt be handling the shape of your company's brand. So where better to start than with you?
Greg Shugar
Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?
Managing Employees

Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?

When it comes to sourcing tech talent, here's what you need to consider.
Asha Saxena
When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?
Startups

When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

How about 10 years, the time you'll need to gain expertise in your industry
Peter S. Cohan