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9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley
Entrepreneurship

9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley

If you want to be great at something, learn from the experts. When it comes to startups, the experts are in the tech industry.
Steve Tobak
Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves
Managing Employees

Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves

Companies aren't democracies. At some point, leaders need to make decisions.
William Litvack
Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.

How to deal effectively with some of the main safety issues you'll encounter in your child-care business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare
Influencers

5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare

Cultivating relationships with a few key influencers is a faster route to success than competing for mass market attention.
John Ruhlin
5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
Company Culture

5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture

There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
Jayson DeMers
The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand
If I Knew Then

The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand

The cosmetics company founder Essie Weingarten reflects on the obstacles and triumphs of growing a business.
Nina Zipkin
Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon
Jet

Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon

With the much-anticipated ecommerce site Jet.com launching today, we discovered a few lesser-known facts about the Internet mogul.
Carly Okyle
How to Create a Budget for Your Startup
Starting a Business

How to Create a Budget for Your Startup

Failing to plan financially might mean you're unknowingly planning to fail. Learn how to develop short- and long-range plans to control your cash flow.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.
Success Strategies

What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.

We all know that there's no shortcut to success, and there's no magic formula that can create the "perfect" startup. But this one factor rises above all others.
Jayson DeMers
The Entrepreneur Who Saw a Fork In the Road and Remade It
Entrepreneurs

The Entrepreneur Who Saw a Fork In the Road and Remade It

Kyle Donovan's journey can help shape your attitude, product or service and increase your chance to achieve outrageous success.
Susan Solovic
Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million
Funding

Vroom, the Startup That Aims to Be the Zappos of Online Car Buying, Raises $54 Million

The company is trying to make buying a used car online as easy as buying a pair of shoes.
Kate Taylor
How 'Storage Wars' Teaches All You Need to Know About Buying and Pricing
Pricing

How 'Storage Wars' Teaches All You Need to Know About Buying and Pricing

Buy low, sell high is a simple idea, except when everybody competing with you is trying to do the same thing.
Cris Burnam
Be a Real Entrepreneur, Not a Digital Clone
Entrepreneurship

Be a Real Entrepreneur, Not a Digital Clone

Entrepreneurs don't do what everyone else is doing. Like it or not, that's exactly what most of you are doing.
Steve Tobak
8 Keys to Providing Consulting Services to Startups
Consultants and Advisors

8 Keys to Providing Consulting Services to Startups

Businesses need outside experts who can do the work, as well as provide training on what needs to be done. That's called leading by example.
Martin Zwilling