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The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business
The Grind

The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company.
Adina Grigore
How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing
Investment Advisers

How Independent Financial Advisors Can Ride the Wave of Interest in Investing

Those setting up their own consultancies can navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship by attending to these six points.
Jud Bergman
What Happens to Your Business If You Die?
Retirement

What Happens to Your Business If You Die?

What happens when you want to retire and stop running your business? Here are a few tidbits of advice on how to keep your company growing, even when you are no longer the boss.
Melanie Spring
How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business
Growth Strategies

How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business

While developers are being sought out to help scale a business, many entrepreneurs could apply an engineer's mindset to help grow their own.
Dan Pickett
Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek
Work-Life Balance

Why Entrepreneurs Should Stop Celebrating the 60-Hour Workweek

While launching a company can take up a lot of time, it doesn't necessarily have to be your whole life. Instead, entrepreneurs should be working smarter not harder.
Stephan Aarstol
How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy  (And Still Be Successful)
Strategic Planning

How to Embrace 'The Lazy Entrepreneur' Philosophy (And Still Be Successful)

Many people believe you need to work like a dog to make your business a success, but that is not always necessarily true. Entrepreneurs that work smartly can have a successful business, while also working less hours.
Dana Brownlee

How Can I Tell If There Will Be Strong Demand for My Product?

Our expert explains how to find and take advantage of profitable markets
Christopher Hawker
Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh and the Importance of Making Smaller Bets
Trep Talk

Cheezburger Founder Ben Huh and the Importance of Making Smaller Bets

The founder and CEO of Cheezburger talks to Entrepreneur.com about rebounding and lessons learned.
Andrea Huspeni
7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup
Starting a Business

7 Reasons Why Bigger Isn't Always Better for Your Startup

Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.
8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today
Growth Strategies

8 Tasks You Should Delegate Today

While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks.
The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for Advice
Entrepreneurs

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Asking for Advice

Best practices for picking your mentor's brain.
Ross McCammon
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Marketing

12 Strategies for Promoting Your YouTube Videos

Want to get the word out about your YouTube videos? Review these quick tips.
Jason R. Rich
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Zappos Gives Job Titles the Boot
Growth Strategies

Zappos Gives Job Titles the Boot

Zappos plans to do away with standard hierarchy in the New Year and implement a corporate structure called 'Holacracy.'
Nina Zipkin
Tips for Handling Non-Stop Travel
Growth Strategies

Tips for Handling Non-Stop Travel

Constant business travel can test even the heartiest of road warriors. Here are some survival tactics for long stretches away from home.
Bruce Schoenfeld