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The 2 Words Entrepreneurs Should Avoid
Motivation

The 2 Words Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Eliminate this destructive phrase every day to increase your focus and productivity.
Peter Gasca
7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough
Survival Strategies

7 Tips to Stay Afloat When Times Get Tough

Businesses can survive a cash-flow crunch, but the wrong move can be fatal.
Doug and Polly White
5 Tips for Staving Off an Attack From a Special Interest Group
Survival Strategies

5 Tips for Staving Off an Attack From a Special Interest Group

Strategically responding to threats can save your company and elevate your reputation.
Peter Gasca
If You Want to Survive, Find Ways to Compete With Your Own Business
Competition

If You Want to Survive, Find Ways to Compete With Your Own Business

Eventually, a competitor will come and beat you at your own game. Provide your own internal disruptions to stay relevant.
Mark Cenicola
Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It
Innovation

Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It

Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas.
Mike Templeman
The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed
Growth Strategies

The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed

It's not a business plan, or even a killer idea. Can you guess what it is?
Gene Marks
7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup
Starting a Business

7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup

Before starting up, you might work at one to gain experience. Here's how to rise to the top.
Amanda Augustine
How to Operate in All-Out Survival Mode as a Young Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

How to Operate in All-Out Survival Mode as a Young Entrepreneur

If the holidays weren't as kind to your startup as you would have liked, here are some tips for helping you withstand leaner times.
Matthew Toren
Are You Prepared for Your Small Business to Flatline?
Growth Strategies

Are You Prepared for Your Small Business to Flatline?

Why did small businesses go bankrupt in this downturn? They didn't plan for catastrophe. Here's a guide to the risks your business should consider and plan for to thrive no matter what.
Carol Tice
Four Small-Business Lessons from 'The Hunger Games'
Growth Strategies

Four Small-Business Lessons from 'The Hunger Games'

The fictional heroine Katniss Everdeen provides some survival tips for entrepreneurs.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How to Survive the Peaks and Valleys of a Seasonal Business
Growth Strategies

How to Survive the Peaks and Valleys of a Seasonal Business

Think launching a startup is challenging? Consider the life of the seasonal business owner: It's all start, restart, rinse and repeat.
Jenna Schnuer
Lessons in Startup Survival from the Downturn
Starting a Business

Lessons in Startup Survival from the Downturn

Startups large and small have sprung from downturns. Here's how they've managed.
10 Rules for Surviving the Recession
Growth Strategies

10 Rules for Surviving the Recession

In an economy as tough as this one, you may need to change your business drastically to pull through.
Donald Todrin
Entrepreneurs

Keep Your Business Humming Amid a Personal Crisis

Create an informational binder ahead of time that will allow someone to run things in your absence.
Bonnie Price