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When It Comes to Equity Stakes, There's No Need for Contention

We take a look at the issue from both the investors' and founders' point of view.

How to Handle Large Changes in Sales Volume

The easiest way to wrest back control over a roller-coaster sales cycle is by managing the pricing of your products or services.

Almost Two-Thirds of CEOs Don't Get Outside Business Advice

A new survey finds that most business executives really are lonely at the top.

How Should Entrepreneurs Plan to Scale Their Businesses?

Tumblr's David Karp on two critical questions to answer when managing hypergrowth.

How Should I Offer Credit to Customers?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on when and how business owners should offer credit to customers. His advice: Start with small amounts to build a history and reward good behavior, but also enforce penalties on late payers.

How Can I Make a Comeback?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares tips on how struggling businesses can turn it all around.

How Do I Build Credit for My Business?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, shares four tips on building business credit and improving your credit score.

How Can I Protect My Cellphone from Hackers?

Technology evangelist Ramon Ray offers three tips for mobile security.

How Do I Cut Through the Noise on Social Media?

Starr Hall on how to identify and research your target audience on social sites.

How Can I Stand Out from the Competition?

Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, on ways to differentiate your business in the eyes of customers.

Grant Cardone on How to Hire Top Sales Talent

Small companies often can hire great sales pros if they commit to competing for them in the job market, the sales training expert says.

What's the Best Way to Beat Startup Stress?

Startup America Partnership Chief Executive Scott Case says to relieve the pressure of running a business, it's often best to give yourself some 'white space' to decompress.

When's the Right Time to Sell a Business?

Serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of ClickAgents, BlueLithium and RadiumOne, shares how he knew it was time to sell his first startup.

How Do I Negotiate an Ownership Stake?

Don't go for the big number when negotiating with investors, says serial entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of RadiumOne and author of 'The Dream.'

How Can I Retain Good Employees?

Marcus Erb, senior consultant at the Great Place to Work Institute, on keeping top talent from leaving for other jobs.

How Can I Stay Effective Under Pressure?

Scott Gerber, founder of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on keeping your cool when tensions run high.

What's the Best Way to Ask for What I Need When Networking?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on cultivating fruitful networking relationships.

What's the Most Efficient Way to Do Networking?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, offers tips on being a more effective networker.

How Do I Find Like-Minded People Who Are Passionate and Professional?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on connecting with people you can network with.

How Can I Break the Ice?

Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, on starting conversations with strangers at networking events.

How Can I Find a Mentor?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on securing introductions to those who can open doors for you.

What's the Best Way to Stay Motivated?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on creating a boredom back-up plan to avoid burnout.

How Can I Come Up With a Name for My Company?

Scott Gerber, founder and chief executive of Sizzle It! and the Young Entrepreneur Council, on how to decide on a name for your business.

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