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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.

How to Make Every Minute of Your Day Matter

Spend your time more wisely and you'll live a happier, more fulfilling life. Here's how to get started.

A Soundtrack to Start Up By

Don't let Pandora tell you what to listen to. Here, we asked the co-founders of startup phenom Back to the Roots to give us the skinny on which songs keep them going strong.

Warning Signs That Your Startup Is Ruining Your Life

Starting your own business can be great but can lead to personal disaster if you lose sight of what's most important.

No Email, No Phone, Plenty of Inspiration

Allowing yourself the time, space and separation from your work could be the most effective way to bring your business to the next level. Here's one entrepreneur's story.

How Your Smartphone Can Actually Save You From Working Weekends

Protecting personal time is more about blending than balancing. Here's how to use the technology that took your free time away to reclaim it.

The 15-Minute Strategy to Get More Done Everyday

Don't let pockets of free time go to waste. Try this easy time-saving strategy.

5 Ways to Achieve Balance as an Entrepreneur

Here are ways you can reconfigure the way you live and work to get yourself -- and your startup -- on track for success.

Why I No Longer Want to Have it All

Before you add on that extra project just because you can, realize that you're also playing a risky game of Russian Roulette.

How One Entrepreneur Mom Won the Work-Life Balance Game

Entrepreneur Sarah Schupp tells how she makes time for both work and her personal life.

3 Ways to Set Goals You'll Actually Achieve

Being realistic and managing your time well will help make not only setting, but achieving your goals a possibility. Here are three ways to get there.

6 Dating Tips for the Single Entrepreneur

Think you don't have time to meet Mr. or Ms. Right while building your business? Think again.

Don't Be a Cheapskate and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to treat your employees well, use language to address problems, make valuable hires and more advice for business owners.

How American Workers Use Their Vacation Time (Infographic)

A recent survey finds that most people connect to the office at some point during their vacations.

Get a Life. It Might Just Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

No time for your personal life? If so, you could be slighting your business.

How Happy Are Small-Business Owners? (Infographic)

Do you take vacations? Work more than 40 hours a week? Worry about the cost of health care? See how your experiences and concerns as a small-business owner stack up.

How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents

Sandwich-generation entrepreneurs -- those in their 40s and 50s -- are juggling more family demands. Here's how to keep your sanity and your business.

4 Cellphone Etiquette Mistakes You Make Everyday

You might be doing more harm than good when you answer your phone in a public place. Here are four things you might not know about the way you use your phone.

Why You Need to Love Your Startup

Are you creating a dream -- or just working on a business?

Need a Vacation? How to Make Your Company Run Without You

Entrusting employees with running your business so you can take a break this summer is important for your wellbeing. Here's how.

Welcome to the Real World, Now What?

Now that school is over and you’re entering the workforce -- and possibly starting up -- you may find the new journey jarring. Here are four ways to ease the transition.

How to Stay Focused When the Summer Heat Saps Your Stamina and Your Startup

The summer is notoriously slow for certain businesses -- people are on vacation, summer hours kick in, sales slow down. Here’s how to keep your vision laser focused on your startup.

Richard Branson on Business Lessons From Parenting

The CEO of Virgin has seen a lot of challenges in his career, but perhaps none as big as becoming a dad. Here he discusses the similarities between parenting and running a business.

Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.

The Great Debate: Should You Let Employees Work From Home?

Yahoo and Best Buy may have concluded that telecommuting doesn't work for their companies anymore, but it could still make sense for your business.

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