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5 Common Pitfalls That Ruin Businesses -- and How to Avoid Them
Startup Basics

5 Common Pitfalls That Ruin Businesses -- and How to Avoid Them

Many businesses collapse as a result of common issues. Mitigate them before they do any real damage.
Jayson DeMers
It's Your Passion. Now, Here's How to Make It Your Business.
Starting a Business

It's Your Passion. Now, Here's How to Make It Your Business.

While the income from your business isn't guaranteed to make you rich, it does bring you something more valuable than money: fulfillment and freedom.
Thomas Oppong
How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)
Infographics

How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Martha Stewart didn't do any home decorating until she was 35. And Charles Flint started IBM at 61.
Catherine Clifford
7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs
Slideshows

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

To be successful, entrepreneurs must beat the odds stacked against them -- especially young ones. To understand what these founders do differently, we've compiled a list of habits that made them successful.
Michael Simmons
When It Comes to Finding Your Path. Don't Overthink. Do.
Careers

When It Comes to Finding Your Path. Don't Overthink. Do.

Sometimes the right career direction isn't immediately apparent. The only way to get there, though, is to experiment.
Eric M. Ruiz
7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take
Risk

7 Risks Every Entrepreneur Must Take

To start and support your own business, you'll have to put your career, personal finances and even your mental health at stake.
Jayson DeMers
The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
Young Entrepreneurs

The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Nothing sets an entrepreneur up for a fall like early success.
Kimanzi Constable
How This Savvy 10-Year-Old Launched a Budding Cookie Business
Young Entrepreneurs

How This Savvy 10-Year-Old Launched a Budding Cookie Business

Ten-year-old Cory Nieves, founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, rakes in roughly $1,000 each week and has hopes of one day helming his own fashion line.
Geoff Weiss
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
Startups

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Rob Strandberg
7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices
Entrepreneurs

7 Ways to Unlock Your Company's Creative Juices

If entrepreneurial companies are to thrive, then creativity has to become a major component of their DNA.
Maite Baron
The Joy of Raising a Teen Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

The Joy of Raising a Teen Entrepreneur

A 13-year-old gets a great education, watching his dad run a business and starting his very own.
Jason Weisenthal
Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene
Boston

Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene

Kayak founder Paul English is seeking to electrify Boston's startup scene with his new venture, Blade.
Geoff Weiss
Leadership

5 Golden Pieces of Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

How does a new boss learn to step ahead boldly without becoming burdened by the fear of making a mistake? Read some lessons from a former general manager at age 24.
Susan Steinbrecher