Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur
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Rather than judge entrepreneurs for making money, let's start asking how we can participate in their philanthropic projects.
Starting a Business
Starting a business is scary, and quitting a job that pays the bills is risky. Here's advice on how to mitigate the risk.
Ninety percent of startups fail within a few years. Be aware of the common sources of failure so you can work to avoid the pitfalls.
Inspiring Your Team
Your brand is the sum of everything you do. You owe it to yourself to invest the time and money needed to lay the right foundation for your business brand.
Take It From The Pros
Protect your business by investing in a solution that aids in data backup and disaster recovery.
Avoiding lawsuits isn't as thrilling as winning litigation but it's far less expensive.
Endless repetition has made some business aphorisms sound right, but do they hold up? Let's think it through.
Inspiring Your Team
If you can avoid these hiring delusions, you can set more realistic expectations and make more objective decisions.
Let's take a look at three companies who've turned traditional company concepts on their heads.
Learn how to leverage your strengths if you fall toward the introverted side among the deal-makers.
Becoming more productive starts with accepting the harsh truth that you likely waste just as much time as everyone else.
Mastering time management is a crucial component of entrepreneurship, and these eight secrets will help you pursue that path.
It doesn't take much to introduce a base layer of security in your small business -- so why allow your operation to be vulnerable a moment longer?
There are ample resources and opportunities for you to take your ideas to the next level. All that's left is for you to take them!
Focus on the known factors when you can, accept ambiguities -- and understand that failure is never the end of the road.
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