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Remember: a pivot can be a good thing. Just ask Twitter, Groupon and Nintendo.
Building a Website
It's hard not to fantasize about building your own wealth online, but actually the idea isn't as unlikely as you think.
First off, thanks to the cloud, you may not need an office space at all.
If you want a customer to be loyal to your brand, you need to establish a sense of familiarity.
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.
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