Larry Alton

Larry Alton

Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur
Larry Alton is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business, and entrepreneurship. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.
5 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Even Realizing It
Time Management

5 Ways You're Wasting Time Without Even Realizing It

Becoming more productive starts with accepting the harsh truth that you likely waste just as much time as everyone else.
It's a Fine Time to Better Manage Your Time
Time Management

It's a Fine Time to Better Manage Your Time

Mastering time management is a crucial component of entrepreneurship, and these eight secrets will help you pursue that path.
Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.
Cybersecurity

Sorry, Your Business Will Never Be Safe. But Here's What You Can Do About It.

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?
The 5 Most Common Excuses of Wannabe Entrepreneurs
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The 5 Most Common Excuses of Wannabe Entrepreneurs

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!
5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk-Taking
Taking Risks

5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk-Taking

Focus on the known factors when you can, accept ambiguities -- and understand that failure is never the end of the road.
5 Stress-Relieving Daily Habits for Entrepreneurs
Stress Management

5 Stress-Relieving Daily Habits for Entrepreneurs

Exercise, green tea and nice scents are just a few simple things to try if you are stressed out.
So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship
Take It From The Pros

So Many Good Businesses Fail By Neglecting These 5 Key Elements of Entrepreneurship

Paying attention to cash flow, competition and leadership quality are just a few things that can save your company in trying times.
The 8 Biggest Challenges for New Entrepreneurs
Tools for New Entrepreneurs

The 8 Biggest Challenges for New Entrepreneurs

Ready to abandon your steady day job to face hours of loneliness and stressful decision-making? Ah, but there's more...
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Football Coaches
Run a Better Business

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Football Coaches

The ability to motivate and galvanize a team is the difference between leaders and managers.
5 Secrets That Will Keep You Going When the Going Gets Rough
Motivation

5 Secrets That Will Keep You Going When the Going Gets Rough

Fake it 'till you make it. Take baby steps. You have more support than you think. Keep on truckin'.
Entrepreneurship Is a Journey in 7 Stages. Enjoy The Ride.
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Entrepreneurship Is a Journey in 7 Stages. Enjoy The Ride.

Not every ebb and flow of being an entrepreneur is a walk in the park. But be sure to stop and smell the roses along the way.
4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge
Take It From The Pros

4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge

When many companies offer similar products at similar prices the customer's feel for the brand is the crucial distinction.
5 Bad Leadership Habits That Undercut Your Team's Productivity
Startup Culture

5 Bad Leadership Habits That Undercut Your Team's Productivity

The employee you have to keep the closest eye on is yourself.
Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence
Take It From The Pros

Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence

Real leaders are too busy meeting their responsibilities to worry if they are "real'' leaders.
These 5 Mistakes Make Meetings a Huge Time Waste
Meetings

These 5 Mistakes Make Meetings a Huge Time Waste

Every meeting gone bad is a lost opportunity for collaboration essential.
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