Starting a Business

Not sure how to start your business? Whether you're looking to start a small business or are searching for grants, discover all the steps to starting a business.

4 Proactive Habits to Build the Career You Want

Starting a new business or changing careers can feel daunting, but developing these four proactive habits will illuminate your path to success.

Nancy Solari

How to Combat the Death of Customer Service in the Digital Era

The rules of engagement are shifting and customer acquisition has never been more expensive. But savvy retailers can cut through the noise with a little thought and planning.

Ben Crudo

How to Land Your Dream Investors and Catapult You to Success

Fundraising is a crucial piece to any successful business plan, but landing investors is often a challenge, especially in today's very competitive fundraising landscape. Keep in mind these key things as you're starting your journey on the fundraising circuit.

Ryan Fritsch

Entrepreneurship Means Generational Independence. These Leaders of a 115-Year-Old Family Business Are Honoring the Past and Building for the Future.

Joyva's third- and fourth-generation leaders Richard Radutzky and Sandy Wiener know that respect, customer service and innovation go a long way towards growth -- and they're using that to pave the way for the brand's exciting future.

Amanda Breen

What Colors Should You Use For Your Personal Brand? (and Why It Matters)

When it comes to personal branding, the right colors have the power to attract clients and opportunities, while the wrong colors can do the exact opposite.

Shaan Rais

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4 Proactive Habits to Build the Career You Want

Starting a new business or changing careers can feel daunting, but developing these four proactive habits will illuminate your path to success.

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Startup Equity Splits Are a Calculation, Not a Negotiation

One of the biggest misconceptions startup founders have is that equity ownership needs to be negotiated in advance of any work being done. This problem is easily observable if you rely on facts instead of opinions.

Mike Moyer

Most Startups Fail. These 5 Tips Will Help Make Sure Yours Doesn't.

A majority of startups don't make it long enough to sustain themselves on real profits. If you want to make sure your startup isn't one of them, take a look at these five practices I've observed from successful, thriving ventures.

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Creating an EdTech Course for Adults? These 3 Principles Will Make It Successful

Adults learn differently than children, so we need to make sure our EdTech programs are designed for them, too. Here are the three main differences to consider when creating educational products for adults rather than children.

5 Key Ingredients Every Company Needs in Their Strategic Narrative

Your strategic narrative communicates who you are and why you exist. It is critical to get this right.

Is a Home-Based Business Right for You? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First

The lifestyle that comes with a home-based franchise may seem carefree, but it's not for everyone. Here are five questions to ask yourself to see if this type of business is for you.

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How to Earn Passive Income Through Amazon Dropshipping

Amazon offers myriad tools for savvy entrepreneurs.

This Founder Had to Play College Basketball in Men's Shorts and Shoes, So She Launched an Athletic Clothing Company Named After the Now 50-Year-Old Title IX Act

When Title Nine founder Missy Park was a 10-year-old girl in South Carolina, the passage of Title IX in 1972 allowed her to be seen as "just an athlete" instead of a tomboy. It also laid the foundation for the founding of a company that's still going strong more than 30 years later.

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The 3 Co-Founder Roles You Need, and When to Bring Them On

Avoid startup blunders by having the right team from the beginning.

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Tips for Turning Your Passion for Writing Into a Career

Writing can be a fulfilling career, and you can start making it your priority with these useful tips.