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Starting a Business

3 Things I Learned in the First 3 Months of Starting My Company

Starting a new business comes with financial, technical and employee-related hurdles that one may not think to plan for ahead of time.

Growing a Business

I've Been a Tech Entrepreneur for Over 20 Years — Here Are 5 Key Lessons I've Learned Along the Way

Here are five objectives that have proven useful during my twenty years as a tech entrepreneur.

Growing a Business

5 Lessons I Learned From Children That Helped Me Create an Apple Award-Winning Business

Here are five unique skills I learned from children that helped me build an app with millions of users, get a ton of media attention and earn international awards.

Leadership

5 Important Lessons I Learned Working at a Temporary Business

You need to know how to plan and how to prepare to pivot to be a successful business owner — and working at a temporary business taught me a lot about why. Here's what we all could learn from my experience.

Growing a Business

3 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Rise and Fall of History's Biggest Companies

Big companies often grow complacent and fail to innovate, creating opportunities for smaller competitors to enter the market.

Leadership

7 Lessons from a Kidnapping Survival Course That All Entrepreneurs Must Know

We all experience extreme stress at one point in our lives. Learn how kidnapping survival skills can help you manage stress and create a top-level mindset in your everyday life.

Growing a Business

9 Lessons to Learn From Being in the Entrepreneurial Trenches

Our biggest tips for entrepreneurs on what's worked and what hasn't in our first five years.

Franchise

7 Relationship-Building Lessons I Learned By Partnering With Over 20 Franchises

Developing a strong bond between a franchisor and a franchisee is critical to both parties' success. I expand on the key takeaways I've learned from working with over 20 franchisees.

Travel

5 Crucial Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Traveling the World

There is a level of personal and business growth that can only come from traveling to new places. Here are five of the most important lessons entrepreneurs can learn while exploring the world.

Starting a Business

I Started a Software Company at 19 Years Old. Here Are 5 Valuable Lessons I've Learned So Far.

Creating a software startup at 19 years old was the hardest thing I've ever done. Here are five of the most important lessons I've learned so far.

Thought Leaders

7 Simple Lessons Baseball Vendors Can Teach You About Running a Business

Baseball vendors have more to offer than good food and cold drinks. For small business owners, baseball vendors have sage advice on how to make the sale and keep customers coming back for more.

Starting a Business

4 Things All Small Business Owners Can Learn From Comedian Bill Burr

Much of Bill Burr's mindset can — and should — be applied to small businesses. Here's what you can learn about leadership from the comedian.

Growing a Business

3 Critical Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Business During a Recession. Here's How You Can Avoid Them.

Want to make sure your business survives the looming economic downturn? Here are three mistakes every business leader can avoid by learning from the past.

Growing a Business

3 Key Lessons From a Business on the Front Lines of War

It's important to always reimagine employee experience, keep up with the trends and evaluate client satisfaction.

Growing a Business

3 Lessons Employers Can Learn From the 'Great Unionization'

Unionization is taking over some of America's favorite retail brands. What's behind this "Great Unionization" and what does it mean for employers everywhere?