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Lean Startups

5 Reasons Not to Follow the Lean Startup Process for Your Next Idea

It's a shortcut that can take you to a dead end.

Keeping It Simple Is Smart When Setting Your Business Goals

A clear understanding of what everyone should focus on is critical to the success of your organization.

Your First Year in Business Is Mostly About Surviving

Stress, self doubt and temptation -- and the odd gamboling deer -- will leap into your path as your business hurtles down the road during those first 12 months. Here's how to keep your hands on the wheel.

Staying in Your Lane: Why Startups Must Stay Focused

Your company can't solve every problem for every consumer. Make intentional decisions about which opportunities you'll pursue.

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