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Focus on Core Strengths So You Can Run Leaner in Uncertain Times
Business Optimization

Focus on Core Strengths So You Can Run Leaner in Uncertain Times

Economic and political transitions provide the perfect incentive to define your business model and evaluate shifting opportunities.
Scott Schneider
4 Ways to Decide Whether You Should Pursue Your Startup Idea
Startups

4 Ways to Decide Whether You Should Pursue Your Startup Idea

Is your brilliant startup idea really that brilliant? Test it, and find out for sure.
Yoav Vilner
7 Actionable Steps to Craft a Lean Business Model
Make More Happen

7 Actionable Steps to Craft a Lean Business Model

Start small, use a proven approach, anticipate change and pay attention to customer opinion and market research.
Ehsan Jahandarpour
4 Things Your Company Can Do Without When Starting Up
The Grind

4 Things Your Company Can Do Without When Starting Up

Running a lean company in the beginning may require some corners to be cut.
Karim Abouelnaga
5 Ways to Get Your Home Running as Smoothly as Your Business
Spring Cleaning

5 Ways to Get Your Home Running as Smoothly as Your Business

A lot of the same things that help businesses stay on track could whip your home into shape in no time.
Matt Girvan
3 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Travel Startup
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Travel Startup

How to penetrate a highly competitive segment like travel without breaking the bank.
Anand Srinivasan
3 Things Early-Stage Startups Need In Their Profitability Playbook
Ready To Launch

3 Things Early-Stage Startups Need In Their Profitability Playbook

These strategies can help entrepreneurs hit profitability earlier than expected.
Josiah Humphrey
7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital
Ready To Launch

7 Reasons You Should Stop Looking for Venture Capital

Most companies can afford to -- and should -- be a little scrappier. Here's why.
Shannon Whitehead
The Entrepreneurial Chicken-or-Egg Dilemma
Sales

The Entrepreneurial Chicken-or-Egg Dilemma

It's hard to sell a product before it exists. It's also hard to perfect an offering without steady cash flow.
Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneurs Who Set Their Sights on Bringing Quality Binoculars to the U.S.

A domestic maker of binoculars takes on the best European optics, one satisfied customer at a time.
Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself
Make More Happen

Believing You're Capable Demands Doubting Yourself

It's almost never a lack of faith that will sink you. It's a lack of doubt and a lack of understanding of what faith and belief really are.
Ray Hennessey
Watch Our Livestream with Eric Ries Thursday at 7 p.m. EST
Lean Startups

Watch Our Livestream with Eric Ries Thursday at 7 p.m. EST

The thought leader will chat live at New York's General Assembly this week. If you won't be in New York, watch the talk right here on Entrepreneur.
Linda Lacina
Why Getting Your Product to Market Fast Is Not Always a Brilliant Move
Lean Startups

Why Getting Your Product to Market Fast Is Not Always a Brilliant Move

Entrepreneurs can derive great insight and benefit from Scrum and Lean Startup but neither should be accepted as infallible doctrine.
Jurgen Appelo