National Small Business Week

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Thought Leaders

What CEOs Can Learn From Scientists

Learning to experiment can push your company into business breakthroughs.

Thought Leaders

Are You a Leader or a Manager? Why Understanding the Difference is Important.

Both the big and small picture are important. But it's the balance between those priorities that make teams successful.

Marketing

The Psychology of Instant Gratification and How It Will Revolutionize Your Marketing Approach

Humans are hardwired to want things -- now. Here's how you can introduce strategy into your marketing that will create incredible appeal.

Business News

5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian

From one of Henry Ford's experimental tractors to Planters' iconic Mr. Peanut mascot, a look at some of the objects in the museum's upcoming American Enterprise exhibit.

Growing a Business

Success Secrets From Papa John: The Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John's, reflects on launching a successful business, hiring the right people and making mistakes.

Franchise

Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream'

Papa John's is a billion-dollar, international pizza franchise. But it wasn't always. It started in a broom closet with $1,600 worth of used restaurant equipment.

Business News

Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

Don't waste your time messing around on social sites that have no ROI for you. Here's how you can do better at gaining leads on the sites that are perfect for your business.

Business News

Need to Privately Instant Message Your Entire Team at a Conference? Try This Slick App

Serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber says you need this free, ultra-convenient mobile messaging app to seamlessly keep in touch with large groups at events.

Growing a Business

New SBA Chief Jumps Into the Red Zone, Taking On the Infamous Disaster Loan Program

Maria Contreras-Sweet was sworn into office just over two months ago and her very first concern was tackling one of the Small Business Administration's major sore spots.

Thought Leaders

31 Tips for Perfecting Your Productivity

Being a small-business owner often requires superhuman levels of efficiency. Here's a slate of productivity tips from leading entrepreneurs around the country.

Business Ideas

The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession

Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too.

Growing a Business

Managing People Is an Art: 32 Ways to Do it Right.

Some of the small-business owners honored during National Small Business Week share their best strategies for running a cohesive and efficient staff.

Resumes & Interviewing

Calling All Vets: How to Transition From Military Service to Entrepreneurship

While veteran entrepreneurs contribute $1.2 trillion to the economy annually, the transition from military service to civilian life can be fraught with challenges.

Growing a Business

30 Secrets to Hiring the Right People

Entrepreneur.com reached out to the honorees of National Small Business Week and asked them to share their best advice for hiring quality employees.

Starting a Business

Don't Just Embrace Failure -- Learn How to Manage It

How you face failure can define you and your business.