Reality Check

Positive Thinking Is Powerful But Delusion Is Fatal

You have to be optimistic to take on the challenges of entrepreneurship but you need to stay real to succeed at it.

Steve Tobak

· 5 min read

10 Realizations Every Entrepreneur Eventually Has

Fear of mistakes. lack of control, the over-emphasis on data: Do you recognize yourself here?

· 5 min read

Never Turn Your Back on Reality

When you start to believe you can do no wrong and everyone around you agrees, that's when you're in trouble.

Steve Tobak

· 5 min read

Best Idea Ever, or Forget It? 7 Ways to Reality Check a Startup Concept.

How does any entrepreneur know what ventures to pursue, and which ones are best left behind?

Martin Zwilling

· 4 min read

Before You Strike Out on Your Own, Know These 3 Realities

Entrepreneurship is a sexy word with lots of promise, but like anything, there are some challenges to this dream. Be prepared!

Adam Toren

· 3 min read

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.

Kendall Almerico

· 4 min read

3 Lessons About Pricing From A&E's Storage Wars

What the popular show about bidding on storage units can teach you about getting the best price.

Lessons in Second Chances From 'Project Runway All Stars'

Five lessons for entrepreneurs from designers who are getting a second chance at success.

3 Rookie Entrepreneurial Mistakes from 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'

BravoTV debuted a new reality show based on startups, but the format is more frat party than computer geek.

How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.

Carol Tice

3 Lessons in Business From a Reality TV Backstabber

A two-time 'Big Brother' contestant shares what he's learned.

Reyna Gobel

Two Entrepreneurs' Marketing Plan: Crowdfunding a Reality Show

Startup:NYC pilot lacks drama to hook audiences and funding.

Carol Tice

· 3 min read