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The MIT Blackjack Team: An Effective Startup Model
Lean Startups

The MIT Blackjack Team: An Effective Startup Model

Its exploits were the subject of a book and made into into a film, but what secrets does the team's journey hold for founders and entrepreneurs?
Making Medicine and Managing People: How a Chemist Became a Business Owner
Starting a Business

Making Medicine and Managing People: How a Chemist Became a Business Owner

Jim Creagan started out making peppermint toothpaste in a factory, but now he's calling the shots.
3 Ways to Build a Business That Gives You Mental Balance
Work-Life Balance

3 Ways to Build a Business That Gives You Mental Balance

Restaurant industry veteran Michael Schultz says to start by incorporating a mission you care about into your work.
Nina Zipkin
Don't Let Your Best Employees Get Away With Causing Drama
Mistakes

Don't Let Your Best Employees Get Away With Causing Drama

Every employee has flaws, and a good boss should recognize them.
Bryan Elliott
Being an Entrepreneur Means Being a Risk Taker, Dreamer and Having a Fire in Your Belly
Real Entrepreneurs

Being an Entrepreneur Means Being a Risk Taker, Dreamer and Having a Fire in Your Belly

When Willie Degel set his mind on success, he stopped at nothing to make it happen.
Dan Bova
How to Get a New Product to Market Without Hiring Market Researchers
Market Research

How to Get a New Product to Market Without Hiring Market Researchers

Thoroughly exploring the market you think exists for your product is crucial, even if you can't afford it.
Lesya Liu
3 Ridiculously Easy Hacks to Get People to Sign Up to Your Email List
Email Newsletters

3 Ridiculously Easy Hacks to Get People to Sign Up to Your Email List

Just as you have signed up for many, many email lists, lots of people will signup for yours if you market it right.
Daniel DiPiazza
Who Do You Trust to Hire Your Next Top Employee?
Inspiring Your Team

Who Do You Trust to Hire Your Next Top Employee?

Why you should add a recruiter to your talent-acquisition team.
Heather Ripley
25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017 (Infographic)
Infographics

25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017 (Infographic)

Building your online business? Here are some things to remember.
Rose Leadem
Do Your Homework and Avoid a Venture Capital Nightmare
Venture Capital

Do Your Homework and Avoid a Venture Capital Nightmare

Three tips to make your venture deals safer.
Harry Red
Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms
Affiliate Marketing Tracking

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and letting people know about your business/products.
Marsha Hunt
3 Key Questions That Will Help You Decide If Your Business Can Be Franchised
Franchise Opportunities

3 Key Questions That Will Help You Decide If Your Business Can Be Franchised

If you're not sure that franchising is for you, answering these three questions could be all you need to do to decide.
Rick Grossmann
4 Tactics to Steal From Startups That Find the Best Talent
Inspiring Your Team

4 Tactics to Steal From Startups That Find the Best Talent

Only your people can build your brand. Be open to remote workers and new grads who want to grow with you.
Will Caldwell
Broadway's 'War Paint' Teaches Us to Embrace Risk and Never Settle
Business Unusual

Broadway's 'War Paint' Teaches Us to Embrace Risk and Never Settle

Actresses Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole share what the first female celebrity entrepreneurs can teach us today.