Starting a Business

Survival Strategies

5 Ugly Truths About Entrepreneurship

The SBA says that only half of new companies survive 5 years or more. How resolved are you not to be one of them?
Entrepreneurs

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Fishermen

As entrepreneurs, may we strive to implement the humility and hard work of a fisherman to build stronger, community-driven, inclusive companies that ultimately have the ability to adapt and change.
Project Grow

You Can't Makes Progress While Waiting for Inspiration to Begin

People who work when they are discouraged succeed more often than people who won't until they are inspired.
Startup Basics

3 Non-Retail Options for Your Specialty Food Business

If you don't want to sell your specialty foods via a retail location or mail order, these methods offer a way to get started now.
Project Grow

When Providing Company Vehicles, Addressing These Legal Issues Is Key

Put the brakes on offering company vehicles to employees until you've considered these three areas.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why You Must Embrace the Danger of Adventure to Lead Effectively

To live wondering "what if I had…?" is far more excruciating than any of the perils you'll face in your adventure.
Mistakes

Starting a Business in 2016? Avoid These 5 'Beginner' Mistakes.

Forget those instant millionaires on 'Shark Tank' and embrace the reality of how hard it is to be a real entrepreneur.
Starting a Business

Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.

Putting two people together is as old as time, and a great business model for many companies.
Success Stories

Why Daymond John of 'Shark Tank' Believes in 'the Power of Broke'

This famous investor got his start sweeping up in a Queens bodega after school. Now, he's a best-selling author.
Pitching Investors

10 Answers That Will Make Your Startup Plan Worthy of Investment

Having all the answers when you pitch investors will lead them to ask only one question: ""How soon can I sign up?"
Startups

7 Things That Define Exceptional Founding Teams

When a business is launched, every member of the team is crucial to success. Picking those people is the founders primary job.
Shark Tank Weekly

Daymond John Tips Mark Cuban Out of the 'Tank'

A take-it-or-leave-it offer to invest cuts off Cuban from making his usual last-minute surprise bid.
First Impressions

4 Tactics for Making Your New Business Seem More Established

If your business is just getting off the ground, it doesn't have to appear that way.
Business Unusual

How a Glue Developer Turned Bad Luck Into a DIY Sensation

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh turned a sticky situation into a successful business in five steps.
Starting a Business

Industry Snapshot: A Quick Look at the Specialty Food Industry

If you're thinking of starting a specialty food business, start by taking a closer look at the options available in the current industry.
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