Starting a Business

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup
Pivots

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
Steve Blank
The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession
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.
David Nilssen
Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?
Take It From The Pros

Are You Starting a Business for the Right Reasons?

To be successful as an entrepreneur, have a clear view of next steps. Some people quit a job they don't like but end up in a new place that's no better.
Beverly Flaxington
Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off
Launching a Business

Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off

If you ever need to explain the process of building a new product to your CEO, manager or investor, just look to space travel.
Etienne de Bruin
Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition
Relationships

Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Our great ideas go nowhere without relationships that bring us the customers, employees and investors we need to succeed.
Josh Mait
America's Small Business Heroes

For Long-Term Growth, First Scale Your Foundation

Don't let the exhilaration of the initial growth spurt distract you from the fundamentals necessary to grow for years.
The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1
Lessons

The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1

The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories.
Blake Smith
A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business
Incorporation

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps.
Doug and Polly White
6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires
The Grind

6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires

When starting a business, often it is just you running the show. Shifting from a 'solo entrepreneur' to a founder with a team can be challenging. Here are a few tips to make the process easier.
Karim Abouelnaga
Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?
Corporate Culture

Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?

Swearing and obscenity grant psychological release but they may turn off potential customers and thwart career advancement.
Derek Lidow
Does Your Startup Have a Strategy?
Growth Strategies

Does Your Startup Have a Strategy?

The way you make six key decisions can determine your new company's fate.
Peter S. Cohan
Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'
Whole Foods

Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'

In this interview, the talk-show legend talks to this founder about the passion that inspired him to launch an international giant.
Jason Fell
Organization

The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success

Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Nina Zipkin
What's Changed -- and What Hasn't -- Since Winning Entrepreneur of 2012
Limor Fried

What's Changed -- and What Hasn't -- Since Winning Entrepreneur of 2012

Limor Fried describes the growth her company has experienced since being recognized in our annual entrepreneurship competition.
Linda Lacina
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