Starting a Business

How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses
Hobbies

How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses

Your passion can get you a paycheck, and this advice can help.
Michelle Goodman
5 Quirky Businesses That Found the Perfect Niche
Quirky

5 Quirky Businesses That Found the Perfect Niche

Afraid that not enough mourners will show up at your funeral? There's an entrepreneur for that..
Han-Gwon Lung
To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity
Make More Happen

To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity

Brett and Sven Newman grew their company, Daylight Design, by focusing on the clients and projects they were interested in, even though that meant walking away from a large sum of money early on.
Michelle Goodman
7 Reasons Why Your Salaried Job Is Like Crack Cocaine
Entrepreneurial Mindset

7 Reasons Why Your Salaried Job Is Like Crack Cocaine

Start each morning with the following mantra: 'I am a salary addict.'
Rick Bisio
How This Company Makes Money While Making a Difference
Social Entrepreneurs

How This Company Makes Money While Making a Difference

Discover how TOMS Shoes has been able to turn a (very nice) profit and still provide more than 10 million free pairs of shoes to people in need.
Jason Haber
From College Startup to $100 Million
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From College Startup to $100 Million

Realize what kind of executive you are and what kind of company you want to build, and stay true to that.
Ben Zimmer
Quitting My Job in the ER to Open a Med Spa Was a Shock. But I Made it Work.
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Quitting My Job in the ER to Open a Med Spa Was a Shock. But I Made it Work.

If you're transitioning from lifetime employee to first-time entrepreneur, you've got to decide who you are, set boundaries and never confuse struggle with failure.
Dr. Susan O'Malley
These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again
Customer Experience

These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again

Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt personally reached out to customers after orders of their product was delayed. It was weeks of work, but they don't regret it. Read on to see why.
Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills
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Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Our entrepreneur expert discusses how to launch a fashion startup without having a business background. Her advice can apply to all industries.
Jodi Goldstein
6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business
Starting a Business

6 Tips to Successfully Transition From Your Day Job to Your Own Business

If you truly want to change your life by launching your own company, these six suggestions will put you on the path to success.
Melissa Dawn
5 Ways To Boost Your Business' Cash Flow
Business Optimization

5 Ways To Boost Your Business' Cash Flow

First off, are you selling your products for too little? Increasing their price may increase their perceived value.
Thomas Smale
What Every Entrepreneur Must Understand About Their First 10 Customers
Customer Experience

What Every Entrepreneur Must Understand About Their First 10 Customers

Find out how to turn your early adopters into lifelong brand evangelists.
Matt Villano
6 Things to Know Before Turning Your Freelance Business Into an Agency
Business Ideas

6 Things to Know Before Turning Your Freelance Business Into an Agency

If you're thinking about growing your online freelance business into a full-blown agency, consider this expert advice first.
Shelby Larson
How My Days as a Chef Prepared Me to Grow a Startup
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How My Days as a Chef Prepared Me to Grow a Startup

The kitchen not only taught me the art of food, but also prepared me to be a better developer
Bart Mroz