Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Editor in Chief Amy Cosper on Gamification and the Importance of Play

Playfulness, as most entrepreneurs will tell you, can help alleviate the anxiety and stress that go hand-in-hand with owning a business.
Amy Cosper
How Keeping Wine Cold Became a Hot Business
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How Keeping Wine Cold Became a Hot Business

Ben Hewitt created the Corkcicle to ensure "perfectly chilled wine every time."
Katherine Duncan
The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur
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The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.
Diana Ransom
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist
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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Here are five ways to let your creative side shine to be a better entrepreneur.
Sharí Alexander
Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success
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Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.
Matt Eldridge
Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy
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Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
Karim Abouelnaga
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea
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5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Travis Peoples
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)
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Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Opens Up About His Biggest Flops (Video)

The founder of As Seen On TV has invested in 500 inventions in his career so far. He has tapped into some real home runs, but he has also lost a fair amount of money believing too long in the wrong products.
Catherine Clifford
How to Launch a Worthwhile Venture From Your Dorm Room
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How to Launch a Worthwhile Venture From Your Dorm Room

If you're looking to launch a business while still in school, here are a few lessons learned from StudyMode founder Blaine Vess.
Blaine Vess
30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today
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30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.
Mark Burns
7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup
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7 Ways to Survive and Thrive at a Startup

Before starting up, you might work at one to gain experience. Here's how to rise to the top.
Amanda Augustine
6 Really Bad Misconceptions About the Debt Ceiling
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6 Really Bad Misconceptions About the Debt Ceiling

There are some dangerous ideas floating around about what will happen if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling. Here's what you need to know.
If I Knew Then: H&R Block's Co-Founder on His Small Failures That Led to Big Successes
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If I Knew Then: H&R Block's Co-Founder on His Small Failures That Led to Big Successes

Henry Bloch, co-founder of tax-preparation company H&R Block, opens up about what he learned during his nearly 60-year entrepreneurial journey.
Andrea Huspeni
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business
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College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
Jodi Helmer
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