Starting a Business

Starting a Business

Trim the Fat From Your Startup

The lean movement is often associated with big business, but its principles can work for small companies, too.
Customer Relationship

3 Ways to Treat Early Adopters Like Royalty

When first launching an endeavor, getting the first few customers on board can be extremely challenging. Yet, they provide a load of information. Here is how to make sure they are happy.
Ask Entrepreneur

Must-take Steps Before Launching Your Restaurant

Making connections and knowing your market are among the steps every budding restaurateur should take.
Silicon Valley

Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

The creator of classics like Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and Office Space tackles startup culture in an HBO comedy
Hiring

How to Avoid Hiring Duds

While executives act like they have their hands on the pulse, often they miss the mark when it comes to hiring. Here are a few ways to make sure you land rock-stars and not complete duds.
Starting a Business

Want to Drop Out of School and Start a Business? Don't Make These Stupid Mistakes.

Before you decide to ditch your education for startup life, consider these do's and don'ts.
Project Grow

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
JOBS Act

The JOBS Act Provision That Could Change IPOs Forever

If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
Starting a Business

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

When you're first starting out, you need to build your reputation. Here's how to increase your chances in landing your first few gigs.
Starting a Business

Working Solo? Skip Sales by Tapping, and Respecting, the Channel.

Becoming a subcontractor allows you to more easily build your business, but there are certain stipulations to keep in mind.
Starting a Business

The Lie Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves and Others

Entrepreneurs often seem like they are so put together – their plan is on target, they are doing amazing and life couldn't be better. But many times that couldn't be further from the truth. And that is okay.
Starting a Business

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Project Grow

Inspiring TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

A trio of wise, motivational TED presentations all business owners can benefit from.
Ask Entrepreneur

Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice.
Starting a Business

6 Questions to Help Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur

Many of us yearn to run our own businesses. Here are the six questions to ask to decide if it is for you.
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