Starting a Business

Startup Advice

The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion

In this short video, Lewis Howes talks about one crucial element to making the startup of your dreams work.
Lessons

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Even after a few years, a startup still has an uphill battle against more entrenched competitors.
Advisors

Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Figure out who your advisors will be, what role they'll play and what they'll get in return.
Company values

The North Star to Guide Your Startup: Core Values

A set of beliefs can guide a young company as it chooses new staff and lays a strong foundation for the future.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes

An advisory board can be essential to a startup's success. But it isn't always easy to get busy professionals to join you team. Here are five tips on getting them to say yes.
Firing

4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee

Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner.
Starting a Business

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
Project Grow

What Motivates Entrepreneurs to Do What They Do? (Infographic)

Running your own business is stressful, tiring and risky. So, why bother? A new survey reveals some surprising insights.
Customer Support

Customer Support Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Resource-constrained startups short on cash can implement a lean response strategy that turns consumers into advocates.
Ready to Launch

Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First.

Before you get too carried away with excitement, it's important to slow down, take a deep breath and make sure that you're actually ready to launch.
Fundraising

6 Fundraising Success Strategies For Your Nonprofit

Explore these six ways to generate money from individuals and groups in order to make your non-profit organization a success.
Startup

This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses

New York-based startup Casper is looking to bring some transparency -- as well as vertical integration -- to the $13 billion mattress industry.
Project Grow

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.
Money Laundering

Don't Fall Prey to a Money-Laundering Scheme

Access to capital can pose a challenge ot many a new business. Make sure you obtain financing from legitimate sources.
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