Starting a Business

5 Surprising Things I Learned From Interviewing 100 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs
Shark Tank

5 Surprising Things I Learned From Interviewing 100 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs

Did you know that more than 50 percent of those handshake deals in the 'Tank' never close?
Tj Hale
Does Your Business Idea Pass the 4 a.m. Test?
Starting a Business

Does Your Business Idea Pass the 4 a.m. Test?

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian advises aspiring entrepreneurs to think carefully before they decide to start a business.
Lauren Covello
If You're Not Serious About a Business Plan, You're Not Serious About Business
Business Optimization

If You're Not Serious About a Business Plan, You're Not Serious About Business

Creating a top-notch business plan will provide the highest chance of success while increasing your credibility with investors and your team.
Tallat Mahmood
Failure Is Not An Option, Or Is It? The One True Way To Achieve Success
Make More Happen

Failure Is Not An Option, Or Is It? The One True Way To Achieve Success

When starting your business, you can't even consider failure to be an option. But with 95 percent of businesses failing in their first five years, what are you going to do to make it work?
Leonard Kim
6 Telltale Signs It's Time to Become Your Own Boss
Entrepreneur Mindset

6 Telltale Signs It's Time to Become Your Own Boss

Having trouble deciding whether to make the transition from employee to entrepreneur? Consider the following.
Jim Judy
6 Signs You Are Not Ready for Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur Mindset

6 Signs You Are Not Ready for Entrepreneurship

If you really think through what being an entrepreneur entails and decide to keep your job, that's OK.
Kimanzi Constable
No Shortcuts: How One Stylist Built His Beauty Powerhouse
You've Arrived

No Shortcuts: How One Stylist Built His Beauty Powerhouse

This salon mogul says hard work, long hours and high standards are key.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success
Ready To Launch

7 Ways to Bootstrap Your Business to Success

You don't need a lot of money upfront to build up a startup. Here's why.
Martin Zwilling
The 12 Days of Start-Up: An Entrepreneur Holiday Carol
Starting a Business

The 12 Days of Start-Up: An Entrepreneur Holiday Carol

If you're a bah-humbug type you may not find this amusing. But if you can pull yourself out of your Scroogeness, you may just find yourself singing along.
Jill Schiefelbein
How a Startup for Flying Private Launched Lean
Control What You Can

How a Startup for Flying Private Launched Lean

The founder of a private aviation startup explains why it launched with one route first.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Digital Marketing Agencies' Rates and Services Cost Less Than You Think
Freelancers

Digital Marketing Agencies' Rates and Services Cost Less Than You Think

An Entrepreneur contributor wanted to know what digital content work costs these days. So she asked.
Alexandra Tachalova
Fear, Heartache and Tragedy Can Actually Be Big Motivators
Psychology

Fear, Heartache and Tragedy Can Actually Be Big Motivators

Use these five strategies to channel the negativity you're feeling, into something positive.
Kelly Bolton
Want to Launch a Luxe Brand? Do Your Homework.
You've Arrived

Want to Launch a Luxe Brand? Do Your Homework.

Dylan Lauren reveals the detective work behind launching a brick-and-mortar boutique.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Steps to Build Your New Business Empire
Ready To Launch

4 Steps to Build Your New Business Empire

From cannabis to tech, there are a few simple but effective paths to follow.
Adam Weiss