Starting a Business

Just Start Doing Whatever It Is You Can't Stop Thinking About
Getting Things Done

Just Start Doing Whatever It Is You Can't Stop Thinking About

Try, fail, learn, repeat. It's not fast but it gets you there sooner than not starting until you're 'ready'.
Daniel DiPiazza
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.
Adam Toren
How One Man Turned a Layoff Into a Successful Business
Starting a Business

How One Man Turned a Layoff Into a Successful Business

A full-time job at a prospering company does not equate to job security, as one entrepreneur learned after getting laid off.
Ben Simkin
Here's What I Learned When I Quit My Own Business
Startup Lessons

Here's What I Learned When I Quit My Own Business

Just when you think you have it all figured out, you learn that you don't.
Mark Asquith
How to Avoid Failure When You Own a Contracting Business
Success Strategies

How to Avoid Failure When You Own a Contracting Business

No matter how good or how lucky you are, you're sure to run into a few of these problems in the course of doing business as a contractor. Find out how to deal with them and continue to grow your business.
8 Ways You Can Do Business Travel More Comfortably -- and Cheaply
The Grind

8 Ways You Can Do Business Travel More Comfortably -- and Cheaply

For those globetrotting entrepreneurs living on an airplane and in a hotel doesn't have to be miserable.
Jason Lucash
How One Company Made Reporting Expenses Less of a Hassle
The Fix

How One Company Made Reporting Expenses Less of a Hassle

Learn how this growing haircare company tamed an unruly issue.
Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad
Confidence

Why You Must Never Show a Hint of Desperation, Especially When Things Are Bad

Projecting the right attitude inspires confidence in your product. When desperation creeps in, potential clients and investors look for a way out.
Mike Loomis
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
Starting a Business

Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed

A social business needs capital to grow. Find out which organizations are helping to kickstart the new type of entrepreneurial ventures.
Jason Haber
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

Do you catch yourself going back to the same idea when you lay your head down on your pillow each night?
Jess Ekstrom
9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers
Low-Cost Business Ideas

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Animal Lovers

'Products and services that help people care for their four-legged family members are in a growth pattern that I don't see slowing down for the near future.'
Grace Reader
Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero
Shark Tank

Lori Greiner's 4 Questions to Know Whether Your Idea Is a Hero or a Zero

The serial inventor, Shark Tank star and 'Queen of QVC' shares how to figure out if you're creating a must-have product.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business
Small Business Lending

6 Tips for Finding the Best Online Loan for Your Small Business

Do your homework now so you can skip the bank later.
Evan Singer
If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes
Startups

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Ninety percent of startups fail within a few years. Be aware of the common sources of failure so you can work to avoid the pitfalls.
Larry Alton