Starting a Business

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Business Optimization

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Business Optimization

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
Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope
Ready To Launch

Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope

Sometimes it's just best to get in there and get your feet wet. You don't have to be a master before starting your business.
Alex Barker
5 Ideas for a Summer Business Instead of a Summer Job
Make More Happen

5 Ideas for a Summer Business Instead of a Summer Job

Don't spend your break making minimum wage at a job that won't improve your resume. Venture into entrepreneurship instead.
Lindsay Craig
Mark Cuban Has 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

Mark Cuban Has 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

The Shark Tank star believes the earlier kids start entrepreneurship, the more time they have to get it right.
Deep Patel
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
Radicals & Visionaries

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Catherine Clifford