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Starting a Business

Innovation

You Need to Immediately Stop Believing These 5 Product Innovation Misconceptions

Don't launch your new product before you have a full grasp of how to monetize it.
Pitching Investors

6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch

Prepare for your pitch with the mind of an investor. Being prepared for all their questions and concerns will help seal the deal.
Startup Financing

Explore These 5 Options for Your Cash-Strapped Startup

The quest for startup capital is no walk in the park. Consider these three things you need to avoid.
Take It From The Pros

Startups: Here's How You Craft Your Own Definition of Success

Business owners measure success in many different ways. Use these three tips to help benchmark what success looks like for you.
Franchisees

What a Screen-Repair Franchise Taught 2 Burger-Joint Vets

Their jobs at In-N-Out Burger gave Jason Frazier and Brandon Wlasischuk the skills they needed to be successful Screenmobile franchisees.
Inspiring Your Team

Hiring Essentials for Your Transportation Business

A primer on what type of employees you'll need for your transportation business, how to find them and how to train them
Startups

7 Attributes of An Entrepreneur's Startup Dream Team

Dream team startups are the work of a diligent entrepreneur who understands strengths and weaknesses.
Hobbies

How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses

Your passion can get you a paycheck, and this advice can help.
Quirky

5 Quirky Businesses That Found the Perfect Niche

Afraid that not enough mourners will show up at your funeral? There's an entrepreneur for that..
Expansion

To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity

Brett and Sven Newman grew their company, Daylight Design, by focusing on the clients and projects they were interested in, even though that meant walking away from a large sum of money early on.
Entrepreneurial Mindset

7 Reasons Why Your Salaried Job Is Like Crack Cocaine

Start each morning with the following mantra: 'I am a salary addict.'
Social Entrepreneurs

How This Company Makes Money While Making a Difference

Discover how TOMS Shoes has been able to turn a (very nice) profit and still provide more than 10 million free pairs of shoes to people in need.
worth-knowing

From College Startup to $100 Million

Realize what kind of executive you are and what kind of company you want to build, and stay true to that.
Take It From The Pros

Quitting My Job in the ER to Open a Med Spa Was a Shock. But I Made it Work.

If you're transitioning from lifetime employee to first-time entrepreneur, you've got to decide who you are, set boundaries and never confuse struggle with failure.
Customer Service

These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again

Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt personally reached out to customers after orders of their product was delayed. It was weeks of work, but they don't regret it. Read on to see why.