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How Your Better Half Makes You a Better Leader
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How Your Better Half Makes You a Better Leader

Committed relationships teach us how to find compromise in conflict and work toward a shared vision.
Dheeraj Pandey
2 Things to Consider In Addition to the Huge Cost Before Pursuing Your MBA
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2 Things to Consider In Addition to the Huge Cost Before Pursuing Your MBA

The price of an MBA is about what you wish a house cost but, as with everything in business, the real question is not how much money now but how much return later.
Mike Moradian
That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think
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That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think

You won't regret spending your "free'' time growing your side project into a viable way to make a living.
Steve Eakin
4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup
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4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup

'Startup' and 'firm' are similar terms but with a distinction that can lead entrepreneurs to greatness.
Per Bylund
Just Start Doing Whatever It Is You Can't Stop Thinking About
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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
The 6 Startup Essentials for a Business That Will Succeed
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The 6 Startup Essentials for a Business That Will Succeed

Starting a business is an adventure, don't let it become drudgery.
Jane Wesman
The 5 Fundamentals for Growing Your Startup
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The 5 Fundamentals for Growing Your Startup

There are some things you have to do well no matter what business you are trying to build.
Kelly Bolton
27 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $1,000
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27 Businesses You Can Start for Less Than $1,000

'People want control over their career, and so creating their own business for under $1,000 gives them the ability to test it out, to see what works and what doesn't,' career coach says.
The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship
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The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship

Brian Bordainick spent three and a half years building Dinner Lab. A couple of weeks ago, he had to pull the plug on it. It hurts, he says, but he already knows he will try again.
Catherine Clifford
Leading a Startup in Stage 2: Operational Validation
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Leading a Startup in Stage 2: Operational Validation

Learn how to negotiate this treacherous ground and achieve operational validation.
Derek Lidow
Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss? Answer These 6 Questions First.
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Do You Really Want to Be Your Own Boss? Answer These 6 Questions First.

Think of a startup like boat-building. Do you know what you're doing before you take it out on those stormy seas?
Han-Gwon Lung
How Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize On Their Alma Mater
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How Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize On Their Alma Mater

Your university may have some surprising resources that can help your entrepreneurial endeavors.
Martin Zwilling
4 Million-Dollar Businesses for Entrepreneurs Who Can Handle, Well, Anything
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4 Million-Dollar Businesses for Entrepreneurs Who Can Handle, Well, Anything

Maybe blood and gore aren't your thing? Maybe you could make an exception?
Toby Nwazor
10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.
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10 Types of Businesses You Can Build After 5 p.m.

Do you play an instrument? Cook a killer quiche? Walk dogs? There's money to be made there.
Sujan Patel