Starting Up

Entrepreneurs

Michael Bloomberg's 7 Steps to the Top

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. Here are Mike Bloomberg's seven ways to the top.
Entrepreneurs

Oprah Winfrey's 3 Steps for Success

As the 2012 graduation season winds down, we check in on the commencement addresses given by some of nation's top entrepreneurs. See if you can spot an inspiring tip or two.
Starting a Business

How to Know When It's Time to Quit Your Day Job

Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
Starting a Business

What Do Etsy, GroupMe and Stamped Have In Common? An Eye on Design

Forget coders and engineers, some companies are touting their designers' acumen as what really helps them stand out.
Starting a Business

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
Starting a Business

Successful Startups Often Come With a High Price

Most entrepreneurs expect to face the "normal" challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their
Starting a Business

How to Start a Consulting Business

Everyone has an untapped reservoir of knowledge. Put yours to work for you as an independent consultant.
Starting Up

20 Inspiring Quotes on How to Build a Successful Startup (Photo Gallery)

Don't be discouraged by the number of times you have tried and failed, but be inspired by the number of people who have failed and bounced back as successful entrepreneurs.