Startup Advice

Advice

The Best Career Advice I Didn't Take

Security and stability? A role that offers a comfy perch? Pfff! Don't listen to those people!
Startup Basics

The 4 Worst Tips I Got When I Started My Business

With so many people talking in your ear when launching a new venture, there's bound to be some bad advice. Ignore them for your own good.
Starting a Business

8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service

We asked established child-care operators to share their best advice. Here's what they said.
Mentors

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Find and Get Value From a Great Mentor

The first step to finding a career-boosting mentor is simply admitting you need one.
Startup Advice

Advice From 14 Successful Entrepreneurs for Everyone Beginning the Journey

To get started, listen to your gut. To succeed, listen to people you respect.
Starting a Business

5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business With Friends

Having your closest friends around when you start a business can be very rewarding.
Myths

Believing These 7 Myths Will Stunt Your Startup

So much is uncertain when you're hustling to grow your company but count on receiving a lot of dumb, discouraging advice.
Entrepreneur Mindset

5 Myths -- and One Really Big Truth -- About Being an Entrepreneur

Think you're ready to own a business? Are you sure?
Startups

5 Business Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me 5 Years Ago

Advice to help you and your startup get ahead -- fast.
Driving Business - Driving Success

What to Look For When Hiring Your First Employees

Your startup's initial employees can make or break the place. Choose wisely.
Advice

7 Business Tips From Mom -- 'Cause She Is the Boss of You

The great advice we got as kids still applies today -- and without the astronomical consulting fees!
National Small Business Week

Battle-Tested Startup Advice From 6 Awesome Entrepreneurs

The six finalists in the running for National Small Business Person of the Year share what they wish they'd known as they were getting started.
Advice

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs

The investor and entrepreneur shares her best advice about money, product packaging and more.
Startup Basics

How to Recognize You are on The Right Path as an Entrepreneur

Reflect. Analyze. And always challenge yourself.
Advice

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Real-Estate Developers

The all-stars of brick-and-mortar have a pretty good system for success.