Startup Advice

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.
Advice

7 Business Leaders Share the Best and Worst Advice They've Heard

Pros share what advice is worth taking and what advice you can ignore.
Startup Advice

Avoid Falling for These 5 B.S. Business 'Tips'

Here's what kind of advice to heed and input to ignore when building an enterprise.
Startup Advice

6 Steps to Starting a Business From Zero

When creating something from nothing, keep these basic but critical pointers in mind.
Startup Advice

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Most of the barriers to success come from crippling thought processes.
Mentors

Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor?

If all of a person's advice focuses on your past mistakes, they can undermine your confidence.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Thomas Hansen.

Having been a serial entrepreneur and now the vice president of Small and Medium Business at Microsoft, Thomas Hansen is looking to take your questions about entrepreneurship and how to use technology to get a competitive edge.
Business Failure

Why Most Startups Fail

Here's how you can avoid the same fate.
Startup Advice

How to Make Your Business Stand Out

These tips should help you to define exactly what your business offers, how that can serve the needs of your target market and how to build a niche for yourself.
Remote Workers

Who Needs an Office? How to Go 100 Percent Remote.

Having a team work remotely can save lots of money and allow you to unleash creativity, huge amounts of work and an incredible amount of power.