Startup Advice

Personal Health

Exercise Isn't Just Good for You. Your Startup's Success May Depend on It.

Regular workouts are key to operating at peak performance, with benefits such as improved thinking.
Startup Advice

What Happens When Startup Advisors Advise the Whole Team

Instead of keeping sessions strictly between founders and mentors, the leaders of Buffer decided to let advisors speak directly to the entire team. Here's what happened.
Money Mistakes

Wise Words for Startups: No Money, More Problems

For both the company and the investors, a lack of funds means a surplus of trouble.
Startup Basics

Peter Thiel's Very Negative -- And Very Useful -- Advice for Entrepreneurs

So you're a young dot-com wannabe launching your own venture. Here's what the successful entrepreneur and investor has to say.
Apps

Meet Ocho, the Social Video Startup That Caught Mark Cuban's Eye

How many seconds does it take to shake up the social video game? Jourdan Urbach and Jonathan Swerdlin are betting eight seconds will do the trick. Comment trolls need not apply.
Growing a Business

To Grow Your Business, Get Beyond These 4 Entrepreneurial Cliches

You probably don't need anybody telling you what has to be done to succeed, though some suggestions on how to do it would be helpful.
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Advice

C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Female executives offer tips to benefit business leaders of all types.
Co-founders

The Critical Process of Identifying the Right Co-Founder

There's no easy formula for success and sometimes only time will tell if a business leader has made a good choice.
Freight Brokerage Business

Expert Advice: 8 Tips for Success From Freight Brokerage Owners

As a freight broker, your most important working relationship will be with the freight carriers you hire to move goods for your clients. Find out how to select the best carriers.
Freight Brokerage Business

Freight Brokers: 2 Common Service Problems and How to Fix Them

Here's how to handle those bumps in the road so they don't derail your business.
Freight Brokerage Business

Keep 'Em Coming Back: How Freight Brokers Can Engage Customers Online

Using your website and social media to boost your business is critical for your success, even if the bulk of your work as a freight broker takes place on the open road.
Social Entrepreneurs

A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
Startups

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Freight Brokerage Business

Contracts 101: The Critical Paperwork You'll Use as a Freight Broker

As a freight broker, you'll need to understand the paperwork that comes with the profession. Here's what you need to know.