Startup Advice

Startup Advice

When in Startup Mode, Embrace Speed! Speed! Speed!

You may be tempted to move ahead carefully and slowly. Here's why you should do the opposite.
Success Strategies

Business Lessons From a Refugee Turned Youngest African-American IHOP Franchisee

At 27, Adenah Bayoh purchased a franchise. Today, her portfolio also includes $200 million in urban redevelopment projects. Here are some of her insights.
Entrepreneur Mindset

When to Quit Your Job and Start Your Own Business

Here are four questions to ask yourself before you quit your day job.
Entrepreneurship

Are You Serious About Becoming An Entrepreneur?

There are four types of people who talk about being entrepreneurs. Most never become one. Here's how to see if you're serious.
Startup Advice

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec's Top 10 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Bring a compass and train for a marathon. This big-time investor shares some important startup smarts.
Mentors

The Wisdom of Recognizing When to Heed Good Advice

Friends often can see what's in front of us that we're overlooking.
Pivots

What These MBA Students Did on Their Summer Vacation

MBAs Across America sends teams from top U.S. business schools across the country to consult with small high-impact companies.
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.