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3 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Got It Right From the Start
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3 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Got It Right From the Start

Pick the right customers, tune into their existing conversations, and embrace a deeper calling you resonate with.
Harry Red
5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track
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5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track

The only way to grow your business is to stay focused on your priorities.
Doug and Polly White
Gain Momentum in the First 100 Days. Or Else.
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Gain Momentum in the First 100 Days. Or Else.

If you don't get it right at the start, you probably won't.
Dan Blacharski
4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup
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4 Reasons You Should Start a Firm Instead of Launching a Startup

'Startup' and 'firm' are similar terms but with a distinction that can lead entrepreneurs to greatness.
Per Bylund
Go Public or Stay Private? The Endless Debate, Continued.
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Go Public or Stay Private? The Endless Debate, Continued.

Deciding whether to go public or not is about evaluating what's best for your company and its stakeholders.
Raj Narayanaswamy
Want to Run a Flower Shop? What You'll Need -- and What You Won't.
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Want to Run a Flower Shop? What You'll Need -- and What You Won't.

There's more to the business than beautiful bouquets.
For These Artisan Founders, Cute Small-Batch Goods Were Just the Beginning
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For These Artisan Founders, Cute Small-Batch Goods Were Just the Beginning

It's become a cliché -- the adorable little company making its cute, small-batch goods. But for some founders, that was just the starting point.
Matt McCue
Why We Need Startup Accelerators and Ecosystems
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Why We Need Startup Accelerators and Ecosystems

Mentorship and guidance are time-tested ways to ensure that you're at the top of your game.
Gerard Adams
These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder
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These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Onevest recently purchased FounderDating to better connect entrepreneurs with potential co-founders.
Nina Zipkin
This Social Network Engages Audiences Better Than the Rest
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This Social Network Engages Audiences Better Than the Rest

A new index looks at which sites will give your business the most value.
Nina Zipkin
4 Tips From the Founder of a Beyoncé-Backed Startup
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4 Tips From the Founder of a Beyoncé-Backed Startup

With the right preparation, anybody can achieve success and attract big-name investors.
Deep Patel
6 Shrewd Moves for Entrepreneurial Success
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6 Shrewd Moves for Entrepreneurial Success

Foundation determines how big your business can grow, so make it solid as a rock.
Toby Nwazor
5 Culture Truths Every Company Needs to Learn
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5 Culture Truths Every Company Needs to Learn

Maintaining a positive company culture fosters huge benefits, but it takes more that just crazy T-shirt Fridays.
Scott Beck
How I Made $24,000 in 4 Weeks of Cold Calling
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How I Made $24,000 in 4 Weeks of Cold Calling

Anyone can do the same if they know the process and pair it with hard work.
Alicia Glenn