Startup Basics

Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees
Inspiring Your Team

Ask the Right First Question When You Hire Part-Time Employees

Don't get sabotaged by a candidate who doesn't actually want the part-time job you're offering.
Doug and Polly White
Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup
Startup Basics

Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes During the Early Phases of Your Startup

Be mindful of how you spend your time, foster your confidence and definitely watch that bottom line during the first few years of your new business.
Ryan Coisson
6 Ways Your Current Job Can Help You Launch a Company
Day Job

6 Ways Your Current Job Can Help You Launch a Company

Here are six reasons why your current job is the best launch pad.
Mike Loomis
6 Ways to Kill Your Startup
Starting a Business

6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

Follow this advice, and you have a great shot at failing.
Brian Hamilton
Making a Difference Makes All the Difference in the World
Entrepreneur Network

Making a Difference Makes All the Difference in the World

Evan Carmichael says that if you're not trying to have an impact on others, you're not going to last long in business.
Entrepreneur Network
Streamline Your Startup Growth Process With These 22 Tools
Digital Marketing

Streamline Your Startup Growth Process With These 22 Tools

To grow fast, use these tools before your competitors find out about them.
Walter Chen
Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet
Networking

Stop Chasing Away the People You Meet

That person you thought you hit it off with at a conference won't answer your calls? The Iceberg Theory will fix that for you.
Leonard Kim
Are You Ready to Run the Race of Running a Business?
Startup Basics

Are You Ready to Run the Race of Running a Business?

You'll have to be in shape for a 50-meter dash one day, a 10K chug the next and a grueling full marathon most of the time.
Alp Mimaroglu
The 4 Stages of Enterprise Maturity: From Startup to Self-Sustaining
Growth Strategies

The 4 Stages of Enterprise Maturity: From Startup to Self-Sustaining

At each stage, you must undertake specific tasks, acquire new organizational skills and expand your leadership competencies to meet the demands of a changing and growing business.
Derek Lidow
5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business
Learning From Mistakes

5 Things Not to Do Running a Small Business

Here are a few lessons I learned from my first attempt at running a business, making my second time around much smoother.
Maria Rapetskaya
The Top 7 Legal Documents for Every Startup
Legal Issues

The Top 7 Legal Documents for Every Startup

Put each of these in place sooner than later to avoid costly legal battles down the road.
Matthew Faustman
How HR Data Can Help Growing Startups Make Better Decisions
Inspiring Your Team

How HR Data Can Help Growing Startups Make Better Decisions

'The sooner you start collecting that data, the better off you'll be,' says Namely CEO Matt Straz.
Stephen J. Bronner
5 Questions You Must Ask to Build a Company That Lasts
Startup Basics

5 Questions You Must Ask to Build a Company That Lasts

A VC professional shares his thoughts on team building, timing and more.
Joseph Ansanelli
Eternal Sunshine of a Flawless Plan: Winning Startup Strategies
Startup Basics

Eternal Sunshine of a Flawless Plan: Winning Startup Strategies

Ever see the 2004 Kate Winslet/Jim Carrey film? Turns out it has a lot in common with an entrepreneurial startup.
Dipti Parmar