If an entrepreneur doesn’t find themselves in over their head at least 20% of the time, they are probably not pushing the limits, not taking enough risk, and probably not working on an idea that’s worth doing. The challenge in to know when and how to ask for help, and not let bravado and ego mask a Read More

onSMB - Everything on Small Business

onSMB - Everything on Small Business Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.onsmb.com 211 days ago
Made Hot by: tiroberts on January 2, 2014 6:45 pm
Starting out as a freelance graphic designer? Work can be hard to come by. Here are 5 sites that will get you your first gigs. Read More

Top 10 startup trends for 2014

Top 10 startup trends for 2014 Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 208 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on January 2, 2014 5:55 pm
The New Year brings a plethora of opportunities. Here are some startup trends you should expect to see in 2014. Read More

7 Questions Test Entrepreneur Focus Before Funding

7 Questions Test Entrepreneur Focus Before Funding Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 211 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on January 1, 2014 11:06 pm
The first question most people seem to ask when contemplating a new startup is where they will get investor money. That’s certainly a valid question, but all the money in the world won’t make your business work if you don’t have a plan to use it, or hate what you are doing. I suggest that there are Read More
From the Hot Tub Cinema and Rent-A-Chicken to the World's Smallest Post Office and Virtual Dating Assistants - be inspired by these quirky business ideas! Read More

You Can’t Run A Startup And Fear Speaking In Public

You Can’t Run A Startup And Fear Speaking In Public Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 212 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on December 31, 2013 10:08 pm
As a mentor for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs, I talk to a fair number who may have a great vision and a strong engineering background, but have a negative interest in the role of public speaking in business. In fact, they often claim to be part of the survey group that fears public speaki Read More

What are Your Resolutions for 2014?

What are Your Resolutions for 2014? Avatar Posted by smpayton under Startups
From http://www.corpnet.com 211 days ago
Made Hot by: techmedia on December 31, 2013 8:35 am
Setting New Year's resolutions for your business is a fantastic way to achieve your goals. Here's what Susan Payton wants for her marketing company this year. Read More

Startup Early Execution Can Be Better Than Planning

Startup Early Execution Can Be Better Than Planning Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 214 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on December 29, 2013 11:49 pm
I know entrepreneurs who have suffered from the dreaded premature execution syndrome often associated with the ready-fire-aim approach. Yet I believe that many more have benefited from this approach, especially in early startup stages. If your product is highly innovative, and speed to market is cr Read More
For most entrepreneurs, their current business is not where they intend to stay until they die. At the right time, they all intend to make a graceful exit, and leave while still perceived to be on top of their game. The challenge is how to know and exit gracefully when the right time has come, with Read More

Every Entrepreneur Needs Holidays To Rest And Relax

Every Entrepreneur Needs Holidays To Rest And Relax Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 216 days ago
Made Hot by: AmyJordan on December 27, 2013 6:59 pm
It’s been a challenging business year, but I hope you are all taking some time off this long holiday weekend, to celebrate with the family. Even those of you who are not Christian and see Christmas as just another day should still enjoy the holiday spirit, take a break from work, and enjoy your lov Read More

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