New entrepreneurs routinely jump into a startup with a full charge of passion and energy, but often find themselves drained of both after a few months by the workload and challenges. As a result, burnout and loss of passion are consistently listed among the top causes of startup failure, according Read More

Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat

Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From 309 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on May 23, 2016 11:16 am
Forget LinkedIn — it turns out that the latest social network where entrepreneurs share their thoughts and experiences in none other than Snapchat. With an emphasis on immediate interaction, top-of-mind conversation, and succinct commentary, the app that was once thought to be purely for young Mill Read More

Get inspired by these 13 successful kid entrepreneurs

Get inspired by these 13 successful kid entrepreneurs Avatar Posted by SimchaLazarus under Startups
From 311 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on May 21, 2016 5:00 pm
They may not be old enough to drive yet but these 13 young entrepreneurs have a lot they can teach us about succeeding in business. Read More
The military has long recognized that machine guns are force multipliers for rifles, but businesses have been slow to capitalize on this concept. Sometimes all the planning in the world isn’t enough for business survival, when things change as fast as they do today. Every business, especially start Read More
When starting or running a business, you don’t just set a course; you watch results, review often, and revise as needed. That’s what turns planning into management, with a cycle I call P-R-R-R, for plan-run-review-revise. Good planning, with milestones and metrics, is something like steering with G Read More

The Psychology of Hiring Great People

The Psychology of Hiring Great People Avatar Posted by RossKimbarovsky under Startups
From 310 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on May 20, 2016 10:35 pm
Building a great team is nearly always the key difference between the success or failure of a business. Each person we hire contributes to not only the development of the product, but also to the productivity of the team and overall company culture. But what is a bad hiring decision? Some great ins Read More
The central promise of cloud computing is that it is elastic with the customer’s utilization. Every business can scale up and down and adjust on the fly. Even better, the software is usually gorgeous, designed for smooth experiences for massive numbers of everyday users rather than for I.T. wizards Read More
In my experience with entrepreneurs, there seems to a wealth of self-proclaimed “idea people” who aspire to start businesses, but only a few who are willing and able to dig in and get the job done. All the great ideas in the world won’t make a business, if the ideas never get implemented. Only rare Read More
Many experts recommend introducing your business plan with the problem your customers face and the solution your business offers.

That’s called “problem and solution,”—but it’s too often an opportunity wasted.

Don’t just describe the problem and solution. Make people care. Read More

8 Reasons to Find Joy in Your Job

8 Reasons to Find Joy in Your Job Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From 314 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on May 17, 2016 10:33 am
I’ve never understood why so many business employees still think it’s fashionable to display a negative attitude about their work and never seem to find a job they enjoy. They don’t realize that they are their own worst career enemies, since promotions and new opportunities always are offered first Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

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