Today's entrepreneurs tiptoe through a minefield of potential problems that could cripple their businesses. How do you know the right move for your company? CB Insights recently analyzed 101 startup postmortems and identified the most common reasons for failure. Watch out for these top 10 mistakes Read More
How necessary is a business plan when starting a business? Is writing a business plan just a waste of time? Is a business plan the only way I can get my idea funded? The answers to these questions can at times be misconstrued. Read More
We all have to communicate and collaborate with other people at work, but most of us start out instinctively trying to maintain an emotional distance from others in the work environment. In fact, most employee training courses recommend the distance if the work relationship crosses management level Read More
My interviewer didn’t have any shoes or socks on.

I learned quickly that this wasn’t a pretentious affectation, but rather a fact: Nick genuinely doesn’t like wearing shoes. Or socks.

It was just one of a thousand things which took a little getting used to when I moved from a traditional mark Read More
When choosing a location for your startup, it can be tempting to go with a major hub like Silicon Valley.
And those hubs can definitely have their benefits. But they aren’t automatically better than lesser known areas or cities that don’t have huge existing startup communities.
If you choose an a Read More
What does it take to get angel investors for your company?
Petri Lehmuskoski is an angel investor who started six businesses, three of which became multi-million companies.
His companies have been listed among the fastest growing Finnish companies multiple times. Since his exit in 2010, Petri bec Read More
Finding a work at home job can be very time consuming. Not only do you have to weed through the scams and sift through the various job sites to find the opportunities, but you need to make sure that the job is a good fit. Add in time for networking, polishing your resume, and practicing your interv Read More
Self employment can be dream come true for many, but it can also be a nightmare. Here are 3 items you must consider before taking the self employment plunge. Read More
There are some key lessons that Ron Popeil, who sold products such as the Pocket Fisherman on late-night infomercials, can teach entrepreneurs and startups about storytelling. Read More
In the early days as an entrepreneur, most people start their first company because they have an idea that infects their mind. They get so excited about the idea and the mechanics of how it works that they can’t get it out of their head – and as a new founder, this passion (and ignorance) can often Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Devesh Sharma Finds Success as Blog Entrepreneur

He's just 18, but with a collection of blogs and Websites in a range of targeted niches, including BlogPreneurs and … More
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