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Startup Tips

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.

There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you ...

by Matthew McCreary  | October 09, 2018 08:00:00
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4 Super Business Lessons From Marvel's Decade of Box Office Success

The comic book company has released its biggest movie so far this weekend

This weekend, the 19th feature from Marvel Studios, Avengers: Infinity War, will bring together more than 70 beloved characters to the big screen in a 150-minute intergalactic, superheroic battle that is the culmination of 10 careful years of planningfrom Marvel -- and this cinematic extravaganza is only ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 01, 2018 06:00:00
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5 Ways To Think Bigger in 2018, According to Entrepreneur US's Editor In Chief

Number one: Truth is the new year's competitive advantage!

This list is from The Feifer Five, a monthly newsletter by Entrepreneur's editor in chief, Jason Feifer. Each month, he shares five entrepreurial insights to help you think bigger. Subscribe here.Here’s the only prediction I can guarantee: Next year will bring new opportunities ...

by Jason Feifer  | December 25, 2017 02:00:00
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5 Factors That Contribute to the Success of Your Business

Is your business idea ready for the next steps?

Owning a business is very appealing to people for many reasons -- you get to be your own boss, work with amazing people, create your own schedule and turn a passion into a career. There is nothing easy about it, though.Often, first-time entrepreneurs jump in ...

by Jonathan Long  | December 11, 2017 08:00:00
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4 Ways to Make Your Business More Authentic and Successful

How to build an authentic presence that translates to your employees and customers

My business (Sonic, but not the burger joint) is significantly smaller than most of its competitors, so being authentic is one of our strongest competitive edges. And this authenticity comes in many forms -- it's the people you hire, how well you ...

by Dane Jasper  | October 26, 2017 08:00:00
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6 Tips for Transitioning From Idea to Operational Business

Put your trust in the tried-and-true methods other entrepreneurs have used successfully

It takes only a few Google searches to become overwhelmed by the abundance of information available about entrepreneurial startups: Many, many stories exist about how this or that startup transitioned into a successful, established business. But, in many cases, you’ll be left trying ...

by Thomas Smale  | September 01, 2017 08:00:00
Startup Tips

6 Habits That Took These Titans to the Top

The good ones define us

Habits help or hurt us. The qualities of your health, wealth, relationships and happiness are the products of your habits.Here’s how six entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles embraced and ingrained their success rituals.1. If you can't see it, it doesn't exist.Write everything down! ...

by The Oracles  | July 07, 2017 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Want to Open a Coffee Shop? Keep These Owners' Tips in Mind

You can cash in on caffeine addictions -- if you're savvy

The retail value of the U.S. coffee market is alluring-around $48 billion. But at $3 a cup, cashing in on our collective caffeine addiction isn't always a given. Savvy experts share what they've learned. "Don’t forget the internet!," says Lehman. "There are many tools ...

by Ashlea Halpern  | December 25, 2016 12:00:00
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Deciding which advice to follow

A 3-step technique

 Whether it’s getting the green light for a new venture or securing the next round of funding, entrepreneurs are constantly faced with the challenge of communicating their business ideas and plans with stakeholders – board members, advisors and investors.In addition to serving as a ...

by Ash Maurya  | July 31, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

From Broke to Millionaire: 4 lessons from a serial entrepreneur

Creation is better than accumulation.

"If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, don't chase the money," said Tomas Gorny, a serial entrepreneur who promotes the idea that the creation of great things is more important than the accumulation of wealth. Related: 25 Common Characteristics of Successful EntrepreneursGorny came to that ...

by Brian Hughes  | July 19, 2016 05:00:00
Startup Tips

3 matchmaking tools to use in the workplace

Matchmaking isn't exclusive to dating.

For many years since the dawn of the matchmaking practice, people who wanted a partner might have relied on matchmakers to set them up with someone special. Matchmakers could be friends or relatives or, in some cases, professionals who specialize in bringing ...

by Tonya Lanthier  | June 02, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

Starting a side business? Here are 10 steps to avoid getting fired

Avoid treading on a gray area to successfully launch a side business while on contract.

If you are thinking of starting a side business, it is your duty to make sure you will be legally in the clear.Depending upon your employer's point of view and the contracts you signed when you started your job, operating a side business is ...

by Ryan Robinson  | April 21, 2016 09:00:00
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3 sharp business lessons entrepreneurs can learn from cats

Here are purr-fect reasons to love more your pet cats, or have one now.

Jackson Galaxy has dealt with more than a few difficult personalities. And we’re not talking the human kind. Think cats, our furry, finicky feline friends.You might recognize Galaxy, a self-described “cat daddy” and cat expert from My Cat From Hell, his popular show on Animal ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | April 06, 2016 01:00:00