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Starting Your Own Business

8 Things Billionaires Can Teach Us About Growing A Business

| Drew Hendricks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Small Business

These people are often quick to dish out advice, but the issue is that nobody actually listens. If you really want to build your business, take the ad...

t's Not About "The Boys' Club" Anymore: 5 Lessons From Women's Startup Lab

Ari Horie | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Ari Horie

I began Women's Startup Lab because I believe in the power behind community, even when it comes to the competitive nature of early stage startups and new markets.

Here's 9 Reasons To Start That Business You've Been Thinking About

Inc. | STEVE TOBAK | Posted 09.03.2013 | Small Business

Since this is supposed to be the generation of the entrepreneur, there's no shortage of advice on how or why you should or shouldn't start a compa...

Janelle Capra: Mommy's Here

Janelle Capra | Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents
Janelle Capra

I've made decisions to choose my career carefully around what's best for my children, my family and me. I am a "working mom" and I wouldn't have it any other way.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Own Business

Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathleen Rich-New Launching a business in midlife can be fulfilling and lucrative, but too many first-time entrepre...

Unfinished Business... Or Why I Left My Office Jobs

Amanda Brewington | Posted 06.03.2013 | Detroit
Amanda Brewington

When something needs to be accomplished I would rather stay up late and get something done in one day rather than spend two days doing something. This is why I didn't fare well in an office setting. And now I know why.

Help For Single Moms Starting A Business, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

If you're a single mom who's ready to start her own business, career expert Nicole Williams gave us information on how to get started when she stopped...

Lessons Learned

Aron Susman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Small Business
Aron Susman

I joined my first startup about four years ago, in what I thought was early in the life of the company. We had about 50 paying enterprise customers us...

Six Things You Need to Know When Starting a Business

Sari Gabbay | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Sari Gabbay

Most people can do the research and learn the practical steps they need to take to start a business. But I've learned that the majority of what it takes to be successful is not taught in any classroom. So here are some valuable tips and myth busters.

8 Things You Need To Know About Opening Your Own Fashion Business

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.25.2013 | Style

Opening your own boutique or starting a fashion business is a dream for many women. It sounds wonderful to curate a store full of items that you love ...

Is It Time For A Midlife Makeover?

Beverly Mahone | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Beverly Mahone

Many baby boomers like me are quickly finding out that the golden years of retirement, as we once knew it, no longer exists... We now find ourselves having to create an Act II before the curtain falls for the last time.

The Self-Employed Revolution

The Huffington Post | Steve Strauss | Posted 03.26.2012 | Small Business

What do you do if you have been out of work for 99 weeks, your unemployment is running out and you have no prospects? What do you do if you are a 30-s...

Finding Funding For Your Business, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.05.2013 | MarloThomas

Financial expert Tory Johnson, CEO of Women for Hire, tells us how to gather the funds for starting a business. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com...

3 Things To Know Before You Start Your Own Business

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.08.2012 | Women

I often get asked what the hardest part of being an entrepreneur is. While there are many challenges that come along with being an entrepreneur, from ...

Financing Your Dream Business

Dal LaMagna | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business
Dal LaMagna

Many Americans have big dreams, but they don't have a lot of money to finance those dreams. I'm going to tell you how to start a viable business without big-time investors and a lot of seed money.

What's On Your Career Bucket List?

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

You may remember the hugely popular 2007 movie,"The Bucket List" starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman about two terminally ill men who decide to...

Super Mom: Nicole Block

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

And so, this is the first of a three-part series I'm calling "Super Moms" - interviews with three of my mom friends who lead extraordinary lives beyond diapers and playgrounds.

Hogs at the Trough

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

Let's recognize that the auto company leaders who got us into this mess are transactional, not transformational leaders (think of the difference between Hillary and Barack).