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Fast-Growing Startup Challenges the Legal System: An Interview with PeopleClaim's Mark Deuitch

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Mike Ragogna

An Interview with Mark Deuitch, Founder and CEO of PeopleClaim.com Mike Ragogna: Mark, tell us about PeopleClaim.com. What's its goal? Mark Deui...

Going Against the Flow: Kimber Lockhart, VP of Engineering at One Medical Group

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Charu Sharma

To me, entrepreneurship is taking responsibility to enact the change you see in the world. It's about creating value from your ideas -- about creating something that didn't exist before.

5 Dirty Secrets Of Success You Won't Hear From Most Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Success in entrepreneurship is the result of a great many factors, but these dirty secrets are seldom talked about.

Going Against the Flow: Paula Long, CEO and Cofounder of DataGravity

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

Many people have ideas on how to change things or create something brand new. Entrepreneurs act on those ideas. It's all about belief that everything is possible (though it may not be desirable), and that you can make it so.

Four Reasons Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mastermind

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.16.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Abeyta

It was while interviewing Dale Carnegie for a small newspaper that Napoleon Hill landed a writing gig in 1908 that changed not only his own future b...

10 Most Valuable Things You'll Learn in Business School

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.15.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

The Daily Lives of Entrepreneurs

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of...

Top 7 Branding Mistakes to Avoid

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

While most businesses know that it's important to have a brand, too many entrepreneurs underestimate the amount of effort it takes to build a great one.

17 Best Cities for Starting Up Right Now

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.09.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As Bloomberg recently said, to be the best tech city you need "the environment to attract people and you need a diversity of people." New York tops both; and over the last five years it has also accumulated an amazing amount of tech talent -- developers, experienced execs and investors.

10 Startup Events You Should Attend This Fall

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.08.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

Check Your Motivation for the Entrepreneur Lifestyle

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

As a startup advisor, I see many aspiring entrepreneurs whose primary motivation seems to be to work part time, or get rich quick, or avoid anyone else telling them what to do.

5 Signs You're Ready to Start Your Own Business

Gillian Small | Posted 10.02.2014 | Small Business
Gillian Small

Starting a new business, be it big or small, is far from easy. In the early stages you will inevitably drift between periods of certainty and uncertainty about your decision. You will feel like you are constantly swaying with the wind of opinions from your peers.

Is Your Business Ready for Curves in the Road Ahead?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Successful entrepreneurs and successful companies never stop re-inventing themselves. The alternative of not anticipating the curves, and not building the navigation systems into your core engine, is likely to be a long and painful fall off a high cliff.

On the Rebound: 5 Steps To Recover From Failure

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Failure is -- and should be -- a natural part of business ownership.

Model Citizen Meets Modern Metals: A Fashion Week Feature on Gerard Yosca's Newest Collections

Lauren Demarest | Posted 09.18.2014 | Style
Lauren Demarest

After thirty years, Gerard Yosca Jewelry, Inc. remains a force within the fashion industry. And we had the honor of asking the man behind the jewelry, Gerard Yosca himself, to tell us more about these new collections.

How to Scale Your Business, Make a Profit and Do Good (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

I sat down with Warby Parker co-founders Neil Blumenthal and David Gilboa in their New York headquarters and talked to them about start-ups, risk-taking, collaboration, creativity, and entrepreneurialism.

Why HR, PR, and IT Are Worthy Startup Investments

Julia Neumer | Posted 09.12.2014 | Small Business
Julia Neumer

Money is tight, especially as you continue to build your startup. We know as well as the next entrepreneur that the bottom line is always top of mind. However, there are a few particular areas in which you should focus on early to secure future success.

Smart Entrepreneurs Plan Ahead For A Startup Exit

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

The last thing a new entrepreneur wants to think about for a new startup is how it will end. Yet one of the first things a potential equity investor a...

Test Any Business Idea for Less Than $400

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

You've got a great idea for a new store, app or restaurant. Should you quit your job and invest before doing basic marketing research? It's amazing how many businesses are started on a hunch or feeling. Instead, budget $400 in some general digital marketing tactics to test the waters out by doing the following.

7 Ways to Address Employees Who Try to Cover Up Their Mistakes

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.05.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

Entrepreneurs Need To Bridge The Knowing-Doing Gap

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

These days, with the many Internet articles and new courses available, most new entrepreneurs readily cross the gap from lack of business knowledge to...

What It's Really Like Working For Uber

Melanie Curtin | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Melanie Curtin

Let me tell you what it's really like working for Uber.

Disruptive Women: A Conversation With Susan O'Brien, Founder of Smigin

Maura Kelly | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women
Maura Kelly

Innovations and provocative ideas come and go. And some can truly disrupt the status quo. I'll talk with women building companies in a digital economy and forging a new entrepreneurial landscape.

6 Ways to Fairly Decide Who to Let Go First

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.02.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

If cutting back staff needs to occur, the only fair method I have experienced is performance-based. Companies should continually track each employee's performance.

Will A Business Incubator Help Hatch Your Startup?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Accelerators generally accept startups at a slightly later stage, and attempt to compress the timeline to commercialization into a few months, instead of a year or more.