Starting a Business

How I Pivoted My Startup 3 Times to Find Success

One of the perks of being a startup is that you have the flexibility to keep changing your identity until you get it right. Find out how one successful entrepreneur worked through multiple iterations of his idea before finding the winner.

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4 Things You Won’t Regret Spending Money on When Starting Your Business

Arguably, you shouldn’t spend your hard-earned startup funding on expensive office chairs. However, some expenses are worth shelling out for up front.

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6 Business Idea Validation Tactics to Improve Your Business Planning

The fate of your business depends on how well (or poorly) you validate your business idea. Fail to validate it properly, and you run the risk of business failure.

By Joe Goerbert | Share This

The Difference Between Cash and Profits

Never forget: Profits are not cash. Brush up on the crucial difference between cash and profits with this guide by Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry.

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Ask the Experts: Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Business

In every startup story, there's bound to be a wrong turn here or there, and it’s easy for entrepreneurs to look back on their mistakes and see exactly where they went wrong. Here's what these entrepreneurs wish they'd known sooner.

By Briana Morgaine | Share This

The Biggest Skill You Need to Run a Business (It’s Not What You Think)

This successful entrepreneur believes there's one skill that is more important than smart business acumen, exceptional marketing know-how, or even financial savviness. Do you have this skill?

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Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business? 9 Questions You Need to Ask

Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge. How do you know when to take the plunge? Should you go all in, all at once—or take it more slowly? Here's how to decide.

By Briana Morgaine | Share This

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your Restaurant Business Plan

If you're seeking funding for your restaurant, you'll need a formal business plan. However, if it's your first time writing a restaurant business plan, it's easy to make mistakes—so here are the pitfalls to avoid.

By AJ Beltis | Share This

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