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The Pivotal Stories Every Startup Leader Should Be Able to Tell

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At Facebook, Don Faul and his team faced one of the more goliath tasks anyone in tech has ever faced. It was his job, as VP of Online Operations, to ensure a good experience for the site’s hundreds of millions of users — … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Immerse Yourself in Startup Life

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When I speak to recent grads of high school, undergrad or masters programs, I’m often asked the exact same question: “Should I pursue my own business now or work for a startup?” I think the prevailing assumption is that entrepreneurs are … Continue reading

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7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

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Many experts will tell you that you can’t succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year … Continue reading

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Is Entrepreneurship Education Weakening in America?

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Americans no longer perceive that their schools and universities are training them to become entrepreneurs the way they did only a few years ago.  Between 2009 and 2012, the percentage of Americans who believe that their education made them more … Continue reading

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6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

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I co-founded my business NutraBella, Inc. in 2005 after hearing my pregnant friends complain about their horse-pill sized pre-natal vitamins. We dreamed of giving women better vitamin options with Bellybar. Fast forward to today where I spend my days on … Continue reading

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Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

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In 50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company, John Rampton runs through a thorough checklist that entrepreneurs must review. One of the first steps involves developing an idea you’re passionate about. Rampton warns: ”Don’t just start a business because something is in vogue and you think … Continue reading

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