Tag Archives: Tips and Tricks

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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5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

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Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we’re only churning out high-quality work a portion of each day. … 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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Plan for Chaos: How to Stick to Your Health Goals When Life Gets Crazy

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I played baseball in college. During the offseason, my teammates and I would battle through friendly Strongman competitions where we would flip a giant tractor tire, drag a sled full of weights, and generally push, pull, and throw heavy, oddly-shaped … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Perfecting your Elevator Pitch

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Investors and competition administrators often don’t want to go through entire business plans only to find that the idea doesn’t fit with what they’re looking for. They often want applicants to outline their idea in a brief, but comprehensive, format. … Continue reading

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