What Can Other Entrepreneurs Teach You About Starting a Business?

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As an entrepreneur, you’re going to make mistakes and, just like in school, that’s okay, as long as you learn from them and you don’t give up. Believe it or not, even some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs have experienced failure, but they always learn from those failures. That said, do you think if after knowing what they do …

Most entrepreneurs have taken a Myers-Briggs personality test. Which personality type makes the best CEO, and what does that mean for you and your business?

Which Personality Type Makes the Best CEO?

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In my experience, most entrepreneurs and business owners have taken a Myers-Briggs personality test at one point or another. If you ask other hopeful entrepreneurs what their personality type is, you’ll hear them immediately rattle off a string of letters like ENTP, INFJ, ESFP, or ISTJ, and you probably already know your personality type, too. You know that you’re either …

8 Steps to Make Networking Events More Successful For You

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If you’re like a lot of new entrepreneurs I’ve talked with, you probably hate networking events. You don’t like how fake they feel and how forced your interactions with other people can seem. Sometimes you wonder if it’s even worth going to these events, or if you’d be better off just staying home. Well, honestly, these events are really only …

Follow these tips for more accurate forecasting for your business. Investors will be more likely to invest if they know your start-up's direction.

3 Tips for More Accurate Forecasting for Your Business

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Whether you’re getting ready to meet with investors for the first time or you’ve already spoken with investors about your business, you probably already know the importance of good forecasting for your business. Investors want to know where you see your startup in the next few months, as well as the next few years. They want to see evidence for …

Running late can happen any day, but you don't have to let it stress you out. Try these tips to help you become more punctual and less stressed.

Running Late – How to Improve Punctuality and Reduce Stress Over Timing

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As an entrepreneur, you’re going to deal with stressful situations. Walking away from a guaranteed paycheck isn’t an easy decision. Then, of course, there’s approaching investors, dealing with setbacks, and so much more. Those are all par for the course when it comes to being an entrepreneur, but right now I’m not talking about the “big” stressors that you’ll encounter …

With so many online businesses location may be a thing of the past, but there are advantages to living in the best cities for entrepreneurs.

5 of the Best Cities for Entrepreneurs in 2017

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With so many businesses starting up and existing solely online these days, you might think that location is a thing of the past. However, even if your business is conducted entirely over the Internet, there are advantages to living and working in a city that’s friendly to entrepreneurs. After all, you and your employees still need a place to work, …

Choose your words wisely when talking with investors, clients and giving speeches, and you'll be able to use language to influence people.

4 Ways to Use Language to Influence People

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Words matter. How you present yourself, your business, and your pitch will have a lot to do with whether or not investors and clients decide to take a chance on you. You know this, of course, but did you know that the language you use and how you use it can greatly help you influence people and gain more success …

One of the most important skills an entrepreneur can learn is public speaking. Follow these tips to become a better public speaker and gain confidence.

4 Tips for Becoming a Better Public Speaker

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As an entrepreneur, you’re going to find yourself giving at least a few speeches in your career. You’ll be pitching your business plan to investors, speaking at conferences, talking to clients, and if you’re the next Steve Jobs, you could be giving keynote speeches at your company’s annual shareholder meeting. Whether you end up giving speeches for millions of people …

Although it seems like technology is replacing the resume, it isn't dead quite yet and it is worth keeping around for certain meetings and interviews.

Is the Resume Dead? And What Will Replace It?

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By Joe Appleton When you were in school, you probably took at least one class in which you learned how to create a basic résumé. Whether or not you ever got formal training in putting together a one-page list of your experience and relevant interests for an employer, you knew that this piece of paper was going to be important throughout …

Crowdfunding has its pros and cons, so keep these things in mind before you consider crowdfunding for your startup.

Should You Consider Crowdfunding for Your Startup

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By Joe Appleton Just a few years ago, if you wanted financial backing for a startup, your options were really limited. You could find an investor, or you could take out a business loan. Within the past decade, though, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe have changed the game. Instead of going to a small number of investors, each of …