As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m always surprised by the fact that some never seem to be able to that first startup going, while many others never seem to stop, starting their second or third initiative before the first one is fully hatched. I’m now convinced that serious entrepreneurs re Read More
Many startup founders I know avoid establishing a formal advisory board or board of directors for as long as possible, with the excuse that this is just another burden, or it has more risk than value to the founder. In my experience, just the opposite is true, since outside experts with the right e Read More
If you are new running a small business, you may feel overwhelmed and stressed out. Adjusting to your business will take time. It won’t happen overnight.

That first year in business is the most stressful. Having to rely only on yourself to generate an income is scary! You may wonder where your c Read More
Too many entrepreneurs I know still believe that that their great idea will carry the startup, and they may even minimize their own value, especially if they have introvert tendencies. Yet most investors agree that the “idea” is worth nothing alone, and it’s the entrepreneur execution that counts. Read More
You don’t need formal training or a complex portfolio to be a graphic designer. Here's how to make decent money designing simple graphics. Read More
One of the simplest questions I get from aspiring entrepreneurs, and ironically one of the hardest, is “How do I start?” I want to tell them to just start anywhere, but I realize that most have no idea where anywhere is. They just aren’t prepared for the life they want, and are really asking me how Read More
For all entrepreneurs, starting a business is the route to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” no matter how risky. It’s the American dream that has been the goal of people in this country for over 240 years. If you are here in the U.S., I hope you are all able to take some time off this Read More
Every entrepreneur I know finds it a challenge to balance the joys of entrepreneurship against a set of frustrations they never anticipated. Of course, most of you expect that raising money will be difficult, as well as staving off competitors, and handling that occasional toxic customer. What you Read More
Is your team using unoptimized processes to complete important tasks? Bad idea. Improve them today with Process Street's free templates! Read More
Understanding the value of a business can often be complicated and confusing. Many factors go into deciding how much a company is worth, and this process can be a subjective one.

It may leave some business owners with more than one number for the value of their work. Of course, though, while it Read More
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