The truth is that most tech start-ups will crash and burn. According to research, more than half of small businesses are destined to fail in their first five years. But don't let that scare you. Here are some steps you can take to reduce your risks and give your venture the best opportunity to succeed.
The teen jobless rate is two to three times worse than the national average. Nearly 25% of our country’s teenagers are unemployed with that number being closer to 50% in our nation’s capital. The answer, Sharon Lechter believes, is in encouraging our young people to develop entrepreneurial skills
Kim Harman, founder of Tend Roses, offers 5 out-of-the-box, yet time-tested tips, that will give unemployed individuals a leg up on the ladder and will leave them landing on their feet every time.
OfficeMax Cofounder, former CEO, and serial entrepreneur Michael Feuer has a business-world solution to help schools better deal with new challenges from their economic woes: try thinking more like an entrepreneur.
London, England-based Oliver Wilkinson is the owner/founder of Europe’s largest SSL reseller – SSL247 – and also the co-founder of France’s first disruptive online recruitment company, jobiso.fr. He shares his favorite tips for emerging young entrepreneurs.
Fauzia Burke shares six essential elements for successful digital marketing that authors can use for a strategy that is effective, scalable and long term.
With easy-to-use, off-the-shelf publishing software, even producing a good looking book isn’t that difficult. Books are being written and published at the highest rate in history. It’s selling books that is the problem.
Here's a video of a presentation given during MusicCamp SG earlier this year by serial (music) entrepreneur Derek Sivers entitled "Musicians and Entrepreneurs".
One company’s story of how customers realigned their vision.
The hardest step entrepreneurs take is getting their start-up off the ground once and for all. The second hardest step is growing it into the best business it can be. What today’s entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs must remember is that a lot can be learned from the successful entrepreneurs who came before them. Professor Ed Hess provides advice on how to navigate common growth challenges derived from the many successful businesses he’s studied.
Willis Wee of Penn-Olson.com gets some entrepreneurship advice from Arvind Rajan, LinkedIn.com's APAC head.
If you’ve been afraid to act on your great business idea, Michael Feuer says now —yes, NOW —is the time to make your move. To help you get started e offers a few of the lessons he learned building his own well-known, successful businesses.
Penn Olson founder and editor Willis Wee gets three lessons on running a start-up from the founders of Chlkboard, a location-based advertising service.