The Insider: Management

How My 9-to-5 Became a Business Incubator

Eric Bahn, founder of Beat the GMAT, tells the story of how he worked his day job until his was business cash-flow positive and ready to go full-time.

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How to Build a Business that Resonates With Purpose

Use these tried and true strategies for building an authentic business and attract your ideal clients.

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The Zynga Method of Market Testing

Don't get stuck in development with your product, waiting for everything to be perfect before you launch. Here's how one online game-maker tests the market before going all-in; and you can too.

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Do You Own a Business -- Or a Job?

The difference between working "in" vs. "on" your business is really a matter of putting systems in place to enable your business to grow beyond you taking on everything. Here's how to do it.

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How Entrepreneurship is Like a Lesson in Human Nature

Erin Blaskie, founder of outsourced business services company, BSETC, discusses why having a mentor, making sacrifices and learning to inspire others are essential for success.

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Being Rich Is About More Than Money

Being an entrepreneur can be a scary financial roller-coaster. But for young entrepreneurs to really thrive, its crucial to overcome financial fears and ditch bad financial habits.

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Follow Your Passion and Challenge the Status Quo

Colin Wright, founder of Ebooking and Exile Lifestyle, discusses why failing fast, recovering faster and following his passion became the keys to his success.

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How to Survive a Bad Business Break-Up

Kent Healy learned the hard way that a business partnership is like a marriage. Here he discusses what its like to go through a nasty divorce and how he rebounded from the experience.

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How The Founders of College Hunks Hauling Junk Overcame the Inexperience Barrier

When Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman started their business in college, they had no idea how to manage and run a business. This presented a few challenges, to say the least.

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Mind Traps That Sabotage Your Business

If business growth seems sluggish, take inventory in these six areas to ensure you aren't committing self-sabotage.

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How to Build a Sustainable Business Model

Urban Escapes founder, Maia Josachvili, knew the company would need a new business model if it was going to scale. She discovered that the answer was as simple as doing the math.

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Experiential Learning: Reflections of a 26 Year Old Entrepreneur

On the eve of her birthday, Shama Kabani reflected on 26 things she's learned turning The Marketing Zen Group into a successful business.

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How to Make the Most of Your Time and Energy

The old adage that time is money is never more true than when you're an entrepreneur. Here are some tips for staying focused and working efficiently.

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3 Things to Consider When Dealing With Lawyers

Working with a lawyer can be costly and time consuming. Here are some strategies to help control legal costs and focus on doing what you love -- building your business.

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Getting Paid to Be Who You Are (or why you need to create your own livelihood)

The old idea of compartmentalizing the rest of our lives from our work, doesn't work. True balance comes from creating your own livelihood. Here's how to do it.

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Three Common Mistakes College Entrepreneurs Make

College students have a lot to learn about being an entrepreneur. Are you making these common mistakes?

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How to Be an Entrepreneur: 10 Startup Launch Lessons

Shane Mac started with an idea, a notebook and an idea to launch a new business in a month. It took the better part of a year to launch, but there were lots of lessons along the way.

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12 Ways to Turn Setbacks into Successes

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How Positive Thinking Can Reduce Stress

Your thoughts shape your reality. How are you allowing negative thoughts to create stress in your life?

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7 Indicators of an Exceptional Digital Brand

Despite the growth of a new school of experts who spend their days discussing social media, few have mastered the art and science of digital branding.

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