The Insider: Management

Dear Entrepreneur: You Can't Do It All

Don't set yourself up to be overwhelmed and frustrated by trying to do everything in your business. Know your strengths and hire a team to help you take care of the rest.

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If Your Target Market Doesn't Bite, Fish Somewhere Else

Entrepreneurship is often about experimentation. If something is not working, and your business is not growing, it might be time for a change.

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How to Make Your Employer Your First Client

Dan Schawbel worked a full-time job while bootstrapping his start-up. When he was ready to focus on his start-up, he signed his former employer as his first client. Here's how he did it.

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What I Learned From the CEO of the Fastest Growing Stock in NASDAQ

Rudy Karsan, Founder and CEO of Kenexa (KNXA) and author of We: How to Increase Performance and Profits through Full Engagement, spoke at IPN Northeast Professional Venture Boot Camp, where he shared some of his mistakes and weaknesses as an individual …

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6 Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring

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How Trust and Transparency Saved My Business

When Michael Mothner's business had a boom, he nearly doubled the number of employees at his company. But he wasn't prepared for the stress of managing so many people.

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What to Consider When Recruiting for Your First Employee

I am about to hire my first employee. What are some interview questions I should ask and why? What responses should I expect?

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How to Turn Critics Into Believers

Some of the most revolutionary businesses started out as crazy ideas. Here are some tips to turn critics and skeptics into raving fans.

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How Hiring a Virtual Assistant Saved My Business

David Siteman Garland was trying to do it all, but knew he needed help. When he finally hired an assistant, he was finally able to focus on the big picture.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business With Your Spouse

Running a business with your spouse my seem like a no-brainer. But there are lots of things to consider before merging your personal and business relationship.

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Seeing Yourself as the Source of Everything

Our realities are shaped by our perception of the world around us. Use these strategies for shifting your perception and creating a less stressful environment.

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8 Tips for Preparing to Meet with a Bank Loan Officer

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Walking the Young Entrepreneur Tightrope

The 23-year-old PR strategist discusses the challenge of balancing her personal and corporate brands -- and getting an eagle eye perspective on her business.

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The Science of Getting People to Say 'Yes'

The yes ladder is fundamentally a trust building exercise. If you can get people to trust you, your product and your brand they will be more likely to say yes to you again and again.

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16 Tips for On-the-Go Entrepreneurs

Y.E.C. members provide small business advice for on-the-go entrepreneurs.

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7 Tips on Negotiating A Long-Term Vendor Contract

Y.E.C. members provide small business advice on negotiating a long-term vendor contract for aspiring, young entrepreneurs.

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Why Becoming An Entrepreneur is the Answer to Your Failed Job Searches

Here's a unique pep talk for today's under-employed and unemployed youth, courtesy of serial entrepreneur and founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, Scott Gerber.

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The Secret Language of Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneurese 101

Sometimes seemingly straightforward statements have a hidden meaning. Here's a primer to help you master the language.

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7 Cost-Effective Ways to Market Your Restaurant

Y.E.C. members provide small business advice on cost-effective ways to market a restaurant for aspiring, young entrepreneurs.

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Recruit For Your Startup Without Breaking the Bank

High employee turnover is something most startups simply cannot afford, and typically costs up to 50 percent of an employee's annual salary. Finding the right individual from the start is crucial to your business' success. Don't let limited resources become an excuse …

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