The Insider: Management

11 of the Easiest Online Businesses to Start Right Now

Starting your own company can be costly. That's why we asked 11 members of the Young Entrepreneur Council to weigh in on some of the easiest, cheapest online businesses to build from the ground up.

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Career Advice for Millennials Who Want to Make a Difference

Millennials have high "connectional intelligence," a trait that should be an advantage in today's workplace. But how do they convince the higher-ups they're worth a gamble?

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Can You Really Make Money Doing What You Love? 5 Lessons

Matt Wilson started Under30CEO while digging ditches for $15/hour. Was it easy? No. But it was worth it.

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15 Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Hire

Working for a startup takes a diverse set of skills. Does your candidate have what it takes? These interview questions will help you figure it out, fast.

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6 Ways to Cultivate Creativity in Your Company

Hiring is just one piece of the innovation puzzle. The real measure of creativity is how you lead employees after they join your startup.

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Want to Land a Dream Hire? 15 Perks That Work

Startups can't always compete for a candidate's attention with salary alone. So why not compete with extras -- like flex work hours -- instead?

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6 Tips for Negotiating Effectively

For entrepreneurs, negotiating -- with VCs, vendors, even employees -- is a must-have skill. Here are six smart tips for getting what you want.

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4 Startup Lessons You Won't Learn in Business School

A Wharton degree is great training for your career as an entrepreneur -- but some startup lessons can't be taught in a classroom.

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13 Qualities to Look for in Your Next Social Media Hire

What's a social media director really do, anyway? And more to the point, what skills do they need to have to do it well?

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8 Traits Top Employees Share

The most indispensable startup employees share 8 key traits. Here's how to spot them early.

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How to Start an Employee Wellness Program

No company can be successful without paying attention to the well-being of their people. But how do you get started?

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How to Know When You Need a Contract

Do you really need a legal agreement for every business relationship you enter into? Lawyer Rachel Rodgers offers her insights.

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Hiring a Web Developer? 4 Interpersonal Skills to Look For

Anyone can be a brilliant coder -- but startups need web developers they can actually trust.

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8 Tips to Franchise Your Small Business

Franchising a small business is a great way to boost profits and expand quickly.

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3 Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring for Your Startup

From how much equity to offer to probationary periods, there are a lot of factors to consider when making an early-stage startup hire.

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How Startup Founders Can Identify Their Core Values

One of your chief roles as a startup leader is to prioritize and communicate what is most important -- and that starts with your values.

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My Favorite Startup Wisdom Came From Critics

Criticism can be even more motivating to startup founders than unhelpful "advice" from well-meaning sources.

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12 Strategies for Becoming a Sought-After Speaker

Speaking engagements are a great way to grow your startup brand -- and your personal brand as CEO. Here are 12 ways to get started.

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3 Key Startup Jobs to Outsource

Startup founders might know their product inside out, but most could do with support in other areas -- namely finance and HR.

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11 Things to Look for in Your Startup Partner

Finding a partner who will start up with you is a business relationship you don't want to gamble with. Eleven female founders share what to look for before you sign a single paper.

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