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7 Startups to Expect Great Things from in 2016

The numbers for startup success aren't great. According to Mashable, 50% of all businesses will fail within four years of operation. The number of startups that are going to become the next Facebook can be counted on one hand. But you don't have to reach for the stars in order to be considered a …

Nine HR Policies That Drive Good People Away

There is a particular, awful feeling you get working in a company that is sinking. You can tell the minute you walk in the door that the energy is off. If you pay attention to the vibe you get on a job interview, you’ll know when a company is broken. People don’t look you in the eye. No one wants …

12 Strategies to Vet Your Next Technical Hire

Whether we like it or not, these days, tech is one of the most important aspects of business — even for businesses that aren’t primarily tech-focused. Hiring the perfect technical lead is crucial to your product’s success, but if you’re not a technical person yourself, finding that person can be …

There Is No Magic Formula for Small-Business Success -- Only This

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been asked many times to lay out my magic formula for building a successful small or medium-sized business. I usually respond by saying there's no magic, only hard work and experience.<p>While this is certainly true, the success of a …

4 Types of Questions That Will Get You What You Want | Inc.com

Jenny Fulton, co-founder of Miss Jenny's Pickles in Kernersville, North Carolina, is not timid. In 2012, after giving a presentation at a marketing event sponsored by designer Tory Burch, who often appears on Good Morning America, Fulton asked Burch from the stage to put her pickles on GMA. Burch …

Entrepreneurship

What 4 Little Letters Can Tell You About Your Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot has been written on introverts and extroverts, including which type of person makes a better leader and selling tips for introverts. But possibly the simplest way to determine the best career positions and job preferences for …

Test Your Idea With These Simple and Inexpensive Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas are like armpits -- everybody has them. There is, however, a substantial difference in what people do with those ideas that largely differentiates them from being an entrepreneur or a "wantrepreneur" -- someone that simply can't or …

7 US Startup Visa Options for International Founders

<i>Mikita Mikado is a software engineer and entrepreneur from Belarus, now based in San Francisco. He is the co-­founder and CEO of Quote Roller and PandaDoc.</i><p>There is no other place like Silicon Valley, the tech Mecca of access to great talent, capital and countless prospective clients. For some …