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These 6 Business Leaders Share Their Top Advice for Creating a Stellar Company Culture

Business leaders from our Top Company Cultures list share their advice on how to boost your company culture.<p><i>For the second year, Entrepreneur partnered with CultureIQ to find the best office cultures in America. For more companies, tips and profiles, check out the rest of 2017's Top Company</i> …

Small Business

3 Slides You Absolutely Need In Your Pitch Deck

Team, Product, Traction<p>When seeking investment from angel investors and VCs it’s imperative that your pitch deck satisfies at least one of three …

How to Identify and Hire Truly Entrepreneurial Leaders

Entrepreneurs have become the new heroes of the business world. In the same way that Robert McNamara and his fellow Ford Motor Company “Whiz Kids” elevated general managers to star status, figures like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs have made entrepreneurs the latest business icons. At Harvard …

Uber Employs 200 Ex-Founders and CEOs. We Asked 10 for Their Lessons Learned.

We go to the experts.<p>This story appears in the March 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>The ride-hailing giant employs more than 200 ex-startup founders and CEOs. We asked 10 of them: What lessons have you picked up?<p><b>1. Stay focused.</b><p>“Having your own company is a lot easier than working in-house. …

Startups

7 things startups should think about when recruiting and keeping employees

Zenefits, Medium, Mixpanel, Fitbit, and Uber — those are just some of the companies experiencing issues around human resources lately. Whether it’s growing teams the right way, letting people go, or dealing with diversity, HR questions have been on the back burner for entrepreneurs. But while …

Getting Engineers into the Lean Startup Cycle

<i>Guest post by Lisa Regan</i><p>On August 20, Eric will sit down with developer and Hut8Labs co-founder Dan Milstein for a webcast you can join to discuss …