Starting a business takes more than a great idea. The best way to ensure that your small business has a fighting chance in a competitive market is to develop a core set of skills to prepare yourself for
Virtual reality isn’t just about gaming. If it’s going to be a $30 billion business by 2020 (as predicted by tech adviser Digi-Capital), it’s going to have trigger growth in a lot of markets. Dell believes
Need a reason to invest in stocks? How about the beginning of a new year. To help you find solid stock ideas we asked Motley Fool contributors covering technology and consumer goods stocks to talk about
Everyone needs a little motivation. Sure, it can come from a co-worker who spurs you on to greater things. Often, it starts with what you believe about yourself. Try saying these phrases to give yourself
Extraordinarily motivated people are driven to go above and beyond; they are trusted by others, focused and have great confidence in their own abilities. They dream of endless possibilities, and tend be
Your business plan is going to be the first thing that potential investors look at when you solicit them for money or if they are looking for another business to add to their portfolio. Therefore, your
With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves. This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and by
Ideally, every entrepreneur would have an MBA as well as the skills and leadership qualities to grow a business and stay well in the black. In reality, however, few become business owners by following
When you incorporate your business, you create a new separate entity, and in the eyes of the IRS, you become an employee of the corporation. And this move means you must go on payroll and have all corresponding
Getting to the five-year mark is one way to gauge the success of your company--especially considering that only 60 percent of startups make it to year three. So what does it take to get there and beyond?
Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire. I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists
Think again. It turns out there are plenty of low-stress professions in which you can pull in a pretty penny. We reached out to Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., a career-information expert, to find out which fit
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Top investors have a long checklist that they consider when evaluating a startup. To win their favor, you must not only meet, but exceed expectations.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Essentially every company, from the smallest startup to the largest multinational corporation, is revenue dependent. Revenue is the lifeblood
When Google came out with their Zero Moment of Truth reports, there was a lot of highly compelling data points that made CEOs, CMOs and sales heads have to stop and reconsider almost everything they are
It's a common misconception that the harder someone works, the more successful he or she will be. You can't just work hard to attain the most important goals you set for yourself and for your organization: