Yogesh Yashwant Patil

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8 Ingredients Every App and Software Business Plan Needs

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're putting together a business plan for a mobile app or web-based software service, there are certain key elements you should work into your business plan.<p>Beyond the basics of a sales forecast, profits and losses, cash …

Small Business

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Guest Writer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone who has started a business has his or her own rules and guidelines, so I thought I would add to the memo with my own. My "rules" below aren't just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things Employees Want More Than a Raise

Making big money is often less important to employees than satisfying these basic needs.<p>Contrary to popular belief, employees value many things more than the amount of money they're being paid. If they're treated right, employees will not only work for less, they'll be happier and more productive …

Employment

12 Very Good Reasons Your Startup Should Join Microsoft BizSpark Today

<i>This post is sponsored by Microsoft BizSpark, the title sponsor of our</i> <i>Tech Cocktail New York City</i> <i>mixer. We thank them for their support!</i><p>You’ve got a …

Startups

4 Ways to Keep People From Derailing Meetings

It's high time you make your team huddles more productive affairs. Here's how to do it.<p>When is the last time you were in a fantastic meeting? I'd venture to say the majority of internal meetings are painful and expensive time-sucks, especially if you consider the collective wages and time your …

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Three mistakes founders make (and how to avoid them)

<i>Wendy Lea is the chief executive officer of Get Satisfaction.</i><p>Over the span of my professional life — which includes serving as founder, CEO, investor, advisor, and board member — I’ve noticed three fundamental mistakes founders and CEOs (including myself!) often make.<p>These mistakes can keep a …

10 tips for becoming a successful entrepreneur

<b>1. Decide on your business</b><p>Find the right business for you and a sector you feel comfortable operating in. When I first set up the business I was …

4 Things Most Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Starting a business is always risky, and success is never guaranteed. Yet, entrepreneurs thrive every day. Although there is no one-size-fits-all …