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What would you do if your business partner mislead a potential investor?

Find out how one entrepreneur handled this tricky situation—and turned it into a future business opportunity.

Turning a Failed VC Pitch Into a New Connection and Future Business

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Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge. How do you know when to take the plunge? Should you go all in, all at once—or take it more slowly?

Here's how to decide.

Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business? 9 Questions You Need to Ask

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If the worst should happen within your business, how should you respond?

Read how one successful entrepreneur dealt with a security disaster, and what he learned from the experience.

My Startup Was Hacked: What I Did Right (and Wrong)

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Hiring remote employees can open up your options considerably, but it can also make it harder to manage your team.

So, we've rounded up a list of tools to help make managing your remote team easier.

6 Tools to Help You Manage a Remote Team

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Think that hitting the first page is the SEO holy grail? Think again—there's more to it than that.

If you're looking to optimize your business blog or website, here's what you should really be paying attention to.

How I Ranked First Page on Google But Still Failed

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What daily habits do entrepreneurs believe contribute to their success? Here are their can’t-skip routines—and stealing one or two for your own use is highly encouraged.

12 Successful, Happy Entrepreneurs Share Their Daily Habits

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Hiring for a new startup isn't quite like hiring for an established business.

You want someone who can go the extra mile, who helps create the kind of company culture you want to establish, and who can serve as the foundation on which you build your business.

Here are the top traits you should look for when hiring for your startup.

What Traits Should You Look for in Your Startup’s First Employees?

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Restaurants are a perpetually popular small business to start, but would-be restaurateurs now have the option to take their show on the road.

Which is right for you?

Restaurant or Food Truck: Which Is Better for a Beginner?

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If you're seeking funding for your restaurant, you'll need a formal business plan.

However, if it's your first time writing a restaurant business plan, it's easy to make mistakes—so here are the pitfalls to avoid.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Your Restaurant Business Plan
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