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Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

We wanted to share with you four articles and blog posts we came across recently that we hope will offer some small business inspiration or useful advice. Let us know in the comments if there’s something you read this week that you want to share! How to Think About A.I. Like a VC at Medium Lending […]

Entrepreneurs Get Strong By Recognizing Their Weaknesses

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

It takes a lot of confidence and ego to start a business. Although these attributes are major components of success, ego and confidence can lead to failure if they blind entrepreneurs to their own weaknesses. A common trap for entrepreneurs is trying to do everything; delegation requires trust (a legitimate concern), a willingness to involve […]

13 questions to ask before you start a small business

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Deciding that you’re going to become an entrepreneur is exciting. Finally, you’ve had the great business idea you’ve been waiting for! But, wait. Not so fast. How do you know your business idea will work as an actual business? How do you know if you’re actually ready for the hard work and personal stress that […]

How to keep your business productive during the summer

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

It’s nearly summer, and many of us are likely planning vacations and dreaming of beaches, barbecues, and breaks from email. However, what about your small business’ everyday tasks until then? Are you or your employees finding it hard to stay motivated and productive all day when the weather is made for relaxing? Here are some […]

5 questions venture capitalists ask small businesses

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

If you’ve never developed or given a pitch to a venture capitalist before, you might not be sure what sorts of questions you should prepare for. When preparing your small business pitch, try to have answers ready for these five common questions.

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