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86% of small business owners take THIS as an annual salary and other interesting stats about entrepreneurs

Thinking of starting a new business? You might want to take note of some of these interesting stats and you’re likely to increase your odds of succeeding.  Below are 5 startup facts you might not know! 1.     Looking to be your own boss? You’re just like 26% of US business owners who started their […]

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12 Lessons learned from Elon Musk

Back in the 80s, there was a series of crazy popular Gatorade commercials that told you to “Be Like Mike”, referencing the great Michael Jordan. These days, if you’re an entrepreneur, we suggest you replace Mike with Elon. Elon Musk has a lot of characteristics that you should emulate if you want to have a […]

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How to come up with a great idea for a Startup

Lots of people like the idea of having their own business, and particularly during these uncertain times with layoffs and job losses, now may be the perfect time to take the leap yourself. One of the things that research has shown is that there are good ways and bad ways to start a new business, […]

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How to get past what’s holding you back from starting your business

As a professor of entrepreneurship at the Ted Rogers School of Business at Ryerson, mentor, venture capitalist, international business speaker, and columnist for Inc., I meet and interact with more than 1000 “wantrepreneurs” (first time founders on the cusp of starting a startup) every year. They have loads of different reasons for wanting to launch […]

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10 Great Startup Ideas For 2020

Some people have always wanted to start their own business. Others are forced into it by circumstance (COVID) or by the fact that they have a problem not easily solved with what is currently available so they create their own solution. Whatever the reason, taking the plunge to launching a startup is hard and a […]

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10 most common business startup mistakes to avoid

Starting your own business is wonderful and challenging and exhilarating and difficult. Many new businesses succeed but about 50% of them fail and only about one-third survive 10 years or more. What are the biggest reasons why businesses fail? At the end of the day, it is not usually the business that is failing; it […]

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7 Steps to Successfully Launching a Startup

Have you always wanted to start your own business? Or maybe you are already an entrepreneur but you have a new idea! The most successful startups follow a series of steps that take them from idea to revenue, so read on and learn about the different stages involved in launching a successful business. Each stage is […]

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The Best Apps for Small Business Owners

Being able to work from anywhere was always the promise we heard about the future in the media. While we might still be waiting for flying cars, our phones have virtually eliminated the need to be in one place to do our work all the time. But, how do you choose the apps that will […]

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First Steps to Starting Your Own Business

So you’d like to be an entrepreneur, huh?  There are lots of things to think about before you learn how to start a startup, and the very first is…how do you find a problem to solve? If you look at businesses that failed, you’ll find that they really never addressed a problem that people cared […]

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Online Courses to Get Your Startup up and Running

Online Courses to Get Your Startup up and Running

In our current environment, with the job market turned upside down, it may be the perfect time to give another thought to that startup idea you’ve been playing around with.  One of the things about launching a startup and being an entrepreneur, though, is that there are right ways and wrong ways of getting started […]

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