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Stay Sane While Managing Your Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 4, 2011

One of the hardest things to manage as an entrepreneur is life outside of work. Even the smallest tasks find a way to pile up and make it impossible to think about anything other than your company. Navigating your way through personal life while controlling a business can seem completely overwhelming, but there are ways to put yourself on the right path. Cut Clutter Clutter exists in all…

The Most Important Reasons to Plan Ahead

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 15, 2011

We all have a plan for starting our own brand, but even the most rational and well thought-out plans can fail if they are executed too quickly. It’s important to take time in creating the business that will likely be a huge part of your life for years to come. Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of beginning your own company. One of…

Standing Out in a Sea of Startups

by / ⠀Startup Advice / June 29, 2011

We have all been made painfully aware of the increasing numbers of cubicle workers leaving their day jobs to join the self-employed army. The startup boom is cause for some concern if you’re looking to take the plunge into self employment. Though we hate to admit it, competition is a scary concept. No one likes the thought of trying to start a business just like one that already…