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What are the common problems why business/company fail?
QUESTION | BY Modeo Media | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/03/13

I like to know and be aware of the common problems why businesses/companies fail. How can we solve or avoid this kind of circumstances?

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What industries are in dire need of disruption by entrepreneurs?
QUESTION | BY Zach Beattie | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/31/12

We've all asked the question: "Why hasn't anyone fixed this yet?" What markets, products, and services need to disappear? What innovation is the world waiting for, and what barriers are holding...

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How do I get more people to sign up for a company email list?
QUESTION | BY Sarah Burd | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/31/12
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What is Your Right Balance between Family and Work ?
QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/28/12
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New business idea: should I put it on the open Web?
QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 29 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/27/12

Say I have this new bus idea, not sure whether it's great or not. Should I put it on the open Web on my blog? Would I get honest feedback, maybe support or would it simply get stolen?

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Hi Community ~ What's a good, low-budget yet classy holiday gift idea for virtual business clients?
QUESTION | BY Amara Rose | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/22/12
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Which of these do you find the most difficult decision to make when you plan to become an entrepreneur?
QUESTION | BY Karthik Kashyap | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/20/12

When we decide to start our entrepreneurial journey, there are quite a few considerations we need to make. Which one of these decisions do you think are the difficult ones for you? 1)...

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What was the most difficult lesson you had to learn as an entrepreneur and how could another entrepreneur avoid the same problem?
QUESTION | BY Sarah Burd | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/13/12
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How do you define uncommon sense?
QUESTION | BY Shawn Parr | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/04/12
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Where should I start when preparing my executive summary?
QUESTION | BY Carrie Dunham | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/27/12

I am working on my executive summary and am trying to figure out how to succinctly describe the market opportunity. Does any have any good recommendations on how/where to start in analyzing the...

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For any part time entrepreneurs, how do you strike a balance between your full time employment and growing your business?
QUESTION | BY George Kaberere | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/25/12

I find that it's hard to dedicate as much time as I'd like to the business and feel as though it's stalling.

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What networking habit do you use that has been successful in growing your business?
QUESTION | BY Kenneth Manesse Sr. | 23 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/17/12
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As an entrepreneur, what's your biggest challenge in creating your brand identity?
QUESTION | BY Rob Wolfe | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/14/12
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What one thing would you tell a new entrepreneur about how to succeed in business?
QUESTION | BY Kenneth Manesse Sr. | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/12/12
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Is there any " Magic Pill " for Startups ? Your Opinion .
QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/06/12
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What is the number 1 quality an Entrepreneur needs to have to be successful?
QUESTION | BY Peter Wheaton | 32 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/05/12
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What is more important, product or marketing?
QUESTION | BY ScriptShaala Online Marketing | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/01/12
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Does an MBA better prepare you for entrepreneurship?
QUESTION | BY Stephen Fiedler | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/29/12

Is it worthwhile to pursue an MBA (and all the costs associated with it) if you are planning on becoming an entrepreneur and launching your own startup or should you focus that time, energy and money...

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How do I turn $10,000 into $100,000
QUESTION | BY Dianne Mayers | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/23/12
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How do we encourage more entrepreneurship in young people?
QUESTION | BY Caroline Howell | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/19/12

Tons are living at home with their parents without a job--how can we get them to create their own job?

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Who are the first employees to be hired by a revenue producing start-up?
QUESTION | BY Justin Call | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/16/12

I am imagining that a person with a number of skill sets is best but what skill sets tend to matter most?

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What is your favorite inspirational quote?
QUESTION | BY Mary-Alice Miller | 20 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/12/12

I just heard two great quotes today: "I failed my way to success" - Thomas Edison and "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win" - Mahatma Gandhi

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What's the most innovative city in the world?
QUESTION | BY Mary-Alice Miller | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/09/12

I've visited some great cities and it's exciting to see different approaches to fostering innovation. I'd be interested to hear what others have seen and your views of some ways cities are promoting...