10 Pieces of Business Advice Not to Follow

Question: What’s the worst business advice somebody gave you when you were starting your business (and how did you prove them wrong)? 1. Don’t Do It “Possibly the most heart-crushin...


Tackling the Question of Valuation for Seed-Stage Startups

How much should I raise? How expensive are your experiments? In any startup, there are huge risks in your future. Your job as a seed-stage company is to identify the biggest risks and tackle them firs...


How to Generate More Leads Online

In this video, Dan Martell, founder and CEO of Clarity, addresses the importance of inbound lead generation for online products and services, including: The importance of content marketing Why social...


5 Tips for Living a Healthy Startup Lifestyle

The startup lifestyle can be grueling. If you’re not careful, it can take a serious toll on your physical and mental health. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a CTO, a programmer, or work in a no...


9 Places to Get Business Tech Advice in a Pinch

QUESTION: YOUR ABSOLUTE FAVORITE PLACE TO GET BUSINESS TECH ADVICE IN A PINCH? (E.G. QUORA, TWITTER, ETC.) WHY? 1. HOP ONTO HUBSPOT “When I need to learn about business tech in a hurry, the fir...


The 6 Skills That Made These 6 Top Entrepreneurs Successful

I’m not sure if there are any other occupations out there that require as many skills and abilities as it takes to be an entrepreneur. If you’re a pilot, you need to be familiar with the operation...


13 Things That Make Right Now the Best Time to be an Entrepreneur

QUESTION: NAME ONE CHARACTERISTIC ABOUT THIS GENERATION OR TIME IN HISTORY THAT MAKES BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR EASIER OR MORE REWARDING THAN EVER BEFORE.   1. MODERN MENTORSHIP MODEL “Because ...


What I Learned About Entrepreneurship From Running

Last month, I ran a total of 120 kilometers, which included running my personal best in an unexpected half marathon. I spent a lot of time on the road — just me, some music, the sound of my (som...


10 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Question: What process do you use to spur creativity — in yourself and your team — especially when you’re feeling blocked? 1. Mindmapping Works Like a Champ “Start with a topic...


5 Tips to Make Your Inbox More Manageable

If you’re like me (or me a month ago), your inbox seems to be like a cancer that is growing faster than you can possibly lop it off. A day out of the office, or a morning of back-to-back meetings, l...