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7 Lessons for Every Entrepreneur and Advice from Those Who Came Before Us

7 Lessons for Every Entrepreneur and Advice from Those Who Came Before Us   The path of entrepreneurship is one that can be riddled with many successes, many failures, many moments of self-doubt and many moments of personal satisfaction. It’s a roller-coaster that only the brave will typically buy a ticket for, but that also provides...

Rustic Crust: The Little Company That Could… and DID!

A fire burned Brad Sterl’s pizza-crust manufacturing plant to the ground, but couldn’t destroy this entrepreneur’s can-do spirit. It was March 2014, and Brad Sterl was enjoying a relaxing dinner with his wife after a long day at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim, CA. Suddenly, Sterl found himself facing every entrepreneur’s...

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Entrepreneurs Do Well By Doing Good

Ask successful entrepreneurs what made them decide to start a new business and you’ll hear everything from “I saw an opportunity in the marketplace” to “I was tired of making money for someone else.” Ask an entrepreneur whose business has a socially conscious mission, and you’ll get a different type of answer. Entrepreneurs starting businesses...

Is Content Really King When It Comes to Social Media?

Is Content Really King When It Comes to Social Media? Our expert this issue is Bryan Kramer, a Social Business Strategist and CEO of PureMatter, where he’s led his agency to consistent growth over the last 10 years, ranking as one of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing private companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Community Q: Everyone says when it...

Tick Tock: How 6 Smart Hustle Entrepreneurs Make the Most of Every Minute

If you’re like most small business owners, you won’t be surprised to learn a recent Sage survey found time management is one of the top personal challenges faced by startups. If you have a lot of ideas and not enough time to implement them—no matter how hard you hustle—it’s time to adopt some smart...

How Dogged Persistence is Growing a Business and a Community

How do you launch a successful restaurant in South Central Los Angeles—an inner-city area plagued by gang violence and poverty, where there are few businesses other than liquor stores? For Karim Webb and Edward Barnett of PCF Management, the answer is simple: Show the community you care, and the community will support your business.