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How to Be a Great Product Manager

There are good product managers, and then there are great product managers. What's the difference? Both good and great product managers (PMs) are more...

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“Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”- Steve JobsA startup could be considered a simple belief—a belief that you have a...

How to Validate Your Innovative Product as a Business

In my experience with technical entrepreneurs, they work hard on creating an innovative and elegant solution, and assume that customers will flock to them...

7 Plan Elements That Separate Businesses from Hobbies

Unless you are a serial entrepreneur with a string of successes behind you, you need a business plan to convince investors that you can...

5 Secrets of Creating a Great Business Team

My favorite five secrets of a great business team? This list came to me first as an answer to the question how do you build...

Trademark Ownership Strategy

I’ve stressed the importance of trademarks on many occasions. In short, owning (and controlling) the brand name is essential on the journey of franchising....

Do I Need a Business License? Here’s How to Find Out

America loves small business. As a society, we lionize startups and entrepreneurs. And the United States has one of the world’s most business-friendly governments,...

12 Unspoken Rules for Creating Catchy Business Names

A name that sticks is a name that will win. With so much competition in almost every industry, it is difficult for upcoming businesses...

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