When your game-changing idea is shaking up established industries and attracting customers left and right, protecting that idea, is probably high on your list. So how do you prevent your trade secrets—and your database of clients—from falling into the wrong hands? Many companies rely on a non-compete agreement. Also known as a covenant not to […]

If you’re an entrepreneur, your business is all-consuming. You work on it for days, months, even years on end. Doesn’t it seem odd, then, that you get only a few minutes to pitch it to investors? We thought so, too, so to help you nail your blink-and-you’ll-miss-it time in the spotlight, we rounded up tips […]

Burnout is common among entrepreneurs, because, hey, starting a business is hard! So how do you keep your mojo when it feels like you tapped the last of your resilience weeks ago? Your peers share their best advice. “Want to avoid burnout? Learn to say no. Turn away work that doesn’t fit your core services. […]

It seems like you can’t turn on the TV or pass a newsstand these days without hearing the name Marie Kondo. The author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing is having a moment, probably because tossing things out is so dang satisfying. (Google the TV series Hoarders […]