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Whether you're embarking on your first startup or you're an experienced entrepreneur, the knowledge in these articles will help you meet the many exciting challenges of growing your business. We scour the World Wide Web to pull together the best writing from the brightest business minds. 

Five tips for part-time entrepreneurs

Starting a part-time business can be a low-risk entry into entrepreneurship, says Eric Markowitz of Inc.com. He offers some advice on getting your business idea off the ground in your spare time.

Why entrepreneurs should learn to think more like engineers

On Bloomberg Businessweek, Karen E. Klein examines entrepreneur Sasha Gurke's advice on keeping a business thriving – the overall theme of which is: think like an engineer.

A guide to using PR firms for start-ups

On Fast Company, Mark Suster advises entrepreneurs on using PR firms for their start-up companies. He says: "One of the most frequent questions entrepreneurs ask about when they raise a little bit of money or are getting close to launching their first product is whether they should hire a PR firm.

Ideas for attracting talent to your firm

Are you finding it difficult to attract top talent to your company? Do you need ideas for finding extraordinary employees to help with your venture?

If so, Verne Harnish offers some advice on the Fortune website in the form of the following five tips:

Mastering complexity in management

Do you feel that your work as a manager is getting more and more complicated? You are almost certainly right.

The entrepreneurial manager

Everybody would like to make money – and success will usually depend on the degree of enterprise that is intelligently applied to the business idea.

The small business entrepreneur: learning the big company lessons

Entrepreneurs don't on the whole read management books, and most such books don't seem to be written for them - especially those who run smaller businesses. After all, there's a vast gulf between the scale of business that employs at most 100 people and a payroll in the tens of thousands. The large company can turn over £1 million, not in a good year, but an everyday hour.

Soichiro Honda, manager and entrepreneur

The romantic image of the founder-millionaire wearing overalls. tinkering visibly with some mechanical marvel in workshop or lab, is often reality.

Managers and entrepreneurs – what's the difference?

Managers are constantly asked to behave like entrepreneurs.

Nine qualities that make a great entrepreneur

All companies today want to stay or become entrepreneurial.

But what are the attributes of the entrepreneur? The most convincing list by far was assembled by Geoffrey A.Timmons in an article published by the Harvard Business Review in 1979. He found that entrepreneurs required the following nine qualities:

Ten important lessons for modern managers

People are the key to organisational success, and also the cause of corporate failure.

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