Categories How I Did It

Movies and reality TV, move over. Let's talk about what really happens behind a startup’s closed doors.

For one thing, entrepreneurship isn't as glamorous as the big screen would have you believe. (If you’re already working on your business, you probably know that.) But there's no better way to learn the ins and outs of starting a business than from the people who are one step ahead of you.

Read on for candid stories (including some embarrassing fails) from real-life startup founders.

Lessons Learned from the Early Years of Parenthood and Entrepreneurship

Both being a parent and a founder only gets better with time.

5 Simple Ways to Ensure You Never Make the Same Mistake Twice

Everyone makes mistakes. Don’t be too hard on yourself — at least the first time around.

Save Your Sanity and Fire That Problematic Client

When you’ve tried to work through issues with a client and still cannot please them, it might be time to let the client go.

8 Tips for Building the Best Advisory Board

Find people who are passionate about your endeavor.