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How I Built This (NPR podcast)
This podcast series from NPR features entrepreneurs from diverse industries, experiences and backgrounds to have them answer one question—how did you build your company? Recent episodes feature brands like Steve Madden, Lyft and Panera Bread.
Listen to the podcast here.
Client Communication Tips Every Freelancer Should Use
Not sure why you aren’t getting clients? If you already know who your ideal client is, then it might be because you’re making a mistake in how you communicate with them. Here are 5 important tips you should keep in mind.
How to Define Prosperity as an Entrepreneur
For many business owners, there is typically some pre-defined idea of what it means to be successful. Here are three simple ways to define, take charge of, and enjoy your own prosperity, starting today.
Launching a Startup: Advice for Success from a Failed Entrepreneur
In the pursuit of success, it can be tempting to focus on the remarkable few — those who make it fast and make it big —but sometimes it can be just as illuminating to look at the other side, to the ones who didn't quite pull it off.
IRS (Business Section)
IRS (Employer Identification Numbers)
Inc (Startup Section)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Small Business Administration (State Business Licensing)
The Self Employed
National Association for the Self-Employed
How to start a new business (UK)
Small Business (Canada)
Blog: Passion for Business
Magazine: Industry Leaders
App: QuickBooks Self-Employed
Book: The Small Business Start-Up Kit
Book: The Small Business Start-Up Guide
Book: LLC vs. S-Corp vs. C-Corp: Explained in 100 Pages or Less
Book:The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People
Book: The Lean Startup
Book: The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
2018 Report to the Nations
The report provides an analysis of 2,690 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2016 and October 2017. All information was provided by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases. The fraud cases in our study came from 125 countries throughout the world — providing a truly global view into the plague of occupational fraud.
2017/2018 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals
The ACFE has completed its 2017/2018 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals. Based on participant responses, the median total compensation for a CFE is $89,868, compared to $68,629 for non-CFE.
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