Top 5 for Entrepreneurs & Business Owners – May 2, 2013

Let’s cut through the noise and get back to simplicity because you have a business to run!

There’s so many sites and so much news out there it can be hard for a busy entrepreneur to cut through the noise and get the best ways to help out his or her business. The Top 5 presented by CEO Blog Nation distills the best information for entrepreneurs and business owners from across the web to help out your business. We focus on 5 categories: (1) Tips and advice (2) Guest Post/Blogs (3) News (4) Guides and (5) Events.

Business Tip: Consider the Industry (via What if Aesop Owned a Business?) – When determining which industry is best for men or women, it is sometimes important to consider the industry.

Guest Post:  The School of Hard Knocks: Can We Teach Entrepreneurship? (via Huffington Post) – Entrepreneurship requires that you do and learn and then continually do better — and stay cool along the way, ad infinitum. That's why, if we are going to truly “teach” entrepreneurship, the course itself must be entrepreneurial. It can't be “university as usual” any more than entrepreneurial endeavors can afford to be “business as usual.”

News: Lending Web Site Gains a Shareholder in Google (via The New York Times: Dealbook) – Lending Club plans to announce on Thursday that Google led a $125 million deal to buy a stake in the company from existing investors.

Guide & Advice: Small-Business Owners, Employees Save More for Retirement Than Before Recession (via Entrepreneur) – Small-business owners and their employees have been squirreling away money for retirement at an impressive clip over the past six years, according to a study of more than 200,000 businesses from financial services company Fidelity Investments.

Event: START-UPSLAM! – An entrepreneur networking event on May 20, 2013 in Kentucky. 


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