This week in small business: How non-techies can start tech companies and more practical advice!

There is a lot of practical advice out there this week, from keyboard shortcuts that you’ll use every day to the bad habits you need to break in order to succeed. Also, given today’s startup climate, you’re certain to get something from the article about how a non-techie can found a tech company.

Leadership, management, and productivity

Counselor and entrepreneur Tori Utley offers four pieces of advice to help Millennial entrepreneurs develop their leadership abilities.

Enough theorizing! Here are “60 Essential Keyboard Shortcuts To Boost Your Productivity.”

When Courtney Hurst bought a second business, it created a lot of challenges. Learn from how she was able to cope with the stress and handle the problems in this Business 2 Community article.

Let go and let yourself succeed: “18 Destructive Habits Holding You Back from Success” by Deep Patel.

Marketing and sales

If you need to uncomplicate inbound marketing a little, you’ll appreciate this Forbes article by Mike Templeman.

Jill Schiefelbein tells us how to give away content and marketing to gain customers in this video.

There are a lot of unknowns when marketing a startup. James Nguyen says that means you need to start with what you know.

Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation

Is it sheer madness to reject a $40-million offer for a $9-million dollar company? John Warrillow tells us the story.

Need to land a flexible position with a company to have time to dedicate to your startup or other activities? Manon DeFelice tells you how to negotiate for it.

In this interview, Philip Salter picks the brain of a successful tech entrepreneur to find the best ways for managing a remote global workforce.

Even non-techies can have success founding a tech company…and these six keys from Geri Stengel will help.