In case you were busy with work or checking out other news that made story this past week, we’ve compiled a list of most popular and top startup stories, resources, articles, best practices,advice and tips around the web. These articles are all about starting a business, growing your startup, promoting your business and being the best entrepreneur. Here’s what we stumbled upon this past week:

# How much education does an entrepreneur need? (Virgin)
Richard Branson has spoken to Fox Business about the importance of entrepreneurs getting out there and doing it, instead of heading off to business school.

5 Ways to Set a New Company Up for Success (Entrepreneur)
Starting your own business forces you to face your limitations, test out every idea in the real world and accept that sometimes what looked great on paper…

# 4 ways to keep your startup out of legal trouble. (Venturebeat)
I used to work as a startup attorney and now I’ve co-founded a startup that in part helps entrepreneurs get legal services, so I’ve seen startups make a lot of legal mistakes..

# Why It’s Important To Integrate Honesty Into Your Brand(Fastcoexist)
“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!” yelled the Wizard of Oz in a fit of hysteria, as the secret of his human-ness was unveiled.

# Richard Branson: Knight of Big Ideas(Inc.)
Unless you get thousands of tiny details right when you launch a new business, you’ll have nothing.

# 14 Ways to Market a New Product or Service(Bizbest)
Marketing a new small business product or service in a highly fragmented media world has become trickier than ever.

# The Big League Secret To Business: Focus, Focus, Focus(Forbes)
It’s not a big surprise that big league baseball players can hit a pitch far better than the rest of us. Research on the game’s best hitters has shown that they..

# Stop Stealing Dreams: Seth Godin on Education & School(Presentationzen)
The older I get the more I take to heart the old Mark Twain chestnut: “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

# The Classy Way To Get Media Coverage For Your Startup(Onstartups)
In my previous career as a journalist, I received hundreds of story pitches with press releases attached every day. Like so many other well-meaning journos…

# Useful Productivity Tools To Kick Start Your New Startup(Alltopstartups)
Experiment, Fail, Learn, Repeat! It’s pretty much the same for most startups. The few lucky ones (one out of ten) are able to scale to become the next big thing.

# Should You Play a New Game or Just Keep on Keeping On? (Growthink)
Dave Allen, author of the great productivity best seller “Getting Things Done,” has developed an almost cult-like following for his ideas, structures, and best practices around to-do list management, prioritization..

# 10,000 Startups – Startup Weekend Next(Steveblank)
Today we are announcing the biggest entrepreneurial program ever launched – Startup Weekend Next. A partnership of Startup Weekend, Startup..