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The One Cutback Every Small Business Owner Needs

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 04.14.2017 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

A conversation with a dear friend reminded me that April is Stress Awareness Month. Initially, I chuckled at the thought. Small business owners seldom need a reminder of the ongoing stress associated with business. As my internal laughter subsided, the magnitude of a month designated to make us aware of the degree of stress we experience -- and steps to reduce it -- isn't all bad.

The Innovation Nation: What the Next President Needs to Know

James Canton | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
James Canton

Innovation is a primary force that that can create a sustainable nation. Innovation which is invested in can heal, protect, enable, sustain, employ and drive competition. You need many things to support innovation but the right visionary leadership is the first step.

12 Ways To Be More Productive That Actually Work

Sofia Katsali | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Sofia Katsali

"I'm busy" is probably the second most popular phrase I hear from pretty much everyone around me. I've learned not to believe every person who tells me that. I am not necessarily calling them liars. It's just that most people seem to be oblivious of the differences between "busy" and "productive".

Chasing a Dream? 4 Reasons You Better Run in Work Boots

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.29.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

In 2014, I released an indie book, "Purple People Leader." While the message (leading without bias) is hugely important to me, I actually published i...

Being a Founder Doesn't Make You a Good Manager

Kosta Petrov | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Kosta Petrov

It has been exactly five years since I started my own business. I remember my first day in the office. I was on fire, full of energy, ready to change the world and make some serious money. Five years later, I am overworked, over-stressed and honestly too tired to get out of bed, let alone think of ways how to make some serious money. So what went wrong?

10 Brands Changing This Small Country's Business Reality

Kosta Petrov | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Kosta Petrov

In today's column, I am proudly sharing with you the 10 brands changing the face of this small country's economy. They are all tirelessly working to show the world that although a small country Macedonia has the potential to create successful global brands.

Being Yourself Is Enough to Succeed

Kosta Petrov | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
Kosta Petrov

Maybe it is about time that we restart our belief system on entrepreneurship. Maybe it is time we stop treating it as a hip trend and acknowledge that by attaching ourselves to someone else's ideas we are losing the focus on our own story.

'Unicorns' May Be Rare, But Here’s What’s Really Unusual In Tech

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business

Sadly, this counts for progress in the male-dominated tech startup world: Of the 84 so-called “unicorn” U.S. companies -- startups valued at $1 bi...

4 Easy Tips to Avoid Falling Into Frenzy

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I recently got back from a family holiday in France. Because I wanted to be "on vacation" I'd decided to get a head start on my work so it wouldn't be...

Impostor Syndrome: How to Feel Confident When You're Out of Your League

Jenn Lederer | Posted 01.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jenn Lederer

* You're the newest hire on the team...and you're getting the biggest pay check. * You've been hired to speak at a seriously high-powered event. * Y...

How to Fund Your Startup -- With VCs, Angels and Crowdinvesting

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

"Every one of my books had killed me a little more," - this profound and highly personal quote by American author Norman Mailer has become one of my f...

What's a Stand-Up Meeting and Why Is It Beneficial?

Aron Susman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Small Business
Aron Susman

Stand-ups are meant to loosely give everyone else an idea of what we've all accomplished recently, while also outlining our plans and goals until the next stand-up.

Be a Master of the Web Universe: How to Be Charismatic Online

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 09.14.2014 | Small Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

When confronted with a charismatic personality, don't you feel yourself drawn to that person, to their ideas, their beliefs? People look up to charismatic people. What does this have to do with your online venture? Everything.

Jolie Altman's Beautiful Success

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 07.05.2014 | Style
Kristin Meekhof

At a recent dinner party, guests were asked to bring an item they were proud of and could share with others. While some may have paused to think abou...

Giving Yourself Space

Amanda Slavin | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I move fairly fast and for anyone who knows me, they would probably say that is an understatement.

Homegrown South Florida Entrepreneur Sees Sunny Future in South Florida

Steven Kurlander | Posted 02.05.2013 | Small Business
Steven Kurlander

If you ask most in South Florida, the ongoing recession has had a major negative impact on their standard of living and way of life.

Starting a Business? Help Save Your Cash and Try Bartering

Women & Co | Posted 01.30.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

Exchanges are useful if you can't find a one-on-one local partner, but the Better Business Bureau recommends you read the fine print before you join a barter network.

Reality Bites: Five Startup Entrepreneurs Dish on What It Really Takes

Rebekah Iliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Rebekah Iliff

From inside the bubble I bring you insights from some of tech's most inspiring and innovative entrepreneurs.

How Dubai Came Through 2010

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

The UAE -- and Dubai in particular -- has been an utterly fascinating place to be in 2010. Obstinate denials of the recession not having an iota of im...