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Introducing The Porch Light Profiles

Sue Shanahan | Posted 01.18.2017 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." ― Howard ...

What My Dad Taught Me Without Even Trying

Karthik Rajan | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
Karthik Rajan

It is one thing to be successful and provide for your family. It is quite another to open a door for your child, show him how the world could work when the odds were against you-without preaching one word.

How To Avoid The Pitfalls Of Becoming A 'Wantrepreneur'

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The problem is that wantrepreneurs don't seem to care about the success they'll eventually have. Instead, they only care about what they have now.

3 Hacks That Will Help You Stay Sane While Running Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Solomon Thimothy If you're an entrepreneur, you know how difficult it can be to keep up with everything going on around you and your business. Bu...

4 Tips for Finding a Technical Co-Founder

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By John Rampton Although I now run a payments solution business that leverages next-generation payment processing and security technology, I certainl...

How to Encourage Your Entrepreneurial Spirit Through a Positive Mindset

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Solomon Thimothy Entrepreneurs are usually highly energetic individuals with tons of self-motivation. However, entrepreneurship is a battle that n...

How Has Big Data Impacted the Legal System?

BusinessCollective | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business

By Ben Walker Few industries produce more data than the legal industry, and the amount of data produced every year is constantly increasing. While t...

How Your Brand Can Win at Back-to-School Marketing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Adam Grant As a brand marketing to college students, you don't want your strategy to be just another flyer or advertisement emblazoned with the w...

3 Core Business Drivers That Can Be Enhanced and Scaled Through Digital Learning

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Andrew Fayad As we continue into 2016, creative agencies like mine, which specializes in eLearning solutions, are taking a much more modern UI/UX a...

5 Red Flags to Be Aware of in SEO Companies

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Nicholas Slettengren Hiring a search engine optimization agency isn't your everyday business decision. It's more than just a quick handshake and a...

How to Brand Your Environment Using All Five Senses

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Jesse Kolber When running a service-based business, environment is everything. Huge clothing retailers, movie theaters and car companies pump scen...

Brand Love: 4 Ways to Create Customer Loyalty

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Michael Heyne What do TOMS Shoes, SoulCycle, Apple, and YETI Coolers have in common? Each of these companies has a powerful cult following of de...

How To Limit Fraudulent Payments In Your Online Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

When I started in the online invoicing and payment acceptance business, I was concerned about the potential for fraud. I didn't have the mechanisms in place to protect personal and financial data at the time, which put me at the risk of losing customers.

What Colleges Tours Can Teach Us About Sales

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Lindsay Tanne So much of the dialogue surrounding college admissions today is about applicants "selling themselves." As the co-founder of an educa...

Is Independent Work Right for You? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

By Brendon Schrader Who do you work for? Fifty or even 15 years ago, most people would respond to that question with the name of a company -- one com...

Small Business, Big Decisions

Brett Murphy Hunt | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Brett Murphy Hunt

I have realized that sometimes the slightest tweak in a name, a color, or a font, can have a remarkable effect on the perception of a business. Now, to a marketing professional, that might be old news. But, for the small-time business people who are more focused on their craft, this could be valuable advice.

How to Stay Inspired and Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Harper Spero | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

When you start implementing some of these actions into your life, you'll begin to find yourself more motivated and inspired to continue doing the work that you are meant to be doing.

Embrace the Season of Change in Your Life That has Arrived for Your Greatness to Emerge.

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 03.28.2016 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

Has your life become one long drawn out day with no ending? Stop, because you're approaching your season of change.

American Challenge: Entrepreneurship to Impact

Karim Samra | Posted 03.28.2016 | Impact
Karim Samra

Five key factors contributed to the meteoric growth and success of the Hult Prize in building a global pipeline of high quality impact enterprises.

30 Things I Learned the Year I Turned 30

Harper Spero | Posted 01.25.2017 | Women
Harper Spero

Being vulnerable leads to feeling heard, accepted and relatable.

Running With Scissors: Why Struggling Professionals Should Be Sprinting to the Hair Industry

Nick Arrojo | Posted 12.02.2016 | Style
Nick Arrojo

These statistics don't lie; hairdressing is full of opportunity. Look at me: From England, I came to America with $1,500. Hard work in an artisanal craft means twenty years later, I'm the sole owner of a multimillion dollar brand with three salons and two schools in the greatest city in the world.

The Surprising Connection Between Passion, Rituals and Entrepreneurial Success

John Bowen | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often face the seemingly conflicting goals of building a great business and having a great personal life outside of the office. We know that true success is about more than just huge financial rewards -- it's also about living a rich and fulfilling life, by design.

Building Resilience Against Climate Change: Women in Bangladesh Lead the Way

UN Women | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
UN Women

In May 2009, she lost all her fish when cyclone Aila hit the country. At the time 179 people died and more than 2.6 million were affected. In the south-west coastal belt, Aila left an estimated 500,000 people homeless, including Ms. Boiragi, who took shelter in a primary school.

Less Developed Countries Cultural Assets May Be the Pathway to Creativity in the New Economy

John M. Eger | Posted 08.14.2016 | Arts
John M. Eger

The entire world is waking up to the fact that a new economy -- a global economy based on creativity and innovation -- is knitting every nation together. In the process, both developed and developing nations are starting to feel the effects of a structural shift in the world's economics.

Community Development Priorities for Your Family Business

Daphne Mallory | Posted 07.07.2016 | Business
Daphne Mallory

At your finger tips lies the power to create better communities. It's the gift inherent in building any solid family business. You have to decide what it is you want. What changes do you want to see?