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Always Present, Never Balanced

Chiara Condi | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Chiara Condi

A few months ago a journalist asked me if I had any advice for women entrepreneurs to better balance work with raising children. I am not sure if the first thought that crossed my mind was to avoid the question by saying that I do not have children, or to lie and hide the fact that I was the least balanced person in the world.

My Top 10 Takeaways From the 2015 Forbes Under 30 Summit

Katie Sgarro | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Katie Sgarro

The Under 30 Summit is the young entrepreneur's dream. From inspiring keynotes to pitch contests to the Under 30 Music Festival, the Summit celebrates bold ideas and challenges attendees to continue to push boundaries.

4 Reasons Your Small Business Needs to Be Online

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Small business owners typically make the mistake of keeping their business small. What I mean by this is that they think small and operate small and t...

Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Company

Avelist | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business

Starting a company isn't exactly easy. Here's what you should consider before you jump in...

A 4-Step Breakdown of How I Started 3 Companies This Summer

Nathan Resnick | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Nathan Resnick

This summer I set a goal to launch one company a month in June, July, and August. As every entrepreneur knows, being goal oriented is a key to success. Without goals, our ideas are just dreams.

6 Questions You Must Ask Before Building Your Billion-Dollar App

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

When launching a successful app, execution is everything. Before you delve into development, ask yourself whether you're truly ready to guide developers as they bring your idea to life. It's your vision -- and your business -- on the line.

Go West Young Man (or Woman)

Dean Soukeras | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

I've always had a kind of love affair with the idea of the West. The freedom, the open spaces, the rugged individualism, and no rules, always attracted me.

How to Start a Business After Multiple Failed Attempts as an Entrepreneur

Stacia Pierce | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Stacia Pierce

As an entrepreneur, it's important to recognize and understand that failure is a part of business. Many successful business owners have failed in a business venture at some point in their entrepreneurial career.

How to Get More Done and Be Happier

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

For many years, I worked for a crazy person. Her name is Lisa, and for a decade she was the worst boss I ever had. I confess; I'm a recovering overbooked entrepreneur, the terrible boss was me.

A Tech Entrepreneur's No. 1 Tip for Success: Deliver

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 06.13.2014 | Small Business
Colleen DeBaise

Two decades ago, as the World Wide Web came on the scene, Jeanette Hernandez Prenger saw an opportunity and started an information-technology consulti...

Why Entrepreneurs Should Fire Themselves

Harvard Business Review | Kerrie MacPherson | Posted 10.09.2013 | Small Business

When entrepreneurs first start their businesses, they are usually involved in everything: running operations, keeping the books, and making sales call...

Learn to Be Your Own Boss in Ten Steps (and Then Take Over the World)

Serena Guen | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business
Serena Guen

Do it your way, not the "right" way. Don't rest on anyone else's laurels. The very essence of being an entrepreneur is the ability to navigate a new route to success on unchartered waters.

The Top Five Things I've Learned in Two Months as an Entrepreneur

Azeem Khan | Posted 09.25.2013 | Small Business
Azeem Khan

Two months ago I was applying to medical schools, working at a great biotech company and had every intention to stay on that track. Fast forward two months; I've written off medical school, quit my job, and am a co-founder on an app called Supshot.

Starting the Journey of Entrepreneurship

Anastasia Roumelioti | Posted 04.22.2013 | Small Business
Anastasia Roumelioti

I always wanted to start my own business, but I kept postponing it because it was never good "timing." Now I realize that the "right time" never comes. This expression is more of a distraction to justify one's indecision and lack of courage.

The Power of Entrepreneurs

Evan Burfield | Posted 07.02.2012 | DC
Evan Burfield

It will be our entrepreneurs who reinvent this country -- not our corporations, or philanthropists, or dysfunctional political system -- for three powerful reasons.

America's Crisis of Confidence

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.27.2012 | DC
Evan Burfield

At 18 years old, I decided to jump off the path that everyone assumed I'd take and become an entrepreneur.

The Serial Entrepreneur

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC
Evan Burfield

I'm issuing an urgent challenge to the crazies, the rule breakers, the delusional optimists, the women and men with the ego and pride to persist until they make their dent in the universe. I'm calling on our entrepreneurs to reinvent this country.

Are You Doing Your No. 1 Job as an Entrepreneur?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 07.15.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Your ability to sell is key. Introspection today should set your expectations for tomorrow. Once you get the hang of power selling, closing a sale will be thrilling and more fun than work.

Savvy Entrepreneurs Adopt More Good Habits

Marty Zwilling | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

In the big picture, the habits you develop and nurture shape your destiny. Little everyday habits will take you either to the life you desire or to disaster by default.

'The Social Network': 13 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Take Away

Mastin Kipp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mastin Kipp

Ever since I walked out of "The Social Network," I have been more inspired than ever to continue my entrepreneurial path in technology, media and textiles. Here are the lessons I see from watching the film.

Nine Psychological Traits of an Entrepreneur: Do You Have What It Takes?

Kevin O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin O'Connor

Do you have the qualities necessary to be a successful entrepreneur? Take my survey of various psychological traits that could predict your ability to be the next Bill Gates, Meg Whitman or Larry Page.