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Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace--a New York City-based nonprofit incubator providing early-phase organizati...

The Lonely Life of an Entrepreneur

Janis Kupferer | Posted 05.28.2014 | Small Business
Janis Kupferer

According to the Small Business Administration, there are nearly 28 million small businesses operated in the US. And of these, 78.5 percent are individually owned and run with no other employees than the owner themselves.

Problem Solvers Rock In This New Entrepreneur Era

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

The real question is whether problem solving is a skill you have to be born with, or is there any hope for the rest of us to become successful entrepreneurs. After some review of available resources, I'm convinced that problem solving is a learnable trait, rather than just a birthright.

9 Things You Should Do Before Selling Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 05.12.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one thing I should not forget to do when trying to sell my business? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (...

Mompreneur Tips: Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar

Anjali Varma | Posted 05.25.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

"Its going to be incredibly hard."

Why Most People Fail to Cash in On Their Dream Idea

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

A better question than asking about the quality of an idea, is asking about the quality of your plan to cash in on the idea.

Tell Me What You DO Want

Matt Douglas | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

For many years, I've frequented a hot dog diner in Natick, MA called "Casey's Diner." I first discovered Casey's about six months after I moved into N...

Art of Making Money: Sell The Sizzle

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

Art of making money: Sell the sizzle, not the steak. This is part one of a 12 part series on the art of making money, a fast paced system for the g...

Show us the Money! Where's the Funding for Women Entrepreneurs?

Jenny Drezin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Jenny Drezin

How many ideas, then, that could be relevant -- even revolutionary -- to half the world's population are being stymied because women can't access the resources to grow and scale their startups?

Will The 'Open Business' Wave Bring Real Change?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

We seem to have a rare convergence between demands from the marketplace, driven by the real-time collaborative Internet culture, and a desire by entrepreneurs to define success as something more than making money. I think it's really happening, and it's time to take a reality check on your own business, and your own shopping habits, to capitalize on this trend.

How One Blogger Scored a Book Deal, Without any Insider Connections or Track Record

John Corcoran | Posted 05.04.2014 | Books
John Corcoran

Jaime Tardy knew no one in the publishing industry when she set her sights on publishing a book.

Around The World In 12 Days--One Suitcase, 4 Climates And Four Currencies

April Rudin | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
April Rudin

The first step to helping your business grow overseas is expanding your own global knowledge via traveling. If you haven't already, it's time to get a passport and book that overseas trip.

Becoming An Entrepreneur...Through Enlightenment

Posted 02.28.2014 | World

A Bangladesh-born management guru, Faisal Hoque, explains how "mindfulness" can transform your business. selects the most compelling sh...

12 Service Providers That Take the Headache Out of Business Travel

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.29.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one online destination or service provider that you use to save money on all of your business travel? The following answers are provided by ...

Harlem's New Starbucks of Teas

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Nova Lorraine

Have you ever had the feeling of overwhelming joy in one little cup? This is what I experienced after my first sips of Serengeti's Moroccan Mint tea.

7 Ways You Can Use Your Call Center to Increase Customer Happiness

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.13.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one creative way that businesses can use a call center to improve customer happiness? The following answers are provided by the Young En...

3 Questions Millennial Entrepreneurs Get Asked

Susan Liang | Posted 04.25.2014 | Small Business
Susan Liang

I tried it out, and decided that climbing the corporate ladder is not for me, so I started a company that stands for more than just food, but also a commitment to helping people eat healthier and helping more girls go to school.

What Fantastic Mr. Fox Can Teach Us About Marketing

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.23.2014 | Small Business
Molly Hahn

Last night, I finally saw Fantastic Mr. Fox. Not only were the visuals totally captivating, I fell in love with the lead character {or Clooney's voi...

I Built a Mobile App -- Now What?

Ilina Dimitrova | Posted 04.22.2014 | Small Business
Ilina Dimitrova

Here are four actionable strategies entrepreneurs can leverage to create a strong drumbeat of downloads and accelerate adoption.

The Technology Revolution and Its Role in Our Lives

Angella Nazarian | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Angella Nazarian

The answer to "what do you want to be when you grow up?" may not exist for many of our young children today, as they will be working in jobs that have never been created before.

Entrepreneur Seeks to Eliminate the Burden of Coming Out

Levi A. Miles | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Levi A. Miles

Brooks Gabel realized that people who were coming out needed someone to talk to -- and not only that, they needed someone to speak with who had gone through the process themselves. This realization set Gabel on a journey that leads to his website,, going live.

9 Twitter Accounts All Social Entrepreneurs Should Be Following

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.13.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Who is one entrepreneur I should follow on Twitter for advice and inspiration for building a nonprofit or socially-conscious venture? The foll...

Learning How to Learn: What Business Leaders Need to Know

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

The world is changing at a rapidly accelerating pace. What you learn today can quickly become outdated. HOW to learn, though, is a skill that lasts a ...

14 Unusual Tips for Trimming Your Business's Budget This Year

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What's one unexpected way you are trimming your company budget this year? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC...

13 Ways to Be Most Productive Outside the Office

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one work-related task you prefer to do during the weekends or evenings and why? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepren...