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9 Qualities Of Remarkable Entrepreneurs

| Murray Newlands | Posted 01.26.2015 | Small Business

The majority of writers have written posts on the values, behaviors, characteristics, and attitudes which spell success for an entrepreneurial leader....

10 Lessons I've Learned About Entrepreneurship

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 01.23.2015 | Black Voices
Brandice N. Daniel

I started saying that it's taken 7 years for us to see success, but then I found a flaw in that statement. I've actually been successful even during the tough times. It's all about how you define success. For me, I've decided to define success based on daily wins. I've had many of them and I've learned many lesson.

3 Surefire Branding Secrets

Timothi Jane Graham | Posted 01.23.2015 | Small Business
Timothi Jane Graham

There's a lot to consider when building a Personal Brand. What you're selling, your audience, web design, photos, copy are all part of the big picture. But really before you can get to any of that you have to start with you. Here are three major things I consider when building my client's Personal Brand...

Our Women Mean Business: Encore Careers After 40

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Bobbie Brinegar

At age 52, recently divorced, depressed, and deeply in debt, Carol Gardner received advice from her attorney to "get a therapist or get a dog."

Company Owners Don't Know It All. Seek Out Renegades.

Robert Jordan | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Robert Jordan

This weekend I was talking to my mother-in-law and looked up from where she was sitting to see our attic door dangling from its hinges ready to fall and clock her in the head (not a way to get bonus points with the in-laws).

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How Do I Come Up With a Business Idea?

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 01.22.2015 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

When starting a business, the risks come as part of the deal. It can be nerve-wracking, but it's also part of the beauty that makes up the world of entrepreneurship.

The Power of One

Jack Nadel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

No matter your situation in life, you can change your circumstances. You have all the capability within yourself to make good things happen. And while pursuing your goals, you can enjoy every minute of it.

Business Plans: Mapping Your Road to Success

Nina B. Ries | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Nina B. Ries

When I work with startups, I am invariably asked whether they "really need to bother with a business plan." Small businesses owners pose the same question.

Today's Business Power Couple: Social Good and Social Media

Sandy Abrams | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The best way for a business to stand out in a crowded space is to be seen as a valuable part of the community. In Newport Beach, California where there are many health and fitness options, one business doing it right with both social good and social media is GRIT Cycle.

Selling You: Creating a Winning Professional Bio or Blurb

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.20.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Keeping these points in mind will make writing your blurb fun and enjoyable because it is about giving to others; and giving is always grander and more joyful than taking - which is exactly the key ingredient that makes up a great blurb.

Three Lessons from Perry Marshall -- Marketing Pro Extraordinaire

John Bowen | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

A reluctant marketer, Marshall went into sales after being laid off from his engineering job. His innate talent at using direct marketing to reach potential clients helped the tech company he worked for boost its sales from just $200,000 to more than $4 million in just four years.

Young Entrepreneur Market Means Business for Teenage Entrepreneurs in Cleveland, Ohio

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.20.2015 | Education
Steve Mariotti

The movement away from big retailers towards local entrepreneurs is a good one. It benefits the consumer because as the market grows, the consumer has more choices--to buy locally grown food, handmade products, or artisanal work once very difficult to find.

Congress and Lack of Immigration Reform: A Study on How to Undermine the U.S. Economy and America's Place in the World

Edward Goldberg | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

What is most surprising about the U.S. Congress today is how harmful its parochial views have become to America's long-term global economic interests.

5 Keys to Gaining the Edge in the Startup Game

Kira Makagon | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Kira Makagon

What makes an aspiring entrepreneur thrive in Silicon Valley? It's a question that those of us who have succeeded here are asked with great frequency.

Scaling the Chasm

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

One of the things I've learned from my two decades in startup land is that it doesn't get any easier as you scale - the problems just evolve, but there are still problems. And opportunities. But I guess that is what makes the startup game so fun.

How a Business Is Like an Airplane

Quora | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Quora

I am often asked the question, "What does it feel like to start your own company?" I often answer: "It feels like you're jumping off a cliff and building an airplane on the way down."

How Publishing a Memoir Has Helped Grow My Business

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 01.15.2015 | Small Business
M. Shannon Hernandez

Publishing a book that helps you build a larger platform and become more visible in your brand is a great idea if you are looking for growth and bigger opportunities. I am forming friendships with authors around the world. That, is priceless!

Saving American Industry by Disrupting It

Pat Choate | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Pat Choate

The U.S. economy has lost more than a third of its industrial base over the past 20 years and with it more than six million good-paying jobs. This loss is the real cause of the rising economic inequality that now plagues our nation.

Last Business Standing: 5 Truths About Startup Failure That Will Shock You

Erica Nicole | Posted 01.14.2015 | Small Business
Erica Nicole

Studies have shown time and time again that there are a variety of reasons why small businesses fail. But some reasons are less obvious than others. Here's a look at four of five common reasons startups fail; reasons that are rarely discussed:

Tech Startup Funding in Midwest? Cincinnati Says No Problem

Jason Grill | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Jason Grill

As 2015 gets underway there is no doubt that the startup sector is succeeding outside of Silicon Valley and the northeast region of the United States. Much of this growth and entrepreneur success is coming from the country's heartland.

Killer Career Advice From 16 Beyond-Inspiring Women

One Kings Lane | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
One Kings Lane

In the spirit of new year, new you, we asked 16 fab women -- from HGTV's Emily Henderson to bag designer Clare Vivier -- for their best piece of career advice. Here are their answers.

4 Ways the Free Market Has Wall Street on Its Heels

Patrick Donohoe | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Patrick Donohoe

The human genius has come to the rescue and has practically put a nail in the coffin by creating technology that has Wall Street more frightened than ever.

Greg Nardello: Millennial Entrepreneur Making Moves On St. Mark's

Kara Kamenec | Posted 01.12.2015 | New York
Kara Kamenec

Why would this be any millennial's dream project? To answer that, I sat down with Augurs Well owner, Greg Nardello, to get his take on what it's like to be a millennial entrepreneur in a typically non-millennial industry.

Want to Make Money? Be Yourself

Jenn Scalia | Posted 01.11.2015 | Small Business
Jenn Scalia

You have to own what you do and stop living a double life. You are you, and your business is an extension of you. If it's not aligned, you will always be searching for something more.

How to Be a Goal Digger in New York City

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 01.09.2015 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

New York will make you a hustler, it will make you a believer, and it can also make you broke. The streets are overpopulated with millions of people with millions of dreams, agendas and goals. There is no room for the sluggish.