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4 Things Entrepreneurs Learn Through Mentoring

Saudia Davis | Posted 08.25.2014 | Small Business
Saudia Davis

One of the greatest gifts a mentor can give to a mentee is to share their experiences--the good, the bad and even the very ugly. Matter of fact, it is through the very ugly that we sometimes learn our biggest lessons.

What Kind Of Entrepreneur Are You? (QUIZ)

Posted 08.08.2014 | Small Business

If you're a small business owner, it seems like the work never stops. But for once, we're not here to give you advice or tell you about the 10 Mistake...

Things a Business Owner Never Says

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.24.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Spend enough time at a playground and you'll notice that kids are envious of each other. Small kids want size, skinny ones want bulk and they all want to play with the kid who has the Mr. T 3-wheeler. This envy continues in the workplace.

Turn It All Off!

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 08.24.2014 | Black Voices
Brandice N. Daniel

The truth is not that we don't have time. The truth is that we are unfocused and distracted. Don't believe me? What used to take me a full-day to complete, took me a couple of hours today.

How 7 Successful Entrepreneurs Find Focus

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

It happens every day. Wherever you go, anything you look at, every noise you hear is another piece of information fighting for your attention. How do ...

2 Tricks to Get Any Customer or Job You Want

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.19.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

If you are employed then chances are you applied for a job and were the fortunate applicant to get it. If you own a business then you've probably responded to an open call for proposals. Congrats if you've won a few (you should also buy a lottery ticket).

Why Lean May Save Your Life - The I-Corps @ NIH

Steve Blank | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Today the National Institutes of Health announced they are offering my Lean LaunchPad class (I-Corps @ NIH ) to commercialize Life Science. There may...

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns. Once the...

17 Real Entrepreneurs Tell Us The One Thing They Wish They Had Known Before Starting A Business

Posted 06.19.2014 | Business

Starting a business is no small feat. You get advice left and right, and it's hard to know who to believe. To see what advice actually would have been...

Senior Entrepreneurs Play a Vital Role

Jack Nadel | Posted 11.17.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

Over my nearly 70 years as an entrepreneur, I have sometimes been described as a visionary, but this is really a misnomer. The truth is that I am a tremendous opportunist.

The Three Worst Times to Quit Your Job and Start a Business

Tai Goodwin | Posted 08.17.2014 | Small Business
Tai Goodwin

This has nothing to do with the economy and everything to do with the way you set the stage for your transition to full-time entrepreneur. While it may be tempting to jump now, your leap into entrepreneurship will a rough one if your starting position is off.

6 Misconceptions About Entrepreneurship You Need To Correct

Jose Vasquez | Posted 08.16.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Misconceptions about entrepreneurship nearly outweigh the accurate perceptions -- and if you're going to run your own business, you need to ground your expectations in reality.

Filipino Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Typhoon Recovery

Jomay Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Jomay Liu

It's been six months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore through the Philippines and displaced 4 million people.

Exactly How to Get Started Using a Virtual Assistant

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Do you have tasks in your business that you don't necessarily need to be the one to do? As a mom who raises her kids during the day and works on her business during naps and after bedtime, my time is precious to me.

Fastest Way to Get Over a Big Mistake (Nudge, Nudge)

Lloyd Burnett | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Burnett

Next time you make a decision at work that you think is a "mistake," which you will, turn on some Elvis Presley and just sit back and wait for that mistake to turn into a shiny ball of delicious expansion for your soul.

Autism Without Fear: "Asperger Entrepreneurs"? Don't Entrepreneurs Have to Socialize with Potential Investors?

Michael John Carley | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Michael John Carley

Finally, a wave of companies are starting to see the benefits of employing individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), a form of autism that often yields incredible abilities alongside the more well-known social challenges.

Success Tips From Millionaire Trader Tim Sykes

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.12.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

Always curious to learn about the success habits of other entrepreneurs, today I sat down with my good friend Timothy Sykes, the millionaire stock trader, teacher and serial entrepreneur, and asked him to share with my readers his own daily habits for success and peak performance.

Getting Introductions to Investors -- The Ranking Algorithm

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

Most investors apply a simple ranking algorithm against introductions which determines how they react to them in terms of prioritizing their time and the seriousness with which they approach the opportunity. Here's how it works in my experience.

25 Signs That You're on the Right Track in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

14. You know what you want and you go for it. You're never afraid to ask for what you want and go to where/whom you can get it from.

#AOLBUILD Hosts theSkimm's Co-Founders

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.06.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD QUOTE OF THE SESSION "One of our readers said it best, 'I can get behind a business that respects brunch.'" -- theSkimm co...

Cure Idea Bloat and Get Focused

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

Ever find that you have so many ideas you don't know which one to focus on first? That it's hard to prioritize what's important (and what's not), and you just end up feeling stuck in always planning out an idea?

The Daily Innovator: Nine Ideas for Sparking Curiosity in Your Collaborators

Amy Radin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Amy Radin

Are some people just born curious? Or can curiosity be cultivated? The answer matters because curiosity is a necessity for innovation. If curiosity isn't instinctive among your collaborators then you need to bring it to life.

Tetris: The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Game

Panos Panay | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Panos Panay

I couldn't help but feel wistful when I heard that today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Tetris. Even though I have not played the game in about 25 years, it got me thinking about why Tetris became (and remains) so popular to begin with and also how, in some ways, it's the ultimate gaming embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit.

3 Unconventional Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Michael Price | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Michael Price

I started my first business when I was 18. I was a freshmen in college and I was juggling a full-time course load, a part-time job and building a business on the side. Shockingly, juggling this many things at once isn't the tip I advocate for or against. Here are three unconventional tips for young entrepreneurs.

Three Reasons Why Reporters Are Not Writing About Your Business

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

As an entrepreneur (especially entrepreneurs without a publicist), knowing how to capture the interest of a reporter is absolutely critical.