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Starting Up Isn't All Rainbows and Unicorns

Jen Consalvo | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

While starting up is not all rainbows and unicorns, you can make it fun by embracing the rollercoaster for what it is and enjoying the ride. In talking to thousands of entrepreneurs over the years, we've heard a lot of these behind-the-scenes, gritty, honest stories about what entrepreneurship is really like.

#AOLBUILD Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

Why There Is Always Enough Room in Your Industry as a Startup

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

I'm all about taking risk where it makes sense, but I also practice caution and commons sense in an attempt to preserve my efforts and energy. These are the kinds of thoughts that were running through my head:

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas...

The Organized Entrepreneur: The 5 Steps I Took to Have My First Five-Figure Day

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Jordana Jaffe

A few months ago, I felt like I came to a crossroads of sorts. I had been business coaching for several years at this point, I celebrated my first 6-figure year in 2013, and worked with many clients, but I felt drained and confused and messy at points too.

7 Things To Do Every Morning As An Entrepreneur

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.13.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Habits are what make us who we were, and these seven daily tasks can help you become a better entrepreneur.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

Michael Barsamian Uncut

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I recently had the opportunity to chat with him about success and here are five lessons to building empires the Barsamian way.

It's Time to Stop Chasing the Impossible Ideal

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

What can you do to move forward without falling into the trap of blindly chasing an ideal? First, recognize that an ideal is exactly that: ideal. Ideals exist in a perfect world. Unfortunately, we don't.

Art of Making Money: 3 Keys to Getting Obsessive to Achieve Greatness

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

With these three keys in hand,the great entrepreneur inside of you can emerge and embrace the infectious obsession that has made so many men and women great.

5 Intercultural Issues That Can Make Life Easy for Entrepreneurs, Expats and VCs

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Cosmin Gheorghe

A few months ago I was asked by Alin Uhlmann, president of Tasuleasa Social, if I could help Romanian entrepreneurs learn how to present their ideas and accomplishments to international partners and investors. Inspired by my discussion with Mr. Uhlmann, I put together five essential issues that can be helpful in intercultural professional relationships.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

A Powerful, Predictive Tool to Create the Future

John Warner | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
John Warner

Wouldn't you jump to use a powerful analysis tool allowing you to predict business success with a high degree of accuracy? Join me in a thought expe...

The 5 Don'ts for Taking Time Off From Your Business

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

That kind of laundry list mentality is depressing when you think about it, especially since taking a vacation shouldn't have to be something that stresses you out.

The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

For entrepreneurs the key to living this one to the fullest is the understanding that you can choose -- that you do have a choice to effect the journey and change the rules, that you can decide to give it your best shot to do something, something extraordinary.

Entrepreneurs Do Not Have Dream Jobs

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 09.02.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

Earlier this year I was invited to speak at Wharton Business School at an event, Rebuilding America - Path of Entrepreneurship. Check out the full tal...

Four Steps to Read a Meeting

Dean Soukeras | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

These four states of perception allow someone to get a sense of a situation quickly and accurately. The more you practice them, the more accurate they become.

5 Steps to Build Buzz for Your Startup Business

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.06.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

As a small or startup business, buzz is all you have. Your brand is young, your reputation is unformed, and your access to capital is limited. So how can you use buzz to your advantage? Try these five steps.

Got Stress? Why That May Not Be a Bad Thing

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

While most people tend to avoid pressure, entrepreneurs pile it on themselves. Not only do they accept the normal pressures of running a business, but they put additional pressure on themselves to make sure they fulfill their vision.

In Heartland and Beyond, Businesses Get It: Not Cutting Carbon Pollution Is Risky Business

Bob Keefe | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Bob Keefe

For businesses, not taking action to cut carbon pollution and address climate change is a business risk that can have serious results. According to "Risky Business," the groundbreaking new report by E2 co-chairs Michael Bloomberg, Henry Paulson, and Tom Steyer, sea-level rise and coastal storms could sap $35 billion out of our economy every year.

South African Businessman Swims Necker Island for a Cause

Kerrin Black | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Kerrin Black

"What you have at the end of your life will be determined by how much you gave."- Ettiëne Pretorius 14 March 2014, Necker Island, British Virgin...

Understanding Legal Contracts for Entrepreneurs: What Do I Need and Why Do I Need It?

Genavieve Shingle | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Genavieve Shingle

Let's be real, legalese, contract language - total snoozefest - and sounds a bit scary too, right? And what does it even mean? Presenting: Unders...

Key Steps to Not Fail in the Internationalization of Your Company

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

The internationalization is not a simple step, since it requires time for planning, evaluation and implementation. Before taking the leap into foreign markets, we must take into account the following factors.

When You Just Don't Feel Like It

Tim McDonald | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Tim McDonald

Just because you are on the journey yourself, doesn't mean that you are the only one taking a solo journey. We can learn and support each other; each journey will have some common roadblocks, challenges and choices. The path may be different, but the experience is much the same.

Customized Costume Jewelry (#ArtofY)

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.01.2014 | Style
Alex Schattner

When Katie launched Three Jane in 2012, she had a singular item, the Map Necklace, and a dream of merging new luxury with customization.