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Life After Top Chef Win: An Interview With Yigit Pura

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Hilal Isler

It might be eight in the morning, but pastry chef Yiğit Pura is already on his third espresso. "I've been up since five," he says, cheerfully.

Remember Your Why

Emma Isaacs | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

One of my favorite books in the world is Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek. Have you read it? If not, run out and buy it now. Hang on, no one does that any more - just google it and some online bookstore will have it to you in days.

Paul Gerard Farina -- The Hot and Cold Truth

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I recently sat down with Boston based empire owner, Paul Gerard Farina. He is the owner of Farina Corporation, the leading HVAC firm in city since 1958.

Channel It: Facing The Entrepreneur Fear Factor Head On

Matt Rissell | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Matt Rissell

Never fear? Right, like that's actually possible. To believe that anyone--especially entrepreneurs facing any number of great unknowns on a daily basis--will be impervious to the gut-wrenching wringer of failure or struggle is to start off on a false premise. Fear is a part of doing business, and it's a part of being human.

Relationship Capital: The Fuel for Your Marketing Machine

John Bowen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
John Bowen

By building and harnessing the power of your relationships, you'll have a sustainable edge over the competition that can take your business to the next level.

How to Attract Your Ideal Clients by Being Yourself

Mui Tsun | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Mui Tsun

When setting up your business, you may have thought about your brand. You may have pondered about the 'voice' of your company, the tone, the style, and how you want to convey your business to the rest of the world.

Your Toughest Career Questions Answered

Danielle Prager | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Danielle Prager

When it comes to the latest marketing trends or figuring out which designer decided flared pants should make a come back, Google always delivers. When it comes to solving my most frustrating career challenges, not so much. This is why I decided to take a more "old school" approach -- I asked a real life person, whose career and personal choices I admire and value for their advice.

The Power of Doing Something Meaningful with Vivek Sharma, CEO of Movable Ink

Ramon Nuez | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

The world is peppered with insanely large problems. And while many try to address those problems with conventional remedies, the entrepreneur will reframe the problem.

Rosemary Farina - Creating a Signature for Success

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Isn't it true that often times the best things come in small packages? So it is true with empires too. I recently had the opportunity to meet with a powerhouse entrepreneur who has built a massive employment staffing empire by keeping it small.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Lessons Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai Learned From A Successful Exit

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

We caught up with Akshay on what he learned from his Tip'd Off journey, from the day he started it to the day it got acquired. While admittedly, it was a very hard decision for Akshay and his cofounders to sell Tip'd Off. They just couldn't let go of this opportunity of a successful exit, with their investors and employees in mind as well.

Win by Telling Stories

Daphne Mallory | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Daphne Mallory

I've studied entrepreneurs who engage in the art of war to see how they win. One simple strategy they use is to tell simple and strategic stories. If you listen to them in interviews, or watch their marketing and sales approach, you'll soon catch on to three or four core stories that they share with everyone, everywhere.

Entrepreneurial Women: 3 Ways to Break Through Invisible Barriers to Growth.

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

As a member of the National Women's Business Council, I've had the opportunity to engage with hundreds of female entrepreneurs. During our talks, I couldn't help but happen upon an interesting, yet frustrating discovery. 9 out of every 10 women I spoke with would rather stall their growth than ask for capital.

How to Market Your Startup

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Marketing a startup is very tricky. Chances are you have very little money and no marketing team. It's like you're Gordon Bombay and trying to lead a bunch of rag-tag kids to the District 5 PeeWee Hockey Championship.

Master the Art of Delegation

Emma Isaacs | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

Delegation is a key skill for all leaders, and necessary for any person wanting to get ahead. If you ever feel stressed and overwhelmed or feel as though your career or business has become stagnate, then it's time to sharpen those delegation skills.

Surviving the Entrepreneur Content Apocalypse

Tania Price | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Tania Price

One of the easiest ways to successfully navigate this maze of information is to try to isolate some experts who resonate with you. Perhaps they started out in a similar industry or are specialists in a particular field of business.

5 Essential Habits of Highly Productive Product Managers

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.11.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Great product managers are like many other high achievers. They seem to get more done in a month than most do in a year. When you find one you do everything you can to keep them, and you would gladly trade 10 good PMs for one that was great.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Puts Positive Spin on Yet Another Failed Startup

Prabha Kannan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy
Prabha Kannan

Mark Cranslin, CEO and co-founder of several failed startups, announced to his friends today that his latest venture had also gone belly-up, but that he continues to be optimistic for the future.

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Increase Their Energy

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Entrepreneurs are hardwired with ambition and drive. As a result, we are on the go 24/7, putting in long hours at the office, an exhausting travel schedule and much more.

Too Much Can Be Too Bad

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

What is going on? It defies logic. Why did these less educated people become successful entrepreneurs while the "geniuses" failed miserably? My insight is that to know too much hinders your ability to see the essence.

3 African Entrepreneurs Raise $70K, 7 Things They Want You To Know About Crowdfunding

Mary Olushoga | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Mary Olushoga

Over the years, crowdfunding has become an effective alternative for entrepreneurs to raise funds for their business ideas. Crowdfunding allows entrepreneurs to raise capital without giving up too much equity.

The #1 Secret to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur: FOCUS!

Debbie Frank | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Debbie Frank

Location, location, location . . . yep, that's the success motto in real estate! Most people have heard that location is the #1 factor in real estate investing. Being an entrepreneur is similar where the most important element to success is focus, focus, focus!

Tips for Success from Cosmetics Entrepreneur

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Hilal Isler

When businesswoman Ji Baek established the Rescue beauty salon in Manhattan, the year was 1998, and there was nothing else like it on the market.

4 Savvy Ways to Pump up Productivity and Profits

John Bowen | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
John Bowen

When we first start building our businesses as naive young entrepreneurs, it can all seem so simple. Then as we gain traction and begin to make an impression on our marketplace, things get complicated quickly.

How Caitlyn Jenner Is Helping Me Be a Better Me

Elura Nanos | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Elura Nanos

Caitlyn Jenner's transformation was fascinating and inspiring to so many of us -- not only for the social change it means for our world, but also because it is rare to see any reinvention that is so total.

Likeable Leadership: A Collection of 65+ Inspirational Stories on Marketing, Your Career, Social Media & More by Dave Kerpen

Pam Nochlin | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Pam Nochlin

Likeable Leadership by Dave Kerpen, Founder & CEO of Likeable Local, a social media agency is filled with examples, tips, a recommended reading list and lessons learned from Dave and other entrepreneurs and business leaders.