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Protecting Your Online Business Presence

Genavieve Shingle | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Genavieve Shingle

What many online business owners do not realize is that there are legal requirements for having an online presence. The two most common documents needed are "Terms & Conditions" and a "Privacy Policy."

5 Business Lessons from Our Nation's Stressed Out, Burnt Out and Exhausted Nurses

Brian Horn | Posted 08.31.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

When you are sick or injured, you head to your nearest hospital to be taken care of. What happens, though, when you realize that the very people treating you are sick and in need of healing themselves?

The 80/20 View of Self-discipline

Richard Koch | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

If you think about it, pleasant and democratic societies cannot flourish without self-discipline.

What to Do When You Start Making Money in a Startup

Jose Vasquez | Posted 08.30.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Once your company starts making a profit, it's time to redefine your goals and set a direction for accelerating your next stage of growth or establishing yourself more firmly in your niche.

7 Reasons Why It's a Good Time for Women to Become Entrepreneurs

Stacia Pierce | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

Ladies, if you've been thinking about launching your own full-time business or a part-time venture, now is the perfect time to get started. Here are seven reasons why you should seriously consider launching your own business.

I-Corps @ NIH - Pivoting the Curriculum

Steve Blank | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

We've pivoted our Lean LaunchPad / I-Corps curriculum. We're changing the order in which we teach the business model canvas and customer development t...

Here's Everything You Should Know About Generation Z

Business Insider | Hayley Peterson | Posted 06.26.2014 | World

Move over, millennials. Marketers are beginning to target a new crop of young people who are rapidly growing in number and influence: Generation Z....

What's in Your Mailbox? Tips on What to Do When Uncle Sam Comes Knocking

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.25.2014 | Money
Steve Mariotti

Every year, one in 10 of us receives the dreaded letter. You know the one -- and you probably don't want to open it: the IRS requesting more information about your finances.

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.