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I Found My Work-Life Balance With 5 Changes

Lori Axler | Posted 02.26.2017 | Business
Lori Axler

I have finally found self employment to be the right formula that fits my life. At least it works for me at this moment in time. But not everyone finds or even believes that this ambiguous concept of balance exists.

The Leadership Game Plan: Why Tanner McGraw, CEO Apto, Thinks Leaders Should Listen

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.26.2017 | Business
Ramon Nuez

Do you need to be an entrepreneur to be a leader? It might help, but it’s not mandatory. In all honesty, being an entrepreneur does little to help ...

What's Your One Thing?

Kevin Kruse | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Kevin Kruse

When you determine your MIT, you'll find that all those seemingly interesting opportunities are actually major distractions. You'll also discover that by staying focused, you'll reach your destination right on schedule.

7 Networks for Latina Professionals or Entrepreneurs

NBC Laitno | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 02.25.2016 | Latino Voices

If you are a Latina entrepreneur or professional, you are not alone. The National Women's Business Council states that Latinas own close to 788,000 bu...

Harness the Awesome Power of Client Retention -- and Watch Your Business Soar

John Bowen | Posted 02.22.2017 | Business
John Bowen

In our quest to continually attract and bring on new customers, we tend to forget the importance of keeping our current ones loyal. Existing customers can have a tremendous impact on the health of our businesses.

Coaches Never Admit 'THIS'

Kaitlyn Stephens | Posted 02.24.2017 | Business
Kaitlyn Stephens

If you follow other coaches, chances are you've heard a lot of the same messages. They're probably telling you to 'take the leap and quit your 9-to-5'...

How to Get Over Yourself and Start Your Own Business Today!

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Entrepreneurship dreams are big. Some involve breaking out from under a big corporation's wings for an indie start up. Others foresee making it big wi...

How Tony Robbins and the Six Human Needs Put True Love and Passion Back Into My Life

Sigrun Gudjonsdottir | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Sigrun Gudjonsdottir

At the "Unleash the Power Within" event, Tony Robbins asked us to write down our ideal life and everything it entails; including our partner in life.

Rocking to the Top

Wilamina Falkenhagen | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Most first time parents with a newborn are lucky to be thinking straight, let alone launching an international furniture business. Samantha Hobbelen is not most people.

What No One Told Me About Being an Entrepreneur

David A. Pride | Posted 02.24.2017 | Business
David A. Pride

I've wanted to be an entrepreneur my whole life. If you've ever seen me speak, you've no doubt heard my story about setbacks, comebacks, and waiting periods.

There's a New-Old Sheriff in Town: Royalty Financing for Young Ventures

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 02.22.2017 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

Do you remember that story from the early '90s when Arthur Fox pioneered royalty financing as a new form of venture capital? No, me neither. But the fact is that's when we got the first revenue based financing model operating here in the U.S.

3 New Truths About Millennials and Their Careers

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 02.22.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

The common line of thought coming from the media is that our generation wants more than we "deserve" -- that we're not willing to work for it. Our elders compare us to generations of the past. We don't have any grit or follow through, they say.

CEO Talk: Oliver Dlouhy, Co-founder and CEO, Skypicker

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.21.2017 | Business
Lan Anh Vu

In this conversation, we discuss everything from how he, as a young man, started his business to what challenges he faced along the way as an entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 21: Grant Warner

Steve Blank | Posted 02.22.2017 | Business
Steve Blank

While finding product-market fit is important, getting the rest of the business model right is the difference between a great demo and a great busines...

I Grew Up Poor in a Rich Person's World -- Tales of a Serial Entrepreneur

Deborah Chang | Posted 02.20.2017 | Business
Deborah Chang

It's these memories that stand out in sharp relief -- the shame of handing my lunch lady that brightly colored free lunch ticket instead of cash; of making excuses to avoid going out with friends; of never inviting friends to my house because the appliances didn't work and there were holes in the wall.

Best Practices for Young Leaders: An Interview with Two Founders Under 25

Claire Topalian | Posted 02.19.2017 | Technology
Claire Topalian

I had the opportunity to catch up with two young founders recently: Nadya Nguyen, founder and CEO of Hidrate Spark and Andrew Torba, founder and CEO of Automate Ads.

3 Ways to Actually Fail as an Entrepreneur (and the Only Change You Need to Be Successful)

Neal Samudre | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Neal Samudre

Many of the entrepreneurs I talk to are terrified of failure. The thought of falling flat on their face keeps them up at night. But in my experience, you have to do a lot to actually fail as an entrepreneur.

The Leadership Game Plan: Why Hagai Tal, CEO Taptica, Nurtures Leadership

Ramon Nuez | Posted 02.19.2017 | Business
Ramon Nuez

What leader should you model? I would proclaim, without hesitation, you should model John C. Maxwell. Next I would explain that Hagai Tal, CEO of Tapt...

Helping Cities Like Detroit

Pamela Lewis | Posted 02.18.2017 | Detroit
Pamela Lewis

When national leaders travel to Metro Detroit recently, many hail the city's recovery, pointing to the resurging automobile industry and an emerging startup community. While this is true in many regards, it overlooks a key factor in Detroit's turnaround.

3 Steps to Quickly Make $1000 Per Month with an Online Business

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

While 99% of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money...there's a special group of "in the know" people who are waking up to a world of financial potential that most people don't know is possible.

How We're Inspiring Inventors and Entrepreneurs

Michelle K. Lee | Posted 02.18.2017 | Technology
Michelle K. Lee

The following is an excerpt from an op-ed which first appeared in The Des Moines Register. To succeed in our innovation-based economy, where good i...

Do We Glamorize Failure?

Davina Ngei | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Davina Ngei

The habit of glamorizing failure is a bad one. Failure should not be worn as a badge of pride. Instead, it should be a reminder that we have a long way to go. This is not to say that you shouldn't be pleased that you've tried; after all, most people won't take the first step.

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 21, Part 1: Kathy Ku and Orin Herskowitz

Steve Blank | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Steve Blank

Tech transfer is about far more than simply licensing technology, Kathy and Orin explain.

10 Lessons I Learned My First Year As an Entrepreneur

Heather Regan | Posted 02.16.2017 | Healthy Living
Heather Regan

I am here to shine light on these societal expectations and bring you an honest, messy and perfectly imperfect recap from the top ten lessons I learned my first year as an entrepreneur.

Going Against the Flow: Nasos Topakas, CTO of

Charu Sharma | Posted 02.14.2017 | Business
Charu Sharma

Nasos Topakas brings more than 20 years of software engineering and executive technology management experience to his role as Chief Technology Officer at Inc. Before joining the team, he served as CTO for SendMe, CTO at StubHub, and VP at Charles Schwab & Co.