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Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 18: Sarah Calhoun and Steve Sims

Steve Blank | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

Realizing you need help and learning how to ask for help are crucial skills for a founder. And while how much money you make at a startup is a way to...

It's in You

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

It is in the 4 a.m. alarm that rouses you from your cozy warm bed in the darkness. It is in the quiet of the morning when you are staring at a blank c...

7 Mistakes That Are Keeping Starving Artists From Thriving

Catherine Orer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts
Catherine Orer

If you are anything like me, then you are more than tired of hearing about the "starving artist" myth. If there's something I don't believe in, it's the notion that artists can't succeed in business.

What Does 'Success Mindset' Really Mean?

Anita Heidema | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Anita Heidema

The success mindset is what helps you reach this point. It's the ability to train your brain to look at different areas in life you want to change, and understand what steps you need to put in place to move forward.

Top 15 College Entrepreneurs Take Flight In Nation-Wide Business Pitch Competition

Matt Hunckler | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Matt Hunckler

Remember back in the day when you were a twenty something college student? Did you want to be a rockstar, DJ, actor, or rapper? College students t...

Ready to Start a Business? Take Hold of Your Credit

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Stop worrying and check your score. Every American is entitled to one free score per year, so use Google and find the one for you.

Three Ways Entrepreneurs Can Take On the Big Guys -- and Win!

John Bowen | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often have to fight the 800-pound gorillas in our industries to get new business. To successfully take on our well-established competitors and find a way to win, we need the right strategies in place.

6 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know to Avoid Burnout!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

Life as an entrepreneur requires immense discipline, focus and above all -- an overwhelming need to avoid burnout -- both emotionally and physically.

Ready to Start a Business? Take Hold of Your Credit

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.25.2016 | Money
Steve Mariotti

Maybe you need to rent an office space to manage your new startup. Or, you need to open a line of credit in order to ensure you can always pay your employee when your income is slow to come in. Even with most of the cash on hand, it is impossible to do these things without credit.

3 Questions to Tell If Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Jose Vasquez | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

Most business ideas emerge randomly. You might see a person crossing the street and think about a way to improve pedestrian safety. You might struggle finding sources for a research project and think about a better way to organize that relevant information. If you're like most people, these thoughts have entered your mind--regardless of whether or not you've ever started a business.

Do Hire Friends

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

"Don't hire your friends!" This is very common advice in the business world. Since I like being a bit of a rebel and proving things wrong (sometime...

CEO of Nearby Gives Advice To Indian Entrepreneurs

Quora | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business

Solve a problem that is truly a problem. India is a fascinating country and a very different one. A lot of successful ideas from the US will not work here and vice versa.

5 Lessons From UFC Champion Conor McGregor For Entrepreneurs

Brian Ainsley Horn | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Brian Ainsley Horn

To UFC fans, Conor McGregor is a recognizable name synonymous with fighting success. In years past, he was the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightw...

How We Ideated, Designed, and Launched a Product over a Three-Day Weekend

Amelia Friedman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Amelia Friedman

This year, my friend and I decided to spend this MLK Jr. weekend a little bit differently (it was too cold to do anything fun, anyway). Overcaffeinated and overconfident, we decided to design and launch a new product in three days spending less than $100.

How To Overcome Setback as an Entrepreneur

David A. Pride | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
David A. Pride

Whether you're an entrepreneur, a wantrepreneur, or a business owner - you will experience peaks and valleys. The best way to get over those valleys? Stay focused on the next peak, give of yourself to others, surround yourself with people who build you up, and take massive action.

The Leadership Game Plan: How Jeff Walpole Of Phase2 Builds Trust

Ramon Nuez | Posted 01.22.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

What do you think makes people follow a leader? John C. Maxwell, the author of 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, explains that many leaders maintain a misguided philosophy when it comes to leadership.

5 Sales Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Hate Selling

Syed Balkhi | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Syed Balkhi

For many entrepreneurs, the thought of "sales" feels unnatural and uncomfortable. In fact, many entrepreneurs hate selling. This is sort of ironic, since sales fuel the success of a business.

How to Market Authentically or 7 Ways to Showcase Your Talent and Attract Clients Your Way

Ellie Isacs | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Ellie Isacs

Are you an online entrepreneur? If I were to ask you how easy selling is for you, chances are a good 80 percent of you would frown upon the question and rather change the topic. As an online entrepreneur and personal brand, I too well know the discomfort when it comes to plain selling.

Musings From DLD 2016

Lucy Cooper | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Lucy Cooper

It's all about your environment and the specific, desired experience you have within it. [Attendees taking a break] Whether customer, product or a...

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 17: Tiffani Bell and Clay Hebert

Steve Blank | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

If you're a technical startup founder, one of the painful lessons is that it's not enough just to build a great product. You must also understand the value the product provides customers (along with the rest of your business model).

How Do Entrepreneurs With Anxiety Succeed?

Williesha Morris | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business
Williesha Morris

My cell phone with the bulky, pink cover was shaking a little in my hand. I was staring at my calendar app and crying. I was 30 minutes late for ...

Leaders: 3 Easy Flexwork Strategies You Can Implement Today in Your Organization

Emily Morgan | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Emily Morgan

Technology has created a world in which we don't need to come to work in order to actually get work done. As leaders, this creates a diverse opportunity to re-imagine and re-design a more flexible, happier workforce, which values connection to work and strategic results above all else.

Bully Stopped By A Golf Shirt

Janice Celeste | Posted 01.22.2016 | Parents
Janice Celeste

When entrepreneur Kelsey MacLean discovered that her son was being bullied in school, she did what any mom would do. She complained to his teachers and then to the school's administration, but at first she didn't get the results she was hoping for.

"That Killer Instinct"

Joan Gelfand | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts
Joan Gelfand

Inspired by a stellar review in the New Yorker of David O. Russell's new movie, "Joy," I headed out for the theater. The script, the New Yorker's (unnamed) film critic reported, "captures the magical moment when Joy's private inspiration finds public expression," and, "the core of the film is Joy's mastery of the killer instinct and her deft plotting of bold confrontations." My kind of flick.

The Navigation Game Plan: 9 Leadership Strategies I Learned From John C. Maxwell

Ramon Nuez | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

Unfortunately, being a good navigator is not an inborn skill. It must be developed through past experiences of success and failure, not to mention a solid supporting cast: