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Be Your Own Secret Business Weapon

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Writing about entrepreneurship and working with entrepreneurs from around the world, I often have the pleasure of connecting with people I may never h...

If You're Looking for Your Next Unicorn, Head to Sweden

Ariel Kramer | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Ariel Kramer

There are more unicorns per capita in Sweden than anywhere else in the world besides Silicon Valley. Sweden has incubated household names such as Spo...

How to Grow Your Small Business After a Setback

Carson Tate | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Carson Tate

Not all struggling small businesses are doomed--far from it, in fact. Think back to 2009. The U.S. economy was anemic. Companies were slowly clawing their way back from the Great Recession. Around that time, stories of powerful rebounds were few and far between.

Searching for the Next Carlos Slim or Sara Blakely

Maura O'Neill | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Maura O'Neill

We glanced at each other. Hers with a touch of anxiousness. Mine with a huge smile. We were walking in front of the hotel in Mexico where in hours the international selection panel for Endeavor entrepreneurs would convene.

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Boost Employee Morale

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

You already know that you need a high rate of productivity to keep up with the competition. But how much effort are you putting into rewarding those e...

Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers (Overcoming Mental Barriers)

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 12.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

Kids can be really annoying at times. Case in point: The "Why" game. Aren't familiar? I bet you are. Let me refresh you. It goes something like this...

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: What to Expect During Your First Months as an Entrepreneur

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

I recently interviewed Matthew Smith who quit his job in the banking industry earlier this year to live life on his own terms. I wanted to interview Matt because I knew he'd be willing to give you an inside look into what it's like to begin and grow as an entrepreneur.

From Habits to Happiness

Karen Trepte | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Karen Trepte

"Work is joy" is my personal motto. I genuinely believe that when you start listening to your heart and making conscious choices, you can experience r...

The Troubling Reality of the Hustle

Mary Bassey | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Mary Bassey

Heart beats are meant for hearts, not brains. Yet, for the past few days, that is all I have felt it in my forehead: throbbing headaches that are due ...

6 Ways to Keep Your Groove During a Ring of Rejection

Raquel Eatmon | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women
Raquel Eatmon

My first sting of rejection came in junior high school when the popular girls denied my letter of inquiry to join their group. The larger, more humiliating boulder of exclusion hit me in high school after a handsome college freshman went M-I-A minutes before dinner with my parents.

This Just In: Entrepreneurs Who Get Pregnant Still Walk, Talk and Think

Joanna L. Krotz | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Joanna L. Krotz

Bias against women who seek startup funding is real and ongoing. Of the nearly 7,000 businesses funded by venture capital from 2011 - 2013, 85% had nary a woman on the executive team. Only 3% of the VC-funded ventures had a woman CEO. Conventional equity funding models clearly are ignoring or misinterpreting what women bring to the table.

Do You Know How to Drive Your Team's Productivity? Number 2 Is Critical

Ramon Nuez | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

Are you tired of the word productivity? I am too. I would bet you that it’s one of most overused words in our vocabulary. Now there is nothing wr...

The President for Entrepreneurs? It's Hillary Clinton

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Maura O'Neill

I have spent more than twenty years as an entrepreneur, and four years as Chief Innovation Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development. I believe that Hillary Clinton is the best candidate to represent our interests as President of the United States.

My Journey Finding Happiness After Leaving My Corporate Job

Carol Brailey | Posted 12.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carol Brailey

Once upon a time before I became an image consultant and entrepreneur, I worked for several years in the financial services and health care industries...

The Surprising Connection Between Passion, Rituals and Entrepreneurial Success

John Bowen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we often face the seemingly conflicting goals of building a great business and having a great personal life outside of the office. We know that true success is about more than just huge financial rewards -- it's also about living a rich and fulfilling life, by design.

The 7 Hardest Things About Becoming an Entrepreneur

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

These are the things that call people to become entrepreneurs, but they don't come easy. Beginning your journey as an entrepreneur, you'll face dozens of hardships and challenges along the way. Take, for instance, these seven hardest things about becoming an entrepreneur.

3 Careless Conversations That Can Threaten Your Small Business

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

As a small business owner or supervisor, managing employee relations is a critical part of your job. But more than the obvious tasks associated with employee relations, every little thing you do -- every conversation you have with employees -- can either help or harm your business.

The Right to Dream and the Right Dream

Chiara Condi | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Chiara Condi

We are all born with an equal capacity for dreaming, which ensures that when we are children we all grow up wanting to be something we will probably never become. With time our interactions with our parents, our environment and our own confrontations with reality redefine, or rather fine-tune our dreams.

The Future of Workspace Is Here

Alex Pirouz | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

Over the past few year's the rise and ever growing interest in co-working has transformed the way solopreneurs, freelancers and small companies do business in Australia. It has become a true microcosm of a new way of working and, perhaps more importantly, living in Australia.

A Tribute to Nneka Fritz

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

In the past 27 years, I can easily say that I've learned something from every one of my students. I have seen their talents and their faults. But one of the most talented students I taught was also one of the most difficult to forget -- Nneka Fritz, who passed away this past January.

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Create More Innovations

Marty Zwilling | Posted 11.28.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

What established businesses know through experience keeps them from looking for the new and innovative ways to do what they do better, cheaper, and faster. I'm convinced that's why most mature companies are slowing down or buying their innovation through acquisition, rather than building it.

'Nuqat' Dots the Art, Culture and Design Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.28.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're funky, they're traditional, they're 30-somethings, they're Nuqat (dots), and they're taking the Arab Gulf's art, culture and design scene by storm from Kuwait.

How to Get a Ton of Work Done Without Having Any Discipline

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Here is the step-by step breakdown for how I started writing so consistently, which you can apply to just about any goal:

The #1 Technique to Open Any Door (to Reach Bestselling Authors, Speakers & Industry Leaders)

Cailen Ascher | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Cailen Ascher

Opportunities beget opportunities. You're featured on this blog and now they want you on that one. You're interviewed on this podcast and suddenly 3 more popular shows want to talk with you. You befriend a top name in your field and now other industry leaders return your emails and phone calls.

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...