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5 Major Warning Signs Your Startup Could Fail And What To Do About Them

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

The vast majority of startups eventually fail, but sharp-eyed entrepreneurs can decrease the chances of succumbing to failure by understanding the warning signs of a collapse and taking action immediately.

What to Do During a Slow Period: Shift From Worry to Opportunity and Strengthen Your Business Strategy

Ciara Pressler | Posted 10.11.2014 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

Want to emerge from a slow period with a stronger business? Here are my top 10 recommendations for what to attack and where to focus your attention.

5 Ways to Create a Healthier, Happier Office

Frank Chalupa | Posted 10.08.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Whether you're designing a new office or simply looking for ways to improve your existing space, here are five things today's professionals are looking for.

Failure Can Be a Lesson in Disguise

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.08.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." - Robert F. Kennedy Confronting failure is a supreme challenge whether you are raisin...

Guarding Your Focus Against Shiny Object Syndrome

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 10.05.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

Shiny Object Syndrome is the habit that entrepreneurs fall into of enthusiastically chasing what is new without regard for how it will shift focus, change priorities or cost precious cash, time, effort, energy and focus.

Entrepreneurship: An Avenue for Economic Growth

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 10.05.2014 | Small Business
N. Kimron Corion

If many more countries were to invest in entrepreneurship and ensure that citizens are exposed to business creation from a very young age then this can help curb some of the economic problems being faced.

A Visual Tour of Silicon Valley

Courtney Price | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

If you are ever visiting San Francisco and have an extra day for adventure, I highly recommend jumping into the car and heading to Silicon Valley. The drive is beautiful and it is a worthwhile experience to see some of the big businesses and small treasures of the tech world.

How To Make The World a Better Place: 4 Lessons on Founding a Non-Profit

Christopher Molaro | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Christopher Molaro

To be sure, there are many ways one can try to change and help their community, big or small. Admittedly, there are more effective and less effectiv...

Next Tech Boom May Be Fueled By Grandpa Power

Daryl Rowland | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Daryl Rowland

Programs Provide Help For Gen-X and Boomer Entrepreneurs CLEVELAND: When we think of tech entrepreneurs, we tend to envision 20-something coders wit...

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Let's Talk About Money

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

Earlier this year I surveyed individuals who desire to make the transition from employment to entrepreneurship. I discovered that, overwhelmingly, the biggest roadblock that keeps people from taking action is fear about money.

4 Things You'll Need to Get Funding For Your Small Business Venture

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Getting funding is one of the biggest obstacles entrepreneurs face, but as long as you have these four things, you'll be in a good position to get it.

Starting Unicorn Companies: FireEye

Sramana Mitra | Posted 10.04.2014 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

Last November, Aileen Lee wrote a post on Techcrunch titled Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups. In it, she offered a...

3 Things to Unlearn Today to Create a Thriving Business You LOVE

Tiana Patrice | Posted 08.01.2014 | Small Business
Tiana Patrice

I have to admit, one of the best decisions I could have done for myself and as a mom is becoming a mompreneur. It hasn't been easy, but it's been so w...

3 Things I Learned as a Shop Girl in Southampton NY That I Brought to My Work in Mozambique

Michael Seo | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Michael Seo

Two-thirds into the summer season and time zones removed from Mozambique, I began to embrace the reality that stakeholders are clients are one and the same.

5 Lessons Learned Mentoring 300+ Student Entrepreneurs at European Innovation Academy

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

I just got back to The States after an amazing experience in the South of France mentoring at European Innovation Academy, a three week entrepreneursh...

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Inc. | Howard A. Tullman | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emot...

Rising Star of Rap: Meet Snow Tha Product

Steve Harmon | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Harmon

This summer is filled with action movies, super heroes running around doing, well, uh, super things. But that's just pretend. In many ways the real-life superheroes are those that overcome the odds, overcome adversity, take the raw ingredients life gives them and transcend. How's that for an intro for Snow Tha Product?

Ill Visuals

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 09.28.2014 | Arts
Savas Abadsidis

Rising stars, in their own right, Rez Ones and Boogie's lives are already on display and getting involved with someone that shares their passion and lifestyle can be a blessing and a curse. When it's good, it's great.

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

Are You Starting a Business for All the Wrong Reasons?

Jeffrey Lyon | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Lyon

If you're reading this article, chances are you have some sort of connection to the entrepreneur community. Maybe, just maybe, you're even an entrepreneur yourself, aspiring or established. If that's the case, here's something to consider: Why are you starting your business?

Entrepreneur Dysfunctions in Cartoons: Pipe Dreams

Sramana Mitra | Posted 09.27.2014 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

Honestly, this comic strip is based verbatim on my personal experience! As you know, I anchor the 1M/1M Free Mentoring Roundtables weekly. After cl...

6 Scary Questions You'll Have to Face When You Start Your Own Business

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.27.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Before you start building your dream company, you'll need to face these six difficult questions.

Which Soft Skills Does An Entrepreneur Need?

Penina Rybak | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

We don't live in the uni-dimensional, dystopian society like the one in Divergent, by Veronica Roth. We can implement change, starting with changes in our own Theory of Mind and actions.

Are We Welcome Entrepreneurs Or Unwanted Criminals?

Aurora Chisté | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Aurora Chisté

This is when I heard those dreadful words, "We're denying you re­entry into the United States and deporting you back to Mexico tonight." I was being treated like a common criminal without having committed any crime.

How To Avoid 'No Vacation Nation' Burnout

Frank Chalupa | Posted 09.23.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Entrepreneurs are known for working long hours, so it's no wonder they have a hard time stepping away from their business long enough to take, much less enjoy, a summer vacation.