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Keeping Up With the Millennials

Linda Lightman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Linda Lightman

Recently, while shopping for Instagram props with some of the smart, cool twenty-somethings I work with, I suddenly had a moment where I felt "out of touch" with them.

Young Entrepreneur Wins Nationals with a Locket to Protect from Assault

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Since I founded NFTE in 1987, I have been privileged to meet young people from all over the country who share one key attribute: they aspire to own their own businesses. Every year NFTE brings together several of those young entrepreneurs into a series of competitions.

Want to Get From Here to There? Then Find Yourself a Mentor

Ramon Nuez | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

You will never surpass your potential until you surround yourself with people who are more successful than you. Unfortunately, you have surrounded yo...

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Everybody has that friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.

Empowering Veterans Through Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Every day, Americans wake up to frightening headlines from all across the globe. Warring factions of terrorist groups, especially in the Middle East and Africa, show no signs of desiring peace, and the threat of nuclear attack is ever present.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 8: Phil Randazzo and Derek Andersen

Steve Blank | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Successful entrepreneurs show up a lot and make their own luck. And they are resilient -- they're able to bounce back after failure. Both of these tr...

Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in th...

Calendaring to Take Back Control

Karen Trepte | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Karen Trepte

Your calendar is not meant to be a thundercloud, it's meant to be a gentle breeze, a tool for you to use to maximize the joy in your life. So the first step to take is to find a calendar format that suits your working style, whether you enjoy a calendar on the wall or prefer to use an online calendar.

Top 10 Ways to Invest in Yourself and Why It's So Powerful

Megan Tull | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Megan Tull

Investing in yourself is one of the best return on investments you can have. Whether it's investing in learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally, tapping into your creativity or hiring a coach, you need to give to yourself first before you can give to others.

10 Networking Tips for High Achieving Entrepreneurs

Patrice Tartt | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Patrice Tartt

You've heard it before. "It's not what you know, but who you know." When it comes to making connections and building strong, mutually beneficial relationships, networking is the social catalyst that always delivers.

Pixar, Artists, Founders and Corporate Innovation

Steve Blank | Posted 10.27.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

I'm still surprised when I find unexpected connections with innovation in different industries. --- In a recent workshop with a large company focused ...

The 4 Things Every Entrepreneur Must Get Right

John Bowen | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
John Bowen

As business owners, we all want to be successful on purpose -- achieving tremendous results by design instead of stumbling toward them. With that in mind, here's a roadmap to help you bridge the gap between where you are today and where you want to be down the road.

How to Turn Your Failing Business Around

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

They say embrace it but many of us hate it... FAILURE. Failure is viewed as a lesson to learn from but who really likes to fail with a business idea that they worked so hard to establish?

Slow Marketing -- What Are You Waiting For?

Becs Miller | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Becs Miller

I've started noticing a trend. Increasingly in the world of business, and especially among online entrepreneurs, coaches are touting get-rich-quick schemes to help you reach that all-hallowed 6-figures in 6 minutes flat.

1 Simple Idea to Change Your World

Craig Zamary | Posted 10.22.2015 | Education
Craig Zamary

I believe most people wish to own their own path and want to find their way. This discovery can be taught and embraced at any age, so you can pursue what do I really want to do in life, what's my purpose and why am I doing this.

Girls in Tech Announces Finalists for 2015 Lady Pitch Night USA

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

The finalist female entrepreneurs in the 2015 Lady Pitch Night USA competition will present innovative ideas representing a wide range of areas, from philanthropy and health monitoring to beauty and academia.

The Fatal Flaws Of Our Education System

Donna Harris | Posted 10.22.2015 | Education
Donna Harris

Across the board, the students wanted to be given the answer to the test. Their rationale? You have to do well on the test so you can get into a good college so that you can get a good job. And there you have the underlying assumption behind our entire educational system.

How to Know If Your Business Idea Is Stupid

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Everybody's been there. You're standing around the water cooler talking with your coworkers, talking with friends over drinks, or maybe just taking a shower. Then it hits you -- a brilliant business idea! But does it make sense?

Chris Beauchamp and the Monster of Digital Media

Nova Lorraine | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Nova Lorraine

There are very few people that amaze me by their unique brilliance and charm, but Chris Beauchamp of Monster Media is one of them. Having worked with a variety of brands from Target to JetBlue, Chris is one of the creative geniuses behind a company that has grown into an unstoppable force in the retail digital marketing space.

5 Steps to Create a Brilliant Product Vision

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Before you build your product, you must have a true north for where you are going, and then share a compelling story about its necessity and worth. You must start with crafting your vision.

5 Sensational Rules Leaders Impose on Themselves: #2 Is Essential.

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

I know the boss well. I have been a subordinate to numerous bosses, worked with a few and was even one for many years. But my attitude in being the boss changed when I worked with my first leader. His operation was foreign to me.

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 7: Betsy Corcoran and Miriam Altman

Steve Blank | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Startup success starts with passion for a job you want to spend your life doing. And great founders never stop to wonder if they're qualified to do a ...

6 Reasons Why Your Coaching Business Isn't Taking Off

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

If your business just can't seem to generate any buzz, don't worry: I've got you covered. I've seen it all -- both in clients' experiences and my own -- and I know what's keeping your goals from manifesting.

Need Money for Your Business Idea? Here are Some Options

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

Before you take the leap into full-time entrepreneurship, make sure you have a solid exit strategy and the necessary capital to bring your idea to life. As you're researching how to acquire funding, consider these four routes.

Are You Drowning in Your Business?

Paula Kloots | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Paula Kloots

In this era of technology we are so accessible and information for us to use is unlimited. The options are endless and I don't believe it to be a good thing as an entrepreneur. I know I have enough craziness going on in my own head without adding everyone else's into the mix.