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Humility in Entrepreneurs

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

This past week was the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement where you fast and pray in synagogue all day and atone for all your sins over the past year. Our rabbi delivered a powerful sermon that took a page from David Brooks' "The Road to Character."

4 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Entrepreneurial Game

John Bowen | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
John Bowen

When you consider all of the feats you need to accomplish on any given day, you realize you're not simply an entrepreneur -- you're an entrepreneur athlete. As with any great athlete, the key to success is the right training regimen.

6 Lessons I Learned From Dan Lee, Director NextDesk: I Love Lesson #1

Ramon Nuez | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

As the interview progressed, my mind began to drift slightly, I was not disinterested. On the contrary, I was thinking why did Dan not accept the failure?

5 Reasons Why Enlightened Entrepreneurs Are the Most Successful

Crystal Marsh | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Crystal Marsh

Becoming enlightened, or at least raising your self-awareness is key for most people who leave a position as an employee to become his or her own boss. Here are five reasons why becoming enlightened is essential to being a successful entrepreneur.

The Importance of Finding the Right Mentor

Nellie Akalp | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Nellie Akalp

If there's one thing I've learned over my career as an entrepreneur it's that good things are rarely accomplished alone. Success often hinges on getting the right advice or support from the right people.

The 4 Keys to Conscious Entrepreneur Health

J V Crum III | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
J V Crum III

THE 4 KEYS TO CONSCIOUS ENTREPRENEUR HEALTH If you want to make an important contribution to our world and achieve financial success, then you mus...

Feel Like Giving Up? Here's Why You Can't Quit

Kali Hawlk | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Kali Hawlk

Insecurity cripples us from doing our best creative work. We've all experienced the sudden jolt of uncertainty that leaves us feeling wary about what we're making or doing.

The Entrepreneur's Bill of Rights

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

In my new book An Entrepreneur's Manifesto, I have proposed an Entrepreneur's Bill of Rights, modeled on the great amendments to our Constitution tha...

Five Ways to Beat Others in the Stock Market

Timothy Sykes | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

The stock market is a difficult and often competitive game, and one that can come with its fair share of letdowns. Approximately 90% of traders will lose money; 70% or more of mutual fund managers fail to beat the S&P 500 each year.

5 Employment Laws All Small Businesses Should Know

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

When you run a small business, managing employees is a time-consuming part of your job. From schedules to vacation time, there's a lot to think about when it comes to dealing with human resources within your business. Among the many concerns you face daily is employee satisfaction.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How Do I Handle the Inevitable Challenges?

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

In making the decision to walk the road between employment and entrepreneurship, it's important to approach things with a clear and open perspective.

Ready To Wash Your Hands Of Your Facebook Page? Wait!! Try This First!

Nicky Rees | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Nicky Rees

The wonderful world of Facebook is changing ALL the time and it can be pretty hard to keep up! Unfortunately organic reach is continuing to decline and it's becoming harder to get posts seen by our fans.

Why We Need to Talk About Entrepreneurial Burn-Out

Rui Delgado | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Rui Delgado

If we don't put our mental, emotional and physical health first, we are putting at risk our businesses way more than the little time and effort it takes us to rest, train our minds through meditation and eat better.

5 Tips on How Your Bridge Job Can Benefit Your Business

Kelly Lynn Adams | Posted 09.22.2016 | Women
Kelly Lynn Adams

Even if you hate your job(s) and are working on an exit strategy to leave, you must shift your perception and turn around your thinking of your bridge job(s). Your job can be looked upon as your secret angel investor or your sugar daddy.

9 Truths All Successful Lifestyle Entrepreneurs Believe In

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Sarah Peterson

Successful lifestyle entrepreneurs know that it's better to find a corner of the market and dig deep, developing expertise and establishing themselves in that niche, rather than picking a wide market and trying to serve everyone.

Jeff Woods, Community Evangelist at The Grid, Talks About Not Being Good Enough

Ramon Nuez | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

There is no clear route to becoming a creative. That very same journey becomes even more labor intensive when you strive to become a creative entrepreneur. Woods' struggle with his journey was not based on the lack of talent but on believing his disempowering story... "you're not good enough."

Are You Causing Yourself Pain?

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 09.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jenny G. Perry

Are you stuck in some area of your life? In your business, relationships, weight, confidence... do you feel like you're looking for the missing piece to finally shift it? Do you think you may be the one causing yourself pain? Are you finally fed up and done?

The Mini Startup Investing Guide for Mom and Pop Investors

A.J. Steigman | Posted 09.17.2016 | Business
A.J. Steigman

Let's say that one of your friends or family members decides to start or get involved with a new business and comes to you asking for an investment. What should you do and how should you evaluate the opportunity?

10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Timothy Sykes | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions.

How a Really Dumb Promise Turned Into a Company

The Modern Femme Movement | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
The Modern Femme Movement

Once upon a time, I was your everyday mommy blogger. I was at home raising my three boys and I'd tried just about everything I could think of to turn stay-at-home-motherhood into a more intellectual endeavor that pandered to my need to work and create.

How Employee Engagement Benefits Your Bottom Line

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

You've heard it time and time again. The best way to attract customers is by engaging them. What happens, though, when you engage your employees? Does this bring benefits to your bottom line?

Lifelong Learning: An Essential Ingredient for Entrepreneurs Eyeing Business Growth

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

It seems as though we wouldn't need to mention the importance of continuing our entrepreneurial education. Sadly, we see each and everyday that many businesses are failing--failing to stay informed, failing to stay up-to-date, failing to remain powerful and inspired.

Uncover & Monetize Your Inner Genius. Part 2

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

Make sure you read Uncover & Monetize Your Inner Genius. Part 1. (Quiet the Inner Critic) Here is where the fun begins. For some of us, it may be whe...

Evidence Shows Our Future Is Far Better Than We Think

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 09.16.2016 | Technology
Dragos Bratasanu

The future looks incredible because we are finally reaching the unique point in history when our needs are met by technology and we can start focusing on our passions, on what we most value in life, and also when we are empowered by technology to change the world for the better.

Leverage LinkedIn for Big Business Success

John Bowen | Posted 09.14.2016 | Business
John Bowen

LinkedIn has become perhaps the top platform on the Internet for entrepreneurs to connect with prospects, stay in touch with existing clients and start conversations that ultimately lead to more business.