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8 Creative Ways to Collaborate and Grow Your Family Business

Daphne Mallory | Posted 04.19.2015 | Small Business
Daphne Mallory

Your success in family business depends on your ability to connect and collaborate with others. You'll generate more revenue and make a bigger impact in the world through collaboration. Learn how to create your competitive advantage and grow your family business.

Meet Renaissance Woman Paula 'Pixie' Dezzutti Hewlette

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Nova Lorraine

I was a woman, I was pregnant, I wasn't even old enough to legally rent a car, and I had scored higher on their aptitude entrance test than any other candidate.

Perfect Your Pitch: An Insider's Guide for Female Entrepreneurs

Shelley Zalis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Shelley Zalis

At SXSW, where apps such as Meerkat sparked industry buzz, The Ipsos Girls' Lounge brought female founders together to help guide new tech startups. We dug into the bias that may be holding female entrepreneurs back and shared insight to help them win the pitch.

Six Tips Every Young Entrepreneur Must Know When Getting Started in Business

Shanila Sattar | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Shanila Sattar

Always work towards having adequate balance. This doesn't mean work and life have to be separate entities, but do consider the threshold when one does not benefit the other.

How India Can Become the Largest Startup Country in the World

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 04.17.2015 | Technology
Oscar Raymundo

All the pieces are in place and startups and investors are making India a hotbed of economic activity, despite these regulations. Right now India has the opportunity to rival Silicon Valley in value or stand to lose some of its brightest entrepreneurs.

Character of a Business v. a Design Entrepreneur

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Entrepreneurs are the people who reinvent and revigorate our society in large and small ways and we know them by their actions. However, how do entrepreneurs with a business or a design background differ from one another and what are their personal traits?

The Global Search for Education: 革新, Innovación, Innovation, ابتكار, Inovação, инновация, イノベーション, নবপ্রবর্তিত বস্তু, Innovazione!

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.15.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Justin Bieber and Scooter Braun - Past Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award Honorees Winston Churchill once said, "Without tradition, art is a fl...

The Entrepreneur's Common Sense Guide to Heart Health

John Bowen | Posted 04.14.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

It's been said that a man with health has a thousand dreams, while a man with no health has but one. Don't you owe it to yourself, your team and your family to not only have a thousand dreams, but also have the energy and engagement to make them happen?

This Hong Kong Man Went From No Name To High End Designer

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

Raymond Lun runs his fashion store on Haven Street, a quiet back street just a few hundred meters from the heart of Causeway Bay, one of Hong Kon...

Vietnam, Then and Now

Ann Medlock | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Ann Medlock

Looking into the young faces of Vietnam 2015, hearing their questions about the time when I lived in their country, before they were born, before their parents were born, I kept seeing faces from long ago, all but one of them dead now.

How You Can Master Social Selling to Get in Front of Any Customer

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

If you run a small-business or a small marketing team you can't market like McDonalds or probably even your largest competitor. So why bother trying?

SBA Modernization Is Unlocking Commercial Capital

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet | Posted 04.10.2015 | Small Business
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

As an immigrant who came to this country at age 5 with no economic advantages, I believe that entrepreneurism is the greatest force the world has ever known for lifting people out of poverty. SBA plays a special role in empowering those born without any head start.

Crafting An Effective Pitch

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

While working with my clients on how to craft effective, call-to-action pitches, the common theme that always rings true for great pitches is, clarity; Clarity of why, clarity of who, clarity of benefits. With clarity as a base, we can break down a pitch into an easy formula: W+TM+B = P

How to Build a Business With Staying Power

Matt Rissell | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Matt Rissell

If you're an entrepreneur like me, your mind never turns off. You're constantly seeking new ways to improve your business and yourself. So, what does it really take to turn something you've made into a company with staying power and apply that natural drive to scaling it?

6 Ways to Describe What You Do When You Can't

Maria Ross | Posted 04.08.2015 | Small Business
Maria Ross

When asked any variation of "What do you do?" you have to have an answer ready. Even if you're just starting out on a project. Even if you've only written Chapter One. Even if you are launching your business two months from now.

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Grow Your Family Business

Daphne Mallory | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Daphne Mallory

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is our ability and capacity to manage emotions well in ourselves and in our relationships. What does this have to do with running a family business? Everything.

There's More Than One Way to Define Entrepreneurial Success

Nellie Akalp | Posted 04.08.2015 | Small Business
Nellie Akalp

How do you know when you've made it as a business owner? What does true entrepreneurial success look like? Can it be measured by your bank account, number of employees, customers, or media mentions?

6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Presence

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Sit down and think about it. Why are you online? Whom are you trying to connect with/impress and why? Why should these people be interested in you?

Crowdfunding and Taxes: What You Should Know

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

No matter how the crowdfunding industry evolves in the future, even the most modest artistic and cause-based campaigns should consider how to build the most tax-efficient effort.

How to Use the Power of Purpose to Create Your Ideal World

Ramon Nuez | Posted 04.08.2015 | Small Business
Ramon Nuez

You do not have to live your life the way other people tell you to. Yes, it's a shocking statement and it breaks every convention you have been taught, but it's also true. But living an unconventional life is not easy. There is a great deal of hard work and failure on this journey.

Leverage the Secret Language of Selling

John Bowen | Posted 04.07.2015 | Small Business
John Bowen

Want to connect with your current and future clients better? Start paying closer attention to what you say to them and how you say it. Using language effectively to tap into consumer psychology can give you a competitive edge that can set you apart in your market.

It's Not Easy, But It's Worth It!

Chelsea Berler | Posted 04.07.2015 | Small Business
Chelsea Berler

Two questions come to mind whenever I think about my book, The Curious One, my career, and my life. Why should anyone care about me and what I have to say? Why would they want to hear the confessions of still another entrepreneur?

A Note to Postgraduate Women

Danielle Prager | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Danielle Prager

Asking for mentorship can be scary, but what's the worst that can happen, someone will say no? I guarantee you that if you search and ask enough, someone will say yes. Be fearless, be bold and go after what you want. You deserve it.

What Airbnb Will Mean for Cuban Entrepreneurs and American Travelers

Jake Colvin | Posted 04.03.2015 | Travel
Jake Colvin

The great promise of the Internet - and of digital platform providers like Airbnb that operate globally -- is that it can help improve visibility and trust for these entrepreneurs in Cuba, and this particular company brings slick promotion and a high profile to the table.

7 Entrepreneur Types Drive Change on a Global Scale

Marty Zwilling | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Peter Andrews and Fiona Wood, in their recent book "Überpreneurs" have profiled 36 leading candidates for this category, to extract a set of common characteristics.