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Why You Need to Share Your Story Strategically

Arabelle Yee | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Arabelle Yee

Remember how Steve Jobs started Apple in his garage and how Tony Robbins had to wash the plates in his bathtub because he used to be so poor?

How to Never Forget Your WHY

Saudia Davis | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Saudia Davis

As many entrepreneurs, I find myself binge watching TED Talk videos. They are quick bites of inspiring "ideas worth sharing" that are perfect for the busy entrepreneur. One TED Talk I always recommend for small business owners is by Simon Sinek.

7 Pet Peeves of Highly Successful People

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

The book's first habit is "be proactive." That means you're in charge, and you're the creator. When you act like you aren't responsible for your life, you shift the blame to external sources like your parents, your boss or even the weather.

How One Shark Tank Deal Turned Lani Lazzari Into a Millionaire Before College

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business

Many entrepreneurs with multiple college degrees under their belts spend years trying to start a successful company. But 20-something Shark Tank star Lani Lazzari has already mastered it.

5 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Share Their Story

Sarah Cannata | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Sarah Cannata

It's now been four months since I took the plunge and decided to drive my own professional writing business. So how would I describe my past four months in business?

It's Time for You to Play a Bigger Entrepreneurial Game

Michelle Hext | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Michelle Hext

Recently I've been asking myself... How can I play a bigger game? How can I play full out? How can I participate in this entrepreneurial game at a ...

10 Reasons for Startups to Be Wary of Outsourcing

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Marty Zwilling

These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing. These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes can lead to business failure.

15 of Our Favorite, Kickass Productivity Tips For Busy Entrepreneurs

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Nancy Laws

Everyone has struggled with remaining productive, have you googled productivity tips?!?! Let's just say that we all need help in the productivity department from time to time, but there are so many awesome tips out there sometimes it can be challenging to narrow it all down to the best of the best.

Action -- Not Lofty Rhetoric -- Needed Out of Obama's Nairobi Summit

Charlotte Florance | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Charlotte Florance

President Obama is in Kenya for the 5th annual U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Summit. While the African continent is not a surprising choice for the Summit, given it is home to some of the most promising economies in the world.

How Well Are You Maintaining Your Personal Brand?

Rosalind Cardinal | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Rosalind Cardinal

In today's world, developing and managing your personal brand is critical. Think about the high profile business leaders you know. How would you describe their personal brands?

5 Factors to Consider Before You Launch Your Business

Katy MacKinnon Hansell | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Katy MacKinnon Hansell

As a coach to entrepreneurs, I see a lot of businesses thrive. I also see some great ideas never make it to market. Over time, I have seen clear patterns emerge in what drives a successful launch of a new venture.

Replacing Diamonds With Startups -- Entrepreneurship in Botswana

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Sometimes just getting together for a conversation is what people need to spark a discussion and take action. I am thrilled that I could be a part of starting an important dialogue in Botswana and am eager to see their entrepreneurial community take off!

When Was the Last Time You Wrote Someone a Handwritten Note?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 07.23.2015 | Impact
Ramon Nuez

It's no wonder why very few people are sending thank-you notes. But the inefficiency of this process is kind of the point.

Why Success Can Be So Lonely

Inc. | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.23.2015 | World

Yesterday I saw two biopic films: "Amy" about the life of Jazz sensation Amy Winehouse who died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 and "Montag...

Who is Small a Business Owner's Top Supporter?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Melinda Emerson

You might be astonished when you realize that, but as a business owner, the most important member of your support system is not someone you contract or hire. No, it's not your accountant, your lawyer or even your assistant.

Young & Entrepreneurial: How these first-time Entrepreneurs built Carousell, the #1 Lifestyle App in Singapore

David Ongchoco | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Spending one year in Silicon Valley can make a big difference in the lives of students about to graduate from university. For then NUS students Siu Rui Quek, Lucas Ngoo and Marcus Tan, their one-year immersion in Silicon Valley would inspire them to use technology to solve problems at a large scale.

Being an Entrepreneur is Stressful. Here's How to Cope.

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

Growing a business is similar to a high-speed roller coaster -- it has ups, downs, twists, and turns. You're simultaneously thrilled yet horrified, and once the roller coaster ends, you're itching to hop on the next exhilarating ride.

Pot Investments Versus Angel Investments: It is Time to Worry, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

The devil is in the data. How else do you explain the fact that $23.3 billion was invested in the marijuana penny stock market last year -- almost as much as the $24.1 billion total of angel investments over the same period.

Why Slowing Down Will Grow Your Business

Saudia Davis | Posted 07.21.2015 | Small Business
Saudia Davis

Doing the same things each day can land you in a rut and being in a rut is never good for business. Take some time this summer to do something you've never done--whitewater raft, swim in the ocean, or volunteer at a homeless shelter. While doing new things can be scary and sometimes intimidating (remember when you started your business?) it also builds your confidence and gives you a little bit of perspective--allowing you to see all things in completely new ways.

6 Keys to Turn Your Creativity Into Wealth

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

We are reaching a whole new level in this human game. How we've understood human development and psychology is changing. Heard of Maslow's hierar...

Don't Take It Personally and Other Top Work/Life Balance Tips for Small Biz Owners

Katie Kempner | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
Katie Kempner

The irony of having your own business, especially starting out - is the feeling of freedom of not having to report to a boss, yet coupled with the feeling you must always be working. For many people with high-pressure jobs, they are missing the freedom and yet still feel the pressure.

4 Secrets To Success From The First Black Woman To Own A Billion-Dollar Business

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

   Janice Bryant Howroyd left her North Carolina hometown in 1976 with $900 in her pocket to start a business that would help...

3 Points of Wisdom From a $5M Entrepreneur

Harry Red | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Entrepreneurs should create new, shiny things. The edgier, the better. Sorry--reality disagrees. Valuable work often lies hidden. You have to dig deeper.

The Healthy Habit One-Two Punch Every Female Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

Katerina Pozzi Baratta | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Katerina Pozzi Baratta

I was exhausted. I was in the middle of a 4-year grad program, and I was sick and tired of doing what other people told me to do.

7 Traits Successful Men And Women Don't Share

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business

By cultivating gender-related strengths, individuals can perform better, advance further and take a more holistic approach to their careers.