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The 3 Areas Entrepreneurs Must Be Transparent

Alex Charfen | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Alex Charfen

Transparency might be the most overused business buzzword today. It's also very misunderstood. But one thing I've come to realize over the years is that transparency actually is essential for business growth.

The Annoying "Myth" Around Finding Clients

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

It seems like everybody is overlooking the most powerful strategy of all.It has nothing to do with social media, or cold calling, or even "networking." You can do it right now. Today. And it's free.

4 Easy Ways to Accept Payments Online

Michael Carpenter | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Michael Carpenter

As a freelancer turned business owner, it seems like I'm always invoicing someone or paying an invoice. At first, when my business wasn't much more than an idea, I used Square to accept online payments. It worked perfectly for the first 6 months or so.

5 Ways To Fund Your Business That Most Entrepreneurs Forget About

David Wither | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
David Wither

If you've avoided wealth management services in the past because they were expensive, cumbersome and time consuming, welcome to the world of the online robo adviser. As the new alternative to human financial planners, robo adviser-based investment platforms are making automated portfolio management accessible, affordable, and amazingly convenient.

4 Skills of Successful Entrepreneurs (No Talent Required)

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Some memes make the rounds online regularly. One that often pops up is the list of "10 things that require zero talent." From big-picture traits like passion to daily habits like being on time, the list is a good reminder that success requires a strong foundation.

3 Leadership Qualities You Need In Your Tool Belt Right Now

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Any successful leader will tell you, it's not easy at the top - and, well, it's not all fun and games on the way up either! Many leading entrepreneurs start out with little or no financial backing and even less moral support.

Olympics A Chance To Showcase Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Todd Saxton | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Todd Saxton

Innovation often comes at the pinnacle of performance. While raw athleticism is inspiring in itself, the games have always offered a showcase of innovation and entrepreneurship.

If You're Hustling Hard And Things Still Aren't Happening For Your, Read This

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 08.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

Give the universe space to do it's work while you do yours, and when the thing you want finally does happen for you, let it be a happy, albeit not entirely unexpected surprise.

The Entrepreneur's First Step In Launching A Business Is To Stalk Others

Tamara Kleinberg | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Tamara Kleinberg

Being an entrepreneurial mind means constantly coming up to gaps. Places where we don't know what to do or how to do it - especially in the beginning.

5 Qualities That VCs Love to See in Startup Founders

Quora | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business

How do angels and VCs gauge the potential of founders? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ans...

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 39: Jeremy Johnson and Michael Eidsaune

Steve Blank | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

"The existence of a problem doesn't mean there's a solution to that problem. Wanting to create impact is great. But to do it, you need to actually hav...

Distinct Personal Styles of 10 Highly Successful Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Think of how many athletes, celebrities and public figures you can name that have a very distinct style. Their style of dress plays a major role in making them who they are. Successful entrepreneurs are no different.

5 Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Follow

Emily Hirsh | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Emily Hirsh

When my husband and I started our online business years ago I wish somebody sat down with us and said "here is what you need to do." Instead, we dove in and learned along the way. I wouldn't have had this any other way because it gave me the solid foundation to grow my own business, but I won't say it didn't slow us down at times.

The Zentrepreneur Way

Heather Martin | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Heather Martin

After reading the Forbes article, I decided to write my own list of zentrepreneur principles. I realized that one of the things most reflective of my status was my ability to embody these principles when faced with a conflict.

Think All Millenials Are Lazy? Think Again.

Rachel Pedersen | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Rachel Pedersen

Millennials. If you were born between the years of 1982 and 2004, you have been labeled and described as entitled, narcissistic, and even lazy.I mysel...

The Pep Talk Every Business Owner Needs to Hear Right Now

John Bowen | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
John Bowen

As entrepreneurs, we can easily feel like the "odd man out"--unsure of what makes us tick and how to make our unique personalities work for us and our companies.

7 African Skincare Brands Worth Knowing

Laiza King | Posted 08.15.2016 | Style
Laiza King

All-natural and organic skincare is all the rage now, and the African skincare industry isn't getting left behind. We're seeing a lot of brands incorporate organic products into their line, and new, all-natural brands are popping up every other day.

Small Crowdfunding Donations Have Large Economic Impact

Sandy Abrams | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Kickstarter has made an indelible mark on our culture. Those average $30 donations have added up to tremendous economic benefits that have enhanced our lives and will continue to do so every single day with the accessibility of crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter. All it takes now is a dream, a plan, a camera, a laptop...and some generous strangers.

2 Powerful Strategies To Live Better And Be More Productive

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Recently, I've been on a kick about cultivating deep focus. In the age of social media and modern technology, we've lost the ability to focus. Which is why I've made it my aim to be more mindful.

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 38: Ryan Smith and Lane Merrifield

Steve Blank | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Steve Blank

If you don't value your product neither will your customers. No one used it when we gave it away for free. Freemium was a going out of business strate...

Entrepreneurs Going South Of the Border for Their Next Startup Venture - 5 Damn Good Reasons

Allan Smith | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Allan Smith

Entrepreneurs who are interested in starting off with their startup venture should look south of the border. Lucrative and profitable startup culture is no longer restrained to places like New York City, Silicon Valley, Texas and Austin.

How Aydin Senkut Helped 11 Different Companies Grow to $1 Billion Each

Alp Mimar | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Alp Mimar

Over the past 10 years, Aydin and the Felicis Ventures team have helped 11 companies grow to over $1 billion each. They also assisted 36 portfolio companies surpass the $100 million mark. Out of their 180 investments, 60 have turned into notable exits. That would be considered quite a great track record.

The 25 Lessons That Took Me Over Six Figures My First Year In Business

Lacey Craig | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business
Lacey Craig

I recently celebrated one year of owning my own life and business coaching practice, and surpassed that illusive six-figure mark that most entrepreneurs strive for in their first year. Many of my friends, colleagues and clients have asked me what the secret was and my answer has always been, "There is no secret."

The Reason Why Most People Won't Succeed

Regan Long | Posted 08.03.2016 | Parents
Regan Long

Why aren't YOU successful? (or) Why most people don't achieve success? (...please note, IF this strikes a chord, IF this ticks you off, please, please ... let it light your fire )