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Shut Up and Listen to Your Mentors

David Simnick | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
David Simnick

Listening to sage advisors will pivot your company towards repeated success, while avoiding the burn of lessons learned the hard way. So how do you get the right advisors around you?

Are Social Intrapreneurs Emerging In Your Company?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

What's a company to do if they discover emerging social intrapreneuers among their rank and file employees? This may sound like a simple question to ...

Mompreneur Spotlight: Angie Hicks, Founder of Angie's List

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.21.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

For the web series The Modern Mompreneur, Angie shares her thoughts on the skills that are important to grow an entrepreneurial venture and shares surprising advice on not always needing an original idea to launch a successful business.

How to be Smarter than Your Investors - Continuous Customer Discovery

Steve Blank | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Teams that build continuous customer discovery into their DNA will become smarter than their investors, and build more successful companies. -- Awhile...

Discovering LIFT '14 and the World of Entrepreneurs

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business
Erdika Wirengjurit

I had the privilege to attend the LIFT Conference this year. Ultimately the purpose of these exciting gatherings is to learn, exchange knowledge, ideas and opinions, and I was definitely ready to absorb it all!

Golden Seeds Takes Bold Steps to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Emmie Twombly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Emmie Twombly

On the second day of the Summit, 25 companies presented business updates to Golden Seeds investors. I was able to sit down with Golden Seeds partner, Jo Ann Corkran before, after and during the Summit for first-hand insights. Here is a glimpse on how one of the leading angel investors is making her mark on the industry.

5 Entrepreneurial Lesson's Learned From Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Katie Lance | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Katie Lance

I compiled five of my favorite "Barbara takeaways" that I think will resonate with anyone but particularly those of us who are entrepreneurs, working hard on our business but also leading a full life with family and children.

The Top 20 Tech Startups of All Time (Infographic)

Matt Hunckler | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Matt Hunckler

You'll see that Facebook only reached the number 5 position. So, there's some tough competition at the top. Take a look, and see if you can find any patterns behind these entrepreneurs' thinking.

Following the Money: Why Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up the Phone When the Market's Calling

Nicole Glor | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Nicole Glor

This Boston-based family business, Gizmogul, started when the Schneider brothers decided he no longer wanted to go door-to-door, knocking on dentist offices to collect and recycle scrap metal. After a while, he realized that this way of doing had become a dinosaur

What I Learned by Flipping the MOOC

Steve Blank | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) and the flipped classroom. I've been experimen...

What Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Lists Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

Stephanie Yang | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Stephanie Yang

Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were entrepreneurs -- founders or cofounders of their own companies.

The Daily Innovator: Email to the CEO

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

The first thing I need from you is encouragement to take a bigger view of our business sector. We need to show a willingness to press traditional boundaries so we can liberate our thinking to see pockets of opportunity we may have overlooked.

3 Ways to Lean In... to Your Love Life

Neely Steinberg | Posted 04.12.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

While I'm all about achieving one's career dreams, as a dating coach helping women create healthy, happy dating lives and relationships, I can't help but ask: What about love? Might it also be helpful for women to "lean in" to their love lives? I think so.

All Hail, Do-Gooding MBAs!

Bronwyn Fryer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Bronwyn Fryer

What's being redefined by this new breed of MBA is the definition of success, with an edict as old as planting Johnny-Appleseed trees.

Starting a company to be with your family. Todd Marks Discusses the Motivators and Hardships When Starting a New Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Todd Marks of Mindgrub, a software innovation company that has expanded into mobile apps, shares the hardships -- from not meeting payroll to a crumbling marriage -- and tips on making it through.

8 Questions That Entrepreneurs Should Ask in a Pitch Meeting

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Pitching a new client or investor can be one of the most rewarding and nerve-wracking aspects of being an entrepreneur. When a pitch is going well and you're humming on all cylinders, it can be incredibly energizing and give you renewed faith in your abilities and ideas.

Experienced Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders: Millennials Need Our Help

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Based on my seven decades of business experience, I can see only one solution: millennials must create their own jobs.

4 Tips on Starving While Starting Up From Todd Marks

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Todd shared with me his successes, as well as his many moments broke, hungry, and on the cusp of failure.

5 Ways to Play Your Career Like an Olympic Athlete

Robert Jordan | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

I'm not ready for the ski jump anytime soon (or ever), but studying how these athletes got to the top can provide us with some great takeaways. Here are five traits of Olympians that you can apply to your career right now.

Has Entrepreneurship Gone to Pot?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 04.06.2014 | Small Business
Lynda Bekore

Like cigarettes and alcohol, marijuana is a perfectly legal, commercial product (in specific states, so far) albeit with restrictions on its growth and distribution, so why shouldn't entrepreneurs benefit from a legal activity?

Refusing to Innovate: What's the Cost?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Companies must realize that the most important asset they have are the employees. If that is not realized, there is a problem.

Shortcuts for Entrepreneurs: Advice From Chalene Johnson

Cortney McDermott | Posted 04.02.2014 | Small Business
Cortney McDermott

We need to simplify -- to cut away the unnecessary so we can hone in on the strategies and actions that create happier, healthier, smarter success.

I Love Poop

Sarah Prager | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News
Sarah Prager

There is nothing like caring for others to take you out of your own head. I cannot bring myself to worry about making rent when I am Spiderman's sidekick (who knew he had one and that she looks just like me?).

A Dream From My Father: Do What You Love

Andrew Chau | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Andrew Chau

I fundamentally believe that the DWYL mentality is constructive and positive when used properly.

5 Ways to Inspire an Entrepreneurial Kid

Meg Seitz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Meg Seitz

We think kids with entrepreneurial tendencies are pretty cool. Curious, adventurous and fearless, they filter the world differently. And I can't think of a more hopeful future than one built by people who started thinking like entrepreneurs before hitting a double digit age.