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5 Sensational Rules Leaders Impose on Themselves: #2 Is Essential.

Ramon Nuez | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

I know the boss well. I have been a subordinate to numerous bosses, worked with a few and was even one for many years. But my attitude in being the boss changed when I worked with my first leader. His operation was foreign to me.

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 7: Betsy Corcoran and Miriam Altman

Steve Blank | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Startup success starts with passion for a job you want to spend your life doing. And great founders never stop to wonder if they're qualified to do a ...

6 Reasons Why Your Coaching Business Isn't Taking Off

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

If your business just can't seem to generate any buzz, don't worry: I've got you covered. I've seen it all -- both in clients' experiences and my own -- and I know what's keeping your goals from manifesting.

Need Money for Your Business Idea? Here are Some Options

Jamilah Corbitt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Jamilah Corbitt

Before you take the leap into full-time entrepreneurship, make sure you have a solid exit strategy and the necessary capital to bring your idea to life. As you're researching how to acquire funding, consider these four routes.

Are You Drowning in Your Business?

Paula Kloots | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Paula Kloots

In this era of technology we are so accessible and information for us to use is unlimited. The options are endless and I don't believe it to be a good thing as an entrepreneur. I know I have enough craziness going on in my own head without adding everyone else's into the mix.

Pursue Your Passion With the Entrepreneurial Trinity

John Bowen | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
John Bowen

What would happen if we pushed aside the distractions in our lives and focused intently on our passions? Can we really live by the motto of "Do what you love and the money will follow?"

What U.S. Businesses Can Learn from their French Counterparts (and Vice Versa)

Gary Shapiro | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Gary Shapiro

Dozens of tech entrepreneurs, from fledgling startups like Wistiki and Prynt, to tech powerhouses like Withings and Parrot, will gather Oct. 21 at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines to showcase their latest innovations to the press and industry analysts at CES Unveiled Paris.

My Top 10 Takeaways From the 2015 Forbes Under 30 Summit

Katie Sgarro | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Katie Sgarro

The Under 30 Summit is the young entrepreneur's dream. From inspiring keynotes to pitch contests to the Under 30 Music Festival, the Summit celebrates bold ideas and challenges attendees to continue to push boundaries.

Two Young Entrepreneurs from Ferguson Shine at NFTE's National Challenge

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Jacob Tiemann and Destiny Davis from Ferguson hail from NFTE's St. Louis Metro program. They developed and presented their original business plans as part of their entrepreneurial studies at school using NFTE's award-winning, project-based curriculum.

Make Your Moonlight Your Sunlight; Entrepreneurship during Holiday Season

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

October begins a period when some retailers make as much as 30% of their yearly sales numbers. Last year 7.4 billion dollars was spent on Hallow...

The Four Ps of 'Impact Inventing'

Ross Baird | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Ross Baird

It seems like starting a company has never been easier. And for software startups, that's probably true. But what if your business is hardware-based?

Secrets from Successful Home-Based Business Entrepreneurs

MoneyTips | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

Want more secrets, as well as profiles and survey results of successful home-based entrepreneurs? Then, download The Modern Entrepreneur: Secrets to B...

6 Startups That (Actually) Make the World a Better Place

Jason Choi | Posted 10.16.2015 | Impact
Jason Choi

Entrepreneurs' braggadocio has long been an item of parody, but their claims to "make the world a better place by disrupting (insert jargon)" highlight a deep-rooted problem in the world of innovation.

Stop Trying to Follow Your Passion

Kali Hawlk | Posted 10.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kali Hawlk

There won't always be a lightbulb moment. You may not identify the exact second something clicks into place for you, when the planets align or a particular experience sparks a specific train of thought that leads to deep understanding.

The Fight for Flexible Work in America

Emily Morgan | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Emily Morgan

I believe that we as entrepreneurs can lead to reshape the culture of the traditional American workforce into one that values quality, flexibility, contribution and effectiveness.

How to Create a Trending Hashtag

Nika Stewart | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Nika Stewart

Ever wonder how to get your event hashtag to trend? Here's a story of an event that went viral in a few hours...

3 Deadly Traps That 'Wantrepreneurs' Fall Into

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

In 2011, I went from working at a restaurant making $2.17/hour (plus tips) to launching one... then two... then THREE successful, profitable businesse...

Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere Show No. 6: Al Milukas, and Zahra Aljabri and James Faghmous

Steve Blank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Sometimes your passion is what you think about outside your day job. And sometimes solving your own needs turns into a startup opportunity. Passion a...

Going Against the Flow: Austin McChord, Founder of Datto

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.14.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Austin McChord, founder of Datto was featured on the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 List. He has faced his business' shift from hardware to virtual with open...

5 Ways to Maximize Your 'Time ROI'

John Bowen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Having freedom of time is a big reason we became entrepreneurs. We want to spend our hours doing what we love to do professionally, while also having enough time away from the business to pursue our other passions. Unfortunately, we usually end up working "half time" -- meaning 12 hours a day instead of the entire 24.

Tech Entrepreneur Takes Pain & Expense Out of Flower Delivery

Renny McPherson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Renny McPherson

Ajay Kori is one of the founders of UrbanStems, an on-demand flower delivery service created to spread happiness by making gifting fun and easy. UrbanStems launched during a blizzard on Valentine's Day 2014 in Washington DC and has since expanded into Manhattan, Brooklyn and the DC Metro Area.

Franchise or Independent: What's Right for You?

Nellie Akalp | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

Once you've decided that you are ready for a career as a small business owner, you'll find yourself faced with another decision to make. Do you want to operate an independent business, or a franchise?

The 5 Productivity Tricks That Are Making Entrepreneurs Less Productive

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

There's no shortage of "productivity hacks" and tricks out there--and I've even written about some of my personal favorites before--but not all shortcuts to productivity are as efficient as they seem.

Adopt These 3 Traits for a Positive Mindset

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 10.13.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

With almost eighty million results to sift through, it is possible to find advice or information on just about anything and everything. But, in reality, the biggest determining factor in achieving success cannot be found on a website, in a book or in advice personally shared from the best of mentors.

Why Blue Collar Entrepreneurs Have So Much Opportunity to Succeed

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

When you think of entrepreneurship, you probably think of a tech company founder or someone who performs some type of white collar profession. But entrepreneurship has no boundaries and can be developed where any source of great demand can be found.