People can sense the disingenuous person miles away. We have that "gut" feeling which, while we cannot explain it, can sway us one way or another. It does not matter what business you are in, the number one way to be an effective communicator and build lasting relationships is to be genuine.
I arrived at the stark realization that I wasn't running my business -- my business was running me. My company was in the red and I was drowning.
As a business owner (or future business owner), you should always be looking for ways in which you can diversify your income streams.
In a nation where rising numbers of people are dropping out of organized religion, one dynamic religious movement continues to display remarkable strength. The black church.
Nothing feels better than knowing who you are, living it and sharing it with the world. By branding yourself, you will stand out among friends, peers and competitors, and people will begin to seek you out for your work as opposed to you doing the searching.
He loves how the companies he works with helps him solve interesting problems that impact the lives of millions of people.
Cofounders enter into what is essentially a marriage and, odds are, they see you more than your family does. So what happens when you realize that it is in the best interest of the company to let your cofounder go?
Your success does not hinge upon joining a "community" of other entrepreneurs, in fact it can hurt your growth. Proximity is not powerful when you associate with the wrong people. This brings up an important fact about "coworking."
In 1996, Willie decided to start an online business, which enabled him to retire from the Air Force in 2003. By the time he had retired, Willie had built a million dollar business part-time. He is largely considered to be one of the fathers of Internet marketing.
Billie Dragoo, Founder and CEO of RepuCare has been an entrepreneur for 23 years. Her list of accomplishments is nothing short of vast. She's been r...
On February 11th, 2015 Bill Maris, founding partner at Google Ventures gave a keynote address to the Startup Grind 2015 global conference in Redwood City about the future of health.
For most people, seeing is believing. The best advice that I can give on this is to just brush it off and keep on moving. Rejection is part of the process and you will hear a lot of it. The key is to take it and accept it for what it is (which is sheer opinion). After all, convincing is done in the doing.
The way people consume media is changing at a rapid pace. What was once magazines, newspapers, television, and radio is now streaming TV, blogs, and podcasts. The old rules for reaching customers are no longer relevant.
Organize paperwork, materials and tools, or inventory. Brainstorm, get creative and collaborate with a colleague, friend or sibling, someone who you are able to bounce ideas and pool resources.
Rather than focus on the positive, seemingly unobtainable success stories, this one-of-a-kind event focuses on the not to be discussed in public big mistakes made by entrepreneurs.
Lydia Natoolo is 34 years old, the youngest of her family's 28 children. She was born in Kasubi, a village in central Uganda. And, you could say that she is the embodiment of the line "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger."