In high school, Michael Cherman, 23, knew he wanted to be a clothing designer. He made shirts and sold them out of the back of his car. His dream led him to Parsons, but he stayed only a year.
Madam Walker rose above race, gender equality, and social justice to build a beauty empire that she intended to be a benefit to her race long after her time. She was a visionary, with a foresight that is today, unmatched.
Has one of your career or business accomplishments gained you a moment in the sun? Learn how to extend your fifteen minutes of fame and use it as a platform for future growth and opportunities.
To me, entrepreneurship is taking responsibility to enact the change you see in the world. It's about creating value from your ideas -- about creating something that didn't exist before.
It was just this September when I awoke teary-eyed and with a strong shudder, I wasn't cold..my soul had finally come to the reason why my recent bus...
When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."
Although life's path is different for everyone, every path meets the same end eventually. This is the only true certainty we have in life. But Irina...
Success in entrepreneurship is the result of a great many factors, but these dirty secrets are seldom talked about.
Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong.
In the world that most of us grew up in, these seem to be conflicting values--are profits and consciousness even related? At first glance, they seem to be values that need to balance each other out.
If you have 20 sticky note reminders taped to your desk and 12 to-do lists in draft, this post is for you. In a world that never seems to stop moving, how do we actually accomplish what we want to get done?
Having the opportunity to start a business with a sibling is pretty special. Make a concerted effort to be great business partners and siblings, and enjoy the process.
Friends don't let friends start companies together... unless they've tested and grown their professional relationship by collaborating first.
Most companies haven't thought much about what our young generation really cares about. The most successful companies on the planet love those who are on purpose and have a sense of urgency to their life.
We've all heard the same axiom time and time again... Never mix business and pleasure. So what do you do when you decide you want to launch a startup with your spouse?
Startups' biggest challenge is designing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and using it to prove that a niche with paying customers can be profitably a...