Entrepreneurs are known for working long hours, so it's no wonder they have a hard time stepping away from their business long enough to take, much less enjoy, a summer vacation.
I've always had a kind of love affair with the idea of the West. The freedom, the open spaces, the rugged individualism, and no rules, always attracted me.
The reality is that it takes time to nurture your clients into loyal customers, but not if you remember that business is all about Relationships, Relationships, Relationships!
Alan Davidson grew up a misfit in a small Texas town. It was the 1970s. When the counterculture was flourishing in the U.S., he felt like he'd final...
I live in rural America. But my rural America is not the agricultural fields of waving grain so often imagined. It is not a land locked state in the center of our country.
A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity, but the content is there.
Everywhere, we hear that the Spanish economy is drowning. The narrative is one of corruption, laziness, and discontent. But what if we were to change that story, if we depicted a more colorful narrative to re-ignite the Spanish imagination?
HONOLULU (July 23, 2014) - A group of women entrepreneurs and senior executives from 12 Asia Pacific countries are currently in Hawai'i to exchange id...
You have the control and choice to decide what to do with your life. You can choose to leave or stay at a job. You can go to school if you want. You can choose to view the world anyway you see fit.
If you are thinking of starting a company, there is one decision that you need to make right up front. Are you trying to create a product or service for one market or are you going to attempt to create a two-sided marketplace?
My mom was a non-political, non conformist by nature. This was best expressed by the fact that, if she wanted something, there was no stopping her. She set her own rules. These two traits -- questioning everything and being unafraid to go after what I want -- has defined who I am.
As a universally misunderstood lot, artists tend to hate talking to people. Whether you're in the industry or a layperson, our best friend, family member, or colleague, we don't want to talk to you. It's not because of rampant introversion or elitism in creative people. It's because you're not good at talking to us.
Just in case you too dream of taking the leap from employment to entrepreneurship, I want to share something with you so that it will all seem manageable: three simple things that you can do today to get started on your journey.
Lyubomir Hristev, 24, works at a marketing agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, and sports a neatly cropped black goatee. Tech savvy, creative, bursting with ideas, Hristev hails from a new generation of entrepreneurial Bulgarians.
If you have any upcoming holiday or travel plans, be sure to pick up (or download) one of these reads before you go. In no time, you'll find yourself thinking like a world-class marketing expert.
It can be overwhelming, especially if you're new to the world of entrepreneurship, but even on those busiest crazy days, it's possible to clear your head and set yourself up for higher productivity.