Before you start planning your expansion, ask yourself these four questions.
Successful business concepts are those that best solve the needs of others. It takes a tremendous amount of empathy to truly understand others' needs -- and shift with them as their needs change.
Ever find that you have so many ideas you don't know which one to focus on first? That it's hard to prioritize what's important (and what's not), and you just end up feeling stuck in always planning out an idea?
Are some people just born curious? Or can curiosity be cultivated? The answer matters because curiosity is a necessity for innovation. If curiosity isn't instinctive among your collaborators then you need to bring it to life.
Before starting Doorsteps, I was lucky enough to spend a handful of years leading the New York office of IDEO, a well-known design and innovation firm...
The story of a brand comes through its products, customer service and marketing executions -- or how it connects with its consumers in a meaningful way through those outlets.
I couldn't help but feel wistful when I heard that today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Tetris. Even though I have not played the game in about 25 years, it got me thinking about why Tetris became (and remains) so popular to begin with and also how, in some ways, it's the ultimate gaming embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit.
Silicon Valley grew out the convergence of several successes over several decades. Time and chance will tell which efforts will boom and which will bust.
I started my first business when I was 18. I was a freshmen in college and I was juggling a full-time course load, a part-time job and building a business on the side. Shockingly, juggling this many things at once isn't the tip I advocate for or against. Here are three unconventional tips for young entrepreneurs.
Meet Logic. He's the 24-year-old rapper from Maryland who's already released three critically acclaimed mixtapes, amassed a huge global fanbase, and is currently on his second nationwide tour of the year.
As an entrepreneur (especially entrepreneurs without a publicist), knowing how to capture the interest of a reporter is absolutely critical.
Researchers say that we're presented with thousands of ads every day. We ignore almost all of them for one main reason: they don't apply to us and they don't resonate with our needs/values.
Social media is now an integral part of almost every consumer's online habits. Statistics abound about it's popularity and it's potential as a means of driving new visitors to your website, yet many businesses are still failing to turn their social media efforts into profits.
Social media has revolutionize the way we do business over the past years; social media allows businesses to have a conversation with their customers and not just a one-way flow of information like traditional media allowed. Social media can, however, make or break a business and it needs to be used with care.
If you fear, dread, or simply hate giving presentations, there may be a fundamental principle you're missing that's holding you back.
It's entirely possible to become financially savvy even if you never have before. This is something I can personally attest to despite the challenges I even face.