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Want to Change the World? Get Ready to Get Your Hands Dirty Together

Christie Garton | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Christie Garton

Thanks to social media and the other technology advances we've witnessed over the past couple of decades, these needs are more apparent and feel closer to our own back yard than they ever did before.

Juvenile Delinquency in the Past? You May Be a Good Entrepreneur

Mylen Fe Yamamoto | Posted 07.12.2014 | Hawaii
Mylen Fe Yamamoto

On September 12, 2012, in a Starbucks in Aiea, Hawaii I took a picture of an idea written down for my first startup business. I uploaded it to Faceboo...

4 Ways You Can Succeed as a Social Entrepreneur

Saudia Davis | Posted 04.22.2014 | Small Business
Saudia Davis

How do you keep your mission in place while still building a successful business?

This Is One of America's Most Violent Cities -- But That's Only Half the Story

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.10.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

I was thrilled to meet Joel Rash, a 47-year-old Flint native and entrepreneur, and learn about his experience living in one of the most dangerous cities in the world.

The Hard Truth About Being Addicted to Social Media

Sari Gabbay | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Sari Gabbay

I moved to LA for many reasons, one of them being that I wanted to have a more enriched and fulfilling life. My excuse for being addicted to televisi...

Don't Think Outside the Box; Think Outside the Universe

Rana Florida | Posted 01.27.2014 | Style
Rana Florida

The fashion business is highly competitive; so how do women's clothing designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong of the fashion label Greta Constantine ensure success?

Planet Entrepreneur: Women Speak

Jeannie E. Javelosa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jeannie E. Javelosa

Power is at the core of this forward progression. Women are in the process of reclaiming, balancing and redefining their own power.

Shut Down This Leadership

David D. Burstein | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
David D. Burstein

People in my generation need to step up to the plate to run for office. While many of us have become social innovators and entrepreneurs, hardly any of us are running for public office.

The NFTE Startup Summer Program Integrates the Lean Startup Methodology Into Its Curriculum

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York
Steve Mariotti

NFTE's Startup Summer is an elite program developed by the New York-Metro team with the purpose of getting actual businesses started by NFTE graduates. Two young Startup Summer entrepreneurs talked to me about their experiences so far.

Raising Money Isn't Like Dating -- It's More Difficult!

Jonathan Aberman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Small Business
Jonathan Aberman

Before you look for capital, you need to be ready for rejection. A high percentage of rejection, and much higher than the rejection (hopefully) you have experienced at any other time of your life, including dating.

Entrepreneurship Is Hard But You Can't Die

Steve Blank | Posted 11.04.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

Everyone has events that shape the rest of their lives. This was one of mine.

How Future Playmates Are Getting Into America

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (Reuters) - Shera Bechard, the Canadian-born former girlfriend of Playboy Ente...

'Creating Innovators'

Tony Wagner | Posted 07.17.2012 | College
Tony Wagner

In more than one hundred and fifty interviews for this book -- lengthy conversations with scores of innovators and their parents, teachers, and mentors -- passion was the most frequently recurring word.

Black In America: Why Black Media Needs to Succeed In Digital to Accelerate Innovation

Navarrow Wright | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices
Navarrow Wright

African Americans are now faced with a new wave of innovation, the digital age, which presents it's own set of challenges for African Americans and it's own set of opportunities for black media. Sadly, there has not been as strong of a showing in black media on the digital front. Why?

Is Entrepreneurship All It's Cracked Up to Be? It All Depends on How You Approach It

Adelaide Lancaster | Posted 10.30.2011 | Small Business
Adelaide Lancaster

No one said instant satisfaction was the prize for starting a business. It can take a couple of years to figure out how to reap the benefits of being an entrepreneur, but consider those years part of your business investment.

Anti-Small Business Laws Hobble Entrepreneurship and Jobs Creation

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Small businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators are bearing an unfair burden as the government saddles them with mounting regulations and their concomitant compliance costs. Don't believe me? My source is the Obama administration.

Debunking the Entrepreneurship Myth

Krisztina 'Z' Holly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Krisztina 'Z' Holly

My colleagues and I decided to investigate the folklore of entrepreneurship, and ended up debunking some of the more pervasive myths surrounding it.

Connecting through Clutter

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

Every day I post an item, tell the story behind it, and give it away to someone who wants it.