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They Got Fired! Would Mentoring Have Saved Them?

Julie Kantor | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

We scoured through the comments and there were interesting debates on corporate culture, etiquette, and who was the party to blame. But we realized that bottom line, our Millennial and Generation Z workforce are coming to us to learn and be mentored so we want to equip you with 8 recommendations on being an effective mentor:

Doing Business At The Speed Of Love

Jennifer Love | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

"To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart." - Eleanor Roosevelt You know the saying, "Success in business is all about mak...

The Fascinating Truth: How Belief in Unicorns, Rainbows and Magic Help Empathic Entrepreneurs Grow Businesses Into Unique, Powerful, Profitable, Breakthrough Brands

Maimah Karmo | Posted 04.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maimah Karmo

I don't know anyone who's ever seen a unicorn, the end of a rainbow, and most don't believe in magic. These phenomena conjure up the words "myth," "s...

Uber Logo Change: Are They Kidding?

Ira Kalb | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Those of us that prefer Uber to the other alternatives hope we are wrong about the negative impact of the logo and brand changes. From the market reaction so far and a deeper understanding how human brains process logos and brands, I don't think we are.

If You Want to Be on Time, Make Sure You End on Time

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.06.2016 | Business
The University of Central Florida Forum

Because there is less time to get a positive result, the need to produce under the threat of running out of time creates excitement. Meetings can have that same energy, however it is important to keep a few things in mind.

Make Your Company a Sales Conversion Machine

John Bowen | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Let's face facts: If prospects don't take the next step and become buyers, your great product or service won't mean a thing -- to them or to your bottom line. So how can you boost your close rate by getting qualified prospects to commit to you right away?

Little Bradley Davis Tops Inc. Magazine's 2014 'Top 4 Under 4'

Steve Kenning | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Steve Kenning

today, having founded cx*j4$"'ly.tv, a global leader in open-source, crowd-funded, client-authoritative server distribution platforms, the now-potty-trained 28-month-old runs one of the world's most highly respected technology companies.

Laurie Erdman: How Do We Create More Prosperity?

Laurie Erdman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Laurie Erdman

I believe the American Dream of prosperity is not lost, yet it's been shrouded in "rugged individualism" gone awry. Prosperity is not found in every man or woman for themselves, fighting over the sales items at Ross.

The New Cool Kids, Leaving Wall Street Behind

Amanda Slavin | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

Growing up, my idea of a "cool kid" was the tallest boy in class, (I was tall for my age and that's what I was looking for), or maybe it was the best ...

Small Business on the Grow in the Big Easy

Kevin Price | Posted 06.10.2013 | Small Business
Kevin Price

According to the Small Business Administration more than 65 percent of all jobs are created by small businesses. With that, it should be no surprise that there are events designed to celebrate and contribute to their success.

5 Things Really Smart People Do

Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business

By Kevin Daum, visit Inc. Most people don't really think much about how they learn. Generally you assume learning comes naturally. You listen to so...

Big Choices and Dreaming Big: The Women Tech Founders of DEMO 2012

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

Lights, camera, action! DEMO 2012 in Silicon Valley was sensational. Launch day for a new company unspools like a 24-hour rollercoaster ride and our team returned to Washington, DC sleep deprived, technology addicted, and ready to try out a dozen new web and social innovations.

Jobs' Entrepreneurial Spirit Will Live On: Inc. Magazine Editor

Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty

By Bo Burlingham Inc. Editor-at-Large I met Steve Jobs only once, in early 1989 -- midway though his exile from Apple Computer. The editors of Inc...

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9 Tips To Make The Best Lemonade Stand In Your Neighborhood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 10.05.2011 | Parents

Some things are summer cliches for a reason. Lemonade stands aren't just a great way to embrace the August heat, but they can also teach your kid h...

Norm Brodsky, CitiStorage: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Tony Hsieh: Why I Sold Zappos To Amazon

inc.com | Tony Hsieh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tony Hsieh built his online shoe retailer into an e-commerce powerhouse. But with credit tightening and investors eyeing the exits, Hsieh was forced t...

Bait and Switch Business Relationships

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Sometimes entrepreneurs are so focused on a higher goal that they forget about the people who help get them there.

Y Combinator's Paul Graham Wants To Mass Produce Start-ups

Inc. Article | By: Max Chafkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Paul Graham's company, Y Combinator, is a hybrid venture capital fund and business school that invests in, advises, and, literally, feeds 40 or so ear...