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Taking A 'Young & Reckless' Approach To Business

Taking A 'Young & Reckless' Approach To Business

Rod Kurtz  07.14.2011
Chris "Drama" Pfaff has spent his entire adult life under the watchful eye of an MTV camera. In 2007, fresh out of high school, he moved...
You've Got... Rob Dyrdek

You've Got... Rob Dyrdek

Rod Kurtz  05.13.2011
Rob Dyrdek, a professional skateboarder, serial entrepreneur, MTV star and member of our Board of Directors, shares the secret to his entrepreneurial...

How Do You Stay Positive?

Rod Kurtz  05.10.2011
The entrepreneurial journey is inevitably a bumpy one. For every great hire you make, a key employee quits. For every big deal you close,...
Should Companies Have Dress Codes?

Should Companies Have Dress Codes?

Rod Kurtz  04.20.2011
"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." Sure, Mark Twain had a point, but his well-worn (pun intended)...
Who Are Your Role Models?

Who Are Your Role Models?

Rod Kurtz  03. 1.2011
We all have role models. The Beatles poster you had on your wall as a kid. Your prized Michael Jordan game jersey. A signed copy of The...
Richard Branson Challenges Entrepreneurs To Be A 'Force For Good'

Richard Branson Challenges Entrepreneurs To Be A 'Force For Good'

Rod Kurtz  02. 2.2011
With much of his attention focused on space exploration these days, Sir Richard Branson's ambitions literally know no boundaries. But he...
What's The Last Thing You Do Every Day?

What's The Last Thing You Do Every Day?

Rod Kurtz  12.13.2010
For all the talk about the carefree lives of entrepreneurs, they tend to be a pretty disciplined bunch. After all, when you're your own...
What Are Your Best Travel Secrets?

What Are Your Best Travel Secrets?

Rod Kurtz  11.24.2010
Full-body scanners, invasive pat-downs, endless delays, cramped seats, screaming babies -- ah, the joys of travel. Why do we subject ourselves...
What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Rod Kurtz  11.24.2010
Thanksgiving is our annual opportunity to stuff ourselves, catch up with friends and family, throw a football around and get a jump on...
Do You Really Need A Vacation?

Do You Really Need A Vacation?

Rod Kurtz  11.16.2010
As the clocks turn back and the weather turns chilly, many of us start dreaming about sneaking off to somewhere warm for that proverbial...
Rob Dyrdek's Street League: An Entrepreneurial Fantasy Becomes Reality

Rob Dyrdek's Street League: An Entrepreneurial Fantasy Becomes Reality

Rod Kurtz  09.29.2010
Over the past 20 years, Rob Dyrdek has built a thriving business empire on the back of skateboarding. Turning pro at 16, Dyrdek emerged...
What Role Should Charity Play In Business?

What Role Should Charity Play In Business?

Rod Kurtz  08.25.2010
Capitalism, as we've seen throughout history and are routinely reminded of, can be a tremendous force for social good -- creating jobs,...
Do You Have A Good Luck Charm?

Do You Have A Good Luck Charm?

Rod Kurtz  07.21.2010
Whether it's a four-leaf clover, rabbit's foot, or something a little less cliched, most successful entrepreneurs tend to bring at least...
Rob Dyrdek: Giving Back, One Fantasy At A Time

Rob Dyrdek: Giving Back, One Fantasy At A Time

Rod Kurtz  06. 1.2010
Rob Dyrdek, a professional skateboarder and serial entrepreneur, is known for his "work hard, play hard" approach to business. In fact,...