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WordPress Is Great, But It's Not Always The Best Solution

Ariel Rule | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Ariel Rule

Before I dive into this slightly controversial topic, I want to make something readily clear: This post is not an attack against WordPress. I use it....

6 Hats Each Solopreneur Must Wear (And How to Wear Them Well)

Jeff Charles | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jeff Charles

You’ve probably heard it a billion times, haven’t you? Entrepreneurs need to wear many different hats. It’s a reality that we all deal with as w...

Do You Have A Successful Entrepreneurial Mindset?

Andrea V. Schroll | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Andrea V. Schroll

While the first step to become an entrepreneur is narrowing down a profitable business idea, the true foundation of entrepreneurial success lies withi...

Top 10 New Books On My Nightstand as a Business Owner

John Rampton | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
John Rampton

You would think as an entrepreneur and new parent that I would have no time for reading, but I'm working on catching up with Warren Buffet who reads t...

3 Reasons to Treat Your Business Like Your Dream Car

Michelle Renee | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Michelle Renee

I was driving down Interstate 5 over the weekend. I looked over to my left and flying by me was a sexy, beautiful jet black Maserati. I grew up w...

Why Small Businesses Need Online Marketing

Kara Mulder | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Kara Mulder

Small businesses-- with limited marketing budgets-- are competing with national brands when it comes to advertising. Due to the online nature of comme...

Does Your Business Really Need SEO?

Zak Mustapha | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

Not so long ago, SEO was just a cool buzzword used by people in-the-know. If you could figure out a neat little SEO trick, you'd be able to push yours...

Could This Be The Future Engine Of Development In Africa?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 09.05.2016 | World
Marcelo Giugale

The conventional map of Africa's development path went more or less like this: transfers of capital and technology would ease people out of farming and into factory jobs around cities, while income from the extraction of oil, gas, and minerals would help governments pay for education, health, and infrastructure.

Simple Ways to Get Energized to Have a Successful Work Day

John Rampton | Posted 09.02.2016 | Business
John Rampton

The secret to having an energized and successful work day really comes down to being prepared the day before. It's hard to have a great work day if you wake up frazzled and not put together. That's why it's so important to follow the simple steps below every day to guarantee success the following day.

13 LinkedIn Groups Every Entrepreneur Should Belong To

Carla Deter | Posted 09.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Carla Deter

Starting a business is tough business. I know, trust me I do. It's so important for entrepreneurs and small business owners to have a group(s) of people to turn to that get the life of entrepreneurship. It can't be done alone. Without a network of valuable connections, we are our own resource. That is asking a lot of ourselves.

Could Your M/WBE Business Get a Piece of the 16-Billion-Dollar Pie in NYC?

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 09.02.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

The City of New York is making a big push to support minority and women-owned businesses. Here's how you can tap into these rich resources.

How to Make a Major Impact in Your Business and Community!

Ebong Eka | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Ebong Eka

Instagram was the provider of an important lesson today!

3 Customer Experience (CX) Learnings... From a Chef

Sarah Deane | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Sarah Deane

When it comes to experience design, I love learning from other industries. Since achieving an emotional connection with humans is really the very core of experience, the learnings, applications and methodology of experience design can be easily translated between a variety of industries.

4 Important Tips For Marketing Yourself

Nadya Khoja | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Nadya Khoja

If you're not a marketer by nature, it can be very difficult to understand all the little intricacies of getting your name out there. Whether you are trying to market yourself as a brand, or you have a new business idea, chances are if you have little to no experience with digital marketing, it's hard to know where to start first.

How to make small talk and make friends

Max DuBowy | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Max DuBowy

I've spent years researching and studying social skills and I can't wait to share some of the most effective social influence strategies with you toda...

Do You Want to Succeed as an Artist? Start Acting Like a Creative Entrepreneur.

Anna Sabino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Anna Sabino

Starting a business became easier than ever. The ubiquity of tools gives us all endless opportunities to step into new business territories and start ...

Quick: What's 15 Percent of $129?

Gene Marks | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Gene Marks

I've met lots of successful business owners, and many of them share similar traits. Many are hardworking and optimistic. Many are also intelligent and creative. Some have a good way with people. Most lead with self-confidence. Others are disciplined and fair and goal-oriented. Not all of them share all of these characteristics. But there is one trait that they do share. Math.

The Business of the Brain on the Internet: The Science Behind Scarcity

Erika Dickstein | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Erika Dickstein

You've probably noticed that you always (okay, maybe not always, since you're not a teenager) want what you can't have. Whether it's that super cute t...

You Are The Face Of Your Brand

Melinda Emerson | Posted 08.31.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

Even casual depictions of your brand should be on-message. Perhaps you once knew, or maybe still know, the actual people behind some of the local b...

The Proven Path to Doing Unique and Meaningful Work

James Clear | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In June of 2004, Arno Rafael Minkkinen stepped up to the microphone at the New England School of Photography to deliver the commencement speech. As h...

Wipro CMO: Winning At The Intersection of Business And Technology

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.30.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Wipro Ltd (NYSE:WIT) is a global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company with 170,000+ workforce serving clients in 175+ cities acr...

Prep Your Business for a Successful Fall: 5 Key Questions

Diane Gottsman | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

As a business owner, you likely keep close tabs on company goals and performance. In the process of powering up for a strong finish to the year, consider the questions below.

5 Innovative Ways to Increase Small Business Cash Flow

Victoria Yore | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Victoria Yore

If you are a small business owner like me, increasing cash flow is practically the center of our professional lives. Although it is crucial for any business, it is especially important for small business owners because we are in business for, and depend on ourselves, as well as our loyal customers. We know that cash flow is critical to the success and survival of our businesses.

Workday CEO: 10 Powerful Business Leadership Lessons

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.31.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

If the problem you're solving is not hard, it's not worth doing. - Aneel Bhusri, CEO of Workday In 2005, two longtime friends and software visionarie...

How to Focus on Work Again When You're Just Not Into it

John Rampton | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Taking breaks, using a standing desk and working in short spurts can help you to focus better at work but sometimes it's not enough. If you find yourself off track lately, here are some tips to reboot your attention.