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The Value of Mentorship in Career and Business

Alex Pirouz | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

The entrepreneur bug got me at a young age, I was 13 and I had just won my school's competition to see who could raise the most money for charity to w...

Travel the World Without Business Skipping a Beat

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Photo credit: Luis Llerena/Unsplash. Moving around the globe has never been easier. Neither has managing your business while you travel. With this in...

2 Simple Ways to Drastically Improve Your Business' Online Footprint

Robert Harrow | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Robert Harrow

With so many consumers now searching online for local businesses, it's critical to have a strong web presence if you want to grow your business. And i...

48% of Entrepreneurs Grew Up in a Family Business

Michael Carpenter | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Michael Carpenter

Note: This article was originally published on the Conversational blog. Did you know that 48% of entrepreneurs grew up in a family business? While a ...

Sit Happens

Aaron Baker | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Aaron Baker

This style of work posture may be a luxury for many, but for me, I needed to create a lifestyle around it and mandate it as a solution of balance to my day of sitting in a car seat, an office chair, a coffee shop stool and my wheelchair.

Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found - in Small Town New Jersey!

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2016 | Taste
Jim Luce

Freehold, N.J.Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting e...

This Tennis Pro Gives Quitting A Really Bad Name

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Quitting is good. Quitting is right. Quitting is crucial to success. For smart business people, quitting isn't really quitting: it's just making a decision to change what's not working.

Reverse Engineering Your Way To Success

John Rampton | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Reverse engineering is a theme of success that has recently become apparent to me through various unrelated experiences, or so I thought.  While most...

How a Microloan Helped My Business Grow

NerdWallet | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business

By Kelsey Sheehy NerdWallet Before a chance meeting in 2013 with Accion, a nonprofit microlender, Kris Schoenberger pulled in $20,000 to $30,000 a...

5 Financial Survival Tips for Small Businesses

Vicky Law | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Small businesses struggle to get funds. Loans for small to medium-sized businesses are hard to come by to say the least. However, where there is a wil...

Where There Is No Vision There Is No Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

How can you make success happen if you can't envision it? Small business ideas are just that ideas. In order to move an idea forward you must focus o...

5 Steps To Increase An Existing Line of Credit

Jared Hecht | Posted 10.26.2016 | Business
Jared Hecht

If you follow any or all of these five tips, you could be able to score a bigger line of credit to finance your business.

Beyond Sales and Discounts: How to Have a Successful Ecommerce Holiday Season According to the Experts

Larissa Pickens | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Larissa Pickens

Ecommerce sales are on the rise this year. Most online retailers expect the 2016 holiday season to be their busiest yet. According to PricewaterhouseC...

3 Deal-breakers: Let These Kenny Rogers Lyrics Serve as a Reminder

Nina B. Ries | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Nina B. Ries

While I have been known to quote lyrics to 80s songs and Brat Pack movies in daily conversation, there is no set of lyrics are more relevant to busine...

Three Golden Keys to Selling and Marketing Your Business

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.25.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

By Liz Gutman There are other ways to connect with potential customers than by selling hard. Focus, engagement, and authenticity are your tickets to ...

How to Navigate International Sourcing

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.25.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

By Malene Barnett Excerpt: Do you find the idea of working with manufacturers overseas intimidating? You're not alone, but these three simple strateg...

How to Keep Your Social Media Accounts Secure

Jonathan Long | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Your social media profiles are constantly at risk of being compromised. Hackers are always looking for vulnerable accounts to steal in order to have d...

The Best Advice on Providing an Extraordinay Customer Experience

Jeff Charles | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Jeff Charles

Seriously, why is it so hard to earn and keep clients? I mean, it seems like other businesses make it look so easy. You provide an awesome product or ...

Workplace Bullying - Fact or Fiction? Part 1 of a 2-Part Series

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

It's 2016, right? We know enough about discrimination and harassment that this "myth" of workplace bullying needs to be debunked, right? WRONG! I'm w...

Research: State of the Connected Customer

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.24.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

New technologies like artifical intelligence is changing customer' expectations and behaviors. By 2020, more than six billion smartphones and 50 billi...

3 Ways to Motivate your Employees

John Rampton | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Every great business is built on a strong foundation that was set by a solid team. The takeaway? If you don't have a strong team behind you, there's a...

How To Master The Invisible Hand That Shapes Our Lives

James Clear | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Looking back, the most surprising thing about Robert Wadlow was his normal height and weight at birth. When he was born on February 22, 1918, Wadlow w...

How to Back Your Business Up With a Winning Team

John Rampton | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Entrepreneurs with a growing business need to outsource. There's often no way around it. A winning team will always prevail.

Canadians Vote With Their Taste Buds

Judith Humphrey | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Judith Humphrey

Canadians are deeply interested in the US Presidential campaign, as they should be. The election will affect Canada-US trade, the future of NAFTA, immigration flows - and more generally, relations between the two countries. After watching the three debates and receiving daily coverage of the race, Canadians want a voice in the south-of-the-border election.

4 Steps to Building Your Dream Career

Alex Pirouz | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

I was having a chat recently to a family friend of mine who was going through a bit of a transition phase with their career.