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How Silicon Valley Startups Are Using Spirituality To Boost Productivity

Quartz | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion

Every Tuesday, the employees of Nootrobox, a startup that develops “smart drugs” for heightened cognitive functioning, fast for 36 hours. Co-found...

Co-Living Boom In China Sees Hundreds Of Millennials Living Together In Shared Residences

Quartz | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.15.2016 | World

In April 2016 WeWork, a $16 billion company that leases office space and then rents it out to startups, launched its most radical experiment yet. It u...

How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy

Re-Give | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology

UNDISCOVERED How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy Social Actions engender beneficial outcomes for society and the environment, from ...

A Simple Formula to Know Which Business You Should Start

David Finkel | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Linda's choice for her business wasn't an accident. She applied a simple yet powerful formula that proved to exponentially increase the chances of her new business succeeding. Looking closely at this formula, see if you can spot how Linda applied it.

A Powerful 7-Part Outline to Create Your Business Plan

David Finkel | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
David Finkel

While my business coaching company, Maui Mastermind, primarily focuses on helping existing businesses in the $1-25 million sales per year range successfully and increase owner independence, I do get asked about the best way to structure a startup's business plan.

The 7 Things Introverts Need For Happiness In The Workplace

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Dear Start-ups, Introverts are valuable employees. We bring creativity, dedication, and self-motivation to...

Dear Tech Startups: What Makes You Different?

Allison Kugel | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology
Allison Kugel

How is your tech startup different? Do you hear the Jaws theme music when someone asks you that dreaded question? If so, you are not alone. Because...

How to start a successful ad agency or how to do a start up

Scott Goodson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Scott Goodson

The StrawberryFrog story is an object lesson for ad start-ups or start-ups of any kind. The first week hatching StrawberryFrog, my own ad agency, wa...

Giving Voice to Grief

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

It goes without saying that no two people grieve in the same way. Everyone's needs are different at a time of loss, as are everyone's emotions. But in giving voice to one's own grief, others who have not been given the chance to express themselves can likewise find their voice.

Lupe Fiasco Supports Businesses In Underserved Areas With Nonprofit

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.15.2015 | Black Voices

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco is helping out inner city businesses in underserved communities with his new nonprofit. On Monday, Fiasco announced via Twi...

The World in a Box: In Conversation With the Founders of Gourmet Food Subscription Service "Try The World"

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
J.L. Sirisuk

(Image courtesy of Issa PR) Grand Central Terminal in New York City is a place of arrivals and departures and it is beneath the magnificent turqu...

You Graduated... Now, What? (10 Steps to Building Your Life on Purpose)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.26.2016 | Education
Mark W. Guay

I watched as my students picked up their cap and gown and carried it in their arms like a newborn baby. I smiled, said a few last words of encouragement, then asked, "You graduated... now what?"

Your Toughest Career Questions Answered

Danielle Prager | Posted 06.15.2016 | Women
Danielle Prager

When it comes to the latest marketing trends or figuring out which designer decided flared pants should make a come back, Google always delivers. When it comes to solving my most frustrating career challenges, not so much. This is why I decided to take a more "old school" approach -- I asked a real life person, whose career and personal choices I admire and value for their advice.

Women in Business Q&A: Amy Allen, Head of User Acquisition, Qmee

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Amy Allen is the Head of User Acquisition for, an England-based startup. The company operates a free search-loyalty, cash-reward browser app ...

5 Problems With the Traditional Office Search and How to Solve Them

Aron Susman | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology
Aron Susman

The right office is integral to the success of your company, but finding the right office isn't easy. Identifying these five typical problems in the office search will give you a better chance of finding the perfect space.

President Obama Pitches Start the Spark at the White House

Suzanne McKenzie | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Suzanne McKenzie

The financial commitment, which is expected to be secured by 2017, will be used to help women-led businesses and youth entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs through the Spark Global Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Is a Startup Right for You?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

There seems to be a lot of buzz right now that talks about why today's college graduates should start their own business or work for a startup when they graduate.

A Note to Postgraduate Women

Danielle Prager | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Danielle Prager

Asking for mentorship can be scary, but what's the worst that can happen, someone will say no? I guarantee you that if you search and ask enough, someone will say yes. Be fearless, be bold and go after what you want. You deserve it.

How a Shark Turned Lobster into Big Money

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis turned their fond childhood memories into a business called Cousins Maine Lobster. It started with a simple conversation, reminiscing about idyllic afternoons spent in their backyards boiling lobster and enjoying the local delicacy surrounded by family.

Women in Business Q&A: Nur-E Farhana Rahman, co-founder of Knotty Gal

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nur-E Farhana Rahman is the co-founder of Knotty Gal, a NY-area socially conscious accessories business dedicated to helping educate and empower girls...

Building the Next Silicon Valley: Your Regulations Are My Opportunity

OpedSpace | Posted 02.04.2015 | Technology

Combined with sufficient talent and capital, the cities that host pioneering new businesses in their first deployments have every advantage in the world to become home to the Amazon of tomorrow.

I Built a Business That People Told Me Not to Build

Kelsey Recht | Posted 01.31.2015 | Small Business
Kelsey Recht

Regardless of how brilliant of an idea you may have you need to be prepared for the negativity you'll hear when others try and tell you how to build, or what not to build.

How a 2 day old fake start-up got more tweets than Adrian Grenier

Laura Dunn | Posted 01.07.2015 | Media
Laura Dunn

I'm a little obsessed with social media, checking my notifications numerous times a day and always looking for the next 'big thing' or trend to get in...

The Rebirth of the Brick-and-Mortar

Toni Haber | Posted 12.22.2014 | New York
Toni Haber

As the traditional means of business transactions, such as the brick-and-mortar store and the phone call to order restaurant delivery, is moving towar...

Against All Odds: From Iraq to Silicon Valley

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 10.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Imagine a life where you are not allowed to be creative and you have no idea that you are not living up to your full potential or that a better life is attainable? Despite our daily challenges, few reading this would ever be able to fully understand such a reality.