The most important thing I've learned from working in venture capital is that people are everything. Regardless of what internship, job, or occupation you're in, it's important to stay connected to those who interest you and who have an interest in you.
Jacqueline is an inspiration to anyone with a goal and the resilience to achieve it. A Cambodian refugee, a mother of two, a licensed esthetician, a music manager, a web show host, Jacqueline uniquely embodies the value of doing.
As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.
It's a lofty goal to shift things around for these villagers who battle extreme poverty and have a "zero" diet. They survive by growing and eating genetically modified corn, heavily laden with pesticides.
The desire to ditch the traditional career path and pursue solitary business ventures is prominent among this youngest generation of adults, with 66 percent of millennials reporting a desire to start their own business
One thing that is inevitable when chasing a huge goal is the arrival of occasional self-doubt. Fear can paralyze us, preventing us from succeeding in a big way. For entrepreneurs especially, succumbing to fear is not a viable option.
Let this list of billionaire facts inspire you, and use the fact that so many of the list's members have built their own fortunes to motivate you to grow your own. It's absolutely possible - you just have to be willing to change your mindset and work hard.
Having sat across the table from, and working alongside CEOs of every stripe, I have catalogued literally hundreds of "I-wish-I-had-it-to-do-over-again" moments. Here are five of the most common, and the most critical.
The only thing I am entitled to is the opportunity to become the person I came here to be. And while that might sound like a pretty lame birthday present from life, I've come to see it as the most beautiful gift of all.
Seventeen faces stared at me as I stood at the front of the table. I was minutes away from presenting my science education startup to a group of entrepreneurs and investors, and I was absolutely terrified.
With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.
Like Nicki said in her song "people will love you and support you when it's beneficial" and they might even wish bad on you. Nevertheless, let the space between where you are now and where you want to be inspire you.
I called a friend. He said, "Pick five scenarios that you think MIGHT happen at this investor presentation, write them down and get it out of your head." It reminded me of the chorus to The Cranberries' "Zombie." I've been here before, I'll keep fighting.