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Young Entrepreneurs - Coolest Youth Startups in the United States

Craig Zamary | Posted 02.09.2016 | Education
Craig Zamary

Youth entrepreneurship is growing rapidly in the United States and internationally. The lessons kids learn by taking an idea and going out and executi...

6 Things I Did to Sabotage My Career and How I Turned It Around

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Being an entrepreneur is hard work. Being a young entrepreneur is even harder. In fact, being in any workplace as a young person can be extremely chal...

Doing Is the Best Way of Thinking

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Dragos Bratasanu

A while ago I traveled to Nepal to trek in the Himalayas, and to learn a bit more about myself and about the world from Buddhist spiritual teachers. As the night embraced the highest peaks in the world, I walked through the gates of a modern Buddhist monastery.

Muhammad Yunus on How to Change the World: Do the Reverse

Ashoka | Posted 01.23.2016 | Impact
Ashoka

"The best advice I have for parents is to give your child space. Treat her like a full person right from the beginning."

Sleepers Live Their Passion in Secret and Change the World

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dragos Bratasanu

Sleeper = a greatly undervalued antique or collectible found offered for sale in a venue where knowledgeable antique dealers do business. (Wikipedia...

Are You Making One of These 5 Common New Entrepreneur Mistakes?

Brian Horn | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Brian Horn

If you are ready to branch out as an entrepreneur to bring your great idea to light, start on the right foot by learning from those who have gone before. These five mistakes are common with entrepreneurs, and you can avoid them with a little education before you begin.

Juggling Away Student Debt: Tips From a Successful Street Performer

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.18.2016 | Education
Steve Mariotti

With record numbers of young Americans entering colleges and universities every year, many people are raising concerns about the employment prospects for an entire generation, the Millennials.

Your Office is Making You Sick -- Here's How to Fix It [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that nearly 25 percent of office buildings in the U.S., both new and renovated, could be classified as "sick buildings."

Why Your 20s Is the Best Time to Start a Business

Gavin Bell | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Gavin Bell

I often get asked why I work such long hours at the age of 21, when I could be traveling, partying or just generally doing what most people my age do. It's a fair question as running a business at 21 isn't the most common thing in the world.

3 Common Mistakes Most Starting Entrepreneurs Make

Lisa Schwarz | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Lisa Schwarz

3 Common Mistakes Most Starting Entrepreneurs Make Many people dream of quitting the 9 to 5 grind to go into business for themselves. Entrepren...

Meet Brad Baker, Bringing Entrepreneurial Spirit to Athletics

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports
Steve Mariotti

One Friday afternoon in Princeton, I ran into a young man working to recruit high schoolers to Princeton Football. Brad Baker is the Assistant Director of Football Operations for the Tigers. After talking for a while, it was easy to see the connections between football and entrepreneurship.

Live from Las Vegas! Following Up on Mrs. California's Success

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.22.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Overcoming obstacles often helps reveal our real potential, our intrinsic powers. In many ways, overcoming the challenges in your life can lead you to...

What's Next? A Revolutionary Crusade to Influence Technological and Business Advancement

Chris Herd | Posted 12.16.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

The question I most frequently ask myself is: what's next? Whether that's in business or in my own personal development I am perpetually in a state...

13 Things to Say NO to in 2016

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Shauna Mackenzie

As we close out 2015, finish up our to-do list for the year, and set our new goals for 2016, it's time to lay some ground rules.

5 Steps of Growth Hacking

Chris Herd | Posted 12.11.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

As I've continued to refine my approach to growth hacking through the optimisation of techniques during implementation I've become increasingly cert...

The Challenge of Starting up a Startup: Part 1

Chris Herd | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology
Chris Herd

This post is written as I'm stood at the metaphorical fork in the road about to begin a journey that I know tens of thousands of people have embar...

To Change the World, You Have to Be Relentless

Alfred Junco Betancourt | Posted 12.03.2015 | Business
Alfred Junco Betancourt

The story goes on, reflecting how one relentless pursuit after another has led him to increased success and one step closer to his goals, which I'll share next time. Whether you're an individual or an organization, a relentless attitude and a willingness to push the status quo can lead to unimaginable growth -- something we live by, here at Lucova.

At Hands of Luce Leader, ShapeU Becomes FitMango

Jim Luce | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Jim Luce

The Johns Hopkins undergraduate students behind ShapeU are changing the name of their fitness technology startup to FitMango, according to founder and...

A Tribute to Nneka Fritz

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

In the past 27 years, I can easily say that I've learned something from every one of my students. I have seen their talents and their faults. But one of the most talented students I taught was also one of the most difficult to forget -- Nneka Fritz, who passed away this past January.

4 Lessons I Learned From Being Discriminated Against as a Young Online Entrepreneur‏

Raelyn Tan | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Raelyn Tan

Everyday, I interact with older individuals from all walks of life. Some are old enough to be my parents or even grandparents. Most are perfectly fine with my age as my work brings traffic, subscribers, and profits.

Finding Your Niche, Ex-Pat Style

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Last year, a chance encounter with Einstein's legacy and its keepers, the Landau brothers reignited my passion for physics and math. My search for cl...

Survival Kit for Entrepreneurs

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

When you decide to start a new business, at first everything is happiness, enthusiasm and energy to start your project. Nevertheless you need to take into consideration that only 15% of new businesses make it past the first two years.

Young Entrepreneur Wins Nationals with a Locket to Protect from Assault

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Since I founded NFTE in 1987, I have been privileged to meet young people from all over the country who share one key attribute: they aspire to own their own businesses. Every year NFTE brings together several of those young entrepreneurs into a series of competitions.

Empowering Veterans Through Entrepreneurship

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.30.2015 | Business
Jack Nadel

Every day, Americans wake up to frightening headlines from all across the globe. Warring factions of terrorist groups, especially in the Middle East and Africa, show no signs of desiring peace, and the threat of nuclear attack is ever present.

All The World's a Stage

John M. Eger | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
John M. Eger

With apologies to Shakespeare, it seems that public art has taken on a new dimension. Music and theater festivals, opera without walls and the second three-day WOW Festival, for Without Walls, held earlier this month by the acclaimed La Jolla Playhouse in California has raised the bar.