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8 Reasons We Hired a Virtual Assistant

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young ...

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

The Calculated Entrepreneur

Heather Rosen | Posted 07.28.2014 | DC
Heather Rosen

Every day I meet people who dream about starting their own business, but wonder if they have what it takes. Some have been in corporate jobs for year...

$20 Bill Experiment: The Final Results Are In

Craig Zamary | Posted 07.28.2014 | Education
Craig Zamary

In life, opportunities will come up and present themselves to you, and if you don't go after it, they will be GONE. The lesson is this, the next time an Opportunity presents itself, I want you all to GO AFTER IT."

11 Things Today's Entrepreneurs Need More Support With

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.28.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) , an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising young...

Entrepreneurs Today Don't Need a Big Budget to Start

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

It wasn't so many years ago that starting a new e-commerce business on the Internet was a complex custom development project, usually costing a million dollars or more. Now you can do it for free.

Learning From Failure in the Digital Health Business

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

At a recent Digital Health Summer Summit in San Francisco, three brave former CEOs from gone, but not forgotten companies, Zeo, HealthRally and Healthrageous took the stage to share their personal schools of hard knocks.

Go West Young Man (or Woman)

Dean Soukeras | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

I've always had a kind of love affair with the idea of the West. The freedom, the open spaces, the rugged individualism, and no rules, always attracted me.

City Rules Lure, Push Away Food Truck Flavors

Hilary Gowins | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

Politicians across the country who have embraced heavy restrictions on who can serve food where should look West and take notice of Los Angeles' dual brick-and-mortar and mobile restaurant landscape.

Smart Entrepreneurs Know Customer Buying Moments

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Today's customers are much more in control of their buying decision, as they have more choices and more information than ever before. Almost instantly...

21 Daily Habits to Create Joy and Flow in Your Day (and Increase Productivity!)

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 07.17.2014 | Small Business
Tiffany Crawford

Good daily habits create a flow and consistency that grounds you throughout the day.

How Real Is Work-Life Balance?

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.16.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising youn...

How Great Entrepreneurs Really Listen To Customers

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Entrepreneurs and business executives seem to be even more focused on their technology than the rest of us, and less inclined to listen to the voice o...

5 Quotes to Fuel Your Inner Entrepreneur

Rupa Mehta | Posted 07.10.2014 | Small Business
Rupa Mehta

My journey has had its ups and downs, but no matter what is happening with my business, I always find a way to connect back to what fueled me at the beginning of my journey and what continue to inspire me now.

Billionaire and 'Shark' Mark Cuban Reveals his Softer Side as a Father

Caroline Presno | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Presno

In a revealing Q&A, I learned how fatherhood changed the self-made mogul, the concerns about his kids' future, and the lessons he wants them to learn.

9 Creative Ways to Spur Extra Sales During the Summer Months

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.07.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world's most promising youn...

Entrepreneur Leadership Today Demands a Human Focus

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Most entrepreneurs assume that success is dependent on their product expertise, coupled with some knowledge of how to run a business. In fact, I have ...

The BE WISE Planning Strategy for Tech Executives and Entrepreneurs

Joyce Franklin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Joyce Franklin

Mark Zuckerberg does it. So does his sister Randi. Vinod Khosla has been doing it since before the Zuckerberg siblings were born. Reddit co-founder an...

One Question That's Going to Rock Your Business

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
Natalie MacNeil

Have you ever stopped to wonder if you're truly doing the right things to help your business succeed? Or if there's another person you can delegate to who would be a better person to complete the task? I know I have, that is, until I discovered one very simple question.

5 Keys to Product Differentiation for Fun and Profit

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Every entrepreneur believes that their product or service is different, and that every customer will quickly see the advantage over competitors. Yet t...

33 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Lessons Learned from Failure

Brian Honigman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Brian Honigman

To help provide some insight on how to navigate a career you're proud of, I've asked 33 tech entrepreneurs to share some of their biggest lessons learned from their own failures.

5 Best Practices for Tech Bubble Preparedness

Robert S. Hull | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Robert S. Hull

As you think about how to maintain and grow your business in both good times and bad, think of our best practice guide below as a form of "tech bubble preparedness kit."

Things a Business Owner Never Says

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.24.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Spend enough time at a playground and you'll notice that kids are envious of each other. Small kids want size, skinny ones want bulk and they all want to play with the kid who has the Mr. T 3-wheeler. This envy continues in the workplace.

2 Tricks to Get Any Customer or Job You Want

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.20.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

If you are employed then chances are you applied for a job and were the fortunate applicant to get it. If you own a business then you've probably responded to an open call for proposals. Congrats if you've won a few (you should also buy a lottery ticket).

Striking Gold: How Anthem Blanchard Is Changing the Way We Look at Currency

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.23.2014 | Money
Steve Mariotti

Not only are there alternative currencies born every day, but Anthem Blanchard is resurrecting one from the past. Gold -- we wear it, we admire it, but what's all this hype about owning it?