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Bloom Taking a Bite Out of Hollywood With BiteSizeTV

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Ron Bloom doesn't have to be in the entertainment industry. In fact, given his track record for making money for a lot of people, he really doesn't have to do much. And yet, here he is, literally in the heart of Hollywood at the BiteSizeTV studios on the main floor of the W Hotel right on Hollywood Blvd.

How to Pick a Lifestyle Consistent with Your Passion

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Too many people, young and older, let their career and their lifestyle happen to them, rather than proactively making things happen based on their personal passions, skills, and interests.

Einstein's Entrepreneurial Spirit, and the Pros and Cons of Starting Your Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Like his son, Einstein's father excelled at math but unlike Albert, he pursued a career in business, following in the very successful footsteps of his...

What One Direction Taught Me About Business

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 09.17.2014 | Small Business
Elizabeth McKenzie

With the Where We Are Tour in full swing, it's time to admit it: I'm a self-proclaimed newbie Directioner. Yep, for real. While I'm not *that* obsessed to attribute my business growth to these lads, there's a thing or two that One Direction has taught me about being in business.

Is Your Business Taking Over Your Life?

J V Crum III | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

It's so easy to allow your business to overtake your life. It's so easy to let your drive for success and your passion for what you are doing lead to 70-80 hour work weeks with no days off. It's so easy to put your life on the back burner.

Smart Entrepreneurs Plan Ahead For A Startup Exit

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.11.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

The last thing a new entrepreneur wants to think about for a new startup is how it will end. Yet one of the first things a potential equity investor a...

10 Tips for Scoring Top Guest Speakers

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.11.2014 | 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...

7 Ways to Address Employees Who Try to Cover Up Their Mistakes

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.05.2014 | 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 Need To Bridge The Knowing-Doing Gap

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

These days, with the many Internet articles and new courses available, most new entrepreneurs readily cross the gap from lack of business knowledge to...

Disruptive Women: A Conversation With Susan O'Brien, Founder of Smigin

Maura Kelly | Posted 09.03.2014 | Women
Maura Kelly

Innovations and provocative ideas come and go. And some can truly disrupt the status quo. I'll talk with women building companies in a digital economy and forging a new entrepreneurial landscape.

Back to School for Entrepreneurs: 7 Must-Read Books

Steve Sipress | Posted 09.03.2014 | Books
Steve Sipress

So for me, fall doesn't mean "back to school" -- because I make it a point never to stop learning. I have my own saying: "Lifetime Learners Are Lifetime Earners."

6 Ways to Fairly Decide Who to Let Go First

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.02.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

If cutting back staff needs to occur, the only fair method I have experienced is performance-based. Companies should continually track each employee's performance.

Will A Business Incubator Help Hatch Your Startup?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Accelerators generally accept startups at a slightly later stage, and attempt to compress the timeline to commercialization into a few months, instead of a year or more.

From Food Stamps to Financial Success -- Without Burn Out

Britt Bolnick | Posted 08.27.2014 | Women
Britt Bolnick

When my daughter was 14-months-old, her father left us, leaving me with a hefty mortgage, a physically taxing waitress job, a baby who clung to me all her waking hours, and a body, heart and mind that was steps away from a complete breakdown. My discomfort led to a moment of clarity: I could make a decision about how we wanted to live.

Being an Entrepreneur: What Your Kid Probably Won't Learn in School

David Garfinkel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
David Garfinkel

Today, entrepreneurship is hot. And everything points to it getting hotter still. Do you ever worry that maybe your kids won't be ready for the vastly different job and business world, when it's their time to start making a living?

Burnout to Flourishing: It Can Happen!

Leslie Boyer | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Leslie Boyer

What was wrong with me? I had turned the company around and it was continuing to grow. I was successful. Why was I so depressed and disoriented?

How Entrepreneurs Must Reinvent Themselves to Thrive

Marty Zwilling | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Everyone and every company needs to continually learn from their experience and adapt to a changing world to thrive. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is an old adage that really doesn't work in today's business world.

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product

Marty Zwilling | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Most technical entrepreneurs I know demand the discipline of a product specification or plan, and then assume that their great product will drive a gr...

Against All Odds: From Iraq to Silicon Valley

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 08.13.2014 | 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.

An Entrepreneur and God Walk Into a Café ...

Steven Crandell | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

"I don't believe in you," says the entrepreneur. "I just want to make that clear." "Okay," God says. "But in the interests of transparency, I think you should know that I believe in you." They order their coffees in ceramic cups to avoid adding to the landfill.

Shared Economy, Unshared Wealth

Dean Soukeras | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

In my opinion, the stock market is a variation of the shared economy. It's an opportunity for everyone to own a piece of a company, and benefit from its growth.

Entrepreneurs Must Start Selling And Listening Early

Marty Zwilling | Posted 08.08.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

If you are a social entrepreneur, a natural hook is the environmental or humanity cause that you espouse. Perhaps you can amplify your position by sponsoring an event, traveling to a visible location, or donating your time and other resources.

12 Midwest Startups That Are Changing the Status Quo

Matt Hunckler | Posted 08.08.2014 | Technology
Matt Hunckler

These behemoths undoubtedly made a worldwide impact, but some of the biggest game changers aren't happening on a global scale. They aren't even happening in Silicon Valley. Midwestern entrepreneurs are proving a knack for finding niches and solving problems.

Your Soul Task to More Beauty

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

Just as trees, before ever thinking about growing up, grow roots deep down, so too can we, fellow limbed creatures, create a life that is grounded in ...

10 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Your Startup

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.04.2014 | 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 ...