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How to Find Your Business Leadership Blind Spots

Marty Zwilling | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Leaders need to provide an opportunity for others to offer additional input and, in particular, dissenting views. Often, the final moments of discussions are the richest, as people will wait until that time to surface what is really important to them.

7 Things to Consider When Buying Life Insurance as a Business Owner

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.17.2014 | 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...

Is An Ideal Entrepreneur Right Brain Or Left Brain?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Traditionally, the majority of entrepreneurs have been logical thinkers, problem solvers, and pay attention to details. These are the stereotypical le...

12 Ways to Make Tax Season Less Stressful as a Business Owner

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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...

Women in Business Q&A: Kim Castellano, Founder of Fashion First Aid

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kim Castellano is a fashion malfunction expert, entrepreneur and the Founder of Fashion First Aid (Solutions That Stick Inc.), a company with 40 cleve...

12 Best Online Courses for Learning Practical Business Skills

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.09.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is your favorite online course (or site) to learn practical business skills and why? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepren...

9 Ways to Create a Successful Business Presence on Pinterest

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.07.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one tip you have for putting together a business page on Pinterest? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (Y...

Can Startups Surf the Huge Information Tidal Wave?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

A tidal wave of valuable data is surging from the Internet and connected devices today, and the volume is growing exponentially each year. It's enough to drown any business which tries to fight it or ignore it, and it's an opportunity to ride higher and faster for those startups that use it.

Choosing Baltimore to Build a Tech Startup

Renny McPherson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Small Business
Renny McPherson

It's not an established place for tech entrepreneurship. But with with all of the right elements in place, and a local business environment and government that generously support their neighbors here in Charm City, it is increasingly becoming one.

7 Ways to Protect and Test Your New Business Idea

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 04.01.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

I invented something that I think has potential to become a business. What is one thing I should not forget to do? The following answers are provid...

Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace--a New York City-based nonprofit incubator providing early-phase organizati...

The Lonely Life of an Entrepreneur

Janis Kupferer | Posted 03.28.2014 | Small Business
Janis Kupferer

According to the Small Business Administration, there are nearly 28 million small businesses operated in the US. And of these, 78.5 percent are individually owned and run with no other employees than the owner themselves.

Problem Solvers Rock In This New Entrepreneur Era

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

The real question is whether problem solving is a skill you have to be born with, or is there any hope for the rest of us to become successful entrepreneurs. After some review of available resources, I'm convinced that problem solving is a learnable trait, rather than just a birthright.

9 Things You Should Do Before Selling Your Business

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 03.27.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one thing I should not forget to do when trying to sell my business? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (...

Mompreneur Tips: Robin Chase, Founder of Zipcar

Anjali Varma | Posted 03.25.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

"Its going to be incredibly hard."

Why Most People Fail to Cash in On Their Dream Idea

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.22.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

A better question than asking about the quality of an idea, is asking about the quality of your plan to cash in on the idea.

Tell Me What You DO Want

Matt Douglas | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Matt Douglas

For many years, I've frequented a hot dog diner in Natick, MA called "Casey's Diner." I first discovered Casey's about six months after I moved into N...

Art of Making Money: Sell The Sizzle

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

Art of making money: Sell the sizzle, not the steak. This is part one of a 12 part series on the art of making money, a fast paced system for the g...

Show us the Money! Where's the Funding for Women Entrepreneurs?

Jenny Drezin | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Jenny Drezin

How many ideas, then, that could be relevant -- even revolutionary -- to half the world's population are being stymied because women can't access the resources to grow and scale their startups?

Will The 'Open Business' Wave Bring Real Change?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

We seem to have a rare convergence between demands from the marketplace, driven by the real-time collaborative Internet culture, and a desire by entrepreneurs to define success as something more than making money. I think it's really happening, and it's time to take a reality check on your own business, and your own shopping habits, to capitalize on this trend.

How One Blogger Scored a Book Deal, Without any Insider Connections or Track Record

John Corcoran | Posted 03.04.2014 | Books
John Corcoran

Jaime Tardy knew no one in the publishing industry when she set her sights on publishing a book.

Around The World In 12 Days--One Suitcase, 4 Climates And Four Currencies

April Rudin | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel
April Rudin

The first step to helping your business grow overseas is expanding your own global knowledge via traveling. If you haven't already, it's time to get a passport and book that overseas trip.

Becoming An Entrepreneur...Through Enlightenment

Posted 02.28.2014 | World

A Bangladesh-born management guru, Faisal Hoque, explains how "mindfulness" can transform your business. Fortune.com selects the most compelling sh...

12 Service Providers That Take the Headache Out of Business Travel

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 02.27.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

What is one online destination or service provider that you use to save money on all of your business travel? The following answers are provided by ...

Harlem's New Starbucks of Teas

Nova Lorraine | Posted 02.25.2014 | New York
Nova Lorraine

Have you ever had the feeling of overwhelming joy in one little cup? This is what I experienced after my first sips of Serengeti's Moroccan Mint tea.