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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?

3 Things They Don't Teach you in School (But Perhaps Should)

Tania Yuki | Posted 06.19.2014 | Women
Tania Yuki

You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find the one you love, and the same thing is true in business. You know it when you find it, and if you're not sure, keep looking.

The Trick to Manipulate Your Own Mind

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One thing I've learned up to this point in life is that the mind has a memory. And it's damn smart; it "subconsciously" recognizes patterns. Once the...

Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the 'Art Of War'

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Winning customers as an entrepreneur in a startup has many parallels to a young army trying to penetrate some formidable new and unfamiliar territory....

How Does a Film Industry in Nigeria Still Break All the Rules?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Juliet Asante

I am a gal torn between two worlds! Literally! Last week, I was at the Sundance gala in NYC that honored Glenn Close. The theme of the gala was 'Here ...

Success Tips From Millionaire Trader Tim Sykes

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Small Business
Richard Lorenzen

Always curious to learn about the success habits of other entrepreneurs, today I sat down with my good friend Timothy Sykes, the millionaire stock trader, teacher and serial entrepreneur, and asked him to share with my readers his own daily habits for success and peak performance.

10 Steps to Becoming a Food Entrepreneur

Susan Liang | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business
Susan Liang

Food justice, food deserts, the environment, social impact, and health concerns make food an important topic. Food not only nurtures our bodies, but has the opportunity to make a difference beyond our plates.

Every Technical Startup Wishes for This Dream Team

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

In my years of advising startups and occasional investing, I've seen many great ideas start and fail, but the right team always seems to make good thi...

The Joy of Constraints in Business

Michele Serro | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Michele Serro

Before starting Doorsteps, I was lucky enough to spend a handful of years leading the New York office of IDEO, a well-known design and innovation firm...