iOS app Android app

Entrepreneur

3 Things Teaching Yoga Taught Me About Business

Tova Payne | Posted 10.18.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

You know yoga is meant to awaken us, to enlighten -- which simply means to turn on the light. And it does this because it is so confronting. Well, let me tell you it is, and so is business.

Middle Schoolers: Victory On and Off the Field

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact
Jayme Cellitioci

There are many ways for our children to experience teamwork and success on and off the field and the wonderful part is that these experiences can be complimentary.

Ten Rules for Business Success Survive a Century

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Business success is still more about the people than the technology or idea involved. As an angel investor and a mentor to entrepreneurs I still see this every day.

10 Most Valuable Things You'll Learn in Business School

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.15.2014 | 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 ...

What if Entrepreneurship Isn't the (Only) Answer?

Mark Newberg | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact
Mark Newberg

There are already 4.8 million job openings in the American labor market, and we know that entrepreneurship isn't the answer for everyone. To meet this growing demand for impact jobs while helping build the next generation of impact leaders, we'll need to focus on intrapreneurship.

The Daily Lives of Entrepreneurs

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of...

The Power of Focus: What Basketball and Yoga Can Teach Us About Business

Tova Payne | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Tova Payne

When you are practicing a pose, there is often a focal point to stare at: the reason for this is: The Power of Focus. The quality of focus is like a muscle. It needs to be trained.

3 Ways to Make Better Business Decisions

Tova Payne | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Tova Payne

If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions. An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. It's all too common to get wrapped up in the details.

5 Myths Women Are Told About The Workplace

Dee Poku-Spalding | Posted 10.06.2014 | Women
Dee Poku-Spalding

I got to a really good place in my career. And then, reality set in. I plateaued, I had no personal life and I was exhausted by the late hours and the daily grind of navigating corporate culture.

Consciously Designing Your Ideal Business

J V Crum III | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Once you've consciously envisioned the life you desire, it's time to consciously design your ideal business. From my perspective, this begins by defining the powerful difference you are passionate to make through your life and business.

Check Your Motivation for the Entrepreneur Lifestyle

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

As a startup advisor, I see many aspiring entrepreneurs whose primary motivation seems to be to work part time, or get rich quick, or avoid anyone else telling them what to do.

Behind the Scenes: How to Move From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

Ellevate | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Ellevate

I tell anyone who asks that being an entrepreneur is tougher than running Merrill Lynch. That's not to say it's not an unbelievable experience... but it's not for everyone. Here's how to make the switch.

Is Your Business Ready for Curves in the Road Ahead?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Successful entrepreneurs and successful companies never stop re-inventing themselves. The alternative of not anticipating the curves, and not building the navigation systems into your core engine, is likely to be a long and painful fall off a high cliff.

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 09.24.2014 | 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.