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Supreme Court Ruling To Uphold Affordable Care Act An Affirmation For Small Business

John Arensmeyer | Posted 09.02.2012 | Small Business
John Arensmeyer

Now, more than two years since its passage, nationwide market reforms and other provisions of the Affordable Care Act are already benefiting small businesses and consumers alike. In so doing, they are reinventing what it means to purchase healthcare in America.

Can't Find A Job? Make One!

Thomas Kruczek | Posted 09.01.2012 | College
Thomas Kruczek

Students today approach the notion of starting their own business with a sense of optimism and hope and with the knowledge that if they do launch and fail, no one will tattoo an 'L' on their forehead branding them a loser.

China Helps Local Entrepreneurs Expand Overseas

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Chinese entrepreneur Feng Jun tried five times to set up overseas branches to market his MP3 players and other consumer electronics goods....

Fire Your Boss!

Steve Strauss | Posted 08.27.2012 | Money
Steve Strauss

If you have a lousy boss (and I had a few, as have we all), if you are bored at work, if you are out of work, if you have a crappy job, I invite you to join us.

4 Tips For Female Entrepreneurs

Jessica Ayari Toro | Posted 08.20.2012 | Small Business
Jessica Ayari Toro

Though it can be challenging, owning your own business is not impossible. I learned a couple of practical tips for starting and running a small but growing business that I'd like to share with you.

Beware the Perils of Entrepreneurial Passion

Noam Wasserman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Noam Wasserman

When making the weighty decision to forgo a steady paycheck in favor of developing an unproven idea and building a company from scratch, passion, confidence, and optimism can blind founders to the challenges posed by these three factors.

Young Entrepreneur Council: 12 Steps to Break Into Public Speaking and Build Your Brand

Scott Gerber | Posted 08.14.2012 | Small Business
Scott Gerber

How do you break into the world of speaking engagements to grow your brand?

Alyssa Milano's Business "Touch"

Nicole Lapin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Style
Nicole Lapin

The former "Charmed" star turned entrepreneur wins big with women's sports gear line. As the star of the hit WB series Charmed for nine years, Alys...

Designing a Life, Making Meaning: Simple Design Choices

Douglas Crets | Posted 07.29.2012 | Technology
Douglas Crets

Inside the second floor design studio, I found a white board shown above. I have been looking at that phrase written across the bottom, written down by a student trying to figure out a design thesis: "Deep existential search for meaning."

VIDEO: Having Confidence In Your Dreams (And Following Through)

Nitika Chopra | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

In a world where we have more choices then we know what to do with, we can get addicted to making choices and become not so interested in actually sticking with one of them. This video is for anyone who has a dream or anyone looking for clarity in discovering their dream.

Are You Doing Your No. 1 Job as an Entrepreneur?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 07.15.2012 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Your ability to sell is key. Introspection today should set your expectations for tomorrow. Once you get the hang of power selling, closing a sale will be thrilling and more fun than work.

4 Key Tips for Creating a Stellar Advisory Board

Andreas Bernström | Posted 07.09.2012 | Small Business
Andreas Bernström

By clearly defining what obstacles, challenges or opportunities lay in front of you, you will have an advantage over competitors in being able to implement and create a strategy for long-term success and sustainability.

Teenage Whiz-Kid Raises $7 Million For Startup Payments Company

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - Gumroad, a start-up payments company run by 19-year-old entrepreneur Sahil Lavingia, has raised $7 million in a funding...

Women Say No to Extreme Work Schedules

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 07.01.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

Work/life balance is something every adult strives for, but for women in competitive corporate positions, clocking out before 8 p.m. is often seen as a sign of weakness.

Dick Clark's Business Lesson

Nelson Davis | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Nelson Davis

Unbridled enthusiasm is a success magnet. While many people of his age were eyeing a rocking chair, Dick was fishing for opportunities.

Entrepreneurial Lessons From a 9-Year-Old Boy

Katie Hawkes | Posted 06.27.2012 | Small Business
Katie Hawkes

While we can't all invest in cardboard arcades and plan to make enough cash to pay off mortgages, student loans and/or bankruptcy fees, we can take a few cues from Caine.

Mompreneurs: Filmmaker Preserves Milestone Moments For Families

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.20.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Christina's entrepreneurial journey that would mirror her own stages of life. In 2011 Christina had her second child. As she became pregnant this second time around, she wanted to help other moms through producing special keepsake videos.

Who Is the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Daniel Cubias

Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.

Why Pete Wentz Cares About the Future of Music, Social Media and Election 2012 (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.12.2012 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

Pete Wentz rocks and he rocks the vote. He stopped by What's Trending live to chat about his new electro-pop duo, Black Cards, innovative ways to distribute music, social media and his passion for politics.

Wanted: Professional Soulmate

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business
Dr Layla McCay

It turns out that while I was spending my formative years coming up with brilliant ideas to change the world, I should actually have been screening my fellow students for their potential as my future business partners.

Sir Richard Branson Actually Is the Most Interesting Man In The World (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business
Shira Lazar

Richard Branson answered our viewer questions and spoke about social media, entrepreneurship, Virgin Galactic, his 10-year prediction, and the importance of making a difference in other peoples' lives.

When To Quit

Patrick FitzGerald | Posted 06.02.2012 | Small Business
Patrick FitzGerald

Rarely do we think of failure when it comes to entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs are repeatedly taught, told and counseled to never give up, the big "pivot" will happen soon and the light is surely at the end of the tunnel. Yet, each year, thousands upon thousands of startups fail in the United States. So the question begs, when should an entrepreneur quit?

Investors Seek Entrepreneurs With Fire in the Belly

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
Marty Zwilling

If you think you want to be your own boss and run your own business, look in the mirror to see if you have the right traits to be an entrepreneur. Here are some key ones to look for.

Offering Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

Lauren Rotman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Impact
Lauren Rotman

Spill the Beans is a collection of short, candid and to-the-point interviews with extremely successful entrepreneurs, executives and CEOs. We aim to help young, intensely busy, budding entrepreneurs get a better insight into the habits and rituals of the ones who have "made it."

Can't Find A Product Or Service? Start A Company

E.J. Reedy | Posted 05.19.2012 | Small Business
E.J. Reedy

New research suggests that being a frustrated consumer or business user is a fairly common path toward entrepreneurship, especially more innovative entrepreneurship.