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They've Got LeBron, But Now Cleveland Seeks MVP Entrepreneurs

Daryl Rowland | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Daryl Rowland

Where Los Angeles can be said to be about beauty and fame, or New York about ambition or talent, Northeast Ohio has a long history of manufacturing and celebrating the excellence and hard work required to make or do things well.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: Advice to Get You Started On Your Journey

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

Just in case you too dream of taking the leap from employment to entrepreneurship, I want to share something with you so that it will all seem manageable: three simple things that you can do today to get started on your journey.

Beyond Silicon Valley: Using a MOOC to Build a Community of Support for Global Entrepreneurs

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Lyubomir Hristev, 24, works at a marketing agency in Sofia, Bulgaria, and sports a neatly cropped black goatee. Tech savvy, creative, bursting with ideas, Hristev hails from a new generation of entrepreneurial Bulgarians.

12 Young Entrepreneurs Who Make Me Feel Optimistic About Nigeria's Future

Mary Olushoga | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

Despite the growing concern for Nigeria's future due to terrorism or the lack of conscientious leaders, I am optimistic.

8 Things Entrepreneurial People Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Small Business

Entrepreneurship goes beyond Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Garrett Camp, and it embodies something bigger than Twitter and WhatsApp. Entrepreneurshi...

Becoming a Creative and Cultural Entrepreneur

John M. Eger | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

The emergence of creative enterprises is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. According to a 2013 United Nations Report on The Creative ...

20 Minutes To Maximize Your Productivity As An Entrepreneur

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.21.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

It can be overwhelming, especially if you're new to the world of entrepreneurship, but even on those busiest crazy days, it's possible to clear your head and set yourself up for higher productivity.

How to Start a Business After Multiple Failed Attempts as an Entrepreneur

Stacia Pierce | Posted 07.18.2014 | Business
Stacia Pierce

As an entrepreneur, it's important to recognize and understand that failure is a part of business. Many successful business owners have failed in a business venture at some point in their entrepreneurial career.

Starting Up Isn't All Rainbows and Unicorns

Jen Consalvo | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

While starting up is not all rainbows and unicorns, you can make it fun by embracing the rollercoaster for what it is and enjoying the ride. In talking to thousands of entrepreneurs over the years, we've heard a lot of these behind-the-scenes, gritty, honest stories about what entrepreneurship is really like.

#AOLBuild Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

Why There Is Always Enough Room in Your Industry as a Startup

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

I'm all about taking risk where it makes sense, but I also practice caution and commons sense in an attempt to preserve my efforts and energy. These are the kinds of thoughts that were running through my head:

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas...

The Organized Entrepreneur: The 5 Steps I Took to Have My First Five-Figure Day

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Jordana Jaffe

A few months ago, I felt like I came to a crossroads of sorts. I had been business coaching for several years at this point, I celebrated my first 6-figure year in 2013, and worked with many clients, but I felt drained and confused and messy at points too.

7 Things To Do Every Morning As An Entrepreneur

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.14.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Habits are what make us who we were, and these seven daily tasks can help you become a better entrepreneur.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

Michael Barsamian Uncut

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

I recently had the opportunity to chat with him about success and here are five lessons to building empires the Barsamian way.

It's Time to Stop Chasing the Impossible Ideal

Alex Charfen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

What can you do to move forward without falling into the trap of blindly chasing an ideal? First, recognize that an ideal is exactly that: ideal. Ideals exist in a perfect world. Unfortunately, we don't.

Art of Making Money: 3 Keys to Getting Obsessive to Achieve Greatness

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Shaahin Cheyene

With these three keys in hand,the great entrepreneur inside of you can emerge and embrace the infectious obsession that has made so many men and women great.

5 Intercultural Issues That Can Make Life Easy for Entrepreneurs, Expats and VCs

Cosmin Gheorghe | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Cosmin Gheorghe

A few months ago I was asked by Alin Uhlmann, president of Tasuleasa Social, if I could help Romanian entrepreneurs learn how to present their ideas and accomplishments to international partners and investors. Inspired by my discussion with Mr. Uhlmann, I put together five essential issues that can be helpful in intercultural professional relationships.

Interview: Meet the Women Who Are Helping Mold the Stars of Tomorrow

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

I was recently given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the founders of A-Team Studios, an artist development agency headquarted in Miami, Florida.

A Powerful, Predictive Tool to Create the Future

John Warner | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
John Warner

Wouldn't you jump to use a powerful analysis tool allowing you to predict business success with a high degree of accuracy? Join me in a thought expe...

The 5 Don'ts for Taking Time Off From Your Business

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

That kind of laundry list mentality is depressing when you think about it, especially since taking a vacation shouldn't have to be something that stresses you out.

The Path of Our Lives

Steve Blank | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

For entrepreneurs the key to living this one to the fullest is the understanding that you can choose -- that you do have a choice to effect the journey and change the rules, that you can decide to give it your best shot to do something, something extraordinary.

Entrepreneurs Do Not Have Dream Jobs

Dhairya Pujara | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Dhairya Pujara

Earlier this year I was invited to speak at Wharton Business School at an event, Rebuilding America - Path of Entrepreneurship. Check out the full tal...

Four Steps to Read a Meeting

Dean Soukeras | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

These four states of perception allow someone to get a sense of a situation quickly and accurately. The more you practice them, the more accurate they become.