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Five Keys to Entrepreneurial Success

Blake McCammon | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Blake McCammon

Settling isn't something that should even be in your vocabulary as an entrepreneur. We only get one life, so use it, follow your passion and whatever your passion is, go for it.

How The First National Podcasting Conference Launched With A $30,000 Kickstarter Campaign

John Corcoran | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
John Corcoran

Dan Franks knew 24 hours into his first Kickstarter campaign that they were on to something. Franks and a couple of co-founders had decided to hol...

Designing Reflective Gear for Cyclists #ArtofY

Alex Schattner | Posted 10.21.2014 | Small Business
Alex Schattner

In high school, Michael Cherman, 23, knew he wanted to be a clothing designer. He made shirts and sold them out of the back of his car. His dream led him to Parsons, but he stayed only a year.

'Be Relentless in Your Dreams': DooBop Founder Jodie Patterson on Madame C.J. Walker

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 10.22.2014 | Style
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Madam Walker rose above race, gender equality, and social justice to build a beauty empire that she intended to be a benefit to her race long after her time. She was a visionary, with a foresight that is today, unmatched.

Listen and Learn From These 13 Emerging Entrepreneurial Podcasters

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Kimanzi Constable

Smart entrepreneurs have learned that effectively multi-tasking is a myth. That is, however, unless you're listening to a podcast while you're exercising or running errands.

A Business Model for Marijuana

Adam Bierman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Adam Bierman

ith 23 states plus the District of Columbia enacting marijuana programs we are now steam rolling. And what is going to take place next is the final step and watershed moment for the industry.

5 Dirty Secrets Of Success You Won't Hear From Most Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Success in entrepreneurship is the result of a great many factors, but these dirty secrets are seldom talked about.

Can Higher Consciousness Deliver Higher Profits?

J V Crum III | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

In the world that most of us grew up in, these seem to be conflicting values--are profits and consciousness even related? At first glance, they seem to be values that need to balance each other out.

Honing in on Innovation in Princeton: Tiger Labs

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong.

How The Best Companies In The World Attract Top Talent

Peter Voogd | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Peter Voogd

Most companies haven't thought much about what our young generation really cares about. The most successful companies on the planet love those who are on purpose and have a sense of urgency to their life.

6 Things To Do When Starting a Business with Your Sibling

Lauren Jessen | Posted 10.16.2014 | Small Business
Lauren Jessen

Having the opportunity to start a business with a sibling is pretty special. Make a concerted effort to be great business partners and siblings, and enjoy the process.

What I Learned As a Start-Up Business Owner

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

It wasn't that long ago when I started my business and was so looking forward to the challenges ahead of me. Little did I know that every day would be a challenge and new ones popped-up all the time that I didn't expect.

Entrepreneur Karen Civil Is Touring the Country to Deliver Positivity

Ahrif Sarumi | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Ahrif Sarumi

What happens before and after recording a face-to-face interview with someone can go either way. Either you exchange mundane pleasantries about how it's nice to meet one another and the weather or you can happen to catch a glimpse of the interviewee's authentic character.

Architect Turned Artist

Kelly Daniels | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
Kelly Daniels

I've lived my life drawing, painting, and creating. Woodworking, acrylics, pen and ink- I do it all. Given the simplest of tasks, I'll find a way to turn it into a project. With an engineer father, math and science wasn't ever far from my heart either.

How to Stop Doing it All and Take 100% Control Over Your Business and What YOU Do in It!

J V Crum III | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
J V Crum III

Do you wake up excited for the business day ahead? Do you relish the opportunities you'll have to use your unique skills, live your purpose, and c...

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...

Measure Impact More Than Money

Jeffrey Shaw | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Shaw

Before you know it, 2015 will be upon us. I like to set a personal "theme" for each new year; it's a practice that I find helps keep me grounded in my intention throughout the year. I pick a word, sometimes two, to represent what I most want to accomplish in the coming year.

The Secret That Successful Entrepreneurs Usually Don't Tell You

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

You work your tail off day and night, and you're still far from reaching the success that you are striving for. You even wonder whether you'll ever have your own breakthrough.

7 Things Successful People Never Say

Monica Bourgeau | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Monica Bourgeau

Have you ever noticed that the most successful people share a certain kind of attitude? For example, successful people don't spend a lot of time complaining. They're busy taking action and creating their success.

Pioneering the Possible

Scilla Elworthy | Posted 10.09.2014 | Impact
Scilla Elworthy

True pioneers are fuelled by their vision of how a new world could be, and dare to take on what has never been done before. Now, when so few people have any vision at all of the future, the pioneering spirit embodies the kind of leadership so deeply needed on the planet.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: The Step of Faith

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 10.10.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

My favorite scene in the third installment of the Indiana Jones movies, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, is when Indiana must complete 3 tasks to reach the Holy Grail.

Founders Finding Funding From Friends May Be Fools

Marty Zwilling | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as "low-hanging" fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their beloved startup.

17 Best Cities for Starting Up Right Now

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 10.09.2014 | Small Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

As Bloomberg recently said, to be the best tech city you need "the environment to attract people and you need a diversity of people." New York tops both; and over the last five years it has also accumulated an amazing amount of tech talent -- developers, experienced execs and investors.

Paradigm Shift

Sramana Mitra | Posted 10.08.2014 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

Well, did you Google it? Definition of 'Business Model' The plan implemented by a company to generate revenue and make a profit from operations. T...

3 Ways to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

The struggles that come along with being an entrepreneur are real. There is an endless supply of positivity and pride that accompany the world of self...