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6 Teambuilding Habits Every Startup Tech Entrepreneur Should Practice

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.09.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

If someone doesn't seem like they'll be invested in your company for the long haul, your instincts are probably right. Don't hesitate to weed out the bad fits and seek candidates who truly sync with your culture.

Mentally Strong Daters: The 13 Things They Avoid

Neely Steinberg | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

As a dating coach, I continually find inspiration in the world of entrepreneurship, where courageous and motivated individuals create, build, and shape ventures. I like applying what I learn about entrepreneurs to the world of dating.

Sophie Wade: Your Diversified Career in 2014: Own It. Work It. Love It.

Sophie Wade | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Reframe your working experience and think about your past and potential future moves strategically, rather than as disconnected elements.

Lessons Learned in Therapeutics

Steve Blank | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at UCSF. Doctors, rese...

5 Ways to Energize Your Brand and Fuel Innovation

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Advice for the employee; leave the negative attitude at home. Come to work and bring inspiration with you. Cultivate fresh new ideas and share them with your co-workers.

Corporations and Startups No Longer Strange Bedfellows

Jason Grill | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Jason Grill

Entrepreneurs hold the keys to spark innovation that corporations lack. In 2013, we saw more corporations interacting with the startup community and doing things they have never done before. Why are they doing this?

From Father to Son, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship: Brent Bushnell

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

I recently had the chance to talk to Nolan Bushnell about his career, as well as his relationship with his son and fellow entrepreneur Brent. Brent Bushnell runs a company called Two Bit Circus, a purveyor of novel out-of-home entertainment.

Get Your Blog On! The Important Role Blogging Plays in Business Development

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Blogging can help market your business, since blog posts can be shared across multiple social networks. If others find your blog post helpful, your post just might get a whole lot of eyeballs on it.

Entrepreneurs: Help Others to Help Yourself

Jack Nadel | Posted 02.22.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In essence, when you give to others, you are really helping yourself, and often in ways you cannot imagine. This is a lesson all entrepreneurs should take to heart. Even if you are at the beginning of your business career, you should think about ways to give back to your community.

93-Year-Old Entrepreneur Efraim Margolin: "Be a Champion"

Zach Cutler | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Zach Cutler

Be a champion. As an entrepreneur, you need to be bold and make decisions with a champion's mindset.

What Are Your Financial Statements Telling You?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

What could your business do with an extra $1 million in cash? Borrow less? Invest in new equipment? Hire staff to help grow your sales? The answers l...

Moneyball and the Investment Readiness Level - Video

Steve Blank | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Eric Ries was kind enough to invite me to speak at his Lean Startup Conference. In the talk I reviewed the basic components of the Lean Startup and d...

What We Often Forget About Value Creation

Faisal Hoque | Posted 02.22.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

Derived from my own entrepreneurial successes and failures, I have distilled three fundamental themes that I believe are the catalysts for long-term value for greater tangible and intangible impact.

Generosity: The Lucky Helping Those Less Lucky Than Them

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

As for all the people we've profiled in this series, what ties them all together is that they share is a common and unmistakable trait: they truly believe that who they are and what they have is due in large part to luck.

The 10 Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 02.19.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things! Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money.

Millennials Mix & Move, Asking: "What's Your Problem?"

Christopher Norris | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor (pink shirt), a Chicago-based motivational speaker, leads a round of "What's Your Problem?" during a millennial mixer...

Inventing New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kari Warberg Block

I prioritize the promises I make to myself each year, and force myself to exercise both discipline and passion to see them through.

A Picture Paints A Thousand Words... in Pixels: Visualizing The Future of Social Media for Entrepreneurship in 2014

Penina Rybak | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

Visual content marketing is becoming increasingly popular and is now regularly analyzed at work and at business seminars. As we board the speeding social media train for 2014, we need to think about how to imbue our digital footprint with more meaning.

Valuing Your Business

Bill McBean | Posted 02.18.2014 | Small Business
Bill McBean

What is my business worth? It's a question I've asked myself hundreds of times over my 40-year long ownership career. And valuing your business, as an exercise, is a great thing to do from time to time -- it gets you thinking and dreaming, which is not a bad thing.

Lessons Learned in Digital Health

Steve Blank | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at UCSF. Part 1: iss...

Why Entrepreneurs Are the Happiest Givers

Jon Sundt | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Jon Sundt

I've been able to gain some insight into how some of my fellow entrepreneurs treat this time of year, and it's marked by a particular brand of generosity. Here are the top reasons why I believe entrepreneurs 'pay it forward' with the biggest hearts and brightest smiles.

5 Rules That Can Make Or Break Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 02.16.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

As an entrepreneur, it's easy to get so caught up in your ideas that you lose sight of the business fundamentals that will sustain your enterprise. Even the most popular and innovative ideas, unfortunately, will not be able to survive unless they are handled by a responsible and attentive business owner.

The Life Out Loud: Beauty, Cancer-Free

MeiMei Fox | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

It shook Leela Rao to the core when the person closest to her was almost taken away from her. At the age of 30, Leela's sister and best friend Uma, a ...

We've Seen the Future of Translational Medicine and It's Disruptive

Steve Blank | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

A team of 110 researchers and clinicians, in therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and digital health in 25 teams at UCSF has just shown us the future of...

How Kris Carr Built Her Global Wellness Brand

Nitika Chopra | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Kris Carr has always been a role model for me as I have dealt with health issues. Her battle with cancer and ability to take her health lessons and teach others is something I admire. Not only that, but she has truly built a global brand out of an illness, which is beyond inspiring.