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Smart People Should Build Things

Andrew_Yang | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Andrew_Yang

I knew that there were promising startups and growth companies all over the country that needed talent to expand and thrive. I knew firsthand that there was an army of talented, ambitious, somewhat directionless young people who'd love to work for a startup.

What Does It Mean to Be an Entrepreneur Today? Reflections for 2014

Penina Rybak | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

As this year draws to a close and people look ahead to 2014, the phrase "I plan on pursuing entrepreneurship" is being heard around the world; in boardrooms and basements and everywhere in between. But what does that really mean?

Start-up Strategies to Build a Business the Affordable Way

Jack Nadel | Posted 02.03.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

My only capital when I started Trans Pacific Traders in 1946 was my accumulated military pay. What I did have was a willingness to research, find opportunities, and make deals. Fancy furniture and a large office would have to wait.

Celebrate Women's Impact on the Economy and Social Good This Week in Silicon Valley

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 02.03.2014 | Women
Kay Koplovitz

This is a great week to be in San Francisco and Silicon Valley to celebrate the impressive impact women are having on technology, the economy and the ...

Top Empact100 Entrepreneurs Take Over United Nations Headquarters for a Day

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

This past October, one hundred disruptive entrepreneurs met at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to present their businesses, share niche knowledge, network, and celebrate impactful entrepreneurship.

How to Run Over Fear and Take Action: Advice From Dean Karnazes

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.

Starting-Over A Business: When to Relaunch, Pivot, Expand, or Close Up Shop

Ciara Pressler | Posted 02.01.2014 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

Launching a business is like falling in love -- the initial ecstasy of your idea blinds you to the realities of long-term commitment.

When to Pull the Plug on Your Business

Jack Garson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Small Business
Jack Garson

Entrepreneurs often struggle when their companies face big issues. Whether to continue in business is certainly one of the biggest and most difficult choices. But if you approach these questions with logical analysis, you will make the best decisions.

When Customers Make You Smarter

Steve Blank | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

We talk a lot about Customer Development, but there's nothing like seeing it in action to understand its power. Here's what happened when an extraordi...

What Do You Do, and Who the Hell Cares?

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.01.2014 | Small Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

Any worthy marketing professional will emphasize the importance of establishing your brand, target audience, and message as the first step of getting your business off the ground.

Tips on How to Focus

Azeem Khan | Posted 01.27.2014 | Small Business
Azeem Khan

Use these tips to get started on doing more, and doing it faster, so you can spend the rest of your day doing whatever you want.

3 Lessons for Today's Entrepreneurs and Wantrepreneurs

Rod Favaron | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Rod Favaron

An entrepreneur who lacks drive and passion is doomed to fail. However, an entrepreneur who operates in a vacuum with no outside guidance is equally set up for failure.

How to Put Your Social Media on Autopilot

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

It's not uncommon to get several thoughts in a row I want to share, or come across several things to share while reading email or working.  Buffer allows me to add all these ideas to my queue when I think of them, and shares them at predetermined intervals.

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

Evolve Your Board As Your Organization Changes

George Bradt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
George Bradt

Just like you need different types of boards to ride surf, snow or street, you need different boards to help guide different stages of your business. ...

The No Drama Guide

Tracy Crossley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

It's great to be supported while we're blowing off steam. Drama is about the details, venting is about an actual issue. Once you've vented, you can now focus on making a decision or taking action. You move past the disappointment and start feeling better.

Unicorns and MBAs

Jeff Bussgang | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jeff Bussgang

The next time someone tells you that you need a hoodie to be a great start up entrepreneur, don't be afraid to flash your MBA diploma with pride.

It's Time to Play Moneyball: The Investment Readiness Level

Steve Blank | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Investors sitting through Incubator or Accelerator demo days have three metrics to judge fledgling startups - 1) great looking product demos, 2) compe...

Happy Hipmunk Thanksgivukkah

Ondi Timoner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

In this week's ATD episode in our Pivot series, we sit down with Hipmunk co-founders Goldstein and Huffman to discover how they grappled with getting their travel platform off the ground.

Let's Shrink the Growing World of Entrepreneurship

Thom Ruhe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Thom Ruhe

There's nothing like a global economic crisis to bring the world together. Devastating economic events that started in the late 2000s showed the world, once again, that the welfare of one nation is linked to the welfare of others.

Jillian Berman

Young Entrepreneurs Get Creative In Face Of Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

Like many young people confronting an era that has produced talk of a so-called Lost Generation, Oliver Barton emerged from school five years ago and ...

Ten More Bright Lights in the Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

A little over two months ago, we challenged innovators across the nation to show us their game-changing mobile apps and services when we launched our ...

5 People Everyone Needs in Their Entrepreneurial Network

Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business

When you’re running a small business, who you know can be just as important as what you do. Your connections in the business community can provide v...

The King's Speech Writer David Seidler Speaks About Crowdfunding

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

The Oscar-winning writer of The King's Speech David Seidler is an extraordinary human and a great friend I am fortunate to have in my life. When I ask...

Why Business Partnerships Go Bad

Jack Garson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

Business is tough, as recent history has proven once again. It's much too tough to be fighting with your partners. Pick well.