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Don't Look for Talent; Find People Who Do Things

Tucker Max | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Tucker Max

When I interview someone, I tell them I don't care about their résumé. I only care about two things. I don't want to know anything else, because everything else is puffery, status signaling, or bullshit.

The Last Frontier: The Sustainable Fashion Revolution

David Dietz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
David Dietz

A revolution is coming. No, not in Turkey. This is a different kind of revolution. A revolution inspired by our generation of millenials to bring about positive and lasting change through what we wear.

Take a Chance on Yourself

Theodore R. Daniels | Posted 08.24.2013 | Small Business
Theodore R. Daniels

Each year thousands of people take a chance on themselves to start businesses in the United States.

A Liberal Arts Degree Is More Valuable Than Learning Any Trade

Vivek Ranadivé | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
Vivek Ranadivé

If you teach students one trade, that skill might be obsolete in a few years. But if you teach people how to think and look at lots of information and connect dots -- all skills that a classic liberal education gives you -- you will thrive.

Why the Boom in Boomer Entrepreunership? Blame it on the Ants

Lorie Eber | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Lorie Eber

Baby boomers have become the new entrepreneurs. We're creating new businesses at a torrid pace, unmatched by the youngsters. In the process, we're obliterating the ageist assumption that boomers are risk-averse.

7 Sizzling Entrepreneurs Under 40 (2013)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 08.18.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Continuing in last year's tradition, here are seven amazing young entrepreneurs who are following their dreams in the fields of fashion, media and entertainment, personal and professional development, philanthropy, and fitness.

The Tale of Two Markets

Jeremy Brown | Posted 08.17.2013 | Small Business
Jeremy Brown

At its heart, small business is about entrepreneurs going for it, taking on risk and chasing their dream, with access to funding being core to their ongoing success.

Entrepreneurs: 5 Moves To Master The Mundane

Fahad Hassan | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business
Fahad Hassan

Yeah, I'm at home watching golf in my mom's basement waiting for the Papa John's delivery guy to bring me my lunch. Most days at a start-up may actually seem kind of boring to someone who only read's about the billion dollar exits in Silicon Valley.

And The Most Innovative Small Business Of 2013 Is...

CNBC | Daniel Bukszpan | Posted 06.12.2013 | Small Business

CNBC No matter how far the marketplace advances, there will always be problems that plague consumers and that no company can seem to solve. This...

Your Startup Horoscope

Startup Weekend | Posted 08.12.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

By Franck Nouyrigat, Co Founder of Startup Weekend With Jupiter in retrograde, now is the time to start working on your startup ... but let's face it...

LOOK: Small Business Are Terrified Of Risk

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | Small Business

Entrepreneurs just aren't the daredevils they used to be, according to a new study. Small business owners have become decidedly more conservative a...

The Most Common Formulas for Startup Success

Michele Serro | Posted 08.11.2013 | Small Business
Michele Serro

The average startup iterates multiple times before they find the right product, often drawing up new ways to find traction. Here are five of the most common I've come across within the startup community.

Fund Raising is a Means, Not an End

Steve Blank | Posted 08.11.2013 | Small Business
Steve Blank

For many entrepreneurs "raising money" has replaced "building a sustainable business" as their goal. That's a big mistake. When you take money from investors, their business model becomes yours.

Searching for Hidden Startups Across America

Jen Consalvo | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

Startups are everywhere but they are often not heard or seen. For the past several years, my team at Tech Cocktail has taken on the mission to try to give these startups and regions a voice.

What Keeps Entrepreneurs Up At Night

Startup Weekend | Posted 08.06.2013 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

By Chet Kittleson, NW Regional Manager at UP Global As an active member of the startup scene for the past several years, I've had the privile...

7 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Civic 50

Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

In 2012, The Civic 50’s inaugural year, Bloomberg LP in partnership with the National Conference on Citizenship and Points of Light came together to...

Canada: An Entrepreneur's Utopia?

Fueled | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
Fueled

With immigration reform in a constant state of flux, many highly-skilled highly skilled workers are being turned away at America's doorstep. Canada, looking to take advantage of the dysfunction, passed the "startup visa."

Small Business PR: Should You Hire a Publicist or Can You Do It Yourself?

Ciara Pressler | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

It's an attractive option: who wouldn't want their creation featured on the front page? But before you reach Fortune 100 status, it's important to understand when it's the right time to go big on PR.

This Latina Took Lean In to Another Level -- Learn How to Have It All in Your Business(es)!

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Ebong Eka

Entrepreneur's aren't born but made through their experiences. Those experiences often serve as the foundation and catalyst for success. Struggle, for example, can be an ingredient for entrepreneurial greatness.

Who's Doing the Learning?

Steve Blank | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Steve Blank

In a startup instead of paying consultants to tell you what they learned you want to pay them to teach you how to learn.

4 Ways Big Business Can Be a Keystone in Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

Chitra Nawbatt | Posted 08.03.2013 | Small Business
Chitra Nawbatt

To any size company out there, why not adopt your community and see how you can be a keystone in your local ecosystem of entrepreneurs? It might be just this easy and who knows what the knock on effects can be!

How To Spot A Good Opportunity

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

To be a successful entrepreneur -- or really, a successful anything -- you need to be able to recognize an opportunity when you see one. Specifically, you need to be able to identify a problem or gap, and come up with an innovative solution.

5 Secrets To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur

Sarah Schacht | Posted 07.31.2013 | Teen
Sarah Schacht

Witnessing women who are open about their failures and accepting toward advice and criticism was truly refreshing. At the end of the day, we came out with five pointers one would need to flourish in the entrepreneurial world.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Randi Zuckerberg, Part 1 (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 07.31.2013 | Media
Jimmy Nguyen

Randi talks about the launch of her company Zuckerberg Media -- a next generation media company in Silicon Valley -- and how Silicon Valley and Hollywood can intersect.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Starting Your Own Business

Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kathleen Rich-New Launching a business in midlife can be fulfilling and lucrative, but too many first-time entrepre...