Linda Kempkin had a vision to help women entrepreneurs quickly secure a strong Internet presence for their new businesses. We thought it would be helpful to know what lessons she would share with readers who may be thinking about making the leap to entrepreneurship.
"I want to give something back," says Jeff Unger, founder of the legal services firm eMinutes. "I started my firm in 1997, and a ton of people helped me. So now I'm helping these first-time entrepreneurs."
If you want to start a tech company and need capital, a web search for "venture capital firms" will return over 10 million hits. But if you have capital and just need a great idea, you are not going to find it with Google.
Today Milken Institute's Global Conference was launched in Los Angeles bringing together over 3,000 of the world's brightest minds for prestigious two day event off educational lectures, panels and interviews on various topics affecting our world today.
The founders started discussing the idea in mid-2010, incorporated Babiators LLC in the fall of 2010 and officially launched the product in May 2011. Today, Babiators can found in more than 250 stores and 15 countries worldwide.
When they see these letters as a hassle and try to slough them off, they are just shooting themselves in the foot. Instead of embracing a problem and solving it now, they are pushing it off into the future, where it will do more damage.
I'd never heard the term "Go-Giver" before and it intrigued meso I got in touch with Bob Burg, who coined the term in his book, The Go Giver. I found Burg on Twitter and asked if I could interview him to find our more.
For those of us in the entrepreneurship development space, the Skoll World Forum is an annual shot in the arm, an opportunity to be inspired by people who are driven by a deep desire to address the world's greatest challenges.
Studies imply that more than 80 percent of dropouts would have stayed in school if they believed it was more relevant to real life. Learning how to run a small business can help kids see how their core classes aren't just cruel tortures from adults.
Moms are always thinking about how our lives could be easier with this or that, but most of us stop there. Amy Creel felt that way but instead of dismissing her idea, she went online to happily discover that her Teething Bling was in fact unique.