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Cuba Loosens Grip on Economy (VIDEO)

Alexander Ragir | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Alexander Ragir

The Cuban government is relaxing its grip on the island's socialist economy, allowing the legal creation of private enterprise for the first time sinc...

The Entrepreneur and Fear: An Argument for Entrepreneurial Education, Part 2

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.11.2012 | Money
Steve Mariotti

The paralysis of financial fear can be life-destroying. But, utilized in a positive way, fear can create a heightened sense of awareness, be a motivator and instill determination leading to success.

Why Nobody Cares About The Obamacare Small Business Tax Cut For Health Care

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.11.2012 | Small Business

If the IRS wants to say the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit is a total fail, it has a funny way of saying it. Last spring, the IRS went on a...

Women Business Owners Rock the House in Louisville

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.10.2012 | Small Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Women are running these businesses on their own terms, creating new standards that affect positive change.

Meaningful Leaders: Joel Gascoigne of Buffer

Christel Quek | Posted 12.08.2012 | Small Business
Christel Quek

In a world of rising consumer cynicism about brands, Joel and his team have distinguished themselves within the crowded tech startup space by firmly believing in not just improving their core product, but also in improving the well-being of their users.

Missing the Shots You Never Take

William K. Zinke | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
William K. Zinke

With 30 years added to longevity in the 20th century, people 55 and older need to think about how they want to spend the rest of their extended lives and what chances to take.

Why Entrepreneurs Need Mentors and How to Find Them

Frank Farwell | Posted 12.05.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Sure, entrepreneurs can eventually succeed without mentors. But it will cost extra time and wasted resources. So, how does a small business start-up find a mentor? Or, better yet, a handful of them?

The Lynchpin of Recovery

Shari Runner | Posted 12.05.2012 | Small Business
Shari Runner

As we move closer to the 2012 presidential election it is apparent that the future of our economy hinges on creating more successful small businesses, particularly in urban communities most in need of new jobs.

5 Key Questions to Gauge the Culture in Your Startup

Marty Zwilling | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

There is no ultimate right or wrong in a culture, but there are attributes that will be right or wrong for you, or your investors.

Theology Of Capitalism: Entrepreneurs And Money-Changers

Morgan Guyton | Posted 12.04.2012 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

Jesus had plenty to say about entrepreneurs and money-changers that is relevant to thinking through a Christian response to the competing economic visions that are being set before us this election year.

Taking a Leap of Calculated Faith

Culture-ist | Posted 12.04.2012 | Small Business
Culture-ist

Virtually everyone I've ever met has had an idea for a new product or service. It's just that the vast majority never act on their ideas, and thus never become the entrepreneurs they could have been.

Joe Van Brussel

Cross-Country Road Trip Inspires, Educates Entrepreneurs

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Small Business

In kitchens and offices, at a winery, an old theater and even in an NBA arena, entrepreneurs of all stripes convened to share their stories. Bloggers,...

Your Start-Up Life: How a Focus on Quality Took a Company From Bankruptcy to Profit

Rana Florida | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Tomas Maier's experience at Bottega Veneta exemplifies the importance of quality and shared values in turning around an organization -- a focus that must come from the ground up, infusing it at every level.

New Site Is 'Public Shaming Device'

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Small Business

A new website wants to help small companies fight back -- against their customers. Newly launched BadConsumers.com lets business owners blacklist b...

The Scientific 'Antiques Roadshow': Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Jeff Bocan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Jeff Bocan

I-Corps is like the scientific version of PBS' Antiques Roadshow: technological gems that have largely been tucked away in the labs of America's research institutions are being dusted off to unlock the potential to create a lot of value.

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator: Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Chitra Nawbatt | Posted 12.01.2012 | Small Business
Chitra Nawbatt

When we think of successful business creation and development, we focus on the fundamental business model, value proposition, strategy, organization and alignment of resources, and focused and disciplined execution of that strategy.

5 Things Every Business Needs to Know to Have a Successful Mobile Strategy

Andreas Bernström | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Andreas Bernström

No matter what your business is, you need to make sure that your mobile strategy isn't relegated to a bullet point in your business plan. Now more than ever, it should be the centerpiece from which the rest of the plan is based.

You're in Control: Three Ways to Start Taking Personal Responsibility in Your Business

Fabienne Fredrickson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Small Business
Fabienne Fredrickson

Taking personal responsibility by being willing, eliminating excuses and taking decisive action when presented with an opportunity isn't always easy but I know I don't get out of bed every morning just to be average. I'm betting you don't either.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Lisa Price | Posted 11.19.2012 | Parents
Lisa Price

Once again, Becca and I made the walk of shame to the office for another late slip. The second one in three days. Becca smiled at me and said, "It's okay, Mommy. It's a new school. You hats to get used to it, just like me."

And Your Four Hatch Detroit Finalists Are..

Posted 09.19.2012 | Detroit

What do Detroiters want more of in their city? Kayaks, Spanish small plates, meatless comfort food and pie, that's what. The Comerica Hatch Detr...

'They Mean Business'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.18.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Ever since the economy turned so sour that a lemon would seem sweet by comparison, I have wondered if there are any entrepreneurs out there with a bold business model that can help get the country back on its feet.

The Success Indicator

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.18.2012 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

A few months ago I spoke at an event that Steve Wozniak also spoke at. What struck me the most was his overwhelming sense of gratitude -- for having the opportunity to make the world a better place; to run our businesses better and to have an enhanced life.

Massive Drop In Startup Jobs Is 'Like Nothing We Have Seen,' According To New Report

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 09.15.2012 | Small Business

The number of jobs created by startup companies in the U.S. is dropping at an alarming rate, according to a new study by the Hudson Institute. The ...

The Unexpected Value of Teaching Entrepreneurship

John Dearborn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business
John Dearborn

With the pace of change in businesses operating in any size industry, much of what is being taught in entrepreneurship classes could mean a great deal to a company's long-term growth and success.

Job Creation and Hiring in Silicon Valley, From the Perspective of a Serial Entrepreneur

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Small Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Job creation is, in the long run, dependent on the employees a company hires from the get-go. It takes proactive and hardworking employees to grow departments and revenue. This remains especially true in startups.