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What Schoolteachers Know About Problem-Solving That Entrepreneurs (And Those Who Support Them) Don't Quite Get

Rob Lalka | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Rob Lalka

Too often, early-stage businesses have a sole focus: "What do I need to say to raise money?" Startups are more successful when founders are most open to learning -- and not just from the investors they are trying to please.

5 Reasons Why You Will Remain A Wantrepreneur

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 03.03.2014 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Aspiring entrepreneurs often don't even start up. The reasons are aplenty, but if you can get over these five, you have got a chance to start your first venture.

Living Successfully With Host Jacqueline M. Wood of E!'s Party On

Nova Lorraine | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

After receiving critical acclaim for her portrayal of strong-willed vixen Steffy and two Daytime Emmy Nominations, Wood gave up what seemed to be a career on fire to host E! Television's new series, Party On.

Follow Your Feeling, Not the Money Trail

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.28.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

They gave me their business cards. I gave them mine. But on the way home, I began to feel a creeping sense of dislocation and dread -- like I was auditioning for a movie I wasn't quite sure I wanted to be in.

5 Areas That Will Continue to Challenge Entrepreneurs in 2014

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Speaking from experience, being an entrepreneur is a huge responsibility.

Is Your Job Standing In The Way Of Your Life?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 02.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Whether you're spending too much time at the office or taking your stress out on your family, allowing your job take over your life is a slippery slope of misery.

We Need More Katie Mulichs

Linda Hallman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business
Linda Hallman

I have a 13-month-old standard poodle named Sebby. That's short for Sebastian, as in Johann Sebastian Bach. Bach is my husband's favorite composer and...

Top 8 Most Inspiring Moments From the Winter Olympics for Any Fitness Entrepreneur

Jamie Walker | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

Not only are there plenty of lessons to be found in the competition on it's own, but the athletes themselves offer even an even brighter picture of what it means to be a fitness professional in every sense of the word.

Interview With an Asian Entrepreneur: Kenny Leung of Premium Technology

Jane Wang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business
Jane Wang

This week, I speak with Kenny Leung, the CEO and co-founder of Premium Technology, a tech company providing Supply Chain Finance solutions to investment banks, and is based in New York City.

4 Ways to Be the CEO, Founder and Entrepreneur of Your Love Life

Neely Steinberg | Posted 02.25.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

Creating any kind of venture takes time, effort and commitment. You need to invest in whatever venture you are building, be it in business or love.

4 Basic Principles of a Successful Mobile Marketing Strategy

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Loolwa Khazzoom

The average smartphone user reaches for her device about 150 times per day. In a word: Wow.

When To Quit Your Job To Start A Food Company

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani | Posted 02.25.2014 | Taste
Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani

Ultimately we realized that in order to grow to the point where we were selling a LOT of sauce, we needed to first be full-time and focus all of our effort on expansion. Okay, that's risky.

Where Are the Female Entrepreneurs?

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Within hours of the opening activities, the handful of women (myself included) out of 500 attendees, grouped up and shared our disbelief over what we were seeing.

Hacking for Good

Ian Cinnamon | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology
Ian Cinnamon

Everybody wants to create the next Facebook. Or Snapchat. Or Candy Crush. There's nothing wrong with that. But so many entrepreneurs idolize founders ...

Shut Up and Listen to Your Mentors

David Simnick | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
David Simnick

Listening to sage advisors will pivot your company towards repeated success, while avoiding the burn of lessons learned the hard way. So how do you get the right advisors around you?

Are Social Intrapreneurs Emerging In Your Company?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

What's a company to do if they discover emerging social intrapreneuers among their rank and file employees? This may sound like a simple question to ...

Mompreneur Spotlight: Angie Hicks, Founder of Angie's List

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.21.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

For the web series The Modern Mompreneur, Angie shares her thoughts on the skills that are important to grow an entrepreneurial venture and shares surprising advice on not always needing an original idea to launch a successful business.

How to be Smarter than Your Investors - Continuous Customer Discovery

Steve Blank | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Teams that build continuous customer discovery into their DNA will become smarter than their investors, and build more successful companies. -- Awhile...

Discovering LIFT '14 and the World of Entrepreneurs

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 04.17.2014 | Business
Erdika Wirengjurit

I had the privilege to attend the LIFT Conference this year. Ultimately the purpose of these exciting gatherings is to learn, exchange knowledge, ideas and opinions, and I was definitely ready to absorb it all!

Golden Seeds Takes Bold Steps to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Emmie Twombly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Emmie Twombly

On the second day of the Summit, 25 companies presented business updates to Golden Seeds investors. I was able to sit down with Golden Seeds partner, Jo Ann Corkran before, after and during the Summit for first-hand insights. Here is a glimpse on how one of the leading angel investors is making her mark on the industry.

5 Entrepreneurial Lesson's Learned From Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran

Katie Lance | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Katie Lance

I compiled five of my favorite "Barbara takeaways" that I think will resonate with anyone but particularly those of us who are entrepreneurs, working hard on our business but also leading a full life with family and children.

The Top 20 Tech Startups of All Time (Infographic)

Matt Hunckler | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Matt Hunckler

You'll see that Facebook only reached the number 5 position. So, there's some tough competition at the top. Take a look, and see if you can find any patterns behind these entrepreneurs' thinking.

Following the Money: Why Entrepreneurs Should Pick Up the Phone When the Market's Calling

Nicole Glor | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Nicole Glor

This Boston-based family business, Gizmogul, started when the Schneider brothers decided he no longer wanted to go door-to-door, knocking on dentist offices to collect and recycle scrap metal. After a while, he realized that this way of doing had become a dinosaur

What I Learned by Flipping the MOOC

Steve Blank | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC's) and the flipped classroom. I've been experimen...

What Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Lists Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

Stephanie Yang | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Stephanie Yang

Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were entrepreneurs -- founders or cofounders of their own companies.