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How to Master The Elevator Pitch For Your Startup in 4 Steps

Jose Vasquez | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Your elevator pitch can make or break your efforts to attract new funding and build a stronger client base, and in four steps you could go from zero direction to total mastery.

This Vet Is Helping Inmates Stay Connected With Their Families After Being Behind Bars Himself

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact

You could call Frederick Hutson an overachiever. After graduating from high school, Huston served honorably as a F-16 Avionics Electrician in the ...

How Acting Like a Dog Will Get You What You Want

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Rush wasn't thinking, "What if?" He just saw what he wanted and went for it. Rush can teach us adult humans a few lessons about getting what we want.

Will the JOBS Act Create More Jobs, or Just More Risk?

Jason Earle | Posted 05.23.2014 | Small Business
Jason Earle

The contrast between the unemployment numbers and the workforce participation stats seem to lead us in two different directions.

Find Out How This South Florida Real Estate Mogul Went From Bomb Shelters to Selling Mansions

JustLuxe | Posted 07.22.2014 | HuffPost Home
JustLuxe

South Florida is known for many things, included among them being a very nice place to call home. Pleasant weather, a vibrant environment and quick ...

After Losing Her Home To Bankruptcy, This Woman Crafted Her Way To A New Life -- And More Than A Million Dollars In Sales Revenue!

Posted 07.02.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

5 Strategies to Being Your Own Boss

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Small Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Among the hundreds of thousands of twenty-somethings graduating from American colleges this month, an increasing number may consider forgoing the traditional first job search and opting instead for what has become something of the new American dream: Being your own boss.

Entrepreneur Success Stories: GeekSquad Founder Shares Secrets

Robert Jordan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Robert Jordan

In this How They Did It interview, Robert shares his entrepreneur success story and secrets for building a service business from scratch.

I Want to MASTER Entrepreneurship!

Victoria Louise Rabin | Posted 07.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Victoria Louise Rabin

"I want to master Entrepreneurship!!" The first word that came to my mind to describe this bizarre marriage of words was - "Oxymoron." Entrepren...

Taking Care of You Is Taking Care of Business

Ellen G. Goldman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Ellen G. Goldman

I passionately believe that our health and well-being are the foundation in which everything that is important and meaningful in our lives must be built upon. In this complicated world in which we live, if we want to thrive, not merely survive, we must elevate self-care to the highest priority of our days.

10 Productivity Tricks Every Entrepreneur Can Harness

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.19.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Try putting these habits to good use, and see how many more tasks you get done in a day.

Are Entrepreneurs Really The Happiest People On Earth?

Forbes | Jane Park | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

One of the questions I’m asked most often is, “Are you happy all the time because you’re an entrepreneur?” The mythology of entrepreneurial...

Use Your Bucket List to Design Your Life

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

Janak and Nalisha Patel asked themselves, "What does success really mean to us?" For answers, they turned to a very logical place, their bucket list. They had created their bucket list years before and decided this was the time to dust it off and actually use it as a guide to design their life.

Celebrating Passion and Purpose

Lisa Duncan | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Duncan

Today I'm celebrating the role that being a mom has made in our business. And you know what?  It's a pretty damn awesome role, filled with passion and purpose.

The Raw Truth About Overnight Success

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Shannon Kaiser

Both successful businesses and actually making your dreams come true takes action, dedication, focus and time. Only time can give you what you need. So roll up your sleeves and have fun on the adventure of life. Those who embrace the journey are the ones who see the huge results.

Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) ranked as Top 5 Kiva Zip Trustee

Kiva Zip | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Kiva Zip

Mirza Tihic: Director of Program Support Services at IVMF The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has been a trustee with Kiva Zip...

Just Jump Through the Fear

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 07.13.2014 | Style
Brandice N. Daniel

The easy part is conceptualizing, discussing and considering an idea. The most difficult thing you must do is to just jump.

Will You Support Your Favorite Small Business?

Katie Vlietstra | Posted 07.13.2014 | Small Business
Katie Vlietstra

The bottom-line: America's small business community continues to play on an unfair and unequal field when contrasted with their corporate counterparts.

The Nexus of Economy and Environment -- In North Carolina and Beyond

Bob Keefe | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Bob Keefe

Go anywhere in America as I have and you'll find smart business people just like those in North Carolina. What they have in common is the courage to bet on a big idea and a conviction that they don't have to sacrifice our air, water and land and our children's future in pursuit of profits today.

To Create A Real Connection, Show Vulnerability

Harvard Business Review | Michael Simmons | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

The hardest part of my business failing was not the loss of the business. It was the loss of the identity that came with being a successful entreprene...

What We Can Learn From the Tax Revolt and Genocide in Cambodia

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Steve Mariotti

Just this past week, disturbing reports came in about the ongoing violence around the world, and the genocidal violence now taking place in the Central African Republic. As a guest of the State Department, I recently visited Cambodia and later traveled to Vietnam, and was reminded of the tragic history of genocide in the region.

Wes Moore: Our Vets Are 'Investments' Not 'Problems That Have To Be Fixed'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Wes Moore, a former Army combat veteran and executive producer of the upcoming PBS show "Coming Back with Wes Moore," spoke on HuffPost Live Monday ab...

The Organized Entrepreneur: How to Actually Complete Your Life Size Project

Jordana Jaffe | Posted 07.12.2014 | Small Business
Jordana Jaffe

Yes, I'm talking about your dream. Yes, that dream. Your big, larger-than-life size project that you know you're meant to be doing. The only problem is that it's not getting done. At all. Which actually makes total sense. Let me explain.

Your Custom Graphic Design Cheat Sheet

Kelley Sanabria | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Kelley Sanabria

Do you ever make anything graphic for your business? If you're like most entrepreneurs, you'll end up doing your own graphics at some point, whether you want to or not!

Are You An Entrepreneur Or Small Business Owner? We Want You To Show Us Your World

Posted 05.23.2014 | Small Business

Small businesses may not make headlines as often as their big corporate counterparts, but their stories are the ones that truly encapsulate the Americ...