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To Exist Is to Change

Faisal Hoque | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Faisal Hoque

Tomorrow is today. If we or our organization are waiting for things to get better, we're missing the point: It's up to us to make things better now.

Redefining How You Spend Time

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Steinmann

When opportunity comes along, ask yourself if it will allow you to spend more or less time inside your living circle. Don't go outside your living circle any more than you have to. Every minute spent outside your living circle is a minute of your life that you've lost forever. 

Silicon Valley and Entrepreneurship Go Hand in Hand

John Rampton | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
John Rampton

In a recent interview, VigLink CEO Olive Roup talks about the benefits and challenges of starting a new company and growing a business in Silicon Valley, shedding some light on what it's like to be a business owner in the tech capital of the world.

Why You Aren't Meeting Investors

Seth Goldstein | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Seth Goldstein

Nobody teaches you these rules. And people are too polite to tell you when you violate them. Understanding and following the laws of email are crucial to ensuring you get investor meetings.

The New Power Generation

Ann Shoket | Posted 05.05.2014 | Teen
Ann Shoket

The girls you see superglued to their phones aren't just distracted or self-involved, as teenagers are often dismissed as being. Those girls are creating their personal brands on Twitter, launching fashion careers on Tumblr and starting their own businesses on Etsy.

Entrepreneurship Through the Western Looking Glass

Penina Rybak | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

I've realized that this is one of the most profound examples of the importance of the proverbial traveler's journey.

How Small Business Success Can Happen At Any Age

John Tarnoff | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

John's resume is notable for the range of his experience. He was a career military man, and retired medically from the Army as a 71L, Clerk-Typist; an 11B, Infantryman; and 05C, SCUBA Diver. He had endured physical challenges, including losing the sight in his right eye, and had problems with his knees.

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

Rob Lalka | Posted 05.03.2014 | 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 05.03.2014 | 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 04.30.2014 | 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 04.30.2014 | 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 04.29.2014 | 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 04.30.2014 | 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 04.27.2014 | 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 04.28.2014 | 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 04.27.2014 | 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 04.27.2014 | 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 04.27.2014 | 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 04.26.2014 | 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...