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5 Dirty Secrets Of Success You Won't Hear From Most Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Success in entrepreneurship is the result of a great many factors, but these dirty secrets are seldom talked about.

Honing in on Innovation in Princeton: Tiger Labs

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong.

Take Action Without Overthinking

Matt Tenney | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Matt Tenney

I was in India with my cousin Vivek, and I had asked him to take me on a typical bus that he takes to work because I wanted to do what the locals do...

Don't Start a Company with Your Friends

Adam Grant | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

Friends don't let friends start companies together... unless they've tested and grown their professional relationship by collaborating first.

How to Start a Successful Business With a Family Member

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Matt Hunckler

We've all heard the same axiom time and time again... Never mix business and pleasure. So what do you do when you decide you want to launch a startup with your spouse?

Meet Mitch: Climbing Through the Ranks of a Growing Startup

Brian Kil | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Brian Kil

Hearing stories of people breaking into startups is something that's dear to my heart but also seeing the trajectory of others' careers evolve within the startup community is another beast in itself.

What I Learned As a Start-Up Business Owner

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

It wasn't that long ago when I started my business and was so looking forward to the challenges ahead of me. Little did I know that every day would be a challenge and new ones popped-up all the time that I didn't expect.

Seven Steps to Apply Design Economically in Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Startups' biggest challenge is designing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and using it to prove that a niche with paying customers can be profitably a...

Harnessing the Power of Diversity Requires Strong Leadership and Culture

Startup Weekend | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Startup Weekend

This article is written by Brittany Whitmore, Director of Communications, Procurify Today business is global. In order for companies take advantag...

Make Your Startup Insanely Popular

Lee Schneider | Posted 10.15.2014 | Small Business
Lee Schneider

If your app is going to be insanely popular, you'll need to build a community around it. To build a community, you'll need to express your company culture, your values, and what you stand for.

Going Against the Flow: Joanne Wilson, Angel Investor and Blogger at Gotham Gal

Charu Sharma | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Charu Sharma

Entrepreneurship comes from within and that is why there are so many serial entrepreneurs. There is a fire in their belly, a passion for what they do.

Urgent Bulletin: Stanford Team Runs Up Huge Score

Mark Steinberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Two Stanford University dropouts, Oliver Jefferson Hancock III and Schuyler Goldstein, have become the latest in a string of overnight Silicon Valley billionaires.

The Daily Lives of Entrepreneurs

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

Co-owning a young catering supply company, Restaurantware in Chicago that's appeared in the Inc 500 for the first time this year, has been one hell of...

Top 7 Branding Mistakes to Avoid

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.13.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

While most businesses know that it's important to have a brand, too many entrepreneurs underestimate the amount of effort it takes to build a great one.

One Year After Title II And Equity Crowdfunding

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

We are beginning to see the blurring of the lines of how entrepreneurs are taking advantage of new opportunities to launch and grow their businesses.

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: The Step of Faith

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 10.10.2014 | Small Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

My favorite scene in the third installment of the Indiana Jones movies, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, is when Indiana must complete 3 tasks to reach the Holy Grail.

Design Consultancies -- The Perfect Platform for Launching Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Martin Willers The world is experiencing a boom in interest around startups as well as in design and the combination of the two is se...

Igniting Entrepreneurship in Unexpected Places: An Interview With Sara Anjargolian of Impact Hub Yerevan

Carrie Rich | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Carrie Rich

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Sara Anjargolian, an attorney and multimedia journalist, whose story is inspiring and beautifully illustrates the power and potential of social entrepreneurship.

6 Habits to Work From Home Successfully

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.06.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

The digital era allows many of us to work from home, but it's important to implement these six habits if you want to stay productive.

Watching My Students Grow

Steve Blank | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

"You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself." Galileo Galilei One of the great things about teaching is that while...

Here's How 3Doodler Raised $1 Million Overnight on Kickstarter

Michael Price | Posted 10.02.2014 | Small Business
Michael Price

Ten years ago, you'd only be able to fund these business ideas with the aid of an investor or some other 3rd party entity. Thanks to the Internet, creativity and entrepreneurship has been democratized.

5 Midwest Cities on the Entrepreneurial Rise

Matt Hunckler | Posted 10.01.2014 | Small Business
Matt Hunckler

Think Silicon Valley is the only place to launch a successful tech startup? Maybe you haven't visited some of the growing cities in the so-called ...

7iber, Jordan's Gutsy Media Platform

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.02.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was blocked four times, going from dot.com, to dot.org, to dot.net, to dot.me, but 7iber (Hiber, or ink in Arabic, with an emphasis on the guttural "H") plans to continue fighting for the right to publish content it deems important in Jordan.

100 Inspirational Business and Leadership Quotes

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business
Vala Afshar

Some of the very best business executives, startup founders, venture capitalists, management thought leaders, and bestselling authors regularly share words of wisdom on Twitter.

Get Involved in Your Startup Community - for Your Mental Health 

Jen Consalvo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

The tricky thing about stress is that it drives us away from one of the best stress busters: people! "No time for breaks, no time for socializing," st...