Antonio Neves

Antonio Neves

Antonio Neves is the founder of THINQACTION where he coaches young entrepreneurs to produce exceptional results in their work. A professional opportunity identifier, Antonio regularly speaks at conferences, facilitates masterminds and hosts international retreats. An award-winning business journalist, Antonio has interviewed scores of Fortune 500 CEOs and top entrepreneurs.

30 Recent Stories

Starting a Business

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
How To Start a Business

Before you Startup: Survival Tips for New Grads

Even if entrepreneurship is on the horizon, getting a job may be your most imminent need. Here, YE’s Antonio Neves offers up some top pointers to recent grads.
Young Entrepreneurs

Back to the Roots' Nikhil Arora on Starting Up

For Nikhil Arora and Back to the Roots' co-founder, entrepreneurship just kind of happened. Here, the young entrepreneur opens up to YE's Antonio Neves on what the ride has been like so far.
Young Entrepreneurs

Catherine Rohr on Second Chances with Entrepreneurship

YE's Antonio Neves sat down with Catherine Rohr of Defy Ventures to discuss providing felons opportunities in entrepreneurship. Rough talks about developing skills through an education program and suc
Startup Basics

Top Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Tips on Starting Up

Thinking of starting a tech startup? Get ready for a bumpy ride. Tech entrepreneurs Dario Meli and Greg Isenberg talk about the agony and ecstasy of starting up.
Young Entrepreneurs

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

When Underwood’s company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE’s Antonio Neves.
Young Entrepreneurs

Pack's Megan Casey on the Future of Social Media

Between co-founding Squidoo with Seth Godin, and more recently launching Pack, a social networking site for dog owners, Megan Casey is well-versed in the art of social media. She opens up to YE’s Ant
Grow Your Business

About.me's Tony Conrad on Starting Up and Making a Big Exit

YE's Antonio Neves sat down with the entrepreneur, who in 2010 after just four short days in business sold the personal-homepage site to AOL. Conrad talks about the blockbuster exit and why he decided
Grow Your Business

How to Find a Co-Working Space That's Right for Your Startup

Not all co-working spaces are alike. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some key factors to consider before you sign up.
Video

Want to Startup? What to Do Before Quitting Your Day Job

Before you say sayonara to your job, be sure to stock up on the lessons you learned as an employee. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some ideas on what exactly you should remember to take with you when y
Grow Your Business

Why You Should Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

Doing things that make us uncomfortable aren’t fun, but they’re absolutely necessary. YE business coach Antonio Neves explains.
Young Entrepreneurs

The Pros and Cons of Studying Entrepreneurship Vs. Just Starting Up

As the school year winds down, aspiring entrepreneurs may wonder whether they should study entrepreneurship in college or just startup. YE Coach Antonio Neves offers some reasons for and against.
Young Entrepreneurs

Not an Entrepreneur Yet? How to Lead Without a Fancy Job Title

Not sitting in the c-suite at a company, doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for becoming a vital resource at your company.
Grow Your Business

3 Tips for Landing Press for Your Startup

Business coach Antonio Neves offers his top tips for landing the media’s attention -- and putting your startup in the spotlight.
Starting a Business

3 Ways to Determine If Your Startup Is Ready for Press

While most young entrepreneurs want to grab the spotlight, few are really ready to handle it. Here, business coach Antonio Neves ticks off three must-have ingredients before your startup is ready for
Leadership

3 Ways to Increase Your Confidence -- And Build Your Business

While having a stellar business idea is a huge part of the startup puzzle, conveying your idea confidently will help you piece it all together. Business coach Antonio Neves tells you how to inject som
Grow Your Business

3 Reasons to Ditch Your Social Networks to Really Network

Social media may be second nature, but if you really want to connect, you’ll have to leave the office or pick up the phone. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some choice networking tips.
How To Start a Business

Stop Saying 'I'm Sorry:' 3 Reasons Why Apologizing Prevents Progress

It’s just not helpful to say you’re sorry. Instead, focus on the problem and how to prevent it from happening again, suggests business coach Antonio Neves.
Starting a Business

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

Want to network and bone up on the industry you’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.
How To Start a Business

Is Your Brain in Overdrive? 3 Tips for Finding Focus

Just as your computer can crash when you have too many programs open at once, multitasking too much can crush your ability to focus. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for finding focus.
Starting a Business

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Want to know what you have in common with the world’s top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.
Marketing

How to Stay Motivated When the Going Gets Rough

When a project fails or the business hits a cold streak, the temptation to hideout is strong. But don’t. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for how to stay motivated, even when things don
Startup Basics

Video Chat: Brad Feld on Winning Over Brad Feld

Entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor Brad Feld sits down with business coach Antonio Neves to bring you the 411 on how to land him as a mentor or investor.
Managing Employees

Must-Have Mentors: How to Build Your Personal Board of Directors

Business coach Antonio Neves offers some sage advice for young entrepreneurs looking for more formalized guidance.
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie
Profiles

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
Starting a Business

Tech Savvy and Awkward: How To Communicate With Confidence

Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to best communicate when communicating isn’t your forte.
Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?
Startup Basics

Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

We've all heard the business success stories of famous dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. But are there benefits to studying entrepreneurship?
Grow Your Business

How to Get the Most out of Conferences

Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to most effectively approach an industry conference. 
5 Startups to Watch
Profiles

5 Startups to Watch

From Ashton Kutcher investing in Dwolla to Instagram's record-setting acquisition, 2012 is shaping up to be the year of the startup. Here are five to watch.
An Inventor Reinvents His Business
Business Management

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

Christopher Hawker was thrilled when his invention hit it big. But just a few years later, his company was on the brink of bankruptcy -- until he reinvented his business model.

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