Firas Kittaneh

Firas Kittaneh

Entrepreneur • CEO at Amerisleep • Sleep Evangelist

Firas Kittaneh is the CEO and co-founder of One Mall Group. At his company, he oversees a set of specialty ecommerce brands, including the offerings of Amerisleep, an eco-friendly luxury mattress company. 

How I Learned to Take Risks, Chase Opportunity and Boldly Learn on the Go
Entrepreneur Mindset

How I Learned to Take Risks, Chase Opportunity and Boldly Learn on the Go

I became an accidental entrepreneur after saying goodbye to a medical career -- and it was one of the best decisions I ever made.
5 Invisible Innovations Consumers Love
Technology Innovation

5 Invisible Innovations Consumers Love

From micro-electromechanical systems to raspberry compounds, take a look at some of these tiny technologies that go into making today's products competitive.
The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups
Startup Mistakes

The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups

There is much less to be learned from the failure of aspirational but underfunded startups than from those that seemed to have the stars aligned.
Why Leaders Lean on Friends and Family
Control What You Can

Why Leaders Lean on Friends and Family

Though stress and responsibility come with the role, leaders don't have to face them alone.
How to Build an Enduring Business During a Time When Businesses Don't Endure
Control What You Can

How to Build an Enduring Business During a Time When Businesses Don't Endure

The pace of technological and market change forces companies to continually reinvent themselves to remain in business.
3 Environmental Problems Entrepreneurs Can Help Solve
Corporate Social Responsibility

3 Environmental Problems Entrepreneurs Can Help Solve

Part of the global entrepreneurial challenge is to build profitable business without causing social and environmental harm.
6 Very Expensive Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid
Marketing

6 Very Expensive Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Advertising is essential for business but has a big potential for backfiring.
9 Opportunities You Have Every Day to Grow as a Leader
Leadership

9 Opportunities You Have Every Day to Grow as a Leader

The only way to grow from successful to more successful is to confront how much you still don't know.
How to Launch a Thriving Startup Without the Silicon Valley Hassle
Silicon Valley

How to Launch a Thriving Startup Without the Silicon Valley Hassle

If you're feeling the intoxicating lure of Silicon Valley, sober up. Lots of places have people just as smart and overhead costs far more managable.
6 Things First-Time Entrepreneurs Need to Do Next
Entrepreneurs

6 Things First-Time Entrepreneurs Need to Do Next

Achieving your initial goals can be oddly disorienting.
7 Steps Post-Burnout for Reigniting Your Passion for Work
Control What You Can

7 Steps Post-Burnout for Reigniting Your Passion for Work

Many ambitious people don't understand that exhaustion is a big career setback.
5 Inexpensive Workspace Improvements That Boost Productivity
Workplaces

5 Inexpensive Workspace Improvements That Boost Productivity

Don't underestimate how much natural light, a few house plants and some fresh paint can brighten the bottom line.
7 Unexpected Ways to Get Around Mental Blocks
Creativity Block

7 Unexpected Ways to Get Around Mental Blocks

Mental blocks may be your worst nightmare, but they're inevitable with most big projects.
5 Tips for Inspiring Your Most Talented Employees
Employee Retention

5 Tips for Inspiring Your Most Talented Employees

A fatter paycheck, more vacation days and pats on the back are never enough to fully inspire your best talent.
8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity
Creative Entrepreneur

8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity

Sometimes, to accomplish your goals, you just need to change how you think and behave.