Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor
John Boitnott is a longtime digital media consultant and journalist living in San Francisco. He's written for Venturebeat, USA Today and FastCompany.
Success, happiness and money are intertwined but seldom interchangeable.
Business in general, and tech in particular, moves at a blurring pace but you don't want the boss to see you that way.
Help is as close as your wrist for the zillion daily tasks necessary to keep your business growing.
Breaks, with or without coffee, help employees relax, share information and build camaraderie.
Visionaries are solving the problems people and small businesses have borrowing the money they need and managing the money they have.
Grow Your Business
Whether sales leads, social media fans or employees, quality is the entrepreneur's friend. Quantity often just masks a problem.
Social Media Marketing
A great influencer for one brand could be a painful fit for another but a little bit of homework can avoid problems.
If you can't say anything nice about your employer, maybe you ought to look for another job.
When starting your business unbounded optimism is essential but keep it in check when making forecasts.
Running your business involves a thousand tasks that don't sell your product. Other people have businesses to do that for you.
A sure sign you are a recognized success is when people begin trying to wheedle free advice from you.
New York City
New York City's association with Wall Street, big banks and hedge funds eclipses the fact it is home to a thriving startup culture.
Companies around the world are finding ways to boost productivity, safety and wellness using wearable technology.
Women remain a minority among entrepreneurs but there is increasing attention on leveling the playing field.
The idea that will make you rich likely needs to be protected long before you are rich.