Matthew Toren

Matthew Toren

Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com

Matthew Toren is a serial entrepreneur, mentor, investor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com. He is co-author, with his brother Adam, of Kidpreneurs and Small Business, BIG Vision: Lessons on How to Dominate Your Market from Self-Made Entrepreneurs Who Did it Right (Wiley). He's based in Vancouver, B.C.

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3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events
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3 Alternatives for People Who Hate Networking Events

The old ways of networking are dying. There are options to build organic relationships that every entrepreneur can utilize and enjoy at the same time.
Does a Work-Life Balance Exist for Entrepreneurs? Not Really.
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Does a Work-Life Balance Exist for Entrepreneurs? Not Really.

Three quotes shine a light on this much-discussed topic. The bottom line: Don't dive in until you're really ready to commit.
If You Want a Better Outcome, Take Better Actions
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If You Want a Better Outcome, Take Better Actions

There's only so much you can control, but it's how you act that usually determines your circumstances.
Marissa Explains It All: 5 Motivating Quotes From Yahoo's CEO
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Marissa Explains It All: 5 Motivating Quotes From Yahoo's CEO

Some insights and takeaways from Marissa Mayer on her two-year anniversary as chief executive.
3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World
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3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World

Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception.
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed
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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily as You Roll Out of Bed

What's the first thing you say, think or do when you wake up each morning? These queries can change your life -- and someone else's.
3 Questions Every Business Owner Needs to Ask Themselves In July
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3 Questions Every Business Owner Needs to Ask Themselves In July

With summer in full swing and the start of the third quarter, it's time to take an honest look at your progress.
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers
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Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career
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Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

Stewing on the past may bite you in the behind in the future. It's best to deal with your issues now.
3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs
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3 Historical Habits That Improve Modern Entrepreneurs

The best lessons are learned from history. Here are three practices that will still make you epic today.
The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars
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The Definition of Success, According to 5 Entrepreneur Superstars

It's not just about the money, as these successful men and women illustrate.
5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur
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5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

There is more to this lifestyle than meets the eye. Here are some things to ask yourself before you start.
5 Things To Do Before Bed That Will Jump Start Tomorrow
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5 Things To Do Before Bed That Will Jump Start Tomorrow

Here are five essential and easy things that will make help transform your waking hours into super productivity.
3 Cool Ways to Say Thanks to Your Dad This Father's Day
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3 Cool Ways to Say Thanks to Your Dad This Father's Day

Go beyond the typical tie or bottle of scotch and try one of these suggestions instead.
Bust Through Painful Growth Spurts by Readying Your Business Now
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Bust Through Painful Growth Spurts by Readying Your Business Now

Don't miss out on a growth opportunity because you failed to plan for expansion. Tackle growing pains with these 3 preparation tactics.
Why a Big Ego Isn't Always Bad
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Why a Big Ego Isn't Always Bad

We need ego to be confident in our decisions, especially when pushing our businesses forward.
3 Free Websites to Organically Grow Your Presence Online
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3 Free Websites to Organically Grow Your Presence Online

Get your name other there with these platforms where you can show off your expertise.
The ABCs of Market Research
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The ABCs of Market Research

Here are three things to consider when collecting data on the basics of your industry to stay ahead of the game.
The Professional Dilemma: Passion or Pay?
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The Professional Dilemma: Passion or Pay?

These two entrepreneurs took risks and left the corporate lives behind. Now, they don't have to make that choice.
Need Some Communal Inspiration? Consider Masterminds or Mentorships.
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Need Some Communal Inspiration? Consider Masterminds or Mentorships.

Weighing the good, the bad and the 'money' of two similar, yet distinct, learning environments.
Make Your Brand Pop By Telling Your Story
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Make Your Brand Pop By Telling Your Story

Make the ultimate connection between fans and your brand with these 3 storytelling tips.
Every Entrepreneur Should Heed These 3 Pieces Of Sage Wisdom
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Every Entrepreneur Should Heed These 3 Pieces Of Sage Wisdom

Let these expert's hindsight guide you as you pursue success in your career.
The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut
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The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut

Your immediate thoughts and reaction have merit for reasons that harken back to our ancestors' days.
Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies
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Have a Blockbuster Summer of Sales With These 3 Strategies

This season brings box office mega-bucks for movie studios, but you too can cash in on the film industry's marketing tactics.
10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)
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10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)

Learn some of the easy things go-getters do that can make you an entrepreneurial powerhouse.
Want to Write a Book? Consider These 3 Self-Publishing Options.
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Want to Write a Book? Consider These 3 Self-Publishing Options.

Thinking of writing a book? Here are reasons every entrepreneur should consider self-publishing and how to get started.
3 Apps That Can Give You a Dose of Inspiration
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3 Apps That Can Give You a Dose of Inspiration

Download these pick me ups to keep your spirits high when the going gets tough.
5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!
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5 Signs You Need Investors -- Stat!

Learning when it's time to call for capital can be tricky, but it could be potentially lifesaving for your business.
3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business
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3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business

Candy and Easter go hand in hand. Some of the sweet treats in your basket are also big business for these companies.
Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.
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Don't Let Disaster Devastate You. Take These 3 Steps Now.

Plan ahead and hopefully you’ll never have to put your plan into action. But if you ever need it, you’ll be glad you have it.

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