Michelle Juergen

Michelle Juergen

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3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People
Lifestyle

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
Lifestyle

Keep Your New Year's Resolution: 7 Wearable Fitness Devices

You're out of excuses: The latest in wearable fitness tech syncs to your computer and smartphone, making it easier and more stylish than ever to get off of the couch.
App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture
Apps & Software

App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

The Mosaic app allows users to sync multiple iPhones or iPads to create one giant screen on which to share files or view photos and video.
6 Quirky Fitness Events
Health & Fitness

6 Quirky Fitness Events

Check out these off-beat races to get the blood pumping.
Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes
Lifestyle

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Headspace,a guided-meditation platform, allows the busy entrepreneur to destress, reduce anxiety and refocus -- all in ten minutes.
Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials
News and Trends

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.
How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership
Profiles

How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

Red Ants workwear for women has a heavy-duty impact.
Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite
Business Ideas

Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite

FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap.
Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home
Apps & Software

Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home

PIxeled app lets users send images and animation to framed displays on their walls.
GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software
Apps & Software

GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software

The online hosting service makes it easy for millions of developers to create and share software projects.
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions
News and Trends

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings
Business Ideas

How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars
Startup Basics

What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

VerbalizeIt facilitates global conversations with translators. Here's a look inside their time in the TechStars incubator program in Boulder, Colo.
Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off
Evaluating Your Idea

Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

AngelPad helps RolePoint, an online recruitment platform, think bigger.
Best and Worst Franchise Trends of 2012 (Infographic)
Franchises

Best and Worst Franchise Trends of 2012 (Infographic)

Our look at the trends on fire, the ones that have cooled -- and everything in between.
How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost
Startup Financing

How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

An app that eases the packing-up process gets some help from the New York City incubator of startup accelerator TechStars.
The Top 3 Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them
Legal Basics For Startups

The Top 3 Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them

Messy legal issues can derail a new business. It's best to keep it clean from the start.
Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need
Profiles

Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need

A buy-one-give-one program brightens the smiles of kids in living in poverty around the world.
Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue
Financing

Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

The nonprofit provides resources, business education and a supportive community to help women turn their ventures into serious moneymakers.
Language-Learning App Can Open Opportunities for International Business
Apps & Software

Language-Learning App Can Open Opportunities for International Business

PlaySay allows users to collaborate with native speakers to master a new language.
Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur
Success Stories

Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Weather buff Martin Lisius founded Tempest Tours after years of chasing storms himself.
Sealing the Deal
Young Entrepreneurs

Sealing the Deal

Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
Building a Business on Backyard Camping
Profiles

Building a Business on Backyard Camping

A look at how one entrepreneurial couple is finding success with its suburban version of the great outdoors.
Startup Allows Customers to Design Their Own Soft-Drinks
Profiles

Startup Allows Customers to Design Their Own Soft-Drinks

uFlavor is banking on personalization as the next big thing in the beverage industry.
PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling
Going Green

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

An eco-minded entrepreneur finds inspiration for his paper products from an unlikely source.
An Indie Publisher Brings a Creative Comic Spin to Business Books
Profiles

An Indie Publisher Brings a Creative Comic Spin to Business Books

How SmarterComics is graphically translating non-fiction books for byte-size appeal.
How Two Friends Turned a Crafty Hobby into a Business
Success Stories

How Two Friends Turned a Crafty Hobby into a Business

In a business that's not only fun but therapeutic, these two childhood friends have been lucky with word-of-mouth and press coverage.
Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up
Success Stories

Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.
Texas: The Big Mama of Brands
Branding

Texas: The Big Mama of Brands

We would be remiss to close our big, bad branding package without a nod to a brand that needs no introduction: Texas.
A Hot Business Idea -- Between the Sheets
Success Stories

A Hot Business Idea -- Between the Sheets

Inspired by athletic wear, two former coaches develop high-performance bedsheets.

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