Rod Kurtz

Rod Kurtz

For more than a decade, Rod Kurtz served as a journalist and advocate on behalf of entrepreneurs -- until finally becoming one himself. Today, he works as a media consultant for a variety of brands, organizations, and startups, to foster an ongoing conversation about entrepreneurship, including The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Cool Hunting, SCORE, and OPEN Forum, where he serves as Editor-at-Large.

One Frequent Flyer's Minimalist Travel Secrets
Suitcase Entrepreneur

One Frequent Flyer's Minimalist Travel Secrets

This entrepreneur shares his tips for carrying fewer chargers and less in your shaving kit.
How a Stylish Mompreneur Flies With a Toddler
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How a Stylish Mompreneur Flies With a Toddler

This mom and business owner divides her time across two continents. She shares the must-haves that make it work.
How a Savvy Fashion Founder Recharges on the Road
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How a Savvy Fashion Founder Recharges on the Road

Claire Chambers of lingerie shop Journelle explains why high-quality chocolate is as important to her carry-on as her passport.
Why Our Travel Writer Swears By Chuck Taylors and a Mini Flask
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Why Our Travel Writer Swears By Chuck Taylors and a Mini Flask

After following his fellow entrepreneurs around the globe for the past year, our 'Travel Checklist' columnist finally reveals what's in his bag.
What a Travel Boutique Owner Packs in His Carry On
Suitcase Entrepreneur

What a Travel Boutique Owner Packs in His Carry On

Flight 001 Founder Brad John travels up to 100,000 miles each year. He shares what he brings with him on the road.
Traveler Packs Trillions of 'Dollars' and Veggies in His Carry-On
Growth Strategies

Traveler Packs Trillions of 'Dollars' and Veggies in His Carry-On

This author and publisher logs more than 100,000 miles each year. Thanks to smart packing, he's prepared for everything from flight delays to impromptu business pitches.
Why This Traveler Totes Touches of Home (and Juicy Fruit)
Growth Strategies

Why This Traveler Totes Touches of Home (and Juicy Fruit)

This CEO shares how she stays grounded while traveling for her Minted, an online home goods marketplace.
What a Light Packer Packs in His Carry-On
Growth Strategies

What a Light Packer Packs in His Carry-On

Andrew Chrisomalis, the CEO of TY KU Sake & Spirits, has turned light packing into an art. Here are the essentials he brings with him on the plane.
Toy Ponies, Swedish Fish and Other Travel Essentials
Growth Strategies

Toy Ponies, Swedish Fish and Other Travel Essentials

We ask Eric Ryan, the co-founder of Method, what he can't travel without on his jaunts across Europe and the States.
Why One Flying Canadian Loves Altoids, Lip Balm and Band-Aids
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Why One Flying Canadian Loves Altoids, Lip Balm and Band-Aids

We peek inside DwellStudio founder Christiane Lemieux's Louis Vuitton carry-on to see what she brings on frequent trips around the world.
Traveling With Gold, Cigars and a Diamond Tester
Growth Strategies

Traveling With Gold, Cigars and a Diamond Tester

We ask antiques dealer Billy Leroy, a star of Travel Channel's Baggage Battles, about the unusual items he packs in his carry-on.
What to Pack When You Live on Amtrak
Growth Strategies

What to Pack When You Live on Amtrak

We ask Amanda Steinberg, founder of DailyWorth and a busy single mom, about what she carries on regular commutes between Philly and New York.
Travel Checklist: What One Entrepreneur Can't Fly Without
Growth Strategies

Travel Checklist: What One Entrepreneur Can't Fly Without

We take a peek inside the backpack of Tate Chalk, founder of apparel brand Nfinity, who travels frequently to Asia and other destinations.
'Veronica Mars' Secrets You Can Use in Your Kickstarter Campaign
Finance

'Veronica Mars' Secrets You Can Use in Your Kickstarter Campaign

Entrepreneurs looking for a funding boost can learn a few tricks from the cult favorite's Kickstarter success story.
Richard Branson on Dealing With Setbacks
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Dealing With Setbacks

Virgin's visionary founder opens up about taking chances, making mistakes and why stumbling is an essential part of entrepreneurship.