Networking

Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies
Venture Capital

Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

How to understand venture capital's herd mentality.
6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time
Growth Strategies

6 Easy Steps to Being a Master Networker All of the Time

Building and maintaining professional relationships may seem like a big time-suck, but these six steps can help you work it into your life with ease.
8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
News and Trends

8 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Lady Gaga's latest album gets scrutinized, Nokia enters the phablet market, SCORE dishes out intellectual property tips from SCORE, TechCrunch hosts Meetup + Pitch-off, a live chat with Henry Blodget. This week's news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
How to Nail an Introduction
Grow Your Business

How to Nail an Introduction

The introduction is more than a pleasantry--it's often a prelude to something more meaningful.
What You Need to Do on LinkedIn, Even if You're Not Looking for a Job (Infographic)
Social Media

What You Need to Do on LinkedIn, Even if You're Not Looking for a Job (Infographic)

Think you don’t need to update your LinkedIn because you have a job? Think again. Check out 'LinkedIn Queen' Eve Mayer’s tips to revamp your profile.
How Your Alma Mater Can Jumpstart Your PR
Public Relations

How Your Alma Mater Can Jumpstart Your PR

In the publicity game, you'll want to cover all of your bases -- even the ones right under your nose.
Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network
Networking

Richard Branson on How to Make The Most of Your Network

If you're sitting at your desk all day long without taking time to meet with employees, coworkers, clients and others in your network, you're missing key business opportunities.
7 Ways to Win Every Argument
Leadership

7 Ways to Win Every Argument

It's tempting to get feisty, have the last word and shoot off an angry email, but follow these seven steps and you'll come out on top more often than not.
7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur
Startup Basics

7 Steps to Finding Success as a Millennial Entrepreneur

You may be young with energy for days, but you don't know everything. Here are some tips for finding a perfect balance between youth and experience.
3 Ways Your Network Can Help You Flex Your Innovation Muscle
Innovation

3 Ways Your Network Can Help You Flex Your Innovation Muscle

Surrounding yourself with the right people helps you come up with more and better ideas. Here are three ways to build a community to help you be more innovative.
What Not to Do When Taking Clients Out to Lunch
Networking

What Not to Do When Taking Clients Out to Lunch

It may be somewhat of a lost art, but taking your clients out is one of the best ways to earn more business. Here's how not to screw it up.
How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors
Starting a Business

How to Create and Leverage a Stellar Board of Advisors

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Franco Capurro opens up about how he nabbed an amazing board of advisors by turning to his network and leveraging his current mentors.
9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Accelerator
Startup Basics

9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Accelerator

Don't let the resources and opportunities available to you through an accelerator pass you by. Here are nine insider tips to keep in mind.
4 Contacts You Need In Your Network Now
Networking

4 Contacts You Need In Your Network Now

Being strategic about who is in your network can speed your way to success. Here are four key groups to keep in mind.
Richard Branson on The Art of Asking For Advice
Startup Basics

Richard Branson on The Art of Asking For Advice

When you're just starting out, asking the right questions to the right people can be your difference between failure and success.
Attitude Is a Choice. Choose Wisely.
Networking

Attitude Is a Choice. Choose Wisely.

In order to be a master networker, you have to maintain a positive attitude, no matter what the circumstance.
5 Simple Ways to Stand Out Among Your Business Competitors
Leadership

5 Simple Ways to Stand Out Among Your Business Competitors

The founder of a social strategy consultancy offers real-world business advice from the dating world.
Win People Over by Listening and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Networking

Win People Over by Listening and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to hear what people are saying, why you shouldn't try to please everyone and more advice for business owners.
Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network
Networking

Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network

Need help getting connected? Here are five ways to develop relationships outside the standard happy hours.
10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success
Marketing Basics

10 Ways to Promote Yourself to Entrepreneurial Success

It's not enough if you think you're special. Others should think you are too.
3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster
Office Tech

3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

In a time of need, the efforts of tech 'treps who volunteer can go a long way toward charity, networking and pushing innovation.
The Big Idea Behind the Tony Hsieh-Backed 'Life is Beautiful' Festival
Networking

The Big Idea Behind the Tony Hsieh-Backed 'Life is Beautiful' Festival

In an on-going effort to rehabilitate Sin City, the Zappos CEO is throwing his support behind yet another Vegas-based startup event.
Why Partnering With Your Competition Could Be Your Key to Success
Networking

Why Partnering With Your Competition Could Be Your Key to Success

Sometimes there's simply power in numbers. Combining forces with competitors could be a significant way to grow your business. Here's how.
How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business
Startup Basics

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.
Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Managing Employees

Give Millennials Flexibility and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how you should manage millenials, why you need solitude once in a while and more advice for business owners.
Twitter Just Made Connecting With Influencers a Little More Difficult
Social Media

Twitter Just Made Connecting With Influencers a Little More Difficult

For verified users, a new feature filters spam mentions and can show only mentions from others who are also verified.
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