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Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone
Email

Opportunity Everywhere: Why and How You Should Cold Email Everyone

Using this method has gotten me on the phone with celebrities and landed me as a contributor to this website.
Andrew Medal
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Laura Entis
5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20
Business Ideas

5 Steps to Create and Test Your First Infoproduct for Less Than $20

Want to see if your idea will work? Try this method before you truly invest.
Adam Toren
5 Mindsets That Can Kill Your Best Ideas
Innovation

5 Mindsets That Can Kill Your Best Ideas

At the heart of innovation is a single question -- and here's how to think about your answer.
Dixie Gillaspie
Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive
Innovation

Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive

Without innovation, enterprises get too "comfortable" with past successes, and eventually go out of business.
George Deeb
7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success
Habits

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

Think as big as you can, expect nothing less than the best, have courage and be kind.
Sherrie Campbell
How to Win Every Day
Leadership

How to Win Every Day

In business, when we define the win as one outcome -- a sale, an innovation, or reaching a quarterly goal -- we're limiting ourselves.
Jason Forrest
Use Action and Idea Lists to Prioritize Tasks and Get Things Done
Productivity

Use Action and Idea Lists to Prioritize Tasks and Get Things Done

Here is a simple system inspired by agile software development that can help you focus, execute and grow.
Alex Iskold
NFL Veteran-Turned-Entrepreneur Says Adaptability Is Key to a Winning Game Plan
NFL Players Inc.

NFL Veteran-Turned-Entrepreneur Says Adaptability Is Key to a Winning Game Plan

The average career of an NFL player lasts 3.3 years. Israel Idonije attributes his 11-year tenure to his ability to adapt.
Israel Idonije
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Where Will You Find Your Next Great Idea?
Business Ideas

Where Will You Find Your Next Great Idea?

If you're seeking inspiration, try these five avenues.
Justin Esgar
Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur
Mistakes

Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes I Made as a First-Time Entrepreneur

A lawyer turned technology startup founder found out about these lessons the hard way.
David Greenberg
Don't Be Afraid to Start a Second Company in an Unrelated Industry
Starting a Business

Don't Be Afraid to Start a Second Company in an Unrelated Industry

Diversification through starting another business can strengthen your financial outlook and entrepreneurial spirit.
Evrim Oralkan
Invite Serendipity With Strategy
Business Ideas

Invite Serendipity With Strategy

An entrepreneur suggests that strangers who extend an offer to meet over coffee should be sure to clarify a purpose.
Jurgen Appelo
10 Ways to Discover Customer Sentiment About Your Business
Customer Relationship Management

10 Ways to Discover Customer Sentiment About Your Business

Random complaints or compliments are no substitute for systematically keeping tabs what your customers have to say.
John Rampton