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Shark Tank Contestant Melissa Carbone: 'People Who Activate Win'
Winning Strategies

Shark Tank Contestant Melissa Carbone: 'People Who Activate Win'

Smart entrepreneurs know everyone has ideas. But the ones who are quick to follow up on them can succeed.
Jesse Torres
8 Enduring Lessons I Learned From My Clients in 2014
Leadership

8 Enduring Lessons I Learned From My Clients in 2014

The smartest executives dreamed big, failed well and knew themselves.
Tasha Eurich
Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention
Pitching

Master These 4 Simple Pitching Concepts to Capture a Room's Attention

Delivering a great startup pitch is akin to performing an outstanding monologue. Follow these simple tips to give yours its highest impact.
Peter Gasca
Make Plans, But Remember That Success Comes to Those Who Execute
business Planning

Make Plans, But Remember That Success Comes to Those Who Execute

Seeking a European headquarters, the founder of a micro brewery is ultimately relying on his instincts. That's what most successful entrepreneurs do.
Gene Marks
How Jamaican Billionaire Michael Lee Chin Inspires This Teen Entrepreneur
Inspiration

How Jamaican Billionaire Michael Lee Chin Inspires This Teen Entrepreneur

Success is tough enough in big, wealthy countries. This teen 'trep from a tiny island nation is studying the example of a local hero.
Warren Cassell, Jr.
4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company
Executive Training

4 Steps to Earning an MBA-in-a-Day in Your Own Company

You've paid your tuition in sweat to learn what you know about your company, your market and your industry. Applying that knowledge doesn't require a detour to grad school.
David Ciccarelli
2 Surefire Ways to Tell Whether Your Startup Can Win, If You Avert Clouded Judgment
Leadership

2 Surefire Ways to Tell Whether Your Startup Can Win, If You Avert Clouded Judgment

The goal is figure out if a new contender can whip its rivals at meeting customer needs. But confirmation bias can sully good judgment.
Peter S. Cohan
Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things
Growth Strategies

Winning is Simpler When You Don't Complicate Things

If you're not getting the results you want and feel like your business is in a slump, you've probably just gotten away from your fundamentals.
John Brubaker
6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup
Success Strategies

6 Key Factors in Scoring a $1 Billion Valuation for Your Startup

The team and the market were ranked as most important keys, according to representatives of six companies that made it.
Peter S. Cohan
6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction
Growth Strategies

6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch
Finance

Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Growing Business
Growth Strategies

3 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Growing Business

Quick tips to keep your finger on the pulse of your company as you grow beyond the startup phase.
Teri Evans
From Business Idea to Successful Startup in Three Months
Entrepreneurs

From Business Idea to Successful Startup in Three Months

How Zaarly quickly brought its concept to market, complete with celebrity investment and lots of buzz.
Jennifer Wang
Starting a Business

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Generating New Ideas

The Internet entrepreneur talks about coming up with new ideas and the challenge of executing on them as a startup.