Forward thinkers http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/forward-thinkers The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Forward thinkers en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT 100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231931 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231931 Kelly K. Spors Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century. What You Can Learn From Nintendo's Weird and Wonderful 125 Years From playing cards, to taxis to love hotels, it’s been a long road to producing iconic gaming systems. We explain what entrepreneurs can learn from this long-running company. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231486 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231486 Kelly K. Spors From playing cards, to taxis to love hotels, it’s been a long road to producing iconic gaming systems. We explain what entrepreneurs can learn from this long-running company. 10 Tips on How to Be a Better Entrepreneur in 2014 From taking an improv class to learning how to play tag, here are a few pointers on how entrepreneurs can put their best foot forward this year. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230740 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230740 Lawton Ursrey From taking an improv class to learning how to play tag, here are a few pointers on how entrepreneurs can put their best foot forward this year. Bitstrips' Founder on the Importance of Mobile and the Year Ahead Bitstrips' CEO Jacob Blackstock talks about the company's soaring growth and plans for 2014. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230474 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230474 Kelly K. Spors Bitstrips' CEO Jacob Blackstock talks about the company's soaring growth and plans for 2014. Our Digital Experts Share Their New Year's Resolutions Our Team Digital experts in marketing, social media and more reveal their plans and goals for the upcoming year. Wed, 25 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230452 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230452 Linda Lacina Our Team Digital experts in marketing, social media and more reveal their plans and goals for the upcoming year. What Mobile Gifting Will Look Like in 2014 2013 was a big year for CEO Matt Brezina whose company Sincerely got acquired. He tells us what he's learned and how this former startup will grow in the new year. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230379 Kelly K. Spors 2013 was a big year for CEO Matt Brezina whose company Sincerely got acquired. He tells us what he's learned and how this former startup will grow in the new year. Meet the Top Franchise of 2014 Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230291 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230291 Jason Daley Positive culture and a commitment to health, family and safety have taken a 24-hour gym concept to the top of the 2014 Franchise 500. A College 'Trep's Plans for 2014 Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229797 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229797 Kelly K. Spors Entrepreneur caught up with College Entrepreneur of 2012 Bryan Silverman and talked about the upcoming year and his plans after graduation. 5 Social Media Predictions for 2014 When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230324 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230324 Rick Mulready When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind. If I Knew Then: Tech Entrepreneur's Challenging Upbringing Led to Passion for Solving Problems Serial entrepreneur Naveen Jain learned the importance of team building from the last crisis he expected to handle on his own. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230283 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230283 Nina Zipkin Serial entrepreneur Naveen Jain learned the importance of team building from the last crisis he expected to handle on his own. Building a Sustainable Brand -- One Thoughtful Step at a Time HAVEN founder Kayce White explains what she’s gleaned from the rapid growth of her all-natural cleaning products business. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230157 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230157 Kelly K. Spors HAVEN founder Kayce White explains what she’s gleaned from the rapid growth of her all-natural cleaning products business. Law School Never Taught Me to Be an Entrepreneur You can't teach lawyers to be entrepreneurs. But you can give them experiences in law school to understand how entrepreneurs work and think. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230298 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230298 Nicholas W. Allard You can't teach lawyers to be entrepreneurs. But you can give them experiences in law school to understand how entrepreneurs work and think. With Entrepreneurship in Vogue, Colleges Beef Up Offerings (Infographic) Looking to snag go-getters' attention, universities are ramping up entrepreneurship courses. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 15:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230274 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230274 Andrea Huspeni Looking to snag go-getters' attention, universities are ramping up entrepreneurship courses. Why This 'Trep Will Start School in 2014 Entrepreneur caught up with its past 'Treps of the Year, Emerging Entrepreneur Jason Lucash, about how the year has changed him and how it's prepared him for 2014. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229607 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229607 Kelly K. Spors Entrepreneur caught up with its past 'Treps of the Year, Emerging Entrepreneur Jason Lucash, about how the year has changed him and how it's prepared him for 2014. New Images of Apple's 'Spaceship' Headquarters in California An inside look at the tech giant's 2.8-million-square-foot hub called Campus 2. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229902 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229902 Caroline Moss An inside look at the tech giant's 2.8-million-square-foot hub called Campus 2. Zipcar Founder: Entrepreneurs Have to Build a Collaborative Economy, or Else Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:47:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229712 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229712 Catherine Clifford Robin Chase says the environmental risks posed by climate change mean companies need to find ways to trade resources with one another. Intel's Futurist: We'll Soon Be Living In Computers As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229643 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229643 Catherine Clifford As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel. Planning Ahead: 5 Steps to Dominating in Business in 2014 Get a head start on accomplishing everything you need to take your startup to the next level -- and beyond. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229642 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229642 Lewis Howes Get a head start on accomplishing everything you need to take your startup to the next level -- and beyond. Confidence Among Silicon Valley VCs at Highest Since 2007, Report Shows Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229559 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229559 Catherine Clifford Despite five consecutive quarterly increases, Silicon Valley confidence still lags behind that seen in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Startup Fills Unused Office Areas With Like-Minded Tenants PivotDesk wants to play matchmaker for office space, helping fledgling companies find the right digs by connecting them with other businesses that are locked into long-term leases and have floor space to spare. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227896 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227896 Vanessa Richardson PivotDesk wants to play matchmaker for office space, helping fledgling companies find the right digs by connecting them with other businesses that are locked into long-term leases and have floor space to spare.