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A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You
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There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
April 11, 2014 in Marketing
5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

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Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.
April 4, 2014 in Starting a Business
10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

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The magic process of idea generation is open to far more people than commonly thought.
April 1, 2014 in The 'Treps
Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

Are You Actually Setting Goals? Probably Not. Here's How in 3 Steps.

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If you want to see the magic of achieving your big vision, you’ll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.
March 31, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?

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Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
March 30, 2014 in Lifestyle
3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

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These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.
March 27, 2014 in The 'Treps
Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.

Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.

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Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.
March 21, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

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Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
March 14, 2014 in Starting a Business
6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

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Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it.
March 13, 2014 in Marketing
How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

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There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
March 4, 2014 in Grow Your Business
What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?

What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?

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Web-connected products will soon explode. Where should entrepreneurs look to get in on the action?
March 3, 2014 in Technology
Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

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Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.
February 28, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions

Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions

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Creator of postage printer talks about how he launched his company and kept it going for two decades.
February 26, 2014 in The 'Treps
Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

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How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result.
February 19, 2014 in Lifestyle
Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

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Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
February 12, 2014 in Business Ideas
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

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If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
February 7, 2014 in Evaluating Your Idea
Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

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In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
February 4, 2014 in Starting a Business
Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors

Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors

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You need a strategy to get ahead in business. Knowing yourself and your 'enemies' is important.
February 3, 2014 in Growth Strategies
Video: Where Do Great Ideas Come From?Play Video

Where Do Great Ideas Come From? (Video)

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Young entrepreneurs share what influences shape their businesses.
January 31, 2014 in 'Trep Talk
Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

Why Dumbing Down Your Message Isn't Dumb

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Often executives think its impressive to spew out jargon, technical words and high-level chatter. But often, people miss the point and the message.
January 30, 2014 in Business Management
Be Selfless, and You May Develop Products Customers Actually Want

Be Selfless, and You May Develop Products Customers Actually Want

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When you make other people's problems your own, their happiness will be your success.
January 28, 2014 in Finding Ideas
Big Ideas Come to Those Who Ask

Big Ideas Come to Those Who Ask

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Making it easy for your employees to offer suggestions could lead to big improvements to your product and company.
December 19, 2013 in Leadership
How Strong Networks Create Strong Companies

How Strong Networks Create Strong Companies

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Having a strong network of creative individuals and partners leads to a good foundation for your venture.
December 17, 2013 in Startup Basics
10 Trends for 2014: We Seek Imperfect, Human Moments. With Our Smartphones at the Ready.

10 Trends for 2014: We Seek Imperfect, Human Moments. With Our Smartphones at the Ready.

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New York City-based advertising agency JWT defines the 10 trends that are expected to shape how we think and what we want in the New Year and beyond.
December 3, 2013 in Go Forward
The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

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When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.
December 2, 2013 in Growth Strategies

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