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

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

If you want to see the magic of achieving your big vision, you'll need to devote time to mastering the creation of goals.
Matthew Toren
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Do You Have What It Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur?
Personality

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

Everyone has ideas, but it takes a certain personality to successfully leave behind the security of a day job.
Jenna Schnuer
3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success
Inventors

3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.
Matthew Toren
Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.
Inventing

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

Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.
Stephen Key
Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.
Inventing

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

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
Stephen Key
6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas
Creativity

6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas

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

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

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
Kirby Drake
What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'?
Internet of Things

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

Web-connected products will soon explode. Where should entrepreneurs look to get in on the action?
Curtis Feeny
Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant
Growth Strategies

Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant

Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables.
Hunter Thurman
Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions
Ideas

Give Your Ideas a Fighting Chance With These 5 Actions

Creator of postage printer talks about how he launched his company and kept it going for two decades.
Harry Whitehouse
Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.
How To

Want to Make More Money? Understand the Multiplying Effect.

How much do you want to earn over your lifetime? Do the math and see if you're happy with the result.
Stephen Key
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Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel
Starting a Business

Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel

Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Stephen Key
Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea
Starting a Business

Use Crowdfunding to Gauge Interest for Your Idea

If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
Stephen Key
Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things
Starting a Business

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

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.