Innovators

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Why a Personal Brand Is a Matter of Personal Preference
Personal Branding

Why a Personal Brand Is a Matter of Personal Preference

Three entrepreneurs share their thoughts on exactly how necessary a personal brand is and how you create one.
Carly Okyle
Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92
Innovation

Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

The man known as the 'father of video games' never stopped inventing.
Nina Zipkin
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund
Social Entrepreneurs

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Catherine Clifford
Bill Gates' 5 Favorite Books of 2014
Business Books

Bill Gates' 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Recommended to him by Warren Buffett, Gates calls 'Business Adventures' by John Brooks the best business book he's ever read.
Geoff Weiss
This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time
Cash Flow Center

This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

Fundbox chases down the payments for you. Here's how it works.
Michelle Goodman
Richard Branson on the 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Launching a Startup
Starting Up

Richard Branson on the 3 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Launching a Startup

Before diving into a new project, make sure it's worth your time and effort.
Richard Branson
Learn the Formula to Make Customers Take Action
Innovation

Learn the Formula to Make Customers Take Action

Author Nir Eyal reveals the factors that change behavior and influence customers taking action.
Carly Okyle
Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation
Innovation

Take Precautions on the Alluring, Sexy and Mysterious Path of Innovation

Creating the right mindset, understanding the reality of invention, double-checking your ego and developing a sense of timing will help you move from having a worthy thought to fulfilling its promise.
Mike Watson
Don't Let Success Get to Your Head. Here Are Some Tips to Stay Grounded.
Success Strategies

Don't Let Success Get to Your Head. Here Are Some Tips to Stay Grounded.

When things start to go right, make sure you're not dealing with it the wrong way.
Carly Okyle
3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs You Probably Haven't Heard Of (and How They Did It)
Success Stories

3 Millionaire Entrepreneurs You Probably Haven't Heard Of (and How They Did It)

There are plenty of lesser-known successes out there that can teach you a lot.
Sujan Patel
OK, Explorers: A New Version of Google Glass Is Coming Next Year
Google Glass

OK, Explorers: A New Version of Google Glass Is Coming Next Year

Google's wearable face computer isn't dead yet.
Laura Entis
Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without
Innovation

Leverage Emotion to Design a Product They Can't Live Without

Every addicting product or service shares certain essential qualities. Here's author Nir Eyal's primer on why maximizing habit-forming triggers is so important.
Carly Okyle
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Crowdfunding

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
Meiko Patton