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4 Tips for Launching Your Fashion Company
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A veteran clothing designer gives custom advice to fashion 'treps.
October 8, 2013 in Management & Operations
Video: Don't Be Seduced by the Wrong InvestorsPlay Video

Don't Be Seduced by the Wrong Investors (Video)

Quirky founder Ben Kaufman explains why the biggest money mistake is accepting funds from the wrong people. Always make sure potential investors are aligned with your business interests first.
October 20, 2011 in Financing
Video: Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful InventionsPlay Video

Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions (Video)

Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date.
October 13, 2011 in Success Stories
Video: How to Create the Best Products in the WorldPlay Video

How to Create the Best Products in the World (Video)

Quirky founder Ben Kaufman describes what the iPod and Snuggie blankets have in common. Here's a hint: They both solve consumers' everyday problems. Doing so, says Kaufman, is the key to making a killer product.
September 28, 2011 in Inventing
Video: How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a BusinessPlay Video

How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a Business (Video)

Scott Hamlin, the founder of the innovative upcycling company Looptworks, shares his views on the importance of knowing who your customers will be, how you're going to distribute your product and what makes it meaningful and different.
September 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering InnovationPlay Video

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering Innovation (Video)

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about the virtues of failing fast when creating a new product or trying to do something new. Once you learn a lesson, incorporate it in your routines. 'Don't fail at the same thing more than once,' he says.
September 21, 2011 in Innovation
Video: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and FearlessnessPlay Video

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness (Video)

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about why fear can't be a factor when starting a business. Entrepreneurs come in all varieties, Jason Nazar says, but one quality they all share is that they're willing to take risks that others aren't.
September 15, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin on Educating Customers While Having FunPlay Video

Looptworks' Scott Hamlin on Educating Customers While Having Fun (Video)

The co-founder of an upcycling company describes the benefits of being fun and engaging when educating customers.
September 7, 2011 in Marketing Basics
Video: Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work EnvironmentPlay Video

Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment (Video)

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how the headquarters design motivates and inspires employees. Part of our Insights series.
September 6, 2011 in Leadership
Video: Insights: On Innovating Amid Rapid ChangePlay Video

Insights: On Innovating Amid Rapid Change (Video)

The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer shares his views on staying relevant during an industry shift.
August 16, 2011 in Innovation
Video: Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup MistakesPlay Video

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup Mistakes (Video)

Hiring well and staying focused as an entrepreneur can be a lot harder than they may seem initially, says the co-founder of a successful Internet company.
July 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Generating New IdeasPlay Video

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Generating New Ideas (Video)

The Internet entrepreneur talks about coming up with new ideas and the challenge of executing on them as a startup.
July 6, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile MarketingPlay Video

Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile Marketing (Video)

The co-founder of the popular mobile app offers tips for marketers looking to get the most out of Foursquare.
July 5, 2011 in Low-Cost Ideas
Video: Insights: What Makes a Great HandshakePlay Video

Insights: What Makes a Great Handshake (Video)

Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about the basis of a winning handshake in business.
June 30, 2011 in Tips from Experts
Video: Insights: On Seeking Venture CapitalPlay Video

Insights: On Seeking Venture Capital (Video)

Venture investor Guy Kawasaki talks about the types of businesses most likely to interest fellow VCs.
June 27, 2011 in Venture Capital
Video: Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Hiring TalentPlay Video

Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Hiring Talent (Video)

The co-founder of the popular location-based marketing app shares his views on how startups can recruit top job candidates.
June 21, 2011 in Hiring Center
Video: Insights: On Moving Past a Fear of FailurePlay Video

Insights: On Moving Past a Fear of Failure (Video)

Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about conquering common business anxieties.
June 20, 2011 in Leadership
Video: Insights: The Best Way to Engage Industry InfluencersPlay Video

Insights: The Best Way to Engage Industry Influencers (Video)

Business guru Guy Kawasaki on why a ground-up approach may be a good way to gain traction in your market.
June 20, 2011 in Public Relations
Video: Insights: On Effective CursingPlay Video

Insights: On Effective Cursing (Video)

Author and speaker Guy Kawasaki talks about how swearing can be a good way to win over your audience.
June 19, 2011 in Leadership
Video: Insights: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding on Mobile Tools in Retail StoresPlay Video

Insights: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding on Mobile Tools in Retail Stores (Video)

The mobile marketing entrepreneur talks about the mobile and the physical worlds of retail.
June 18, 2011 in Online Marketing
Video: Insights: How to Enchant Potential InvestorsPlay Video

Insights: How to Enchant Potential Investors (Video)

Guy Kawasaki, author of 'Enchantment,' shares his views on the best way to win over financial backers.
June 18, 2011 in Financing
Video: Insights: How to Enchant CustomersPlay Video

Insights: How to Enchant Customers (Video)

Guy Kawasaki, author of 'Enchantment,' talks about how to turn customers into fans.
June 18, 2011 in Customer Service
Video: Insights: Wacky Ways to Get Investors' AttentionPlay Video

Insights: Wacky Ways to Get Investors' Attention (Video)

Venture-capital investor Guy Kawasaki talks about the best way to hook the interest of financial backers.
June 18, 2011 in Financing
Video: Guy Kawasaki: The Best Way to Improve Company CulturePlay Video

Guy Kawasaki: The Best Way to Improve Company Culture (Video)

The business guru offers advice on empowering employees and creating a positive workplace.
June 16, 2011 in Managing Employees
Video: Insights: How to Dress to ImpressPlay Video

Insights: How to Dress to Impress (Video)

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Author and speaker Guy Kawasaki on what to wear to make a good first impression in business.
June 16, 2011 in Branding

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