Insights The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Insights en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:00:00 GMT 4 Tips for Launching Your Fashion Company A veteran clothing designer gives custom advice to fashion 'treps. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:00:00 GMT Judy Sutton Taylor Don't Be Seduced by the Wrong Investors 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. Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:06:00 GMT Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date. Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:04:00 GMT How to Create the Best Products in the World 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. Wed, 28 Sep 2011 05:00:00 GMT How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a Business 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. Thu, 22 Sep 2011 04:03:00 GMT Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering Innovation 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. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 03:03:00 GMT Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness 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. Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:03:00 GMT Looptworks' Scott Hamlin on Educating Customers While Having Fun The co-founder of an upcycling company describes the benefits of being fun and engaging when educating customers. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 03:02:00 GMT Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment 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. Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:01:00 GMT Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup Mistakes 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. Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:08:00 GMT Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Generating New Ideas The Internet entrepreneur talks about coming up with new ideas and the challenge of executing on them as a startup. Wed, 06 Jul 2011 00:02:00 GMT Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile Marketing The co-founder of the popular mobile app offers tips for marketers looking to get the most out of Foursquare. Tue, 05 Jul 2011 00:03:00 GMT Insights: What Makes a Great Handshake Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about the basis of a winning handshake in business. Thu, 30 Jun 2011 01:10:00 GMT Insights: On Seeking Venture Capital Venture investor Guy Kawasaki talks about the types of businesses most likely to interest fellow VCs. Mon, 27 Jun 2011 00:05:00 GMT Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Hiring Talent The co-founder of the popular location-based marketing app shares his views on how startups can recruit top job candidates. Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:37:00 GMT Insights: On Moving Past a Fear of Failure Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about conquering common business anxieties. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 05:01:00 GMT Insights: The Best Way to Engage Industry Influencers Business guru Guy Kawasaki on why a ground-up approach may be a good way to gain traction in your market. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 04:26:00 GMT Insights: On Effective Cursing Author and speaker Guy Kawasaki talks about how swearing can be a good way to win over your audience. Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:38:00 GMT Insights: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding on Mobile Tools in Retail Stores The mobile marketing entrepreneur talks about the mobile and the physical worlds of retail. Sat, 18 Jun 2011 12:15:00 GMT Insights: How to Enchant Potential Investors Guy Kawasaki, author of 'Enchantment,' shares his views on the best way to win over financial backers. Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:37:00 GMT