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How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success
Creativity

How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success

The creator of a tool that teaches people to play guitar took advantage of a moment of creativity that resulted from hard circumstances.
John Brubaker
The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head
Startup Basics

The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head

Hard work and a good idea are necessary but not sufficient to succeed the harsh winnowing process that crushes the majority of new businesses.
Pratik Dholakiya
Seek Your Strategy for 2015 on a Vision Quest
Business Strategy

Seek Your Strategy for 2015 on a Vision Quest

Sometimes, to see what comes next we need to take a step back.
Chuck Longanecker
Don't Drive Your Business Without Data
Big Data

Don't Drive Your Business Without Data

When you have good information about your customers, innovation can result.
Iman Jalali
Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network
Social Media

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.
Nina Zipkin
3 Ways to Remain Dedicated to Your Mission
Mission Statement

3 Ways to Remain Dedicated to Your Mission

With endless possibilities, new opportunities and receiving conflicting advice, it can be hard for some entrepreneurs to stay focused on their initial vision. Here are a few tips on staying true to your mission.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare
Rebranding

CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare

In an effort to position itself as a go-to healthcare source, the drugstore rolled out a new name, along with an anti-smoking campaign.
Nina Zipkin
The Grind

Controlling the Uncontrollable

When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners.
Sarah Haselkorn
Hiring a Consultant? Shun the 24-Hour Turnaround and Other Hype.
Consultants and Advisors

Hiring a Consultant? Shun the 24-Hour Turnaround and Other Hype.

Any outfit promising a super-speedy turnaround will probably deliver less than optimum results.
Joshua Conran
5 Tips for Turning Uncertainty Into a Competitive Advantage
Strategic Planning

5 Tips for Turning Uncertainty Into a Competitive Advantage

The most important tool for managing uncertainty is updated information, shared with everyone who needs to know.
Rob Hull
Opportunity

Finding Opportunity in a Shrinking Market

Companies thrive in legacy industries when they become thoroughly entrepreneurial.
Tanya Hall
Why You Need a Marketing Plan
Marketing

Why You Need a Marketing Plan

With your growth strategy in mind, a marketing plan can help your mission.
Nina Zipkin
Why You Should Set Radical Goals
Personal Improvement

Why You Should Set Radical Goals

The next increment isn't the next big thing. Going big and thinking far into the future sets you free to excel.
When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks
Risk

When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

While entrepreneurs may think they have the next billion-dollar idea, they need to assess certain risk factors before bringing it to market. Otherwise, they will crash and burn.
Sreekanth Ravi