News and Articles About Thought Leadership

The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education
Entrepreneurs

The Secret Entrepreneurial Lessons of a Liberal Arts Education

It turns out, the basic college degree is worth more than it seems.
Steve VanderVeen
Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist
Public Speaking

Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience.
Carmine Gallo
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
Deena Varshavskaya
Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do
Growth Strategies

Do as Successful Thought Leaders Do

Looking to lead your industry this year? Take a page from the book of the most influential thinkers to expand your thinking and engage others.
Denise Brosseau
When to Say No to Venture Capital
Finance

When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
Michelle Goodman
Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?
Growth Strategies

Is Codependency Hurting the Way You Lead Your Company?

For the sake of moral or team-building, we often let problems slide. But that attitude only causes more issues down the line.
Sandi Krakowski
Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers
Growth Strategies

Why Leaders Are Great Storytellers

Tap into the enduring power of storytelling to get your message across.
Denise Brosseau
Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)
Marketing

Transparency: How Whole Foods Is Doing It Right (And You Can, Too)

With transparency gaining steam, entrepreneurs should consider jumping on the bandwagon. The founders of ethical-fashion startup Zady share advice on how to do so.
Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi
Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014
Marketing

Instincts, Not Data, Will Push You Forward in 2014

Here are three reasons why marketing officers should think of people first.
Ian Lurie
Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Growth Strategies

Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to persevere in your creativity, why you should give your employees a pay bump and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share
Growth Strategies

6 Characteristics Great Thought Leaders Share

Looking to lead your industry? Find out if you have what it takes.
Denise Brosseau
Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013
Starting a Business

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.
Jason Fell
Leave It to the Dogs to Build an International Brand
Marketing

Leave It to the Dogs to Build an International Brand

The founders of dog-product company Kyjen dishes on how their brand is able to stand out in a crowded market.
Melanie Spring
Baby's Next Doctor Visit -- Through Instant Message?
Entrepreneurs

Baby's Next Doctor Visit -- Through Instant Message?

Entrepreneur McKay Thomas started in pool tables, moved on to baby goods and is now focused on a healthcare app that gives moms a direct line to doctors. He talks about what inspired the new venture and why he thinks most face-to-face doctor visits are overrated.
Sarah Max