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How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed Outside of Silicon Valley
Startups

How Entrepreneurs Can Succeed Outside of Silicon Valley

With startups popping up all over the U.S., here is how to make the most of your local community.
Andrea Huspeni
6 Ways to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard
Community

6 Ways to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard

Great ideas and great companies can and should start anywhere. Here are some ways local leaders can foster thriving startup communities.
Emma Peck
3 Ways Startup Communities Can Attract and Keep the Right Talent
Community building

3 Ways Startup Communities Can Attract and Keep the Right Talent

Often emerging entrepreneurial communities say they need capital to thrive, but it is the talent, not the money, they need to succeed.
Ross Baird
Here's What Brands Can Learn From Hillary's Grassroots 'Differentiator'
Behind the Brand

Here's What Brands Can Learn From Hillary's Grassroots 'Differentiator'

How political campaigns find and energize volunteers is a model for finding brand evangelists from among your best customers.
Brent Messenger
Leaders Succeed When They Go Where Their Fear Tells Them to Avoid
Fear

Leaders Succeed When They Go Where Their Fear Tells Them to Avoid

Performing artists believe their professional growth relies on taking the roles that scare them most. Business leaders, take note.
Bill Connolly
Rocket Launch Yourself to Celebrity Status Online
Make More Happen

Rocket Launch Yourself to Celebrity Status Online

Your cult-like online following will vanish if you stop creating engaging content.
Another Effective Way Facebook Helps Grow Your Business
Facebook Marketing

Another Effective Way Facebook Helps Grow Your Business

Groups enable you to extend your organic reach, workshop your material and establish yourself as a thought leader.
Lesya Liu
Does Your Business Need a Popcorn Manager?
Higher Purpose

Does Your Business Need a Popcorn Manager?

When we hired individuals with developmental disabilities to fill nontraditional work roles, our team learned lessons in understanding and purpose that made us stronger as a company.
Matthew Gonnering
The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding
Venture Capital

The Unusual Way This Startup Found Funding

The Initial connection may not happen in an office. This startup went looking for backers on their own turf.
Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site
Competition

Ousted Reddit Employees Form a Rival, Less Toxic Community Site

It's the latest example of staffers who were let go or quit but believe they can do it better.
Nina Zipkin
Are You a Lone Wolf?
Team-Building

Are You a Lone Wolf?

Consider how having a team might be helpful to you.
Lewis Howes
The 'Entrepreneur's Obligation': Investing in Your Startup Ecosystem
Community building

The 'Entrepreneur's Obligation': Investing in Your Startup Ecosystem

Helping local small businesses isn't just the right thing to do. It's good for business.
Kelsey Meyer
5 Ways to Become More Socially Responsible That Make Your Company Better
Social Responsibility

5 Ways to Become More Socially Responsible That Make Your Company Better

A company gets more proficient and profitable when it is focused on the well being of everyone it touches.
John Rampton
Product Hunt Is the Latest Darling of the Startup World, Despite Grumbles About Transparency
Entrepreneurs

Product Hunt Is the Latest Darling of the Startup World, Despite Grumbles About Transparency

Founder Ryan Hoover explains that the camaraderie of the community is what sets the startup platform apart and allows startups to excel.
Nina Zipkin