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This Tech Founder Runs His Company Between Surf Sessions in Hawaii
Radicals & Visionaries

This Tech Founder Runs His Company Between Surf Sessions in Hawaii

The staff of the social media management app Buffer can work anywhere in the world. Here's how the company was designed for nomadic employees.
How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker
Innovation

How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker

Ben Parsons is bringing top-shelf wine to the masses with Infinite Monkey Theorem, sometimes in cans sold as four-packs.
This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees
Innovation

This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees

Matt Lane and Paul Gerrard tested the waters before franchising SafeSplash, and it's been making waves ever since.
These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again
Customer Service

These Founders Called 1,000 Customers Personally -- and They'd Do it Again

Geoffrey Woo and Michael Brandt personally reached out to customers after orders of their product was delayed. It was weeks of work, but they don't regret it. Read on to see why.
Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills
Ask the Expert

Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Our entrepreneur expert discusses how to launch a fashion startup without having a business background. Her advice can apply to all industries.
Jodi Goldstein
Reporter-Turned-Billionaire VC Michael Moritz Shares His Top 10 Rules For Success
Entrepreneur Network

Reporter-Turned-Billionaire VC Michael Moritz Shares His Top 10 Rules For Success

This Welsh-born former Time magazine reporter has sought excellence, seized opportunity -- and learned from Steve Jobs, of course.
Evan Carmichael
Behind a $100 Million Mattress Startup, Casper Co-Founder Shares Advice on Finding Success as an Entrepreneur
20 Questions

Behind a $100 Million Mattress Startup, Casper Co-Founder Shares Advice on Finding Success as an Entrepreneur

For our series '20 Questions' Jeff Chapin of mattress startup Casper dishes on the strange book that changed his outlook on life, his simple trick to staying on task and what his worst boss taught him about life.
Lindsay Friedman
Jaclyn Johnson of Create & Cultivate Has Created a Unique Conference Series for Women
Entrepreneur Network

Jaclyn Johnson of Create & Cultivate Has Created a Unique Conference Series for Women

The entrepreneur tells Jen Hacker of Toast Meets Jam how her online platform gives up-and-coming female business people a chance to meet in person.
Erin Schultz
Tech Brings Real Literacy to K-12 Classrooms
Education

Tech Brings Real Literacy to K-12 Classrooms

In response to the challenges with literacy and communication, mission-driven ThinkCerca CEO Eileen Murphy has created an iPad compatible core curriculum software package to prepare kids for college and the workplace.
The Surprising Places These Boutique Hoteliers Found Opportunity
Hospitality

The Surprising Places These Boutique Hoteliers Found Opportunity

Boutique hoteliers check into America's smaller cities.
Are You an Innovator or Executor? Take This Quiz to Find Out.
Startups

Are You an Innovator or Executor? Take This Quiz to Find Out.

See if you have one or both of these critical business building skills and learn how to improve your scores.
Michael Glauser
Diagnosing a Sick Healthcare Industry
Healthcare

Diagnosing a Sick Healthcare Industry

Healthcare in the US has metastasized, threatening to take over the host economy. If ever there was a paradigm in need of entrepreneurs intent on disruption, here it is. Have at it.
Marc Willard
5 Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Reduce Their Risk Planning Retirement
Retirement Planning

5 Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Reduce Their Risk Planning Retirement

A startup founder's whole life is about risk and uncertainty. Plan a stable retirement, if only to bring some stability into your life for a change.
Toby Nwazor
The Key to a Happy, Healthy Relationship With Your Customers
Customer Relationship Management

The Key to a Happy, Healthy Relationship With Your Customers

Customer service isn't rocket science, and these tips will help you learn how to deliver it better than your competition.
David Royce