Entrepreneurs

20 Questions

The Boston Bombings Inspired This Entrepreneur to Use His Application to Make a Difference in the World

In our series '20 Questions,' Damien Patton, the entrepreneur behind real-time event tracker app Banjo, shares how a tragedy inspired his business, along with advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Ego

8 Ways My Ego Killed My Business

Ego is most common cause of smart people failing to notice the errors everybody else can see them making.
Customer Relationship Management

5 Tips for Dealing with Unhappy Clients

If you simply demand pay, you will have won the battle and lost the war.
Leadership

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Guide Dogs

To protect themselves and their owner, guide dogs are trained to be 'intelligently disobedient'. Entrepreneurs should learn the same skill.
Innovators

What This Casket Maker Learned from Honda, Tesla and Steve Jobs

Former auto designer Joseph Ledinh knows he's in a grim business. But that's why it's so exciting.
Take It From The Pros

A Prolific Mompreneur's Top 4 Productivity Tips for Busy Working Moms

Life coach and motivational speaker Stacia Pierce raised several successful businesses while raising two children. Here are her secrets to getting more done, personally and professionally, and staying...
Starting a Business

3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money

Everything you absolutely need to launch online cost nearly nothing except your own effort.
Radicals & Visionaries

How Humanities Degrees Cultivate Marketable Business Skills

The often overlooked skills gained from a humanities degree can give business leaders an edge on their competition.
Business Travel

Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps

Developing a sound 'packing' strategy isn't as simplistic as it sounds.
Employee Management

5 Tips for Hiring Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business

Finding the most effective talent means knowing where to look, how to exercise due diligence and when to walk away.
Business

10 Business Lessons Extracted From Classic Novels

Those classic novels you didn't read in high school actually have a few important lessons to teach you.
Writing

7 Reasons All Entrepreneurs Should Strive for Better Writing

Writing is an essential skills that will make you a more effective leader and businessperson.
Take It From The Pros

The First 5 Steps That Begin Your Entrepreneurial Journey

They're mostly mental but if enacted diligently, you too will discover that Fortune favors the prepared mind.
worth-knowing

Serena Williams and the 9 Most Successful Entrepreneur Athletes

From the sports arena to the business arena, here are 10 athletes who've built mega successful businesses both on and off the field.
Thought Leadership

Telling Your Signature Story

Customers need to know the essential story that brought you to the place you are now -- it helps them identify with you and want to do business with you.
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