Entrepreneurs

Take It From The Pros

Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month

The founder of whiskey company WhistlePig brings all new employees up to his farm in rural, middle-of-no-where Vermont for at least a month. It's costly both in time and money, but he says it's worth...
Inspiring Your Team

The Strategy Behind Weird Interview Questions

Understanding why interviewers choose non-traditional questions can help you understand when to use them in your own hiring process.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
The Grind

3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
Take It From The Pros

Please Don't Call Yourself a Small-Business Owner

What does that really mean, anyway? And do people really identify themselves like that?
Productivity

Productivity and Creativity Often Seem at Odds, But Are They Really?

Some work involves simple task completion; other projects require strategic thinking by an unfettered brain. Here's how to do both.
Project Grow

The Most Telling Sign That You Might Be an Entrepreneur

In this video, entrepreneur and online marketing expert John Rampton talks about the one surefire thing that could point to a person being a born entrepreneur.
Take It From The Pros

Gary Vaynerchuk: This Is the Greatest Period of 'Fake Entrepreneurship'

The serial entrepreneur says not everyone is built to strike out on their own. Here's what he thinks it takes.
Business Unusual

Can Social Entrepreneurship Transform House Sales?

This startup is using the give-back model to help reform the real estate industry.
Project Grow

5 Keys for Maintaining Your Entrepreneurial Vision

It can be challenging to keep your focus when the grind of daily life can knock you down. Here are some tips to help keep you on the path.
Managing Employees

Unlimited Paid-Time Off? Seriously? How to Make It Work.

We know what you're thinking: Employees would abuse such a system. But it can work with three critical factors.
Project Grow

Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.
Project Grow

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
Amazon

Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter.
Work-Life Balance

Why 'Being Dead' Is Bad for Business

As entrepreneurs, we can sometimes get so focused, we forget to take care of ourselves. We must find balance.
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