Entrepreneurs

The Art of the Ask: The 3 Things You Must Give To Get a 'Yes'
Closing Deals

The Art of the Ask: The 3 Things You Must Give To Get a 'Yes'

The most successful people are the ones best prepared the most often.
Lewis Schiff
5 Landmarks That Define the Unique Selling Point for Your Business
Branding

5 Landmarks That Define the Unique Selling Point for Your Business

You USP must be a quality or determining factor that will make your business stand out from the competition.
Felix Tarcomnicu
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Community
Entrepreneurship

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Earn Huge ROI Investing In Their Community

Relationship capital is the foundation of investment capital.
Stephen Tang
How 2 Maine Lobsters Rolled the Shark Tank
Pitching Investors

How 2 Maine Lobsters Rolled the Shark Tank

It was more than a new startup, it was a destiny born in childhood. With that sort of momentum, rules don't apply.
John Boitnott
18 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Regrets
Entrepreneurs

18 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Regrets

Learn from these mistakes, so you're not doomed to repeat them.
Lindsay Friedman
The Boston Bombings Inspired This Entrepreneur to Use His Application to Make a Difference in the World
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.
Lindsay Friedman
8 Ways My Ego Killed My Business
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.
John Rampton
5 Tips for Dealing with Unhappy Clients
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.
Doug and Polly White
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Guide Dogs
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.
Ira Chaleff
What This Casket Maker Learned from Honda, Tesla and Steve Jobs
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.
A Prolific Mompreneur's Top 4 Productivity Tips for Busy Working Moms
Make More Happen

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 sane in the process.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money
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.
Mike Taylor
How Humanities Degrees Cultivate Marketable Business Skills
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.
Bennat Berger
Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps
Business Travel

Ease Your Summer Business Travel in 5 Steps

Developing a sound 'packing' strategy isn't as simplistic as it sounds.
Jeffrey Hayzlett