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How Success Forced Me to Stop Doing the Job I Loved
CEOs

How Success Forced Me to Stop Doing the Job I Loved

Being CEO means you're suddenly too valuable to do whatever you want. It means doing CEO things, like them or not.
Yoav Schwartz
3 Ways Psychotherapy Can Make An Entrepreneur Limitless
Radicals & Visionaries

3 Ways Psychotherapy Can Make An Entrepreneur Limitless

Therapy allows entrepreneurs insight into what does not work and the tools to make the necessary changes.
Vineel Maharaj
25 Insightful Quotes From 25 Legendary CEOs
Inspirational Quotes

25 Insightful Quotes From 25 Legendary CEOs

The thing about striving to be best is that you at least get better.
Peter Daisyme
5 Super Powers the Best Leaders Have That You Can Learn
Leadership Skills

5 Super Powers the Best Leaders Have That You Can Learn

Exceptional leaders only seem clairvoyant. You can master the skills that make them deeply insightful.
Dixie Gillaspie
4 Ways to Unleash the Power of Data to Transform Your Organization
Data Management

4 Ways to Unleash the Power of Data to Transform Your Organization

Data blinders keep us focused on sales and marketing but oblivious to the many ways data can transform operations and even company culture.
Asha Saxena
3 Promising Trends for Smaller Businesses in 2015
Small BizTips

3 Promising Trends for Smaller Businesses in 2015

There are ever fewer barriers to small and medium sized businesses using technology and data as effectively as the largest companies.
Himanshu Sareen
4 Tips for Launching Your Fashion Company
Growth Strategies

4 Tips for Launching Your Fashion Company

A veteran clothing designer gives custom advice to fashion 'treps.
Don't Be Seduced by the Wrong Investors
Finance

Don't Be Seduced by the Wrong Investors

Quirky founder Ben Kaufman explains why the biggest money mistake is accepting funds from the wrong people. Always make sure potential investors are aligned with your business interests first.
Ameen Khwaja
Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions
Ready To Launch

Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions

Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date.
Ameen Khwaja
How to Create the Best Products in the World
Starting a Business

How to Create the Best Products in the World

Quirky founder Ben Kaufman describes what the iPod and Snuggie blankets have in common. Here's a hint: They both solve consumers' everyday problems. Doing so, says Kaufman, is the key to making a killer product.
Ameen Khwaja
How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a Business
Ready To Launch

How to Take a New Product from Just an Idea to a Business

Scott Hamlin, the founder of the innovative upcycling company Looptworks, shares his views on the importance of knowing who your customers will be, how you're going to distribute your product and what makes it meaningful and different.
Ameen Khwaja
Growth Strategies

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering Innovation

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about the virtues of failing fast when creating a new product or trying to do something new. Once you learn a lesson, incorporate it in your routines. 'Don't fail at the same thing more than once,' he says.
Ameen Khwaja
Ready To Launch

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Entrepreneurs and Fearlessness

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about why fear can't be a factor when starting a business. Entrepreneurs come in all varieties, Jason Nazar says, but one quality they all share is that they're willing to take risks that others aren't.
Ameen Khwaja