Insights

Starting a Business

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...
Project Grow

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 f...
Starting a Business

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'r...
Marketing

Looptworks' Scott Hamlin on Educating Customers While Having Fun

The co-founder of an upcycling company describes the benefits of being fun and engaging when educating customers.
Project Grow

Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how the headquarters design motivates and inspires employees. Part of our Insights series.
Growth Strategies

Insights: On Innovating Amid Rapid Change

The Orchard's Richard Gottehrer shares his views on staying relevant during an industry shift.
Starting a Business

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup Mistakes

Hiring well and staying focused as an entrepreneur can be a lot harder than they may seem initially, says the co-founder of a successful Internet company.
Starting a Business

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Generating New Ideas

The Internet entrepreneur talks about coming up with new ideas and the challenge of executing on them as a startup.
Marketing

Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Mobile Marketing

The co-founder of the popular mobile app offers tips for marketers looking to get the most out of Foursquare.
Marketing

Insights: What Makes a Great Handshake

Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about the basis of a winning handshake in business.
Finance

Insights: On Seeking Venture Capital

Venture investor Guy Kawasaki talks about the types of businesses most likely to interest fellow VCs.
Growth Strategies

Insights: Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Hiring Talent

The co-founder of the popular location-based marketing app shares his views on how startups can recruit top job candidates.
Leadership

Insights: On Moving Past a Fear of Failure

Business guru Guy Kawasaki talks about conquering common business anxieties.
Marketing

Insights: The Best Way to Engage Industry Influencers

Business guru Guy Kawasaki on why a ground-up approach may be a good way to gain traction in your market.
Leadership

Insights: On Effective Cursing

Author and speaker Guy Kawasaki talks about how swearing can be a good way to win over your audience.
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