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Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers
Inspiration

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America's Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
Matthew Toren
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship

The Declaration of Independence reminds us why going out on your own is a worthwhile endeavor.
Adam Toren
10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders
Growth Strategies

10 Lessons from America's Greatest Military Leaders

Military talents can transfer well to guiding a team through the challenges of starting and running a small business.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Honoring Nancy Reagan: 10 of The Former First Lady's Most Memorable Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

Honoring Nancy Reagan: 10 of The Former First Lady's Most Memorable Quotes

The wife of former president Ronald Reagan will be remembered for her graceful poise, dedication to charity and compassion for those impacted by Alzheimer's Disease.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
President Obama Announces Historic Visit to Cuba
Cuba

President Obama Announces Historic Visit to Cuba

It will be the first U.S. presidential trip to the country in nearly 90 years.
How George Washington Showed Leadership by Declining Authority
Leadership

How George Washington Showed Leadership by Declining Authority

The true strength of the power leaders hold is often found when they stay their hands and don't wield it.
Ray Hennessey
Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents
Presidents

Lessons From 3 Lesser-Known Presidents

What entrepreneurs can glean from William Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley.
Matthew Toren
The 12 Wackiest Things You Can Buy From the Presidential Candidates' Campaign Stores
Marketing Bootcamp

The 12 Wackiest Things You Can Buy From the Presidential Candidates' Campaign Stores

From Jeb Bush's guacamole bowl to Hillary Clinton's pantsuit t-shirt, the candidates are selling some surprising things to raise money.
Kate Taylor
In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump
Politics

In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump

Howard Schultz is reportedly being urged to run for president. But if he wants to succeed, he needs to better understand his target market.
Ray Hennessey
Obama Wants Community College to Be Free for Two Years
College

Obama Wants Community College to Be Free for Two Years

The president is giving a new idea for higher education the old college try.
White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)
Technology

White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)

Uncle Sam: If at first you don't succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?
Leadership

Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

While President Obama's supporters and detractors don't agree on much, they can probably agree on this: an uninterrupted, 17-day long break would certainly be nice.
Nina Zipkin
Lessons in Persuasion From the Most Celebrated American Presidents
Leadership

Lessons in Persuasion From the Most Celebrated American Presidents

With a nod to Presidents' Day, we examine what entrepreneurs can learn from the White House's greatest communicators.
Lisa Girard
How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses
Ready To Launch

How 'Small Business' and 'Entrepreneur' Fare in State of the Union Addresses

Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
Diana Ransom