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The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make
Radicals & Visionaries

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make

Product development is a business. You can't afford rookie errors.
Stephen Key
4 Signs That a So-Called Entrepreneur Is Just a 'Wantrepreneur'
Radicals & Visionaries

4 Signs That a So-Called Entrepreneur Is Just a 'Wantrepreneur'

Entrepreneurs build businesses. Wantrepreneurs find excuses.
Rahul Varshneya
You Need to Immediately Stop Believing These 5 Product Innovation Misconceptions
Innovation

You Need to Immediately Stop Believing These 5 Product Innovation Misconceptions

Don't launch your new product before you have a full grasp of how to monetize it.
Former CNN Anchor Ali Velshi: 2 Keys to Make Your Pitch Stand Out to Journalists
Marketing Bootcamp

Former CNN Anchor Ali Velshi: 2 Keys to Make Your Pitch Stand Out to Journalists

Know more about your customers and attract those who can spread the word about your business.
John Boitnott
Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing
Marketing Bootcamp

Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing

Craig Wolfe, CEO of Celebriducks -- the top custom rubber duck manufacturer in the world -- describes how his company leverages the Made in the USA label.
Carol Roth
5 Sales Lessons B2B Companies Can Learn from Apple
Customer Experience

5 Sales Lessons B2B Companies Can Learn from Apple

At Apple the lessons outlined contributed to building a business that delights people around the world.
Winston Crawford
Tasting As You Go: The 5 Benefits of 'Piloting'
piloting

Tasting As You Go: The 5 Benefits of 'Piloting'

Think of product development like a cooking show: Try it before you serve it.
Tucker Fort
Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.
Optimism

Excessive Optimism Played a Big Role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster. Don't Let It Destroy Your Startup.

Like BP's executives, we are all susceptible to an overly optimistic view of ourselves and our companies.
Andrew Thomas
Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Explains the 'Wow' Factor That Prompts Investors to Take Action
Radicals & Visionaries

Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington Explains the 'Wow' Factor That Prompts Investors to Take Action

Harrington looks beyond engagement to determine whether a product has what it takes to keep users coming back on a regular basis.
John Boitnott
What We Can Learn From the Mast Brothers' Chocolate Scandal Recovery
Marketing Bootcamp

What We Can Learn From the Mast Brothers' Chocolate Scandal Recovery

Bolanile Maté of Be Better Paris describes ways you can reinforce your core value system after it has been challenged.
Entrepreneur Network
You Need to Become a Software Company... or Die
Software

You Need to Become a Software Company... or Die

Every business -- no matter what you produce -- should also be in the software business
Joel Basgall
The Inventor of the George Foreman Grill Sets the Record Straight
Radicals & Visionaries

The Inventor of the George Foreman Grill Sets the Record Straight

Michael Boehm explains how he created one of the bestselling infomercial products of all time.
Stephen Key
Is Your Your Company Stalling Out or Are You Just Not Measuring Your Progress Accurately?
Productivity

Is Your Your Company Stalling Out or Are You Just Not Measuring Your Progress Accurately?

Just because you have more work than you can manage doesn't mean you aren't getting anything done.
Jimi Smoot
The 10 Costs You'll Pay to Bring Your Hardware Product to Market
Business Optimization

The 10 Costs You'll Pay to Bring Your Hardware Product to Market

Apple reportedly spent $150 million to bring the iPhone to market. Hopefully, your costs will be a little less.
John Teel