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What the golden age of travel was really like

This #tbt, we’re kicking it back to the golden age of air travel, when flying coach was all glamour. Passengers wore their finest threads, the meals …

Real Estate Ad Slams Working Moms For No Good Reason

A real estate ad that’s circulating around Seattle right now asks, “Who would you rather represent you?” My immediate answer is, “the woman on the …

5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Make Mornings More Productive

There's one thing that almost all entrepreneurs want: to have a few more hours in a day. Impossible as it may seem, a few hacks can actually make it workable. Starting the day right with powerful morning routines can help entrepreneurs big-time.<p>Image Credit: Patrick Fore<p>If you are ready to know …

The 18 best 'Shark Tank' pitches of all time

While each Shark may have their own method for evaluating whether a company is worth an investment, they all agree on the fundamentals of a great pitch.<p>In the best pitches, entrepreneurs sell themselves as much as the product and are prepared to answer any question. The pitches are concise and …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Always Make

There are reasons why so many entrepreneurs fail. Here are five of the most surprisingly common.<p>Entrepreneurship is fun, exciting, frustrating, challenging, satisfying, and energizing. Sometimes it’s even financially rewarding. Many would-be entrepreneurs think they have achieved success the moment …

Entrepreneurship

A 20-something sold his first company for $80 million in 370 days — now he's raising $11 million for his new startup

Jared Hecht sold his first company, GroupMe, 370 days after it launched for about $80 million. GroupMe, a group text-messaging app, was acquired by Skype in 2011.<p>Hecht and his cofounder, Steve Martocci, left Skype in 2013. Both are working on new startups and, while they aren't business partners …