Jae Vinson

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5 Reasons Why Businesses Fail (Infographic)

Twenty percent of small businesses fail within their first year.<p>Entrepreneurship is no walk in the park. In fact, the amount of new businesses that fail exceed the number that succeed. That’s why it’s more important than ever to create a unique product or service that helps you stand out from the …

How to define your Minimum Viable Product?

Minimum Viable Product, or if I say “Minimum Buy-able product”<p>Sounds good ?<p>If not lets go deeper with what it actually means.<p><b>Minimum viable product</b> …

6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.<p>Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a …

The 5 Stages Startups Must Go Through to Make That First $1 Million

What stage of business is your startup in?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our startup businesses to hit that coveted $1 million per year in revenue. The unfortunate truth is that only 4 percent of us actually make that goal.<p>This past year my company scaled …

11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use

I bootstrapped my startup Jodilogik and launched the application inThe post 11 Free Tools and Services That Every First-Time Entrepreneur Should Use …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

6 Podcasts to Make You an Outstanding Entrepreneur in 2017

Though podcasting has been around for over a decade, 2016 was probably the year of the podcast, with so many great ones hitting high points, with more and more terrific luminaries joining the medium.<p>While so many people use podcasts for entertainment, there are plenty of great shows that are …

Corporate Culture

What colours say about your brand identity and industry

One of the most fundamentally important things to keep in mind when creating a piece of branding or logo design is the choice of colour. This is …

Many Boom-Time Startups Are Fizzling Out

Declines in the venture capital market are hitting startups of all sizes, but the ones left particularly vulnerable are the thousands of young …

Keith Scott killing: No charges against officer

<b>Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) —</b> Protesters took to the streets of downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday night to show their disappointment with the decision to not charge an officer in the shooting death of a black man.<p>A two-month investigation determined that Charlotte-Mecklenburg …

14 Books by Billionaires That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Christmas List

Learn from the masters.<p>Reading is an essential part of any learning process. Books give you an intimate glimpse into the minds of others. They reveal subtleties you may not yet be aware of. So, especially when you're navigating a road as ambiguous as entrepreneurship, it's a good idea to take a …

The first question Richard Branson asks entrepreneurs about their business ideas

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to gain the interest of the Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, you might want to ask yourself this question.<p>Learn more about Branson in the new film "Don't Look Down" — a true account of his near-death balloon flying adventures.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

10 Success lessons from Jack Ma – “Wealthiest Man in Asia” for entrepreneurs

Share54<p>Tweet<p>Share38<p>+11<p>Shares 93<p>Jack Ma, a short, lean man in his early fifties who came across a computer when he was 31, went on to build the most …

Entrepreneurship

23 Quotes to Inspire Greatness

Every successful person has barriers and challenges to overcome. Here are words of wisdom from 23 women who know what it takes.<p>What does success mean to you? When I ask new clients to talk to me about their definition of success, most are acutely aware that some measure of internal change is …

Motivation

In Common (Black Coffee Remix)

Font Pairing For Designers 101, Plus 10 Free Font Pairing Tools

It’s often said that the best designs are the ones you don’t notice. Sometimes, though, effective design is distinctly visible — striking enough to …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

9 Things to Know About Marc Jacobs’s Spring 2017 Show

Marc Jacobs presented hisSpring 2017 show at the Hammerstein Ballroom on the last day of New York Fashion Week. The raver-like collection drew on Marc Jacobs signatures (see those teetering boots!) while adding new, colorful elements into Jacobs's oeuvre. While you wait for Nicole Phelps’s review, …

Marc Jacobs

12 Rules Entrepreneurs Must Know About Cap Table Management

Cap tables are more than just simple spreadsheets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Capitalization tables (Cap tables) are among the most important documents every entrepreneur should understand. This misleadingly simple document, which looks like a standard spreadsheet, …

Building a Business: 5 Things I Didn't Expect

Building a successful business won't be anything like you imagined.<p>It's been a crazy journey to get where we are today--and it's a ridiculously awesome place.<p>I'm excited to say that WordStream has made the Inc. 5000 list for the fourth year in a row. The company that I founded in 2007 took in $22.8 …

AdWords

A GIF guide to epigenetics, the little-understood partner to our DNA

Last year a study came out that made a bold, unsettling claim: The children of holocaust survivors contained fingerprints of their parents’ trauma in …

HP is buying Samsung's printer business for $1.05 billion

HP is buying Samsung Electronics Co.'s printer business in a transaction worth $1.05 billion.<p>HP said Monday that it is the largest print acquisition …

Business Technology

5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro

Is your new business a “lemonade stand”? That’s the term we use to describe businesses that were set up quickly with lots of passion but will fade into oblivion instantly when hit with the first sign of a legal or tax challenge. Lemonade stands are not serious businesses and are not worthy of …

The Secrets to Identifying New Global Markets

MotionPoint’s Globalization Platform supports more than 1,000 localized websites, which serve millions of customers around the world every day. This …