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10 Business Networking Apps Entrepreneurs Should Know About

Are you experiencing trouble making business connections? Your smartphone might help. Are you planning on keeping in touch or are you planning a meet-up? Your smartphone may assist with that, as well.<p>Are you experiencing trouble making business connections? Your smartphone might help. Are you …

3 Ways To Keep Up Your Team On Track

Too many startups lose out on great business model because of dumb mistakes.<p>When your company is hitting its stride, you feel it. The team is excited, customers are pouring in, and your job seems easy. These are the highs of entrepreneurship, and one of the best positions a founder can be in. While …

Business Strategy

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs

All successful entrepreneurs may be different from one another--but not in certain key ways.<p>On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their …

4 Hacks to Make You a Strong Negotiator

Price negotiations are all about gathering leverage, long before you actually deal.<p>Negotiations--real ones, at least--are always between two parties with more or less equal power. When there's a big power differential, negotiation is impossible. The stronger party simply dictates terms.<p>For example, …

10 Ways to Create an Irresistibly Great Workplace

When you have the right workplace attributes, hiring and retention become much easier prospects, and people are free to do great things.<p>People come to the workplace with different motivations, different personalities, different stories, different abilities. The right kind of workplace makes it …

4 Overlooked Technologies That Can Help Your Business Grow Now

Big data. The Internet of Things. These names are so overused that the technology they represent is often overlooked.<p>Everyday there seems to be a new tool, device or piece of software that hits the market promising to reach your audience wherever they are at any time of day. While these innovations …

Cable Car Transformed into Luxury Room Suspended Above the French Alps

Adventurous travelers can now direct their wanderlust towards Airbnb's daring, redesigned cable car-turned-luxury accommodation. It's suspended in midair above the Courcheval ski resort in the French Alps. But, before you book your plane ticket, know that it's not available for just anyone to rent. …

Sea Level

The Power of Taking Action

Many people have ideas, dreams and passions that they'll never pursue. Some fear failure and others fear the unknown. I was one of those people. Here's how that changed.<p>There is something magical about the concept of, 'just doing'.<p>I read an interview last week about an online friend of mine by the …

How to Make the Grain Bowl of Your Lunchtime Dreams

Still searching for the tricks needed to get your grain bowl to taste as great as the one at your favorite little luncheonette? Search no more.<p>These days, it seems like <b>Instagram-ready grain bowls</b> are popping up everywhere at spots like Egg Shop in NYC and Baker Miller in Chicago. Still searching …

8 Skills Every Great Leader Must Master

No one said that leadership is easy--it's not. But by mastering the skills of great leadership, you can be much more successful.<p>No one said that being a leader is easy. In fact, it can be quite a challenge--even for the smartest and most-accomplished among us. While some make leadership look easy, …

15 Startup Podcasters You Need To Follow

Some of the best entrepreneurial stories are found in these online podcasts.<p>As an entrepreneur you will never stop learning. While there are plenty of articles, webinars, infographics, eBooks, etc. out there to assist with helping your startup grow, too many people are overlooking one of the most …

20 New Ideas For A Subscription Business

Think the subscription model is only for magazines and software companies? Think again.<p>The subscription business model has been around for centuries. The aristocracy in sixteenth century Britain used to subscribe to cartographers so they received the very latest maps of the world as the borders of …

Jerky

5 Tools to Retain Great Employees

Create a learning and growth culture to retain your best people.<p>Great managers recruit and retain great people. Employees stay with a manager when they can learn and grow. If you learn how to build an employee growth culture, you will retain more of your best employees. To understand how people …

5 of the Most Impressive Seed Funding Wins of the Last Five Years

It may be tough for the majority of startups to find investors, but that hasn't stopped certain companies from raising massive seed rounds.<p>Getting seed funding is no easy task for a startup or entrepreneur--and it's where many people start second-guessing themselves. In fact, some of these seed …

Yosemite Free Climbers Successfully Scale Summit While Documenting the Journey Through Social Media

When Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson set out to scale one of the world's most challenging cliff faces, outdoor photographer Corey Rich was there to document the journey with breathtaking photos and social media posts. And when the pair of climbers successfully completed their mission on …