Brandon Shupert

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The 10 Worst Traits of Even the Great Entrepreneurs

Does it really take a few flaws to make a great entrepreneur, or are the rest of us just confused about what a perfect business person is all about? In the past I’ve written about the positive attributes of great entrepreneurs, so this time I thought I would focus on the negatives that I see often, …

Camille Seaman: Photos from a storm chaser

Microsoft confirms Xbox One will require a network connection once a day

Microsoft confirmed that its Xbox One game console launching this fall will be an always-connected device. That will bring both benefits and drawbacks for users.<p>Microsoft will not require you to be online all of the time. They can play offline for up to 24 hours, but at that point, you must check …

A Great Idea Is Never Enough

Entrepreneur and VC Eric Paley explains why it takes a lot more than just a good idea to build a successful company.<p>Back in 1995, I purchased a used Mac laptop via auction on the Internet. The company that enabled that transaction doesn't exist today. That same year, eBay was founded and today is …

Entrepreneurship

A Futurist Looks at the Future of Marketing

Digital marketing is evolving as fast as any other medium on our tablets, smartphones, Google Glass and beyond. To learn about what the future may bring to this marketing genre, we reached out to Gerd Leonhard, an author, strategic advisor, CEO of TheFuturesAgency, and someone whom <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Learn to Pitch Like Mad Men’s Don Draper

You are busy. I am busy. Everybody is. Let me tell you why you should spent the next five minutes <i>reading</i> me. I have pitched to friends, family, …

I learned the most important lessons on starting a business when I was 11

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Joel Peterson here</i><p>I started my first business at age 11, selling tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and squash that I grew myself. It was all planted from seed on a tiny plot of land behind our two-bedroom house in Okemos, Michigan.<p>My maiden venture …

Water

Why Everyone Is an Entrepreneur Now

Job-hopping might ruffle a corporation's feathers, but employers must accept it's a way of life.<p>Millennials have disrupted the labor market, making it acceptable to job hop and complete "tours of duty" until a better offer comes along.<p>In the process, company loyalty has become a thing of the past, …

The Workplace

The Most Successful People Take Small, Smart Steps Toward Their Goals

Lives there anyone anywhere old enough to work who has not had an idea for a new company? Who has not said on at least one occassion, “someone could make a fortune if they’d just…”<p>So how come we have so few entrepreneurs?<p>Study the type of ideas on which highly successful growth companies were …

Study shows that Lumosity brain games can rehab your brain

Did you know that playing video games is not only good for you, but that they can make you a better person? No, this is not a plug for Steven …

Tim Ferriss Shares How to Master Any Skill by Deconstructing It

Tim Ferriss, the guy behind The 4 Hour Work Week, The 4 Hour Body and The 4 Hour Chef, took the stage at TNW Conference in Amsterdam to discuss how you can master almost any skill through the process of deconstructing it.<p>In case you haven’t heard of Ferriss, he has essentially turned himself into a …

Steve Jobs' Lost Interview Converts Me From Hater To Fanboy

Sometimes I forget that “…in the months leading up to the start of his visionary company, Steve Jobs was something of a conflicted young man, seeking spiritual enlightenment and dabbling in electronics only when it promised to earn him quick cash.”<p>I know about inner conflict. And I’ve learned that …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

80 Frugal Tips to Save Money | The Art of Manliness

The manliness of frugality cannot be overstated. Frugality cultivates the manly qualities of independence, self-reliance, self-sufficiency, …

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