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The 'You' Makeover

<b>How And Why It May Be Time To Completely Reinvent Yourself</b><p>At age 47, Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, the woman we know as Mother Teresa, decided it was time to do something different. She’d been teaching in a private school for years and thought she might have more impact elsewhere. I’m going to go out on …

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know (Summary)

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of Brian Cohen and John Kador’s “</i><i>What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know: An</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Robin Wilson Interview

Under30CEO is excited to present the winner of the 2013 Entrepreneur Mashup! Let’s run through some of the stats on the competition and the …

Entrepreneurship

Five Types of Clients Every Entrepreneur Will Face

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur, or part of a budding start-up, you will need to deal with clients. The hard part is making sure that they …

Entrepreneurship

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3 Emerging Social Networks to Keep an Eye On

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>When it comes to social media, your head is likely buried in projects involving established social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Sometimes you need to take a breath and see what else is out there -- to forecast the popular social networks of …

Forget Facebook's Social Graph: LinkedIn Has a New Search Tool Too

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The professional social network LinkedIn recently rolled out a number updates -- one being a revamp of its search tool.<p>The latest feature allows users to streamline search by providing results of people, companies, jobs, groups and other …

6 Ways to Simplify Your Foreign Language Learning

In 2013, it’s almost impossible to get through school without learning a foreign language.<p>In the U.S. and U.K., speaking a foreign language isn’t …

7 Unwritten Rules You Need To Know For Handling Friendships in the Office

Friendships can make work so much more enjoyable, or at least tolerable, but be aware of the unwritten rules if you don't want to derail your career.

21 Ways to Develop Fresh Content Ideas for Your Blog

Writer’s block can strike without warning, whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned blogger, and when you’re confronting a blank page and a …

Five Pro Tips to Setting Up an Online Shop

With creating a personal website being easier than ever, the trend is still swinging wildly upward when it comes to the “everyday-people” building …

APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book 1.0 Edition, Kindle Edition

"Essential reading (and reference) for modern authors, regardless of experience."<p><b>- Kirkus Book Reviews</b><p>"Nuts, bolts, and inspiration too. Once again, …

How to Write, Publish and Market Your Book

Shares 3K<p>Do you want to write a book but don’t know where to start?<p>Or perhaps you have a manuscript that hasn’t been published.<p>If so, this article is …

20-Hour Workdays: 4 Ways To Survive A Startup

<i>Guest author Gary Whitehill is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Startup Weekend.</i><p>Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. But the most successful pioneers tend to share certain traits. Entrepreneurs are driven, innovative, persistent, resilient, and, as <i>The New York Times</i>’ David Segal suggests, just …

Ex-Googler launches JobArrive to help you find a part-time job

<i>This is a guest post by contributor Angela Swartz</i><p>Indeed, Monster.com, Craigslist, Simply Hired and Careerbuilder. What do they all have in common? These job search sites cater to a broad range of career seekers looking for internships, part-time and full-time work. Palo Alto startup JobArrive.com …

How Canadian Upstart Kobo Kicked Google's Butt When It Comes to Ebooks

Kobo, a small Canadian ebook and e-reading company now owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, kicked Google’s butt…when it comes to selling ebooks through independent bookstores, that is.<p>For two years until this past Jan., if you wanted to buy an ebook through your local independent bookstore …

From Mail Room To Boardroom: A Star Executive's Strategy To Rise To The Top

I had the chance to visit this week with John Bolinder, the 36-year-old CFO/Chief Strategy Officer for one of our client companies in Salt Lake City, Nelson Labs. Bolinder was recently acknowledged by Utah Business Magazine as one of the state’s top “Forty Under 40” executives.<p>While Nelson Labs …

Lightspeed invests $3 million in Whisper, the "secrets" app with Snapchat-like adoption

LA-based Whisper hasn't hit Silicon Valley tech circles yet, but it has taken college campuses by storm. The iOS app, which launched officially last …

After Ditching The Groupon Model, Zozi Lands $10M To Build Out Its Marketplace For Celebrity-Guided Adventures

Zozi launched in 2010 to become the go-to destination for those looking for an (affordable) excuse to take break from the daily grind by offering daily deals on a wide range of local adventures — everything from cocktail classes in Atlanta to kayaking in San Francisco Bay. However, after fighting …

Who's Afraid of Private Equity?

Even before private equity became a regular feature of partisan political debate in last year’s Presidential election, the industry has been steadily gaining prominence in recent years.<p>Flipping through leading newspapers also reveals that these funds are subject to a range of different and often …

Accept Free Samples of What Might Be Your Dream Job

It took me several weeks to decide to buy a $4 pretzel. Every other Saturday, browsing the mall and savoring still another mouth-watering sample, I contemplated my choices. There was quite the array. Eventually I settled on Parmesan, with honey mustard on the side.<p>I spent more time deciding on a …

Marketers: Forget the Spending Plan, Focus on Your Consumer

Much has been discussed about the short tenure of CMOs. The primary reason for the brevity, however, is a frequent misgiving that successful marketing begins with allocation and ends with execution and measurement. Their dedication to an "allocations model" - relying on establishing a budget, …

Entrepreneurs: Ditch Your Marketing Plan and Focus on Your Game Plan

Raise your hand if this sounds familiar: you're working to get your idea out there, so you sit down to write a marketing plan... because that is what responsible business owners are supposed to do. But what starts out as a valiant effort to lay out your marketing calendar for the next twelve months …

Zeel Relaunches As The Uber For Massage With New On-Demand, Mobile Booking Service

Zeel launched in early 2012 to bring the ZocDoc model to alternative healthcare providers. In other words, just as ZocDoc makes it easy to search for doctors based on specialty, proximity and insurance coverage and book appointments directly, Zeel aimed to do the same for the other half of the …

MBAandCo Scores $1.2M In Round Led By MMC Ventures To Scale Up Its Elance-For-MBAs

The recession has fuelled a boom in mobile workers as businesses down-size to consultants and freelancers. So there has clearly been an upsurge in platforms to aggregate that talent in marketplaces. Back in 2009 Daniel Callaghan and Adam Riccoboni created MBA & Company to aggregate all those …

Aspirational Travel Site Peek Hits The East Coast, Adds New York, Miami, And Orlando As Destinations

Online travel site Peek wants to make it easy for users to discover and book experiences in a variety of destinations, so it rolled out services to three new cities — New York, Miami and Orlando.<p>The idea behind Peek is that you tell it where you want to go and it tells you some really interesting …