Christy Carancho

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How Bill Gates, Andy Grove, And Steve Jobs Found Success Without Business Training

The CEOs of Microsoft, Intel, and Apple were famously flawed leaders, so how did they manage to transform their companies?<p>Strategy without execution is as worthless as execution without strategy.<p>Getting both right is a challenging task, but one that Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs all …

8 super-successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

But there <i>are</i> smart — and reckless — ways to go about it.<p>LinkedIn recently asked the top minds in business to share their best advice for quitting a job.<p>Here's what Richard Branson, Suze Orman, and six other super-successful people had to say.

50 Inspirational Entrepreneurial Quotes

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No one ever said it was easy being an entrepreneur. Whether you're in the early stages of your statrup, just secured funding for your startup or you are ready for product launch, there will always be those three …

5 Things Entrepreneurs Know That Other Professionals Don’t | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Peter Baskerville, Wrote the Australian national qualification for Vocational Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship, teach it at Southbank Institute of Tech, on Quora,</i><p>Here are the things I have found to be true, but that my contemporaries in corporate, government and managerial-type …

Motivation

13 Cheapest Health Foods Money Can Buy

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- All right, everyone. It's time to challenge the notion that eating healthy is just too expensive.<p>Healthy food helps you …

2 Aussies who met in a chat room created a start-up valued at $500 million

Two guys from Sydney have received an extra $50 million in funding for their ecommerce startup, Bigcommerce, with the company's valuation hitting …

Answer These 6 Questions Before Sinking Money Into Some Entrepreneur's Great Idea

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you thought being an entrepreneur was tough, then you’ve never lived in the shoes of an investor. Whether you’re a VC or angel, investing in startups is risky business. That’s not saying that if a startup fails you’re out on the …

More big companies are partnering with startups. Here’s how your startup can fit in

The U.S. is a “Shark Tank” nation, the United Kingdom is in a “Dragon’s Den,” and India is an entrepreneur heaven. The recent uptick in entrepreneurship is more than a trend but a global spirit of innovation.<p>The spirit of creating your own business is not new but has escalated in today’s market. …

OrderWithMe Raises Another $28M To Help Small Businesses Procure Like Big Ones

OrderWithMe, a startup based out of Las Vegas that has built a platform for small businesses to come together to effectively act like big ones to source, order and pay for supplies and components — has raised another $28 million in funding.<p>The company says the money will be used to build out its …

10 Things Only Personal Finance Nerds Would Understand

Want to hear something a little ... embarrassing?<p>At one point in high school, I was the captain of both the Math Club and the AV Club.<p>I did school plays, enjoyed a game of Magic the Gathering from time to time, spent many days building computers and many nights at "LAN parties" playing Starcraft …

Against All Odds: How One Woman Built A $5M Business From Bankruptcy

Think you have it tough in business? Lisa Williams has it tougher.<p>As Founder and CEO of World of EPI, Williams walked through the valley of business death. Bankruptcy. Loneliness. Depression.<p>But now she sits with a $5M company poised to launch to the next level. But how do you start, grow and scale …

What If We’re Looking For Happiness In All The Wrong Places?

Let’s talk about happiness for a minute.<p><i>You find what makes you happy, and you do that. Over and over again, adding new things to the list as they</i> …

Startup Success Tips from Today's Tech Executives

Credit: Rawpixel/Shutterstock<p>For every new tech startup that launches, there's one that fails, sometimes before it ever has a chance to get off the …

Startups

Your Happiness Is Your Responsibility | Inc.com

I just read an article in <i>The Atlantic</i> about workplace happiness that made me laugh and cry at the same time. I laughed because it was so stupid and cried because millions of people will take it seriously.<p>The article cited the familiar dismal statistics showing that most workers are unhappy and that …

Why Seth Godin Scares Me: The Final Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail

Final Chapter of Godin Almighty.<p>Yes — Seth Godin shared nine powerful tips with me. Six of which I’ve already share with you here and here on Forbes.<p>If you’re just tuning in, I’ll reset the stage: As I sat 24 inches from this legend in a dimly lit room backstage, just the two of us alone in our own …

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …