Iris Sullivan

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The Unusual Strategy That Made This Mom’s Million-Dollar Knitting Business | Inc.com

The world of start-ups is a super exciting, innovative--and lucrative--place to be in 2015. This year, thousands will find their fortune in ingenious new tech businesses, marketing, software development, and... knitting?<p>When you think of the types of super successful start-ups raking in almost a …

Startups

The Difference Between Small Businesses and Startups: Crazy Thinking | Inc.com

<i>Answer by Balaji Viswanathan, Product Manager at a VC Funded Startup, on Quora,</i><p>Tom and Tara are neighbors in a hot tropical country. Both folks decided that they needed some shade in their backyard. Tom went ahead and bought a big umbrella. It was a bit expensive, but much less cumbersome.<p>Tara took …

Startups

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

7 Keys to Small Business Success

As part of my job to help small businesses implement Saas software solutions, I have counseled thousands over the years. As a part of this conversation, I often came to know the business in more depth, and I have visited many of the great ones in person. These are the lessons I learned, which seem …

European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The Art of Non-Conformity

Life<p>If You Want to Make Money, Don’t Study Hard in School<p>If you want to make money, question the rules and don’t study hard in school. That’s the …

Why I quit my own business to work for someone else

Two years ago I quit my own business to work for someone else, and it was the best decision I've ever made.<p>I was 26 years old when I "retired" from a terrible desk job at a local bank and set out to become self-employed. As with most modern entrepreneurs, I had read <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> and was …

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …

8 Women Tech Leaders Reveal Their Monday Morning Rituals | Inc.com

I want to start this story with an apology. Recently, I profiled several leaders in tech who explained what they do every Monday morning to start their week. The article was a big hit. Yet, without even thinking, I made the mistake of taking comments from several tech companies that happen to have …

San Francisco

Top 15 Websites Every Small Business Owner Must Know in 2015

Recommended for You<p>It doesn’t matter whether you own a small business with no employees, or a large company. It is important that you always stay on …

Content What? A Beginner’s Guide To Content Marketing

I recently experienced a surprise encounter that saw me educating a 50-something-year-old sporting acquaintance about what I do for a living. After …

Marketing

How to organise your entire life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

Advice From An Entrepreneur: Secrets Of Success For Female Business Owners

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Starting a business can be exciting, gratifying and absolutely terrifying—all at the same time.<p>Just ask Claudia Chan.<p>After a nine-year stint at the helm of entertainment company Shecky’s, Chan launched S.H.E. Globl Media, an education platform designed to …

Entrepreneurship

3 Things You Need To Know As An Entrepreneur

It’s tough out there for aspiring entrepreneurs. You have to take the right risks and make the right sacrifices for long-term success.<p>One of the smartest things an aspiring entrepreneur can do is learn from other successful entrepreneurs who are a few to several steps ahead in realizing their goals …

Entrepreneurship