We continue our lessons learned series (co-authored by me and Traklight’s Mike Willee) and move from personal values to company culture. As an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do
Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes
Conquering fear is about self-awareness, wisdom, and understanding your strengths–often in the face of adversity. Luckily these are personality traits that you can practice. Fear has a place in our emotional
Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable. You can in
There's an art to selecting employees that have the same strong entrepreneurial spirit that you have. As you scale your business, you need to find professionals with specific skill sets, ranging from and
Referral programs have their place, but most of the time your users don't need any rewards to share content or talk about your company and products online. I recently talked to Clément Delangue from mention
Are your weekends your own? Think about it. What did you do on Saturday and Sunday? Catch up on emails? Put out a few business fires? Or finally slog through those household errands you didn't have time
Just in time for International Women's Day, Goldman Sachs announced a $50 million seed contribution to a new fund aimed at helping close the credit gap for women-owned businesses in developing countries.
You no doubt know that focus is key to doing your job well. Common sense and about 8,000 blog posts a year remind entrepreneurs and others that limiting your commitments is the only route to excellence
Do you like networking? Me neither. I often want to run screaming from cocktail parties. Yet I do like people; they are endlessly fascinating. And this, my friends, is how you can learn to love networking.
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It's a complicated and crowded time to talk about gender and the workplace. But it's an important conversation nonetheless. Women are still
The old saying "Happy spouse, happy house" has a corollary in your business. When your employees are happy, fired up, and bringing the best of themselves to the job every day you'll have a happy workplace,
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Let’s get right to the point – building a successful business is one of the hardest things a person can do in their lifetime. We all know
Learning new skills doesn’t have to involve a new degree. Free online courses can be valuable resources, whether you’re looking for a job or looking to improve in the one you have. Eight years after graduating
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Twitter is one of the purest forms of true social media -- conversations and direct interactions in real time happening all day, every day,
I wrote the first draft of this column before 8 a.m. on a Sunday, working in my pajamas at the standing desk in my home office. A new study says I have good company in that kind of work flexibility, and
Jon Yongfook is a serial entrepreneur based in Asia. He started and sold a popular recipe portal, and now runs a virtual assistant software company. He mentors young startups at Singapore Management University
Anyone reading VentureBeat has probably dreamt at some point of becoming the next big startup success story. In fact, a handful of VentureBeat readers may have already achieved this dream. But for most,
Sharalike, a new application that lets you create video slideshows similar to Facebook’s recently popular “Lookback” videos, is now launching into beta. The company’s technology takes your own photos videos
French startup Mention launched an iPad app to monitor your online reputation from your tablet. At the same time, the company hired its first full time employee in New York — it will expand to the U.S.