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This Entrepreneur Shares the Most Important Factor of His Success

February 17, 2017

A perennial question for businesses is how to find customers on the platforms they love to use. It seems like there is no one right way to crack the e-commerce code and become a hit — but back in 2013, Harper Reed thought his idea could make a difference for up and coming businesses. Reed’s […]

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5 Reasons Why Kids Make Amazing Entrepreneurs

February 17, 2017

Sometimes, I think I grew up in the wrong generation. When I was a kid, I worked for my dad on the weekends and after school. I was fascinated by business at a very early age, but entrepreneurship wasn’t cool back then. If anything, I was a bit of an outcast. If that were today, I would […]

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What Are Smart Drugs and Are They Safe for Entrepreneurs?

February 16, 2017

Launching a startup is completely and utterly exhausting. Entrepreneurs often risk everything in order to make a new business successful — and one of the first sacrifices to be made is usually a full night’s sleep. That’s why more and more entrepreneurs have been turning to nootropic “smart drugs” for a helping hand. In 2015 […]

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How to Profit Like the Kardashians

February 14, 2017

Love them or hate them, it’s undeniable that the Kardashians know how to make money. Consider the following: Kim Kardashian alone brought in $52.5 million this year. The family overall is worth hundreds of millions, including an estimated $100 million deal signed with the E! network this year. Their myriad products (a beauty line, clothing, […]

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6 Best Books for Female Entrepreneurs

February 13, 2017

The rewards of being in control of your destiny are great, but being a female entrepreneur is far from simple. Let’s be honest, being a woman in the workforce can be difficult. On average, a woman still makes only 79 cents to every man’s dollar. And if you’re a woman of color, or over 35, […]

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Tony Fernandes’s Top 10 Tips For Entrepreneurs

February 10, 2017

1) You don’t need to know everything I came from the music business. I knew nothing about planes. To all the entrepreneurs out there, you don’t need to know everything about what you want to do. It’s all about the idea, it’s about passion, it’s about implementing it. 2) Just do it! Don’t let anyone […]

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What It Really Takes to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

February 9, 2017

You’ve probably heard that entrepreneurs are supposed to be a certain way: passionate, sales-happy “disrupters,” and the image in pop culture points to a select group of young male engineers in hoodies. Surely there’s more to it. Here, we cut through the buzzwords to figure out what you really need in order to successfully run […]

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The Number 1 Mistake Most Founders Make

February 8, 2017

I’ve met hundreds of entrepreneurs. Through a historied background in business, and most recently at Science, I’ve worked with dozens of brilliant minds like Mike Dubin at Dollar Shave Club and Kyla Brennan at HelloSociety. In my 20 year-career, whether over casual coffee or formal business meetings, I’ve noticed one nearly universal mistake new founders […]

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Why Start-ups Should Hire for Attitude First, Aptitude Next

February 7, 2017

In any kind of venture, it’s important to have the right people on board. And for start-ups, it’s absolutely crucial. Says Andrew Cua, founder of travel start-up Tralulu, “Without the right people, the consequences can be disastrous and the founders can be distracted patching the aftershocks of having bad early hires.” And while it may […]

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