"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Tweet So You Want to Be Your Own Boss… 8 tips to get you going, even if you don’t know where to start By Tamara Monosoff From Entrepreneur.com If you want to start a business but don’t know where to start, don’t worry–you are not alone. In fact, given the new economic reality of our time, […]

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Video: TED Talk: Business model based on happiness

July 15, 2010 by  
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Tweet From TED Talks Hotelier Chip Conley shares with TED audiences how his company embraced happiness in its business model. Inspired by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need and a Buddhist king, Conley learned the importance and value of “the intangible of happiness.”

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Business Tips from Small-Town USA

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet Business Tips from Small-Town USA By Kasey Wehrum From Inc.com Survival stories from rural entrepreneurs. From the pages of The Oklahoman comes a reminder to big-city entrepreneurs that their rural counterparts may operate under a different set of circumstances, but they still have some important lessons to teach on how to run a business. […]

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Opinion: Startups Should be Colocated

July 13, 2010 by  
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Tweet Startups Should be Colocated By Francine Hardaway From FastCompany.com Editor’s note: This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that expert’s views alone. Long before I went to China and got to know Mark Suster, I read and admired his blog.He’s one of the new generation of open, transparent VCs. So […]

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It’s All in Your Head

Tweet It’s All in Your Head When it comes to your business, are you tapping into power you already have? By Allison Nazarian From Entrepreneur.com It’s been said that there is no stronger, faster or more powerful tool on earth than the human brain. Yet when it comes to our businesses, too few of us fully […]

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Video: Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business

July 12, 2010 by  
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Tweet Business TV: Why youth culture matters to business Hear expert business advice from Anastasia Goodstein, Author and Founder, Ypulse, as she talks about the importance of youth culture to business and more business marketing tips for those eyeing Gen Y. Anastasia Goodstein: The first is that youth culture really defines the popular culture, so […]

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Six Steps to Successful Blogger Outreach

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet Six Steps to Successful Blogger Outreach By Norah Carroll From LavaRow.com According to a 2009 Nielsen Global Online Consumer Survey, 90 percent of Internet consumers have some degree of trust in recommendations from people they know; only 62 percent place their trust in television advertisements, and the numbers are even lower for other forms of […]

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How Respecting Competition Wins Business

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet How Respecting Competition Wins Business What should you say when a prospective customer asks, “How are you different from your competition?” By Janine Popick From Inc.com We sell e-mail marketing services to small businesses like yours. During the course of every day, our amazing Customer Support department gets a ton of the phone calls, asking everything […]

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Video: Failure: The Secret to Success

June 30, 2010 by  
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Tweet Failure. The mere thought can paralyze even the most heroic thinkers and keep great ideas off the drawing board. But is failing really that bad? We get an inside look at the mishaps of Honda racers, designers and engineers to learn how they draw upon failure to motivate them to succeed. From poor color […]

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Companies Using Social Media Without Game Plan

Tweet Companies Using Social Media Without Game Plan From MarketingProfs.com Despite widespread adoption of social media marketing, most companies are still learning how to integrate those efforts into their overall corporate strategies: 78% of surveyed companies say they actively use social media, but just 41% say those efforts are part of a strategic game plan, according to a […]

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