How to Bridge Your Own Gaps and Get What You Want In Life


How do you bridge your own gaps to get what you want in life? The building of your intrinsic motivation is key to bridging your own gaps to get what you want.   What is intrinsic motivation? Intrinsic motivation refers to motivation which drives your interest and enjoyment in a task.  It exists within you rather than coming … [Read more...]


Top 100 Entrepreneur Blogs


Curious to learn more about entrepreneurship?   Check out this newly published list of blogs that can help you sharpen your skills and knowledge. An infographic by the team at Rebates zone   … [Read more...]


Happy Birthday ETA! Version 2.0 starts now.

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ETA turns 9 today. Happy Birthday Dad! This blog post is for you. I have invested over 18,000 hours, and counting, into my ideas about what ETA can do.  And I could not be prouder to remind you that all my effort is because of the things my Dad taught me to love to do. My Dad was a man who through out his life grew in his art form- … [Read more...]


Crowfunding and Crowdsourcing: Do you know the difference and how to leverage each?


Are you a small business, successful entrepreneur or a start-up? Is your business striving to get to the next level and succeed ? Do you want to a attract and build supportive crowds, investors and key business management to fund your initiatives at an early 'seed' or  more advanced phase? Educating yourself about what exactly is … [Read more...]


Best to Worst Crowdfunding Environments for Entrepreneurship and Small Business in the United States


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 The First JOBSIMPACT Small Business Crowdfunding Index Released Best to Worst Crowdfunding Environments for Entrepreneurship and Small Business in the United States Miami, FL – Today, Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) in conjunction with The Crowdfunding Center published the first quarterly … [Read more...]


Do you have $100,000 to $500,000 in sales booked this year?


I am looking to chat with any small business, from fashion to industrial design to biotech, from anywhere in the world, that generates between 100-500K annually.  I am creating a video series for  2015 for the Entrepreneur The Arts blog and am looking for stories about: your first big sale, how you handle an unhappy customer, how you … [Read more...]


Connor Williams: A role model for creative entrepreneurs at any age

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You may not know his name, but Connor Williams is hoping by the end of the year you will when his first full length featured film comes out on Redbox.  At just 17 years of age, a senior in high school from a small town in Idaho, Connor wrote, shot (in just 16 days), produced, and directed The Spoilers with Terry Kiser (dead Guy/Bernie) … [Read more...]


Coachable, Teachable and Trainable: The 3 Keys to Doing Anything


In the last few months I have found myself repeatedly referring to myself in casual conversation as a 'professional hoop jumper.' Although people find my comment funny, its true. What I have learned in my pursuit of achieving any goal in life is that you have to prove yourself to others by being coachable, teachable and trainable. It's … [Read more...]


Death by NDA? How An Innocent Contract Can Stifle Entrepreneurship


We sign them all the time. They usually seem harmless. They’re often considered just a matter of custom. However, they can be far more harmful to entrepreneurial ecosystems than they appear on the surface. I’m talking about nondisclosure agreements—NDAs. They are a common tool of business between parties who want to share … [Read more...]


Haggling isn’t cool. Here’s why.


Churchill: "Madam, would you sleep with me for five million pounds?" Socialite: "My goodness, Mr. Churchill... Well, I suppose... we would have to discuss terms, of course... " Churchill: "Would you sleep with me for five pounds?" Socialite: "Mr. Churchill, what kind of woman do you think I am?!" Churchill: "Madam, we've already … [Read more...]

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