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...]


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...]


How to Navigate the Business World as a Woman


Written by Au-Co Mai It’s no secret that in the business world it’s predominately male driven. As women, we face challenges in the workplace that men are less likely to face. Working women who have families often leave work only to clock in at home for the second shift, juggling even more responsibilities and demand of time and … [Read more...]


Living (or not) the Creative Life

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"Growth is much more than a strategy. It is a complex change process that involves the right mindset, the right processes, experimentation and an enabling environment." ~ Edward Hess teaches business administration at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business. Ed got it right. For the last eight years my professional growth … [Read more...]

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