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Want to Be a Better Leader? Put Yourself First

Want to Be a Better Leader? Put Yourself First

  Before Carrie Kerpen could excel at the helm of the social media firm she co-founded, she had to change some things about herself. Here she explains. Whe... »

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

  There aren’t many natural born leaders. Most leaders take responsibility for training themselves to be effective. Whether you learn from the wisdom... »

4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build

4 Leadership Skills That Hobbies Help Build

  When Jean-Luc Robert, CEO of San Diego, Calif.-based Kyriba wants to blow off some steam, he straps on his skis and jumps out of a helicopter. Robert is ... »

Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation

Richard Branson on Building a Strong Reputation

  Q: How I can win the trust of investors, future partners and suppliers? – Catalina Ly This is part of a larger question: What’s your most val... »

Android Founder and Leader Andy Rubin Steps Down

Android Founder and Leader Andy Rubin Steps Down

  Google CEO Larry Page on Wednesday announced a big change over in the company’s Android division: Andy Rubin is being replaced by Sundar Pichai. Rubin is... »

FCC To Lose Two Leaders in Two Days

FCC To Lose Two Leaders in Two Days

  Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Robert McDowell announced that he will step down from his post in the coming few weeks. McDowell is ... »

Founders Must Both Fear and Embrace Failure to Succeed

Founders Must Both Fear and Embrace Failure to Succeed

  Most first-time founders enter the arena with only a handful of the necessary skills and snippets of domain knowledge required to make their idea work. E... »

When Is It Time to Stop Calling Yourself a Freelancer and Become an Entrepreneur?

When Is It Time to Stop Calling Yourself a Freelancer and Become an Entrepreneur?

  Self-employed. Freelancer. Entrepreneur. Business owner. However you label it, these people are making an independent living by themselves and their busi... »

3 Useful Tips to Help Your Early Stage Startup Acquire Paying Enterprise Customers

3 Useful Tips to Help Your Early Stage Startup Acquire Paying Enterprise Customers

  A lot of noise is being made lately about the trend that venture money is flowing away from consumer startups and flowing into enterprise startups. As a ... »

How to Let Go of Your Killer Thing That Didn’t Kill

How to Let Go of Your Killer Thing That Didn’t Kill

  Everything seems perfect: with a successful seed round, smart people on board, and a business idea that practically sells itself, it’s easy to feel like ... »

Chilean Mobile Plan Comparison Startup LookUP Eyes Colombia, Mexico and Peru

Chilean Mobile Plan Comparison Startup LookUP Eyes Colombia, Mexico and Peru

  Mobile plan comparison platform LookUP is set to expand across Latin America, the Chilean startup announced today. Already present in Chile, it will soon... »

9 Latin American Education Startups You Should Know

9 Latin American Education Startups You Should Know

  The ed-tech space is heating up all around the world, and this is also true in Latin America, where online startups have the much-needed potential to dis... »

Q&A with Mangrove VC Partner Michael Jackson: “You don’t build code at a party”

Q&A with Mangrove VC Partner Michael Jackson: “You don’t build code at a party”

  Like many top VC firms, Mangrove Capital has been increasing its focus on Berlin this past year. Last month, they put on a big party here in a venue cons... »

Tell Me Who You Are. Who You Really Are.

Tell Me Who You Are. Who You Really Are.

  Last week we finished building the foundation of your brand (here’s Part Iand Part II in case you missed it). Having a solid brand identity helps in thre... »

The Canadian Government Will Launch a New Program to Encourage Startup Founders

The Canadian Government Will Launch a New Program to Encourage Startup Founders

  The Canadian government announced on Thursday it will launch a new program on April 1 to encourage startup founders who will (hopefully) create new jobs ... »

Ninja Innovation and What World Governments Can Learn from the Next Web Leaders

Ninja Innovation and What World Governments Can Learn from the Next Web Leaders

  Gary Shapiro is president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electro... »

NYC’s Hottest Startups on Biggest Launching Lessons

NYC’s Hottest Startups on Biggest Launching Lessons

  In ten –to-20 years down the road, Mark Golin thinks everyone will know how to code – or build Websites. The Time Inc. editorial director said it’s the w... »

Entrepreneur Taking ‘Spark and Hustle’ Across Country

Entrepreneur Taking ‘Spark and Hustle’ Across Country

  Entrepreneur Tory Johnson says she is mentally scarred from a pink slip she received 14 years ago, while working as a publicist. “I thought I would have ... »

Finding the Most Business-Friendly States in the Nation

Finding the Most Business-Friendly States in the Nation

  Thinking of opening up shop in the next year? You may want to head to Idaho, Texas or Oklahoma. According to a recent survey, these three states are the ... »

How to Bootstrap Your Way to Business Success

How to Bootstrap Your Way to Business Success

  What are some habits that all successful bootstrappers have? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only n... »

Borrow Against Your Watch and Start a Business

Borrow Against Your Watch and Start a Business

  Looking for financing for your small business but been shut out by banks and other lending institutions? If you have a car, gold watch or some other valu... »

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