There is no country in the world where the culture of entrepreneurship is more central to life for millions of people than the United States. Think of the greatest innovations of the past century, and beyond. How many of them came from the United States?
Being excited about your idea is a good thing, but you need to stay objective about it. Remember that for every idea that works out and turns into a great success, there are many others that don’t. It takes a lot of strength to move on, but sometimes you have to do it.
While there are only four primary strategies for growing a business, there are literally dozens of different techniques you can use to implement these four strategies.
In a Harvard Magazine interview, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Chair and Director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative, explained: "In Silicon Valley, there is a...
For your business to really succeed, it needs to be about more than just a product. You need a deeper purpose guiding your decisions. Companies that have something they really believe in have a better chance to succeed. Find the beliefs and values that make you unique, and let them guide your decisions.
Artificial Intelligence in the form of Siri or IBM’s Watson get a ton of press these days, but AI as a resource for SMB...
Of the myriad of factors working against the average startup company, perhaps the most dangerous is scalability. Adaptation isn't just necessary, it's vital for the survival of a business.
There are entrepreneurs, and there are successful entrepreneurs. If you want to be in the second group, there are certain habits and practices you'll want to begin incorporating right now.
Once you've come up with a great idea for a product or service, it's important to find ways to protect your invention. Not only do you want to make sure people know that it was you who invented the product, but you also want to prevent anyone else from copying your idea and profiting off of your ingenuity, cutting you out of the fruits of your labor.
As entrepreneurs, we often look for an untapped market or “blue ocean” opportunity to make our mark. The path less traveled, right? But if...