How Entrepreneurship Can Promote Economic Development

The hallmark of an economically developed country is its high rates of employment, a lower disparity in incomes, high standard of living for every...

Do You Have the Right Stuff for a Growth Business?

As an angel investor, I get approached regularly by aspiring entrepreneurs who can talk endlessly about their latest great idea, and little else. While...

How Startup Accelerator DesignX Turns Architecture Students into Entrepreneurs

Outdated teaching practices at architecture schools are finally giving way to a modern, tech-savvy approach to architectural education. MIT’s new DesignX accelerator helps architecture students become...

What I Learned from Reading These 5 Books (1 May Shock You!)

So you pick up a book. Start reading. Creating pictures in your mind. Imagining. The wooden cabin nestles in the shadow of a snow covered mountain. The day has...

10 Things Entrepreneurs Get Wrong About Success

Success is what happens when you’ve survived all your mistakes; success doesn’t happen until you have stumbled and fallen, only to get back up...

Best Entrepreneur Books for Our Time: A Targeted Guide

The quest for the ideal entrepreneur book never ends because all entrepreneurs are wired differently and they ply their trade in different circumstances. Your favorite...

Inside the Life of a Working Mom: How Women Can Have It All

For some reason, the 2012 Atlantic article, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” has always fueled me. At the time that was written,...

Join the Gig Economy and Be Your Own Boss

Freelancers make up 34% of the U.S. workforce, and that figure is projected to keep rising. Long ago freelancing was something you did only...

This One Trait is the Secret to Success

I walked into the shop and there they were. Lining up. Handing over the coupon. Their expectant faces were hopeful. Maybe this was the moment. Dream...

How Important is Trusting Your Gut When Starting Up?

Going with gut instinct has plenty of famous adherents—Steve Jobs was famous at Apple for making key decisions without referring to marketing data, one...

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