Entrepreneurship

The #1 legal mistake entrepreneurs make

May 11, 2022
It’s important to know the boobytraps (lack of capital, leadership or customer research) facing entrepreneurs who are starting out on a new venture, whether it’s cake-baking or inventing a new dating app. Mistakes will be made.

‘Reinvention is just one good idea away’

March 2, 2022
After a miserable year, Kristen Coffield turned to her culinary roots and started with the one thing she could control: food that can dial down stress, increase energy and aid in our restorative rest. Here is her advice to budding entrepreneurs.

Is it opportunity… or just another idea?

January 12, 2022
If you’re thinking of starting a business, you’re dealing with a lot of ideas and trying to sort through them. Here are some of author Tim Berry’s tips for separating ideas from opportunities.

Why leaders need to think like entrepreneurs

March 10, 2021
The future belongs to those who can think like an entrepreneur. After all, entrepreneurs are resilient and resourceful, creative and critical thinkers who can identify and solve problems, mobilize resources, and make things happen when the path is not clear. Simply put, they possess the attitudes and skills the world now demands.

Think stream, not income

January 9, 2020
Is your business working too hard for too little money? This anecdote may point you to a new line of thinking.

Should you reveal your side job?

April 4, 2019
Many people have another gig in addition to their full-time job. Should you disclose this to your employer? There are several things to mull over before deciding on taking this step.

Time to monetize yourself?

March 14, 2019
In Entrepreneurial You, Dorie Clark offers practical, inspiring suggestions for more expansive monetizing of your product and reaching a wider audience.

A case of trickle-down influencing

December 13, 2018
Sometimes you’re totally on your own with an idea. Such was the situation UJ Ramdas found himself in when he began to visualize creating and marketing a specific kind of blank book.

Work by the 10 rules of ‘intrapreneurship’

November 8, 2018
Want to pursue your dream project without giving up your day job? Follow these Ten Commandments of “intrapreneurship”: creating new enterprises within your current organization.

Post-it notes’ success, step by step

July 11, 2017
Many 3M engineers, production staff and salespeople doubted that any market existed for Post-it notes because scrap paper was already free. But Art Fry persisted, proving that all great ideas still must be sold.