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Advice - If you are a new entrepreneur, or entering a new business area, it’s always worth your time to assemble an advisory board of two or three executives. You need them before you need funding and if you select the wrong people, or use...
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Advice - Understanding your own weakness is very difficult. Most people have a positive self-image; company founders tend to have an extremely positive self-image. That self-confidence is what allows us to persevere when everyone else is...
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Advice - This list is by no means exhaustive but it’s meant to give budding entrepreneurs of any age a starting point for their first adventure. These books were chosen based on their readability (easy to understand, key points highlighted,...
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Advice - To kick off the new year, we’ve got a 3-part series covering the fifteen ecommerce resolutions for 2015 you need to make. Today’s post covers 1-5. Tune your performance It’s no secret that as websites add more cool...
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Advice - A common mistake I see with clients is their organizational structure, often run through separated departmental silos. For example, they think it is the sales department's job to sell accounts and the operations department's job to...
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Advice - Most aspiring entrepreneurs understand that you can’t build a business if you won’t commit to delivering a product or service, but many are hesitant or refuse to commit to any financial forecasts. Yet every business requires...
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Advice - The year is 2019 in the month of November. Above your head there are cars flying through the skies, advertisements from every direction beckoning you to colonies on other planets, and a breed of life-like, androids called Replicants...
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Advice - No matter what kind of business you are starting, you should find a mentor at some point. Actually, not A mentor – rather THE RIGHT mentor. Here are five things to keep in mind when looking for one: Your mentor doesn’t have...
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Advice - Will.i.am talks to Joanna Stern about how he became an entrepreneur. Video not showing up? Click here
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Advice - So the hard part is over. It was smooth sailing throughout your entire presentation. The audience laughed at your jokes, they stayed attentive, and they even responded to your questions. Your speech is coming to an end, and you need...
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Advice - As a startup mentor, I’m always amazed that some entrepreneurs seem to be an immediate hit with investors, while others struggle to get any attention at all. I realized that Venture Capital and Angel investors are actually humans,...
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Advice - These apps will save you hours and headaches. In entrepreneurship and in life, the most valuable commodity is time. There’s never enough of it, and yet a staggering amount is spent doing the mundane tasks that come with running a...
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Advice - There’s a lot of fun that can be found in being an entrepreneur, but it’s even more fun you’re successful. Energy and empathy – meaning, an understanding of the customer - are just two talents companies look for when deciding...
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Advertising - Native advertising went mainstream this year, and as we look back at its impact in time for this Thanksgiving, we can see there is much for which to be grateful. 1) Native Ads Are What the Industry Was Anticipating. According to...
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Advice - One of the most effective ways to explain something is to use a story. Humans are story-telling creatures; we consume stories (both real and fiction) in every aspect of our lives, for both work and entertainment. When people try...
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Advice - Nobody likes to cut an email subscriber loose, but when someone wants to go…you gotta let ‘em go. But that doesn’t mean the customer relationship is over. Some email defectors may simply just want to reduce their inbox clutter....

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