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Entrepreneur
Advice - There are a few different types of entrepreneur — which one are you? Are you a world changer? An innovator? An opportunist or a jack of all trades? Maybe you’re a serial entrepreneur — or are you actually a wantrepreneur? These...
How to Transform Your Fear of Failure
Advice - Entrepreneurs often struggle when they start doing cold calls. They hate calling others to drum up business, and they’re not good at it. Their approach is too timid, and they give up too soon when they encounter resistance. They...
Happy Any Hour
#NYCTech - According to New York Magazine, the average price of a cocktail in NYC ranges from $12-$17 in a moderately refined setting. With pricing like that, New Yorkers are constantly on the search for happy hour specials throughout the 6000+...
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Finance - Mobile payments are set to explode over the next few years and while tech companies might be excited by the profits to come, there is a another group of people also looking forward to the technology — restaurant waiting...
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#NYCTech - The average rent for an apartment in Manhattan was $3985 in June according to MNS. NYC is undoubtedly expensive, especially for a bootstrapped entrepreneur.   As New York City seeks to become the next destination for innovation...
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Advice - As the U.S. economy solidifies and optimism climbs among small business owners, more would-be entrepreneurs are taking the plunge and launching startups. New, affordable technology platforms are also lowering the barrier of entry for...
How to Stay Fully Charged As a New Entrepreneur
Advice - New entrepreneurs routinely jump into a startup with a full charge of passion and energy, but often find themselves drained of both after a few months by the workload and challenges. As a result, burnout and loss of passion are...
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Advice - Being an entrepreneur seems to be one of the most popular lifestyle aspirations these days. According to most definitions, anyone who starts a business is an entrepreneur. Most people do not realize there are many startup types out...
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Advice - A little more than three years ago I graduated from college, ready to kick off my career with a job lined up starting one week later. Taking my first official step into the oft-talked about “real world” I had so many thoughts...
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Advice - I’m fortunate enough to have both a degree in computer science and a degree in business; it’s like being a Swiss army knife: you can build products and sell them too.  In the early stages of a business, you need more than a...
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Advice - If you’re in startup mode, you may have had a couple of roadblocks on the way to getting your business running the way you want. Here are four of the biggest roadblocks to startup productivity and how you can overcome them:...
young entrepreneurs
Advice - Four years ago my life took a detour.I invited 88 entrepreneurs to come and create a software business at The Foundation.  They came with no idea, limited cash, and no experience in software.I wanted to prove the...
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Advice - Like so many little girls, I grew up idolizing my father. He was my hero: the smartest, hardest-working person I’d ever met. Although he never owned a business, he excelled at everything he took on and was adored by the employees...
Don’t Be The Best In the World At What You Do. Be The Only One In The World Who Does What You Do._EG
Advice - Talking about the Grateful Dead, rock promoter Billy Graham once said, “They’re not the best at what they do, they’re the only ones that do what they do."Whether you’re a Deadhead or not, it would be hard to argue that...
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Advice - When I was little (still am, just older), my idea of a businessperson was someone who was intelligent, stern, and busy and wore a suit and shiny shoes along with a contemplative look on their face all the time. In fact, in researching...
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Advice - We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.And for most of...