President Barack Obama’s parting words “Be Kind & Be Useful” struck a chord with me and my daughter. This morning, it led me to buy a homeless man gloves and rethink how we adopt technology. I would like to controversially suggest that Asimov’s fictional laws be amended to include this sentiment. The adage could be a guiding […]
How to choose among hundreds of candidates? Check out George Deeb’s helpful guide for hiring the right startup salesperson.
We need to retain brain capital in the U.S. as the foreign nationals who exit our universities with graduate degrees are currently not allowed to stay. Entrepreneurs return home and end up competing with American companies – removing potential jobs that should be kept in the U.S. Foreign Harvard graduates who partner with peer entrepreneurs […]
One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is, “How do I find the money to start my business?” I always answer that there isn’t any magic and, contrary to the popular myth, nobody is waiting in the wings to throw money at you just because you have a new […]
Startups.co went around and found words of wisdom for entrepreneurs, from some of the richest men in the world. While their advice boils down to things like never give up, always keep your goals in sight and don’t be afraid to take risks, there is still a lot to learn from the words of people […]
Making billions, 6 cents at a time. Ever wonder how much retailers make in profit on everyday products? We have you covered…
A new book and exhibition at the New-York Historical Society portrays some of the 101 objects that define New York.
Your startup is gone, it’s never coming back, and you are in mourning. An entrepreneur whose business fails grieves similarly to anyone who has lost a loved one. The pain of losing a business is not only about a significant loss of income, but also about your entire identity falling into turmoil. Most entrepreneurs define […]
Recently, Forbes published an article discussing why personal branding is vital to leadership development. The article contradicted the idea or stereotype that those who focus substantial time building their own reputations are really just self-absorbed brownnosers. Although this may be the case for some individuals, in general, nothing could be further from the truth. The […]
Investment apps are making investing fun, but there are few things to keep in mind.
Companies usually begin with little more than a dream: a concept, an idea or an invention. But while hope, inspiration, and some personal savings can be the promising seed for a startup, it often takes much more to grow a concept into a thriving company. Long before a startup company can borrow large amounts of […]