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Motivating Millennials Takes More than Flexible Work Policies

A 2015 Gallup Poll found that Millennials are the least engaged cohort in the workplace, with only 28.9% saying that they are engaged at work. This, combined with high...

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Risky Business

When Dan Shugar learned he was losing his customer base to Chinese manufacturers, he made the difficult decision to stay the course – continue to use natural ingredients and...

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‘Finding A Cofounder Is A Lot Like Dating:’ How To Find Your Best Match

“I don’t work well with people who aren’t fast responders,” warns Jessica Alter, the entrepreneur behind FounderDating, a curated online community of entrepreneurs. The site offers free access to...

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What Does A Successful Entrepreneur Look Like?

A company founder is traditionally thought of being a middle-aged and well-educated person who comes from an extremely wealthy or extremely poor backgrounds. Check out this Anatomy of a...

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Success Is Only A Heartbeat Away

Dr. Joel Kahn tackled his entrepreneurial goals the same way he did throughout his life that resulted in him being first in his class and graduating with honors from...

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How Startup Valuation Works – Measuring a Company’s Potential

How would you measure the value of a company? Especially, a company that you started a month ago – how do you determine startup valuation? That is the question...

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How to Harness the Power of Positive Thinking

Jen Groover, founder of Leader Girlz, describes how to question your beliefs and determine which ones are holding you back. Click here to learn more.

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What It Takes To Stand Out And Compete As A Newcomer

Entrepreneur Trevor George has recreated the wheel – and it’s Blue! Blue Wheel Media founder Trevor George realized a better way to do digital marketing; the circular way (like a...

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How Fasting is Similar to the Entrepreneurial Journey

  Last week, I did the Master Cleanse, a six-day fasting program in which I consumed a solution of lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper. I do the Master...

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Turning the Page to 2016 Priorities

Beginning each January, new resolutions decorate our mirrors, refrigerators, and screensavers. End February, guilt sets in. Almost 20% of the year is over and we’re no closer to our...

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A New Dream

When we accomplish one dream we enjoy it, are satisfied that it is a success. What happens when that dream is finished, does it mean we’re finished? How do...

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The Basics of IP – What Entrepreneurs Should Know

Protecting your Intellectual Property is critical for any business, especially a new business.  But do you know what constitutes IP? Merriam Webster dictionary defines Intellectual Property as: :  property...

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Benzinga – A Successful Financial Newswire And Secrets To Its Success

Taking a website costing $1000 and getting 50,000 active members in the first five months makes you sit up and take notice! Jason Raznick, the founder and CEO of...

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Identity, the idea of self-identification was so important and so prevalent in major news stories, that Dictionary.com picked ‘Identity’ as the 2015 word of the year. This article on...

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Go To The Next Level This New Year

It’s that time of year to make your New Years resolution and to begin implementing them quickly. If your New Years resolution includes becoming a better entrepreneur check out...

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Mentor Mondays: The Soul of an Entrepreneur

Welcome to our new series, Mentor Mondays, where we will feature expert advice and guidance for startups from Techstars mentors. Today we welcome Chicago mentor, Gregg Latterman. Gregg is a...

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What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Missed Opportunities

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You...

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Thank Your Mentor

Every year around this time we stop and focus on being grateful for all that we have, our loved ones, our homes, and safety in our country and how...

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Leadership Tips: The Importance of Gratitude For Entrepreneurs

The business world is high stress and high demand for anyone who wants to succeed. If you’re a business leader, you’ll need every little edge you can get. The...

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