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10 Ways to Elicit Change on International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2015; this year’s theme is Make it Happen. On this very special day, women around the world will congregate to celebrate women – their achievements, struggles, and goals to make their lives even better. This incredible day has been celebrated since 1911, but becomes better and stronger every year… Read more »


5 Ways to Make Your Startup Culture More Loving

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When we talk about startup culture, we often talk about “fun” – that’s where ping pong, happy hours, and silly mascots come in. But fun can be superficial, especially when there aren’t strong values underpinning it. What type of culture will help startup employees survive the grind? A 2014 study hints at the answer: a culture… Read more »


Company Values Guide You through Those Harder Situations

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In the startup world, we’re constantly talking about the importance of company culture. We define our corporate values and put them on t-shirts and posters all over our offices. But company cultural values don’t mean much until you find yourself in real life situations where they’re put to the test. I work remotely for AddThis… Read more »


Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Follow this Harvard Startup Guide

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According to the most recent ranking of entrepreneurship programs – as determined by the Princeton Review and published in Entrepreneur magazine – Harvard places first as the top college offering an entrepreneurship course of study (on the graduate level, at least, since Harvard doesn’t offer an undergraduate entrepreneur track). It’s not surprising when you consider that… Read more »


5 Secrets of Making a Creative Video

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With the video craze only getting crazier, there’s more and more stiff competition to make sure yours gets the attention you know it deserves. As more and more creative videos show up diversifying the web, you’ll need to step up your video production game in order to get your voice heard. Videos are great for… Read more »


7 Free Tools to Keep Your Startup WorkFlow Organized

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Workflow management, a strategy for automating business processes, is a powerful tool for effective collaboration. Companies looking to be more productive increasingly seek tools that enable a more organized workflow for their creative processes. The benefits of creating an organized workflow include: Keeping your team focused Managing time and prioritize important tasks with your team Keeping communication open for your entire team There are… Read more »


4 Websites That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

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Being a modern parent means embracing the power of online education and teaching your kid to use the Internet in a productive manner. Try to show your kid that the world web is not only about watching funny cat videos and sending emojis on Facebook with the next four amazing educational websites. 1. Skillshare Skillshare is a… Read more »


3 Ways To Reframe Failure and Learn from Rejection

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Failing is a part of success. Everyone fails at something. In fact, many times the people who hate losing the most are the most passionate entrepreneurs. What separates great leaders from the norm is how long they take to brush themselves off when they get kicked down. When we focus too much on the pain… Read more »


Relax, Retreat, and Learn How to Invest in Cannabis

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I don’t have to say that the legal cannabis market is on fire anymore because you all know, whether from reading my content or just paying attention to the news. However, it can be difficult for everyday people to capitalize on the burgeoning market like Peter Thiel can; what a lot of people might not know… Read more »


5 Tools to Step up Your Marketing Game

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The marketing department of every company often makes the difference between failure and success. However, coming up with a foolproof marketing plan in 2015 won’t be easy, unless you have hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on the services of the best specialists. Small businesses rarely rely on such services, and instead they look… Read more »


17 Free Tools To Become A Growth Hacking Expert

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Whether you love the term or hate the term, growth hacking is the way startups today are describing their method of figuring out which marketing tools work, and which don’t; but doing so in a brief iterative cycle. Try it, test it, dump it – or try it, test it, and scale it. That’s why… Read more »


6 Questions to Answer Before Considering a Startup IPO

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This information is brought to you through a sponsorship from our partner Advaion. Every year we see dozens of companies going public, usually attempting to raise capital in the hopes of expanding. This process of getting an initial public offering (IPO) isn’t a walk in the park though; plenty of companies try to go public but… Read more »


4 Smart Tips For Protecting Your Online Privacy

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Privacy is an incredibly rare commodity in today’s world.  Governments worldwide are known for spying on their citizens‘ online activity and blocking certain sites; Google is reading your emails and collecting all sorts of private data to share it with the advertisers and online merchants who’d love to sell you even more products and services…. Read more »


Mammoth is a Dynamic Communication Tool Born of Frustration

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What if one day all of your communication could be centralized? Karan Gupta, Amit Narayanan, and Ashish Krishna are the founders of Mammoth, a communication and publishing tool for groups. The Mammoth mission is to centralize communication. Gupta and Krishna have been friends for over 18 years. Gupta and Narayanan met at Sony PlayStation 7 years ago. The founders… Read more »