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5 Things Tech Entrepreneurs Should Do Instead of Learning to Code

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 12:53 pm

There’s a prevalent train of thought running amuck through the tech startup world: Entrepreneurs believe learning to code will boost their credibility, provide them with a deeper understanding of their businesses, and transform their abilities to lead their troops. Many will run to Codecademy,…


Star Wars and the Force Behind Their Marketing Campaign

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 11:11 am

Star Wars is a towering brand with lasting cultural significance. It is loved worldwide by millions, and easily among the most successful film franchises of all time. Yet even established franchises need a carefully managed public relations and promotion campaign. The buzz for Star…



6 Tips to Help Ditch Procrastination

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Procrastination: we all do it. Heck, even Bill Clinton, Mariah Carey, Leonardo da Vinci, and Margaret Atwood all do it. But when deadlines are looming and you still haven’t gotten to work, knowing that you’re in good company offers little comfort (and it certainly…


Top 7 Challenges Connected Car Companies Face

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Merging data and telecommunications has been catapulted to the front and center of the IT world– connected cars are the newest innovation to explore the inclusion of smart-technology. Fleett telematics, which is the basic principal of assimilation of data and tech, has already provided…


Keep the Costs Down When Traveling for Your Startup

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Most startups are actively looking for ways to cut unnecessary costs. One of the best ways to ensure that you have more cash on hand to spend on other critical areas is to cut back on travel expenses. Saving money while traveling is not…


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3 Simple, Smart Tools to Streamline Your Business

By | Nov 18, 2015 at 3:30 pm

Managing your business as an entrepreneur can be overwhelming. As the owner, you have a hand in every aspect of your business, from production and operations to sales. The challenge becomes even bigger as you grow your business. If you don’t find ways to…


The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm

We’ve all been there. Your boss is upset with something you did and is raging mad. He proceeds to chew you out while throwing in the occasional curse word and/or put-down. As a result, you feel demoralized, depressed, and thoroughly unmotivated to do your…



From Veteran to Entrepreneur: Sworkit’s Greg Coleman

By | Nov 11, 2015 at 2:18 pm

In honor of Veterans Day, I spoke with veterans who have used their skills and experiences from the military and turned them into successful entrepreneurial endeavors. For Sworkit’s COO Greg Coleman, there is a clear correlation between his training in the US Air Force…


Ustream CEO & Army Vet Brad Hunstable On Being Open to Change

By | Nov 11, 2015 at 12:41 pm

Innovation occurs when groundbreaking technology and unyielding entrepreneurship combine. For many entrepreneurs, we gained our most valuable skills and perspective while serving in the armed forces. Hard work and rigid discipline defined that service, building a solid foundation for entrepreneurial spirits everywhere. This Veteran’s…

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7 Ways to Be a Highly Adaptable Entrepreneur

By | Nov 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

As James Freeman Clarke famously said “Strong convictions precede great actions” – a statement that clearly vindicates that entrepreneurs who can see around corners are the ones with an unshakable belief in an idea that can turn things around in a business. Highly-adaptable entrepreneurs…


Entrepreneurs Are Equal to Coffee Makers

By | Nov 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Those that are familiar with the definition of “sophistry”, are also familiar that it can be used as a joke. Let me try to explain in a simple logic equation. Entrepreneurs exist to make money; that’s what they are there for. Coffee makers were…

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Top 5 Business Books to Read Before Launching a Company

By | Oct 31, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You started your educational journey with the goal of becoming a business owner after finishing college? That’s a great goal! Many business gurus have written books that your professors don’t recommend. There is no excuse for ignoring the wisdom of talented and experienced authors,…


6 Attributes of the Perfect E-commerce Product

By | Oct 29, 2015 at 12:49 pm

The vast majority of Internet retail startups fail miserably. One of the reasons for this is because the people who start them don’t understand how important their product is to the success or failure of their e-commerce business. They think that if they build a great…


What Makes Entrepreneurs Different Than Others?

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

One of the main things to remember about creating a startup is that there is an enormous chance for failure. When you think about this, it’s easy to wonder why anyone in their right mind would choose this path, since it is much easier…