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Inspiration

Kansas City

Founders Need to Ignore the Naysayers to Disrupt Their Industries

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

Industry disruption is the ultimate goal of every innovator these days. And with all the acclaim and media hype surrounding game-changing companies, it’s easy to set out with the intent to “disrupt” at any and all costs. But this can be a dangerous game…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Motivational Tactics Behind Successful Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Becoming an entrepreneur can be liberating. The freedom from pre-set deadlines and goals, the power to transform your vision the way you want to and set your own rules are highly emancipating factors. Yearning for a lifestyle that is not bound to the conventional…

Gear & Gadgets

Boston

Hitting The Road With The Copenhagen Wheel, Sweat Not Included

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

On December 15, 2009 MIT attended the United Nations Climate Conference and unveiled perhaps one of the most hyped pieces of tech to hit bicycles in ages: the Copenhagen Wheel. Now, nearly a decade later, the concept that went from viral success to the…

Virtual Reality

3 Potential Health Benefits from Virtual Reality

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The concept of virtual reality is far from new. Decades ago, the tech was conceived as a fun way to immerse gamers into the environments they had come to love. However, with bulky and expensive set ups, combined with poor graphics and clunky gameplay,…

Security

18 Science Fiction Movies That Used Biometrics

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 8:30 am

Decades ago, the concept of facial and voice recognition and retinal scanners was only for the Starship Enterprise. Today biometrics, a term used to refer to metrics related to human characteristics, have become an everyday usage for anyone with an advanced smartphone to access control and identification…

Health

Miami

Make Informed Decisions About Health Insurance Thanks to The CheckUp

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As many can attest, health care is complicated. With picky websites, high prices, and frankly, a lot of words I don’t understand (like deductible), the people of the United States are downright confused about the system designed to keep them healthy. For one, more…

Healthy Entrepreneur

New York

Recess Labs Is Reinventing Time Away With Structured Sabbaticals

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 8:30 am

What if the best way to advance your career is to take some structured time off?  Welcome to the rise of the early-career gap year. The idea of taking a sabbatical to pursue personal and professional priorities on your own time is gaining steam….

Marketing

Tips to Ensure Healthcare Marketing Campaigns are HIPAA Compliant

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Searching for health-related information on the Internet is perhaps one of the most popular activities today.  Statistics reported by Pew research data indicates that about 72% of internet users have been found looking for healthcare information online. And in an attempt to keep pace…

Culture

How to Build a Flexible Remote Culture for Your Startup

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Startups make the headlines not only for their innovative ideas but also for their culture. They receive awards on top of having achieved key performance indicators: happy and productive employees, a collaborative environment, and fluid communication. On the flip side, companies can get a lot…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Climate Change Is Preventing You From Getting a Good Night’s Rest

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Getting a good night’s rest is the bedrock of health. Study after study has shown that sleeping well can prevent depression, anxiety, and a bevy of other mental health problems. It’s the best way to improve productivity, the easiest way to enhance your life, and…

Entrepreneur

DC

National Geographic Launches Chasing Genius Competition to Save the World

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Earth, while filled with beautiful oceans, stunning landscapes, and compassionate people, has its fair share of problems. From food shortages to health issues to sustainability concerns, there’s no denying that this planet isn’t perfect. Fortunately, National Geographic has decided that its time to do…

Film

Melbourne

VR Film Iridescent Unveils the Complexities of Eating Disorders

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to ANRED, about 1 percent of female adolescents have anorexia, four out of a hundred college age women have bulmia, and 10 million men have suffered an eating disorder in their life. There is nothing more concerning or feelings of helplessness for a…

Healthy Entrepreneur

London

Mental Health, Entrepreneurship, and the Identity Crisis

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Being a founder of a startup means you’ll be going through an emotional rollercoaster and having strong mental health can help get through the highs and lows of the journey. On a quiet Sunday evening, and I had just got back from vacation and…

Lifestyle

2 in 3 Employees Work While on Vacation, Which Is Terrible

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Have you ever sat down to think over what the concept of taking a vacation means? Apparently, two out of every three employees have not, since that’s the number that opt to continue working while on vacation. The stat comes from job search site…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: You’ll Earn More Money If You Just Get Some Sleep For Once

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 9:20 am

Entrepreneurs love burning the midnight oil. After all, more work hours means more productivity, right? And, as we all know, without productivity, entrepreneurs shrivel up and turn to dust. Despite study after study showing that sleep facilitates productivity more than Slack and Asana combined,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Austin

Matt Naylor of Flow Nonfiction on Trusting Your Gut

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

We talked with Matt Naylor, cofounder and executive creative director at Flow Nonfiction about developing your own opinion, trusting your gut and lessons learned while building a business. Who influenced your life and helped shape who you are today? I had a philosophy teacher in…

Funding

Chicago

Outcome Health Raised the Second Largest Funding Round in Chicago History

By | May 31, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The world of entrepreneurship is one of patience. You have to wait to get funding, wait to launch your product, and you have to wait to make it big. But as any successful entrepreneur can tell you, good things come to those who wait….