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InList Founder, Gideon Kimbrell: Paranoia Is Necessary

  • March 25, 2014

I was taught that paranoia is necessary. A former CEO I worked beside handed down tips from the book “Only the Paranoid Survive,” which have stayed with me over the years. Assume anything you build will fail, assume there are flaws, assume people will leave eventually, and assume everyone make mistakes…


10 Pieces Of Business Advice Not To Follow

  • March 17, 2014

Possibly the most heart-crushing, tear-jerking thing anyone has ever said to me was, “Don’t pursue your passion.” Not many people can make a living off their creative passions, but I proved them wrong by working hard and never letting other people’s opinions affect my life. Now, you can view my work in…


Devin Walker, The Art Form Of Entrepreneurship: Anatomy Of Success

  • March 12, 2014

In the acceptance speech for her Nobel Prize for Literature, Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska said: “There is, has been, and will always be a certain group of people whom inspiration visits. It’s made up of all those who’ve consciously chosen their calling and do their job with love and imagination…


12 Tips For Building A Unique Personal Brand

  • March 5, 2014

Building a CEO brand is paramount as well as portable, meaning you can utilize it for any company you lead in the future. You want investors, customers and people in your industry to believe that when you lead a venture, it is going to be successful as much because of your talent as the product. Through…


Robert Grajewski: Passionate About Healthcare Innovation

  • February 11, 2014

Robert Grajewski is President of Edison Nation Medical, a healthcare product and medical device incubator and online community for people who are passionate about healthcare innovation. Grajewski, a serial entrepreneur, co-founded two online companies (Heritage Handcrafted and eCollectors) and spent five…


Kyle Clayton Of Jackrabbit Janitorial And Awesome Cookie Company

  • May 16, 2013

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. It applies to so many things. For example, hiring new employees. Even if I have the money to hire, wait until it’s painful and you have no choice but to hire. You’ll save yourself having to cut back or having bigger problems on your hands down the road…


High Margins Create Loyal Startup Customers

  • April 23, 2013

New companies often don’t know their own worth. They don’t have a real idea of how much money it takes to run a business, and they’re afraid of overpricing and scaring away potential customers. So, instead, they set prices too low. Any company can price low, but a low-price product does not build a loyal…


5 Things Startups Need To Understand About The Blogosphere

  • September 13, 2012

Today, we share and consume a lot of information in a digital format of some kind. Bloggers make up one of the most rapidly growing forums for breaking news, valuable market insights, pop culture and op-eds, and they’re often the first to introduce us to trendsetting styles and unique brands. Why is


If You’re Happy And You Know It, Your Success Will Surely Show It: Ted Leonsis’ Secret To Being A Happier Entrepreneur

  • August 14, 2012

OK, so it’s not really a secret that being happy usually attracts other great things to our lives…like the opposite sex, for instance, or a promotion in our jobs. This is equally true for the correlation between being happy and being successful. Serial entrepreneur Ted Leonsis, however, says the former leads to the latter, and not the other way around.

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Pulling Teeth And Breaking Glass – How To Manage Two Businesses And Succeed

  • June 27, 2012

You may be wondering what pulling teeth and breaking glass have to do with how to manage two businesses. Well, my quizzical friend let me tell you. Many entrepreneurs are working on multiple projects (or companies) at once. Often times they even have a few full-blown businesses in play. Are they master multi-taskers or just manic, insomniac, overachievers?

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