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Find sanity within change

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Stay in business long enough, and change becomes part of the entrepreneurial landscape. Those who lead well through change have the best chance for success. Joy Donnell is a prime example of one who has...
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Great thought partners ask ‘What if…’

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A powerful way to add value in a fast-moving digital world is to be a ‘thought partner’ for others. And asking implication questions can put you on that path. But before drilling down on ‘What...
Recession-Proof Business

The Recession-Proof Business Of Dogs

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While the business of dogs isn’t exactly pups in suits and ties, it remains one of the most lucrative industries in the United States - at times even appearing recession-proof. In 2018 alone, American...
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Personal Brands Strike Gold in the Long Run

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Creating a personal brand is a cornerstone for marketing, particularly on the internet. Having a persona determines where and how much you should direct your efforts. Besides being a social influencer, Ian Moyse is also...
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The Changing Definition Of Success Among Young People

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Today, it’s tough for young people to get started in life. Long gone are the days of marching up to the boss’s office, pounding a fist on the desk, and demanding a job -...
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Smart tweeters soar above the flock

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Tweeting smarter is Madalyn Sklar’s mantra. The social media consultant is Twitter’s biggest cheerleader. She backs up her passion as host of the #TwitterSmarter and #SocialROI Twitter chats, all in the name of helping...
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Business without borders: how to go global?

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However, just a few entrepreneurs realize that scaling is not just a new profitable market but also a tremendous job, which is comparable with new business launch. Choose your direction First of all, you should form...
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10 Life Lessons From 10 Years in the Gym

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One wrong step and they plunge. Gracefully the two climbers made their way back to the ground. There they were, adventurous and strong. Both with an impressive set of abs and pretty girlfriends waiting for them. It’s not...
Build awareness

Build Awareness to Rock Your World!

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Customers won’t buy from brands they don’t know. It’s a core principle for digital marketing strategist Mack Collier. He has made a career of helping companies connect with their most loyal customers to drive...
How to Invest

How to Invest in Yourself and Your Business

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I started planning for Lightning AI more than three years ago. I was working as a marketing manager, and every day I was repeating the same tasks over and over again. I knew that...
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Offshoring? 5 Key Principles For Startups

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At Tau Ventures we have invested in startups that are fully in the US, where the CEO is in the US and the rest of the team offshore, and everything in between. For us...
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Inventor Vs Innovator — What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Who Builds Vs Who Wins?

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Let’s start with three key principles: Principle 1: Inventors create a technology. Innovators bring the technology in everyone’s hands. Sometimes inventors and innovators are the same people. More often they are not. You can guess...
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Generational Wealth: ‘We’re all Destined to Succeed’

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Ownership and generational wealth are John Lombela’s forte. He has immersed himself in technology and investing on the cutting edge. A software engineer by profession, he also has experience in corporate investment banking. Lombela runs...
Algorithms

Algorithms Are Not Inherently Biased, It’s A Result Of Expectations With Unintended Consequences

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There have been plenty of criticisms about how tech companies use algorithms in their software that tends to favor their political ideology or biases. Companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google have been criticized for...
Basil

Plant Basil as an Entrepreneurship Practice: How planting help you learn patience

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Growth is one of the internal rewards of any entrepreneur. When you see the growth, both quantitative and qualitative growth, you experience the joy you have expected. However, growth happens through the passage of...
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The three essential traits of successful innovators

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“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.”  - Peter F. Drucker In the past, it was through great commanders’ examples that leadership principles were implicitly described and taught. “Innovation” was...
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Five Habits You Should Stop to Be More Successful

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Success comes from hammering away at your craft until other people take notice. And then keep doing it at a high level until people appreciate what you have to offer. And then, unless you’re...
brand

Winning Brands Habitually Please Consumers

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Consumer habits evolve over the years. That can be a matter of changing tastes, emerging technology and a host of other factors. To succeed, entrepreneurs have to anticipate and adapt to economic trends so...
Blogging

Smart content takes blogs to next level

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If you want to learn about blogging, contact someone who does it for a living. One such person is Leslie Samuel. He owns Become a Blogger, hosts the Blogging with Leslie podcast, heads training at...
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Five Tips to Start and Stick with Your Goals

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“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” —Pablo Picasso I...