You’ve Been Diagnosed Overwhelmitis: Here’s How to Recover

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship / August 3, 2013

As entrepreneurs we seem to come down with a repeated illness. The illness that I’m referring to is known as overwhelmitis. I know it all too well. In fact, before I learned exactly how to overcome it, I almost threw in the towel at my business. I know that many of you could possibly be at that point right now and I’m here to tell you it doesn’t…

8 Websites To Submit Your Startup To For Free Publicity

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers / August 3, 2013

Launching a startup isn’t easy. There are countless things to do and one of the biggest jobs is to try and get press coverage in a time when mainstream sites, bloggers and journalists are already being bombarded with pitches. Therefore, a great way to get that traction is to get in touch with those blogs that simply love covering exciting new companies. Awesome concepts can go viral which…

Top iPhone Cases for Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 2, 2013

The iPhone is one of the most important tools in an entrepreneur’s arsenal. Contacts, finances and maybe even your product are all stored within the mobile device. At the Fueled Collective, our shared office space in NYC, entrepreneurs carry cases that match what they need. In order to keep your iPhone safe, we’ve compiled a list of the top cases for different types of entrepreneurs. For the Work…

Strange But Inspirational Crowdfunding Projects

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Finding Customers Funding / August 2, 2013

Banks deal in financing real businesses – retail businesses, manufacturing businesses, educational institutions – things that make profits. In the Carrey movie Yes Man, the bank that Carrey works for doesn’t even like to fund tiny home businesses – little home birthday cake bakers and the like. What do you do if your idea is even more off-the-wall then home bakeries? What if you wanted money for something…

How to Deal with a Kick to the Nuts & What to Learn From It

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Travel / August 2, 2013

Stay Humble My Friends. Just when you think you are crushing it, just when you think that you have it all figured out, just when you think nobody can stop your confidence, someone serves you up a slice of humble pie… I was pretty convinced that I have a lot of awesome stories that other entrepreneurs can learn from… Going from digging ditches in the global financial crisis,…

How to Create a Healthy Work-Life Balance

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 1, 2013

As the founder and CEO of a startup, free time is my personal unicorn—I know what it looks like, but finding it is next to impossible. And when I talk with other young executives and entrepreneurs, I find that my situation isn’t unique. Running a business or startup can consume your life. From an inbox full of emails demanding your attention to the endless list of tasks it…

10 Ways to Start Investing in Your Own Retirement

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Finance / August 1, 2013

Q. If you actively invest in your own retirement, what’s one tip you have for other young entrepreneurs to get started? The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live…

7 Brain Hacks to Keep Your Mind as Young as Your Body

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / August 1, 2013

The phrase “use it or lose it” applies to nothing quite as well as it applies to the human brain. Just like physical activity can fight off heart disease, exercising the gray matter between your ears can fight off neurological diseases like dementia. In addition, numerous studies have shown that individuals whose brains are more mentally agile have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s. And just as physical agility…

Personalizing Your Reality: Interview with One App Co-Founder Cory Levy

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Entrepreneurship / July 31, 2013

A man walks into a bar and his favorite song starts playing. Someone yells “Go Bears!” his favorite football team, and a beautiful woman approaches and starts talking about their favorite TV show.  The man has never been to the bar before, but everything falls into place just like he was in an odd, but fantastic scene from a movie. Is this a fantasy, or could it be…

How to Keep Motivated When Working From Home

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / July 31, 2013

Working from home isn’t always the great gig it’s made out to be. If you’re one of the growing numbers of people who do work from home, you’ll be only too familiar with the potential problems of staying on top of your game from the comfort of your home office. Here are a few ways to keep motivated, stay productive and hit your deadlines. Stay connected Keeping in…