Summit Series: The World’s Young Innovators Unite

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 23, 2009

Under30CEO was on the scene as the most dynamic group of young movers and shakers came together in Miami at the Ritz Carlton for a business retreat like none other.  Summit Series was a jam packed weekend full of skydiving, Amazing Race style scavenger hunts, discussions on taking your company public and making a difference and of course private parties at the most glamorous South Beach night spots. …

Why You Should Be An Entrepreneur In College

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 19, 2009

If your profession could be given a risk factor, ‘entrepreneurs‘ would probably fall on the high end of the chart. Because of the ‘risk’ involved in starting your own business with little guarantee of success, entrepreneurs risk all to gain all. With that said, college is one of the best times to start pursuing your dreams of being an entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, you invest your time and…

“NetCRED”….. How Much BLING Do You REALLY Have?

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / November 12, 2009

Did you know that spammers are the real pioneers of social media?  I am serious – they really are. They were here way before all of our favorite social media platforms!  These “spammers” build huge connection lists and then send out their “status updates.” Today, I received 89 emails from “fling,” “free-viagra-before-buying,” “horny-matches,” requesting that I indulge in their friendly request to “learn how to create a lifetime of…

Choosing Your Bootstrap Staff

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 6, 2009

When I founded CyberSynchs in June 2008, I was challenging myself to move in a new direction.  I was a recording artist with a valuable tech idea and I needed to assemble a team of professionals to craft that idea into a reality. One of my first tasks was to sit down with a few trusted mentors and discuss staffing. While I knew the difference between a software…

Josh Shipp Used to Get Kicked out of Class for Talking: Now he Gets Paid to Talk

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Startup Advice / November 5, 2009

U30: You’ve appeared on TRL, FoxNews, Comedy Central and Cosmo Girl.  How’d you score the press? I started all this as a professional speaker- going around to high schools and colleges and speaking to large audiences. But that doesn’t translate to media. A speech is one person to five hundred.  Media is one person to one person times give hundred. Once I understood this, I knew I needed…

The Leap – Three Simple Steps to Unlocking Your Greatest Potential

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / November 4, 2009

Do you ever find yourself asking, “Is this it?”  Sure, you’ve had some early successes in your career, made some money, received a promotion or two. Yet you can’t help but wonder, Is this what I am supposed to be doing with my life?  Is this the limit of my contribution? These questions are familiar territory for me.  I was stuck in a career rut. Then, unexpectedly, my…

Making Lifestyle Design into a Business

by / ⠀Startup Advice / November 2, 2009

By Christine Eisner of LifestyleDesign.org For me, the joy of entrepreneurship comes from having the freedom to channel my time and energy into something that I am passionate about.  Yes, it suits my schedule (I get to work as late as I want!), but most importantly, I am pursuing my vision. Entrepreneurship is not necessarily the path of least resistance, but the rewards are deep and satisfying. At…

Coming out of the Recession — Creating an Opportunity Mindset

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 29, 2009

By Joe Calloway, Author of Becoming a Category of One: How Extraordinary Companies Transcend Commodity and Defy Comparison Hopefully you didn’t miss it. It’s dominated the news for a year. It’s been described as difficult, daunting, and even devastating. People have referred to it as a meltdown and a disaster. It’s the recession. But no crisis can last forever. One day soon, we’ll wake up and the recession…

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