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14 Interviews With Billionaires to Watch this Weekend

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 8, 2013

Have some extra time this weekend? Instead of turning on the tv how about checking out some interviews with the worlds most succesful people. Richard Branson–Billionaire founder of Virgin Warren Buffett– Billionaire Investor Bill Gates– Founder of Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Larry Ellison–Founder of Oracle Mark Cuban–Owner of the Dallas Mavericks and HDNet Mark Zuckerberg–Founder of Facebook Oprah Winfrey–Media Entrepreneur Jeff Bezos–Founder of Amazon.com…

Don’t Throw in the Towel Just Yet: Inspiration from Yoga

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / June 13, 2012

So, let me illustrate the picture of inspiration for you. It is a Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. the room is 110 degrees with 40% humidity. The heat and intensity is overwhelming. The person next to me has already given up and the person in front of me is losing intensity as we continue down this grueling hour long journey. I haven’t thrown in the towel yet….but I am having…

47 Inspirational Songs for Young Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 18, 2012

Let’s face it, building up our brands is a daily grind.  Throughout the grind, there are going to be moments where inspiration is needed.  Where is a good place to turn?  Music! To help you stay inspired, here is a list of the most inspirational songs on the market.  I’m 23 and on the lower half of the Under30CEO demographic, but I tried to provide songs to suit…

Entrepreneurs: Turn the “Hate” into Inspiration

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / January 27, 2012

In October, my posting, “The 5 Things in Business that College Can’t Teach” reviewed 5 important qualities and abilities that are essential for entrepreneurs. These qualities are of such an utmost importance, that I felt it would be beneficial to take a closer look at each. 1. The ability to Adjust (You Better Adjust…If You Want To Make Money) 2. The ability to Persevere (Don’t be Fooled: Entrepreneurship…

40 Pieces of Inspiration For Entrepreneurs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 12, 2011

There is an urgent need in our world for innovation. The world’s population is hovering at 7 billion and with the miracles of life comes demand for global food, water and energy resources. Additionally, demand for health, shelter, clothing, education, transportation, culture, finance and the distribution and democratization of information and technology. With the unique talents we individually possess, short lives we all live, problems we collectively face…

How to Make $250,000 From Your Dorm Room, Garage or Trunk of Your Car

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 23, 2011

Homeless after high school, broke and bad credit after college, my fear of failure and poverty forced me to think about how I could become a successful entrepreneur. What can you do when you only have $1,000 saved from college, no experience or business plan. The answer was easy, just do the damn thing by jumping off the cliff of opportunity and grow your wings on the way down! A Grinder’s Aha! Moment First things…

Tips for Inspiration and Creativity from the Founder of Grasshopper.com

by / ⠀Entrepreneur Interviews Startup Advice / November 30, 2009

Tell us a little about Grasshopper. Where did it come from and where is it today? We started in 2003 as GotVMail Communications and re-branded as Grasshopper in May of this year. Our virtual phone system is used by tens of thousands of entrepreneurs to make starting and growing their small businesses easy. It helps them sound more professional and stay connected to callers, wherever they are. Our…

The Secret Every Entrepreneur Must Know

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 31, 2009

Socrates, Plato, Davinci, Newton, Edison, Carnegie, Einstein; what do they all have in common? The Secret.  They used it to manifest everything they wanted in life.  These great leaders knew that they were in charge of creating their future.  They knew why 1% of the population earns 96% of the money. They knew that anything in life they wanted was achievable with The Secret whether it be success,…

How to Motivate Gen Y

by / ⠀Startup Advice / August 24, 2009

How Effective is Your Sales Rewards and Incentives Program? You May be Surprised… by: Dr. David Brookmire Today, an unprecedented three generations—with distinct work styles and preferences, values, expectations, needs, behaviors, beliefs, and goals—are in the workplace. Nowhere is this more apparent than in Sales, where the latest generation, Gen Y, will soon become the most prevalent generation. So how can sales managers in the process of evaluating…

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