By Erin Griffith
Jan. 11, 2019
On a sunny Saturday morning in New York a few months ago, a group of 50 start-up founders gathered in the dank basement of a Lower East Side bar. They scribbled notes at long tables, sipping coffee and LaCroix while ...
Posted Saturday, January 19th 2019 at 12:53AM
Up until about 10 years ago, space -- as in outer space -- was reserved for a select few. Access to space required extremely deep pockets and the kind of R&D investments only governments or the biggest corporations could provide.
But all that's ch ...
Posted Friday, January 18th 2019 at 5:49PM
With a toddler at home and a baby on the way, Shilla Kim-Parker is on the move.
When I met Kim-Parker, she had a busy, full-time corporate job and a side-hustle that was becoming more demanding. She decided to leave the comfort of her day job to ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2019 at 10:59PM
A prose of poetry and a business paragraph show stark differences in how they are written, yet they both bring creative complexity, innovation, and flexibility of thinking to their readers. Many believe business and poetry are on two different lines ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2019 at 3:17PM
Fishless fish filets. Hair products for women of color. A mechanism for transforming human remains into diamonds.
The above products--in addition to sounding awesome--represent some of the most promising industries for young entrepreneurs in 2018. ...
Posted Thursday, January 17th 2019 at 9:43AM
Young entrepreneurs make headlines because they fall outside the norm of the business world, but that doesn't mean that 25 is the deadline for entrepreneurial success.
Entrepreneur: the word may conjure up images of passionate, driven young people ...
Posted Wednesday, January 16th 2019 at 10:04PM
Everybody enjoys a success story. Vicariously living out our fantasies through those who achieved success gives us hope it will happen to us. But, listening to these stories doesn't do us any favors because those tales aren't the whole picture: the s ...
Posted Wednesday, January 16th 2019 at 9:26PM
Y’vonne Ormond is CEO and Founder of 5P Consulting, a business transformation consulting firm that aims to improve business productivity through process and technology. 5P Consulting currently uses Salesforce Essentials as its CRM solution.
Posted Wednesday, January 16th 2019 at 6:02PM
Do you see opportunities that everyone else has missed?
People sometimes ask me what I think is the defining characteristic of an entrepreneur. What they really want to know, I believe, is the one quality that distinguishes a true entrepreneur fro ...
Posted Wednesday, January 16th 2019 at 6:00PM
As an entrepreneur, you can count, with real certainty, on the likelihood that you’ll experience failure at some point in your career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Business Employment Dynamics, about 20 percent of new businesses fail ...
Posted Wednesday, January 16th 2019 at 2:02PM
Nations rely on creative thinkers that take action by designing innovative approaches to addressing societal needs. Entrepreneurs create new businesses, products and services that help spur economic growth and development while also providing employm ...
Posted Tuesday, January 15th 2019 at 7:16PM
Innovation is vital for progress in any industry. Evolving technology, paired with human ingenuity, brings ideas for prototypes and business models. Many physicians conceptualize platforms to serve their patients; however, many struggle and ...
Posted Tuesday, January 15th 2019 at 1:12PM
Canadian air traffic controllers have bought hundreds of pizzas for their US colleagues who aren't getting paid during the partial government shutdown.
Peter Duffey, the president of the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association, said that Canadian ...
Posted Tuesday, January 15th 2019 at 7:39AM