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November 27, 2017, Inc. As a young entrepreneur, you can learn a lot from a good mentor. Here’s what the sharks of “Shark Tank” learned from their mentors and how their advice propelled them to success.
October 30, 2017, Inc. Startups have a lot of room to disrupt the music industry with AI and voice recognition.
October 25, 2017, Success Magazine Do you allow yourself the “think space” you need at work? While CEOs believe creativity is the most important skill for leaders, research shows that 80 percent of U.S. and U.K. workers feel more pressure to be productive than creative.
September 25, 2017, Inc. You can have cutting-edge technology, the coolest company culture ever, and a great work ethic. But if you don’t have product-market fit, forget it.
September 18, 2017, Inc. Your network is no good if you don’t actively engage with the people in it. Here’s how to maintain those connections and add value to people’s lives.
August 28, 2017, Inc. No matter the size of you company, you can learn a lot from Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods.
July 18, 2017, Inc. Great leaders not only generate strong results and positive external press, but they also create a culture around their own values.
July 5, 2017, Inc. When you split work and play between two cities, you can have the best of both worlds — if you make it work for you.
June 5, 2017, Inc. No matter who the titans are at your industry’s luminary events, you need to be there.
May 22, 2017, Inc. The smartest VR and AI startups are already targeting this market — besides being good business, it presents an opportunity to actually improve people’s lives.
April 11, 2017 Ellevate Network Americans are still working too hard and too long. The average American puts in 258 more hours per year than the average European.
April 10, 2017, Inc. Like musicians, entrepreneurs can embrace the power they have to connect with a wider world.
April 3, 2017, Inc. Despite meteoric growth, one industry has been curiously left out of most VR/AI discussions: music.
March 1, 2017, Steve Jobs believed that the people you choose to surround yourself with affect the whole ecosystem of your business.
February 20, 2017, Inc. In every interaction, you want to add reciprocal value so you’re working toward a mutually beneficial proposition.
December 19, 2016, Inc. The challenge is to stand out from the crowd and leverage your unique voice to draw those opportunities to you
December 12, 2016, Success Magazine No one likes being put on the spot, but it teaches you to anticipate the unexpected, a lesson forever useful in life and in business.Bus
December 12, 2016, Inc. The benefits of connecting with influential people can work for anyone, no matter where you are in your career.
December 5, 2016, Inc. Podcasting is the new blogging — everybody’s doing it. And if you do it well, you’ll see massive benefits for you and your business
October 24, 2016, Inc. In my experience in the world of creative entrepreneurship, two types of projects and clients exist: sexy projects and cash projects.
October 10, 2016, Forbes While women held 57% of all professional positions in the U.S. in 2014, they filled only 26 percent of tech jobs. Nonetheless, being a woman has never held me back — and it doesn’t have to hamper your career, either.
October 10, 2016, Inc. There are lots of ways to recharge, even though most of us think of lazing on the beach when we hear the word “vacation.”
September 26, 2016, The Huffington Post Why do we idolize and celebrate famous musicians? It’s simple: They’ve achieved greatness, a certain “glow” we wish we had.
September 25, 2016, Inc. A few of the biggest takeaways about being a great thought leader and influencer.
August 28, 2016, Inc. There are three key things you can do to enhance your ability to take advice.
August 21, 2016, Inc. There have been challenges along the way, of course, but being a woman has never held me back.
July 21, 2016, Inc. Follow these three steps to discover and celebrate your voice as a female entrepreneur
July 15, 2016, Fast Company Stewart Copeland cofounded The Police. Kelli Richards grew up where her Apple office later stood. These are their career-change tips.
July 7, 2016, Inc. Oprah Winfrey came from nothing and built a media empire, but her most impressive quality worth emulating is her EQ (emotional quotient).
July 1, 2016, Inc. Follow these steps to utilize your own storytelling narrative and be more authentic with your audience.
June 16, 2016, Inc. Follow these steps to utilize your own storytelling narrative and be more authentic with your audience.
June 6, 2016, Inc. The truth is, many of the most successful people in the world are–and will always be–avid readers.
May 14, 2016, VentureBeat. Mark Zuckerberg (along with many others) believes that virtual reality will change the way we live, work, and communicate in many ways. Zuck may be right about the long term, but the truth is, VR isn’t quite ready for mass-market adoption.
May 12, 2016, Inc. The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success..
May 6, 2016, Huff Post Women Recently, I’ve observed a growing trend: Young female entrepreneurs launching ventures, creating social impact that matters, winning awards, and starting families — all at the same time.
May 5, 2016, Inc. Incorporate these four habits into your daily life to produce better work from a healthier mindset.
April 21, 2016, Inc. Harness multiple interests and translate them across industries to build a larger network of connections, stronger relationships, a unique brand position, and greater impact.
March 28, 2016, Fast Company As one veteran of Apple’s early forays into digital music explains, nothing slows things down like seeking consensus.
March 28, 2016, Inc. Through helping others, advisers can unlock different opportunities for their own careers.
March 14, 2016, Inc. Are you making the most of your chance encounters?
March 7, 2016, Inc. Do you have the skills to back up your entrepreneurial mindset?
February 8, 2016, TechCrunch Apple isn’t releasing exact sales numbers, but some expert digging has led many to believe that sales of the Apple Watch haven’t reached expectations since its launch in spring 2015.
January 25, 2016, Inc. These cutting-edge, scalable trends are attracting not only lots of investment, but also great talent — which are two of the key drivers behind any successful startup.
December 14, 2015, Inc. These cutting-edge, scalable trends are attracting not only lots of investment, but also great talent — which are two of the key drivers behind any successful startup.
December 7, 2015, Inc. How to get in on the “star-up” game.
November 9, 2015, Hypebot.com Although Spotify was able to get its foot in the door early, the presence of companies like Apple Music, Amazon Prime, and others means that the historically un-profitable streaming service either needs to find away to differentiate itself from the competition or risk crashing and burning.
October 19, 2015, Inc. Ending a professional relationship is sometimes necessary, and it can lead to better opportunities.
October 15, 2015, Forbes Women We hear a lot about coaching and mentoring — for good reason. As Zig Ziglar famously said, “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.”
October 12, 2015, Inc. With the right mindset, you can improve your business just by striking up a conversation on the road.
October 7, 2015, Entrepreneur At times, the workplace “cafeteria” resembles a middle-school lunchroom, with heightened stakes and competitors striving for power in lieu of popularity. Who sits where, and why?
September 28, 2015, Inc. If you want to experience success in any capacity, you owe it to yourself to find great mentors.
September 18, 2015, Inc. Business is not about being cutthroat anymore; it’s time for the tech industry to re-evaluate the perks being offered to workers.
September 4, 2015, Inc. Trailblazers don’t just see a need in the market — they create new markets, and they forge their own paths to get where their outsized visions tell them they need to go.
August 28, 2015, Inc. Any weakness — if you look at it the right way — is a lesson.
August 7, 2015, Huff Post Women Last year marked the highest annual total of venture capital funding since 2001, and with $47.3 billion in investments, this represents a 62 percent year-over-year growth.
July 24, 2015 Inc Magazine Think of these advisors as business sherpas: People more experienced than you who help you navigate and climb the startup mountain.
June 12, 2015 Inc. Magazine In business and in life, there are certain dos and don’ts that can decide the fate of your business and your career.
May 25, 2015 Tech Crunch In late March, when a group of A-list musicians gathered in Manhattan to show support for Jay Z’s new music streaming service, Tidal, expectations were sky-high.
April 28, 2015 Entrepreneur Every entrepreneur and business leader needs something — money, information, technology, relationships or whatever.
April 6, 2015 The Huffington Post You could buy the physical album, or you could spend an afternoon waiting for the song to come on the radio so you could record it on a cassette tape in your boom box.
April 3, 2015, Inc. Spring cleaning is about starting fresh. By applying this mindset to your business, you can return your business to a healthier, livelier, and more profitable state in no time.
March 20, 2015, Inc The next frontier is wearable technology and the Apple Watch will not only be a timekeeper, but it will also be a timesaver.
March 17, 2015, Wired, Innovation Insights When U2 released its album “Songs of Innocence” with an exclusive iTunes partnership, the band was trying to figure out something a bit more complex than simply reaching as many fans as possible.
March 13, 2015, Inc. 5 critical lessons from the Apple-Beats deal to keep mergers and acquisitions seamless and swift.
February 25, 2014, LinkedIn Articles As an entrepreneur, it’s important to keep your ears open for helpful advice — especially when you’re new to the game.
February 6, 2015, Inc. The only way to come out on top of a business deal is to pay attention to what’s on the table and play smart.
January 15, 2015, Inc. Here are six strategic ways to ask for referrals and grow your business exponentially.
January 9, 2015, Inc. The best way to build solid connections is to earn a reputation of being a person who adds value for others in virtually every interaction you have with them.
December 15, 2014, LinkedIn Articles Entrepreneurs are an optimistic lot. Naysayers might say “naïve.” But they have to be.
December 12, 2014, Inc. A book can be a powerful tool for advancing your career and establishing yourself as a brand and as an industry leader.
December 5, 2014, The Huffington Post Confidence is essential to your success and that of your business — in fact, it’s vital to everything you do in life.
December 4, 2014, The Huffington Post Between Google and social media, it’s become simultaneously easier and more difficult than ever to maintain your brand image.
December 1,2014, Inc. As an entrepreneur, attending to your work is essential for building your business. But creating a balanced life is the key to sustained success in the office and at home.
November 20, 2014, Inc. When you decide to mentor someone, you really have no way of knowing how far she’ll go. Whether you shape the next great entrepreneur of our time or help someone achieve her dreams, you’ll make a difference — and that’s all that matters.
November 17, 2014, LinkedIn Articles We’ve all longed for a classic mentor-mentee relationship at some point in our careers.
November 11, 2014, Inc. Having a list of mantras that you can pull out of your toolkit in any situation will prepare you to turn challenges into successes.
November 7, 2014, Inc. Your new industry has to reflect you because whether you’re a “collaborator genie” or a “green-energy explorer,” you’ve got all the makings of becoming your own unique brand of superhero.
October 31, 2014, Inc. If you’re skeptical about why a mentor would want to partner with a mentee, it may be because you don’t have a plan in place to make it worth her while. Figure out what you have to offer your mentor, and do everything you can to provide that value.
October 27, 2014, LinkedIn Articles Success in business is all about connections and relationships. And with more and more people working virtually and face-to-face meetings becoming fewer and farther between, the stakes have never been higher for making a good first impression.
October 24, 2014, Inc. Music moguls and entrepreneurs have a lot to teach each other. But don’t worry; you don’t have to sing like BeyoncÃ© or turn tables like Skrillex to bring the music to your business.
October 17, 2014, Inc. Freeing up your time won’t just make you more productive; it will also help maximize the skills and strengths of everyone on your team — including you.
October 10, 2014, Inc. If you’ve reached a plateau, it might be time to hire a business coach. A business coach can be a valuable asset to any executive and leader.
October 3, 2014, Inc. Conferences and industry events are a great place to initiate, establish, and nurture valuable business connections, but if you do the work before and after, you’re much more likely to maximize your time when you’re face-to-face.
September 26, 2014, Inc. If you aren’t actively looking for ways to make valuable introductions for your connections, your network isn’t as strong as it could be.
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