Category Archives: skills

Being a Strong Leader

A leader is someone that others look to for guidance and direction. For a business, it’s usually the CEO. For a solo entrepreneur, it’s him or herself!  As a leader, the most important thing you can do is to stay … Continue reading

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How Women Help Influence Technology

Lucy Sanders, CEO and co-founder of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, talks about how Microsoft Research uniquely engages women into the technology and innovation planning process.

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From One Entrepreneur to Another

Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, shares his insights on being an entrepreneur—through successes, failures, ideas, and more.

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Networking in the Now

The word ‘networking’ immediately may have you thinking of an awkward happy hour or post-conference expo floor, where people are blindly walking up to you, asking for your card and rushing off to find their next victim. And if you’re … Continue reading

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‘Treponomics

Entrepreneur magazine editor-in-chief Amy Cosper shares her insights about what it means to be an entrepreneur in the now.

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Lean Startups: Because Bigger Isn’t Always Better

As a start-up, a business doesn’t need to pull out all of the stops—at times, less can be more. The concept of ‘go big or go home’ doesn’t necessarily apply to new ventures. Sometimes, an entrepreneur doesn’t want to go … Continue reading

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Dealing with Business Failure

It is a well-known statistic that a decent percentage of start-up ventures end up failing. This failure rate is not due to one deciding factor or a founder’s lack of passion, but is standard to the natural ebb and flow … Continue reading

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