• ENTREPRENEURS
    20% of All Searches are Made with Voice (INFOGRAPHIC)

    A new and very interactive infographic by Adzooma takes a look at how online advertising will be trending in 2018. And one of the data points is the growth of voice search, which now makes up 20 percent of inquiries on Google’s mobile app and Android devices. Online Advertising Trends In addition to the upcoming […]

  • PODCASTS
    It’s All In Your Head: The One-Way Intimacy Of Podcast Listening

    Earbud Nation: Your favorite podcast hosts can seem like open books — but to them, you’re a blank slate. smartboy10/Getty Images I fell in love this week. Happens more often than you might think. But the fact that it’s happened before, and will happen again, doesn’t mean this latest infatuation is any less passionate, abiding, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    3 Simple Product Development Lessons All Entrepreneurs Should Remember

    There is a long simmering, rather interesting argument around the notion of “nurture vs. nature” as it relates to human beings and their abilities. The Eddie Murphy film Trading Places was actually based on it, with a bet revolving around whether he could learn the commodities business without being born a blue blood. I’m often asked whether entrepreneurs […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    6 Honest Truths About Failure That All Entrepreneur Should Embrace

    CREDIT: Getty Images One of the biggest factors holding back new and aspiring entrepreneurs is the fear of failure. The reality is that the vast majority of successful entrepreneurs have, at one point or another, failed at some kind of business challenge. Personally, I have had more business failures than business successes, and even in the […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Here’s The Number One Productivity Hack For All Entrepreneurs

    Time to fire up those brain cells.  Photo credit: Shutterstock We’ve all been there before and it’s something that’s often referred to as the entrepreneur’s curse or “superhero syndrome”. It starts off innocently, but as you scale your business and begin to grow you have difficulty saying no to things and even worse, delegating or […]

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    Confidence Will Make All the Difference to Your Hustle

    Confidence is a trait that can make all the difference to your daily hustle. You go to bed, wake up, and then have to overcome obstacle after obstacle. It’s like being in an asteroid shower, and all you have is an umbrella to shield you. Confidence is how successful people overcome the daily obstacles. It’s that […]

  • All of the Above With Norman Lear: the 94-year-old king of podcasts

    Podcasting dangerously … veteran host Norman Lear with America Ferrera, one of the guests on his chatshow. Photograph: Greg Doherty/Getty Images Norman Lear has done many things in his 94 years: he served in the second world war, created US sitcoms such as All in the Family and The Jeffersons and won four Emmys. Now […]

  • STARTUPS
    Illinois Soda Tax Will Impact All Retailers Selling Sugary Drinks

    Officials in Illinois will attempt a Philadelphia-style soda tax implemented on retailers statewide, which critics argue will only lead to higher prices and angry shoppers. The proposed legislation will place a large beverage tax on sugary products in the name of improving public health and curbing obesity. The obesity rate in Illinois is roughly 30 percent […]

  • STARTUPS
    Nearly Half of All Small Businesses Will Have A Mobile App by 2017

    It has taken a while, but small businesses are finally realizing the potential of mobile apps to gain more customers and increase sales. According to a new survey by B2B research company Clutch, nearly 50 percent of small businesses will have mobile app by 2017. That’s impressive considering only 20 percent of small businesses have […]