• SUCCESS
    Want to succeed in life? You must take the leap of faith into the unknown

    Most people spend a lot of time and energy trying to avoid risk at all costs. But the most successful people know that major breakthroughs in life, business, science, technology and even politics cannot occur without taking risk. I listened recently to a podcast called “When to Jump” where Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Entrepreneurship Is Hard: What Socially Conscious Founders Must Do To Meet Startup Challenges

    This past spring, progressive venture fund, New Media Ventures, hired a behavioral design consultant to interview early-stage founders about their experiences growing socially conscious companies. The primary finding? Despite what the rose gold-hued feeds of #girlboss Instagrammers would have us believe, getting a socially conscious company from idea to scale is a largely unglamorous undertaking, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    4. Dalia Mogahed:  What Do You Think When You Look at Me? As our workplaces become increasingly globalized, it’s important to be cognizant of how we respond to people who are different from us, whether that’s in skin color, culture, religion, or political leanings.  Mogahed, a Muslim scholar, shines a light on the compelling reasons why empathy […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    10 Bad Habits Entrepreneurs Must Give Up To Be Successful

    As an entrepreneur, success is not negotiable. Unfortunately, despite your knowledge, ambition and talent there are a few disastrous personality quirks that are probably holding you back from realizing your full potential. Therefore, it’s worthwhile to examine ten common bad habits even the most capable people frequently fall prey to. Chances are you’re guilty of […]

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    To Be Successful, You Must Pursue Learning Relentlessly

    Ergoseal is an industry-leading mechanical seal provider to OEMs in the pump, compressor and blower production industries. With a focus on specialty designs for a variety of industrial applications, it continues to successfully blend the beneficial attributes of mechanical face and non-contacting seal types for our customers. CEO and President Tom Hilaris knows that in order to be […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    These Are 7 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

    I can’t say enough about TED talks.  The concept of taking a few minutes to explore personal, important stories that connect us and help us become better versions of ourselves is just a magnificent wonder.  I’ve collected some of my favorite TED talks that promote ideas all entrepreneurs should consider. TED Talks for Entrepreneurs 1. Steven […]

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    2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

    Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

  • STARTUPS
    2016 Is the Year Small Businesses Must Develop Mobile Apps

    Apps are no longer considered merely a “branding exercise” for small businesses. Business owners are becoming wise to the marketing power a well-designed, intuitive app can bring. From simplifying online purchases to providing easy-to-access information, the benefits are undeniable which is why small businesses must develop mobile apps to stay competitive. Why Small Businesses Must Develop […]

  • 10 Home Shipping Must Haves for Your eBay, Etsy, Amazon or Shopify Business

    If you have an eCommerce business on eBay, Etsy, Amazon or Shopify, you probably have to deal with shipping on a pretty regular basis. That is assuming you don’t plan to use something like the Amazon Fulfillment Service. While the eCommerce shipping process isn’t always easy, it can be made much quicker if you have […]