• ENTREPRENEURS
    Sheryl Sandberg’s Advice To Entrepreneurs Planning Their Next Step

    Sheryl Sandberg virtually joins the Forbes Under 30 Summit to address young entrepreneurs’ biggest questions. Sheryl Sandberg needs no introduction. As one of only 18 self-made women billionaires in America, she has become an icon for female entrepreneurs. The Facebook COO and Lean In author virtually joined the [email protected] “Closing the Tech Gap” event at MIT Sunday to answer the […]

  • SUCCESS
    3 food entrepreneurs and their appetite for success

    Thinking of a career in food but don’t see yourself becoming the next top chef? In that case, joining a food-focused business may be more to your taste. To be the driving force behind developing, launching and promoting culinary products and services requires channelling your inner foodie. It also requires being adept at reading spreadsheets, […]

  • PODCASTS
    HOW TO PODCAST: A GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO STREAM THEIR AUDIO BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START

    In the 1930s, families would gather around the radio and listen to their favorite programs. In the days before TVs became a household staple, thousands of Americans would anxiously await public radio shows such as Amos ‘n’ Andy, Adventures of Ellery Queen and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “fireside chats.” But in modern times, the broadcast radio industry has struggled […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Getting Lost In Their Own Creation

    Photo by Meireles Neto on Unsplash Don’t chase shadows. We live in a society that idolizes entrepreneurs. However, very few people understand that entrepreneurship is a handshake between joy and suffering, risk, and reward. Most simply want to be “half-entrepreneurs,” ditching the formalities of corporate America for the freedom of independence. The trouble is, these […]

  • STARTUPS
    Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

    For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs, the caramel-brown vacuum-sealed lumps called field roasts. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these chewy, protein-dense, vaguely meat-like foodstuffs. […]

  • STARTUPS
    The growing band of startups donating their platforms to refugees

    Since founding the Techfugees non-profit two years ago, I’ve come acutely aware off the huge problems refugees face. With over 65 million refugees globally (according to the UN), and their ranks being swelled considerably by the civil war in Syria, it became clear to me that any solutions might help refugees would have to be scalable. Scaling solutions […]

  • MOTIVATION
    8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

    Barbara Corcoran. CREDIT: Getty Images A lot of us struggle with motivation — especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those moments when either an internal or external forces zaps our motivation. The difference with successful people is that no matter what’s going on […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Private sector workers more motivated in their jobs than State employees

    Millennials are highly motivated. Stock photo Private sector workers are increasingly more motivated than their public sector counterparts. Almost 90pc of private sector workers are either motivated or very motivated in their work, compared with 84pc of public sector workers, according to the Employee Motivation Survey produced by accounting and consulting firm Mazars. The number […]

  • STARTUPS
    Ensuring foreign-born founders can grow their startups in the U.S.

    Most venture capitalists can recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have built great companies that delivered jobs and outstanding products and services to the American public. Those same VCs can also recount examples of immigrant entrepreneurs who have been distracted, frustrated, and burdened by our antiquated immigration system that prevents foreign-born entrepreneurs from staying in […]

  • LIFE
    Kids who follow their interests build a happier tomorrow: Survey

    A majority of parents feel their childs interest was a reflection of their happiness, reveals a survey. The survey, conducted by Pinwi (Play-Interest-Wise), a data driven app for child development and smart parenting, revealed a growing awareness that focussing on a child’s interest vis-à-vis performance from an early age can lead to nurturing activities that […]