• STARTUPS
    Startup failure: why do startups fail and how to avoid it

    Every year startups fail, even with VC backing and support. But with each of these failures, we learn something. Most important is to test your idea before you start up. Often aspiring entrepreneurs are so in love with their idea that they fail to look at it from a 360-degree perspective and skip the tough […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    7 Common Entrepreneurial Mistakes You Can Avoid

    The failure rate for startups over time is staggering, something that can be disheartening for people planning to start their own business. This means that learning a thing or two about what entrepreneurs that came before you learned from their challenges can help you avoid disastrous mistakes. This can be as vital as figuring out what you need to do before expanding sales, […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Mistakes That Young Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

    Young entrepreneurs always have high expectations when entering business ventures. They are motivated and eager to succeed, but success often does not come that quickly. The world of business is very competitive, so you have to follow certain strategies for success. Patience and discipline is the key, and these two virtues are often neglected. If […]

  • 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 […]

  • LIFE
    Many Avoid End-Of-Life Care Planning, Study Finds

    People with chronic illnesses were only slightly more likely than healthy individuals to put their wishes down on paper in a living will. Jodi Jacobson/Getty Images Before being deployed overseas for the Iraq war in 2003, Army reservist Don Morrison filled out military forms that gave instructions about where to send his body and possessions […]

  • Worry about the right stuff to avoid risks and for motivation

    Is it good or bad to worry — that’s the $2 million question for Perth researchers. A University of WA team has been awarded almost $2.3 million from an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship to tease out “good worry” versus “bad worry”. Professor Colin MacLeod, from the School of Psychological Science, is leading the five-year […]

  • Worry about the right stuff to avoid risks and for motivation

    Is it good or bad to worry — that’s the $2 million question for Perth researchers. A University of WA team has been awarded almost $2.3 million from an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship to tease out “good worry” versus “bad worry”. Professor Colin MacLeod, from the School of Psychological Science, is leading the five-year […]

  • STARTUPS
    How To Avoid SEO And UX Disasters When Migrating Or Redesigning Your Website

    POST WRITTEN BY Eric Samson Founder of Group8A, a boutique consulting firm focused on developing and executing integrated marketing and digital solutions. Migrating or redesigning a website can be a boon to any online business and their users. When doing so, there is ample opportunity to target and ameliorate issues that might be plaguing your users’ […]

  • SUCCESS
    How Business Owners Can Avoid Hiring Mistakes

    GLENVIEW, IL (PRESS RELEASE – July 1, 2009) – It’s every business owner’s nightmare. After spending time and money to fill a job opening, the candidate you hired turns out to be a dud – maybe even a danger to fellow employees and customer relations. According to a recent survey from online payroll provider SurePayroll, […]