Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Subscribe to feed, the daily resource for entrepreneurs.
Updated: 13 min 23 sec ago

Business Can Be Truly Terrifying at Times

October 24, 2017 - 9:30am
If we don't learn to manage this fear, we can make ourselves sick.

3 Ways To Support The Real Rainmakers In Your Organization

October 24, 2017 - 9:15am
As more subject matter experts enter sales roles, it's important for companies to provide the infrastructure and support that will enable them to be successful.

How these Founders Pivoted from a Failing Startup at the Last Minute and Created a Million-Dollar Business

October 24, 2017 - 9:10am
With their bank account quickly dwindling, Dennis Meng, Basel Fakhoury and Bob Saris knew their original idea wasn't showing product/market fit. On a hunch, they used theremaining funds to pivot to User Interviews, a website thatconnects everyday consumers with Fortune 500 companies looking for feedback on their products.

5 Funding Lessons from the Most Successful Women's Healthcare Venture Ever

October 24, 2017 - 8:51am
Katherine Ryder, founder and CEO of Maven, tired of blank stares when she pitched healthcare for women to rooms full of VCs. Here's how she shifted the dynamic.

How to Be More Productive: Play First, Work Later

October 24, 2017 - 8:32am
Putting off play until your work is done is a recipe for unhappiness and low productivity, a new study finds.

Just The Presence Of a Smartphone Makes You Dumber--3 Steps To Outsmart Them, According to Science

October 24, 2017 - 8:30am
It's time to get creative in our battle against smartphones.

By Publicly Insulting Elon Musk, Volkswagen's CEO Revealed His Company's Biggest Problem

October 24, 2017 - 8:20am
Matthias Mller, Volkswagen's chief executive, attacked Tesla at a recent conference. Here's why that's a major problem.

Is Your Boss Controlling You? Here Are 7 Signs You Work for a Manipulative Monster

October 24, 2017 - 8:20am
You may be controlled by your boss and not even know it. Here are the signs you should look for.

In Just 12 Words, Winston Churchill Gives Us a Definition of Success That Could Outlast Them All

October 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Churchill was an inspiring leader who put together a team to save his country. It's worth understanding (and adopting) his definition of success.

Would You Build An Office Without Walls?

October 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Companies like, IBM and Yahoo, were pioneers in building a remote workforce, yet recently they have retracted even though technology has made it easier than ever to collaborate and communicate from afar.

This Crazy Story About a Marine's Weapon Glitch Will Teach You A Valuable Lesson About Customer Service

October 24, 2017 - 8:00am
Their .50 caliber machine gun failed during a battle so they called the customer service department.

6 Business and Financial Terms Every New Entrepreneur Needs to Know

October 24, 2017 - 8:00am
If you want to make money, you'll need to understand some basic concepts and metrics regarding money, customers... and even personal performance and health.

One Piece of Advice About Startup Advice

October 24, 2017 - 7:59am
Does anything hold you back from asking for advice?

Why Every Company Needs an Innovation Dashboard

October 24, 2017 - 7:56am
Innovation Dashboards Force Focus around What Matters Most

When a Millennial Quits After 2 Years, Did You Drive Her Out?

October 24, 2017 - 7:53am
When you assume people will only stay a couple of years, are you actually driving them out?

How to Ask for a Raise and Get It

October 24, 2017 - 7:48am
The key isn't onlyconvincing your boss; it's also convincing yourself.

3 Ways That Mentoring Helps This Company Grow 100% A Year

October 24, 2017 - 7:40am
If you want to grow -- your career or your company -- you must recognize that you don't know it all. Here's how one successful founder has worked with mentors to hurdle his company's roadblocks

6 Apps That Will Make You Like Driving Again

October 24, 2017 - 7:30am
Your smartphone now can help you find a parking spot, save money on gas, or get an estimate from a repair shop. Just don't pick it up it while you're driving.

Sheryl Sandberg's Best Negotiating Advice for Women Is Only 2 Words Long

October 24, 2017 - 7:15am
Until the world becomes less biased Sandberg says this is the most effective negotiation strategy for women.

5 Unique Things Good Leaders Do Daily (But Mere Managers Fear)

October 24, 2017 - 7:00am
These habits lead to loyal workers who, in turn, work harder to get results.