6 Ways To Achieve Any Goal

By:  Molly Cain Remember that one glorious night not too long ago when you were pumped full of champagne and big ideas? You promised yourself that this would be the year you accomplish <insert goal here>, and you resolved to make it happen. And then you shouted something inaudible above the crowd to your friends, kissed a random stranger and then danced the night away. Yep, that night. It’s now time for a pulse check. How are you doing on <insert goal here>? Have you accomplish...
More

Don’t Let Your Business Plan Gather Dust

By: Barry Moltz If you’ve only ever used your business plan to raise money, you may be leaving a powerful leadership and growth tool in the drawer. A business plan isn't just something to show bankers or investors. Instead, consider reviewing these documents at least once a year in order to measure your company against your stated goals, learn from the results and shift directions when necessary. Consider putting these eight sections in every plan, and reviewing them quarterly, or a...
More

Bluesmart: World’s First Smart, Connected Carry-On Luggage

What is Bluesmart? Bluesmart is a high-quality carry-on suitcase that you can control from your phone, like a boss. From the app you can lock and unlock it, weigh it, track its location, be notified if you are leaving it behind and find out more about your travel habits. You can also charge your phone 6 times over with a built-in battery. Isn’t that awesome? After decades of no innovation in the luggage industry, we re-imagined the suitcase to solve all the problems of the modern traveler. N...
More

Learn to Be a Conciliator

Conciliators make the world go around. Or at least function more smoothly. Conciliators have the ability to get people to get along with one another not merely as compromisers but as collaborators. Conciliation also works when things are broken. Then they become those who can reconcile aggrieved parties. “The main object of conciliation,” said Confucius, “lies in reaching a solution to a case based upon morals and with a warm heart.” Morality underscores the principle to getting people to ...
More

5 Ways To Delight Your Customers

By: JJ Ramberg - Host, MSNBC June 08, 2015 ~ Top notch customer service is worth the investment especially if you can wow your clients. The better news is that there are plenty of creative ways to do it without spending too much money. Here are a few tips for regularly impressing your customers from Entrepreneur.com.    
More

Make This the Year [2015] You Finally Launch Your Own Startup

By: Don Tapscott - Influencer, CEO The Tapscott Group. 2015 will be the time to start a business. Here’s why and how... Around the world we are facing unprecedented unemployment – even in the developed world. Youth are particularly hard hit. In 2014 more than 1.6 million students graduated from American colleges and universities. Many moved directly into the swollen ranks of the unemployed. After taking on enormous debt to finance their studies, they ended up competing for unpaid internshi...
More

Ever heard of a “Wantrepreneur”? It could be you…

No one seems to know who coined the term "Wantrepreneur," but one thing’s for sure, it’s become quite popular recently. Online dictionaries define the word as: “Someone who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.” At NEURS we use the term "aspiring entrepreneur" to identify this growing market. There are so many aspects of entrepreneurship that it’s easy to get caught up and never actually get going. Fear of failure, lack of connections, lack of capit...
More

Women in Business: Q&A with Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!

By: Laura Dunn, Social Media and Communications Professional, Founder and Editor of Political Style, Director of LED Media, Journalist and Author ~ Marley Majcher, CEO of The Party Goddess!, has planned events for A-list celebs such as Pierce Brosnan and Sofia Vergara, and now, with her book, But Are You Making Any Money? she has become a sought-after expert on issues and trends facing entrepreneurs and small business owners. How has your life experience made you the leader you are today?...
More

Conscious Uncoupling: 8 Signs You Need to Quit Your Day Job…

By: Chris Tarello, Content Writer at Ontraport ~ If you’re working your dream job, this article isn’t for you. Those worker bees who don’t have a second to breath; the employees who prefer to watch the clock tick than to create another TPC report; and especially the hobby entrepreneurs looking to take their side project full-time—this article is for you! Because the longer you let that full-time job drain your inspiration, the longer you’ll continue to put off working on your side-venture. And...
More