Israel gets top marks for innovation, entrepreneurship in WEF report

Israel ranks first in the world for its attitude toward entrepreneurial risk and for the growth of innovative companies, and second, after the US, in venture capital availability, according to the latest Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Wednesday. The so-called Startup Nation’s R&D expenditure as a percentage of GDP […]

read more

Suzy Welch: The 4 business buzzwords you should stop using immediately

When discussing upcoming meetings, complicated projects or even a workplace conflict, it’s easy to fall back on well-worn phrases to get your point across. But according to bestselling management author and CNBC contributor Suzy Welch, this indirect and confusing language can easily do more harm than good. div > div.group > p:first-child”> “Business jargon is […]

read more

3 Burlington businesses awarded Mayor's Prize for Entrepreneurship

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Some small Burlington businesses received a big windfall Tuesday. Mayor Miro Weinberger awarded $100,000 to organizations that help entrepreneurs grow in the Queen City. Generator, The Center of Women and Enterprise, and the Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program split the money. A ceremony Tuesday at Burlington City Arts was a part […]

read more

Entrepreneurship is the heart of all economies, says OSIM founder

Singapore THE question raised at a forum on entrepreneurship on Tuesday night is this: Are we over-romanticising entrepreneurship? The question came from the floor and the answers from the panel of speakers, who included successful local entrepreneurs introduced as “rock stars”, Let’s block ads! (Why?) Source link

read more

Celebrating a milestone for women's entrepreneurship and why the future promises more

Just 30 years ago, a woman applying for a business loan typically needed the guarantee of a male cosigner – be it a father, a brother, a son or a friend. Then came passage of the landmark Women’s Business Ownership Act (H.R. 5050) on Oct. 26, 1988, which abolished this archaic practice, paved the way […]

read more

How To Turn An Idea Into A Business In Two Steps

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin <div _ngcontent-c15 innerhtml=" Getty How do you turn a good idea into an actionable business plan? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Ross Bailey, CEO & Founder Appear […]

read more

How To Start A Business: Debunking The Million-Dollar Myth

Have you noticed how effortlessly some people create multimillion-dollar businesses? When you think about how to start a business, you realize that some entrepreneurs have a clearer sense of direction than others. These folks will tell you a huge myth: that what worked for them will work for you, without a shadow of a doubt. Follow […]

read more

Age And Entrepreneurship: Research Shows Average Age Of Successful Founders Is Older Than You Think

Getty Royalty Free If your perception of a successful entrepreneur is shaped by what’s portrayed in the media, you probably think it’s a young person’s game. New research shows this may be more myth than reality. According to a report published in the Harvard Business Review, the average age of a successful startup founder is […]

read more

The Mindset Behind Hall-Of-Famer Andy Roddick's Business Growth

Andy Roddick speaks during the Roger Federer Comes To Austin event benefitting the Andy Roddick Foundation at the Paramount Theatre. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images) American tennis player Andy Roddick jokes that he opened his first start-up when he was 7. It was then the tennis grind started for the Nebraska-born 36-year-old, putting in hours […]

read more

3 So-Called Rules Of Business That Just Aren't True

Who says you need a mentor?Unsplash We’re told that in order to succeed in our careers, we have to find a mentor. If we want our businesses to thrive and make a lot of money, we need to focus on scale. And the things we feel insecure about threaten to hold us back from reaching […]

read more
Pages 1 of 60