Defending the United States and its allies is serious business. That's all the more reason Congress should stop playing games with Pentagon spending. A good place to start would be to put aside proposals to add billions to the department's already ample budget.
by Eleni Gianopulos
"I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun."
Thomas A. Edison's quote reminds me of my father. Sitting around the dinner table with my family when I was growing up, my dad always admonished us to "Find something you love to do!"
I eventually found what I love, though the route to starting my business was not exactly straightforward.
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According to the 2016 Small Business Technology Impact Study, small business owners should have a business website and social media involvement if they want to be successful.
A few words with Edward Rhodes of MCP Corporate Advisors.
What are the drawbacks or raising capital online?
The biggest challenge with respect to raising capital online is making your project stand out from the pack.
It seems that my last article on how to use systems and controls to incrementally pass over more autonomy and "ownership" to your team for various functions of your business struck a nerve.
If there's one thing that most consumers who are online are busy with aside from work-related matters, it's browsing and shopping at online auctions. And why not? The feeling and satisfaction you get when you find great deals and awesome bargains is just simply unbeatable.
I had the great privilege of joining Arianna Huffington, HuffPost's editor-in-chief, at the 2016 Commencement Ceremony of my alma mater, Hunter College. Arianna gave the keynote address and was given the President's Medal by Hunter College President, Jennifer Raab.
As of 2012, there are nearly 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States. Since 2007, that's a 26.8% increase. If you're one of those businesses, there are some small business lending options out there just for you.
Before I sold my first two businesses I failed in my first few. For a period of 4 years I worked 16 hours a day, 7 days week going from one business failure to another.
Entrepreneurs all use a mystical tongue of venture capital and startup lingo. This means you will be need to be able to decipher statements such as:
"I just 5 at a 40 pre from a16z and Sequoia.
The new mom in Columbus, Ohio who wants to grow her family, yet is falling behind even though she and her husband are working harder than ever.
The single mom in Tucson, Arizona who is an assistant manager at a sandwich shop, who said, "It requires a lot of time away from my son and at times I find it not worth it.
As I've crossed through the various stages of transforming myself into a self-made success, I've been challenged by a few people in my life to live my life differently. As one of my favorite radio hosts, Dave Ramsey, is fond of saying: "If you live like no one else, later you can live like no one else.
Thirty-two years ago we opened the doors of our daycare center in Queens, New York, with the aim of providing a safe haven and a quality education to our neighborhood's children, including our own.