How to Get a Standing Ovation

How to Get a Standing Ovation

How to Get a Standing Ovation When I started public speaking in about 1986, I was deathly afraid of public speaking–for one thing, working for the division run by Steve Jobs was hugely intimidating: How could you possibly compete with Steve? It's taken me twenty years to get comfortable at it. I hope that... »

Goodbye, Cubicle. Hello, Startup!

Goodbye, Cubicle. Hello, Startup! Author Michelle Goodman offers women irreverent yet practical advice on making the leap from corporate job to independent venture Getting Started May 2, 2007, 1:48PM EST Author Michelle Goodman, a self-described former "wage slave," left her cubicle in 1992 to work for herself, and never looked back. But the transition... »

One idea, 54 hours: Startup Weekenders build real company

One idea, 54 hours: Startup Weekenders build real company

One idea, 54 hours: Startup Weekenders build real company By Daniel Connolly / Memphis Commercial Appeal Tuesday, June 3, 2008 Michael Synk was crying quietly as people left the Emerge Memphis building Sunday night. (pic) Barry Foster, Greg Nail and Meka Egwuekwe discuss ideas for the development of a new social networking Web site... »

Five tips for starting a successful small business

Five tips for starting a successful small business By Marshall Loeb, MarketWatch 7:30 p.m. EST Jan. 23, 2008 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Home and small businesses are a $427 billion-a-year industry and if you’ve been planning to launch your own venture now may seem like the right time to do it. But before you... »

Seeing the virtual future

Seeing the virtual future Saved August 7, 2007 Predicting trends has it benefits, as Beverley Head discovers. RANDAL LEEB-DU TOIT is a self-confessed serial entrepreneur and he’s looking for funds for his latest start-up, social media company Yoick. In February Mr Leeb-du Toit was at full throttle, spruiking the virtual world Outback Online, which... »

Hiring your man friday

Hiring your man friday 10 Aug, 2007, 0532 hrs IST,TNN I am a first-time entrepreneur manufacturing women’s wear accessories. Till recently, I used to work out of my house, but in the last few months there has been surge in the number of orders. Now, I am contemplating a full-fledged professional set-up. What are... »

Do Whites and Wealthy Have a Start-Up Edge?

Do Whites and Wealthy Have a Start-Up Edge? By KELLY K. SPORS   Editor’s note: Memos is a weekly roundup of news and tidbits about small business and entrepreneurs by columnist Kelly Spors. Ms. Spors also answers reader questions in Small Talk Q&A. Wealth and race affect start-up rates Being white and wealthy means... »

How to build a bulletproof startup

How to build a bulletproof startup

How to build a bulletproof startup Got a great idea? There's never been a better time to turn it into a great company. Here's a 16-step guide to help you do it right. by Michael V. Copeland and Om Malik, Business 2.0 Magazine May 24, 2006: 11:40 AM EDT (Business 2.0 Magazine) – It's... »

Misgivings spoil plans of search start-up

Misgivings spoil plans of search start-up An underwriter has pulled out of the initial public offering for Accoona, a new Internet search engine that former President Bill Clinton helped introduce. The New York Times / By Saul Hansell Published: August 21, 2007, 9:50 PM PDT Three years ago, at a news conference at Tavern... »

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