Lifestyle

Smart Hustlers are constantly on the go and often invest most of their time and energy in their work. Use these pieces of tips and advice to help maintain a healthy work / life balance.

Sweetriot Founder Talks About the Power of Social Entrepreneurship and Brand

Sweetriot Founder Talks About the Power of Social Entrepreneurship and Brand

There are many aspects of forming a successful brand: creating an eye-catching logo with carefully selected colors, building a good website, designing creative marketing materials, and more. The list is long and daunting, but before you get started on those tasks, there is one important thing to do first. According to my latest interview...

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Parachüt Brings the Sharing Economy to the World of High End Camera Gear

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with husband and wife business team, Melissa and Philip Niu, founders of Parachüt, “the Netflix of camera gear.” Parachüt offers a monthly membership that allows you to rent a custom selected package of high-end camera gear with the help of a “Parachüt Pro,” for as long as...

Ditch the "Slouch": The Effects of Body Posture on You and Your Business

Stop Slouching: The Effects of Body Posture on You and Your Business

Whether you are a top-level CEO or a college graduate going for your first interview, we’ve all heard the importance of body language and body posture, and how a first impression is everlasting. As a self-described “sloucher,” I never realized how much I was handicapping myself in meetings, social gatherings or simply at the store...

Unaliwear Founder Shares How Love and Passion Build a Successful Company

Unaliwear Founder Shares How Love and Passion Build a Successful Company

As entrepreneurs, we all know that one of the biggest keys to success is having a strong passion for what you are doing. I just love when I come across companies that not only have that passion but are driven by the desire to solve a problem that touches them personally. This is the...

New Infusionsoft Survey Shares Small Business Owners Thoughts on Government, Policies and the New Administration

New Infusionsoft Survey Shares Small Business Owners Thoughts on Government, Policies, and the New Administration

As Donald Trump clears his first 100 days in office, a new Infusionsoft survey is sharing exactly what small business owners think about our government, certain policies affecting small business and the new administration. Nearly 500 U.S. small businesses took the survey this past March and the results were interesting, to say the least. Here are some...

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Me & The Bees Lemonade CMO on Going From Lemonade Stand to Shark Tank Funded Beverage Empire

Ramon Ray, a self-proclaimed lover of lemonade and small business evangelist, recently spoke with Me & The Bees Lemonade CMO, D’Andra Ulmer, during SXSW 2017 at the Dell Experience. Me & The Bees Lemonade is an Austin, Texas-based sustainable lemonade company, founded by D’Andra’s daughter, Mikaila. Most amazingly, Mikaila was only four years old when...

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5 Important Lessons We Can All Learn from Foodpreneur Rebecca Montero

For some entrepreneurs, the path from conception to execution is a pretty clear one. Of course, there are obstacles that creep up along the way, but what works for one tech entrepreneur typically can send another down a similar path to success. But what happens when you have a highly specialized product or service...