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Most Important Startups of 2016

Most Important Startups of 2016

What are the most important startups of 2016? The truth is it is really difficult to say. Sources are not all in full agreement on this subject. There are, however, some companies who make multiple lists. Here then, in no particular order, are those important...
When to Sacrifice Stability for Ambition

When to Sacrifice Stability for Ambition

It is difficult to determine when exactly entrepreneurs should take the plunge and quit their day job to create their own company. Many thought-leaders claim entrepreneurs should try to maintain both their 9-5 and separate venture simultaneously. This way, they...
Startups That Standout

Startups That Standout

In entrepreneurship, conformity and convention often take a backseat to innovation and the masterminds behind that innovation. There are a few recently emerged startups in particular that exemplify this notion, and even when faced with skeptical aversion, they pursued...
What Inspires Us?

What Inspires Us?

What inspires us? It’s a question that motivational speakers, political leaders, and social activists try to answer every day. In capitalism, inspiration is fuel. It drives us to perform better than the man or woman next to us. It encourages us to step outside of our...
Failure, Resilience, and Success

Failure, Resilience, and Success

In an earlier post, I discussed society’s tendency to glorify business leaders’ current renown without properly depicting the struggle they endured, the modest beginnings they overcame in their journey to fiscal superstardom. Yet, while I talked about a few...
From Humble Beginnings to Storied Careers

From Humble Beginnings to Storied Careers

Contemporary business gurus often stem from humble beginnings where they are forced to rely on ambition and the desire for something better to make their way in the world. Yet, all-too-often we only see the results of this motivation. We bear witness to the fruits of...
Plank’s Triumph

Plank’s Triumph

I am always inspired by stories of human triumph, stories of sacrifice, and stories of resilience. Entrepreneurs in today’s competitive climate face some of the toughest obstacles imaginable, ranging from financial destitution to emotional exasperation to familial...
Market Myths

Market Myths

As technology becomes more and more prevalent, more and more information emerges on the market. While this is certainly a good thing in the long run, this increasing availability of information can also lead to a lot of misinformation. The resulting inaccuracies can...