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Professional explainer. Editor-at-Large, @inc. Co-founder, @onethingnew. Optimist, amateur naturalist, darn good cook. Addicted to fresh air and natural light.

Cuyana Founders: How the Right Tagline Can Turn Your Company Around — The founders of a luxury lifestyle company explain why a tagline turned out to be so much more than just three short words Advertisement It's sort of surprising to hear the founders of Cuyana speak about the importance of language. After all, this is a company whose name pretty much no one can pronounce properly the first time.

Chobani Founder Hamdi Ulukaya: 'Elevate Yourself' Above Common Sense — Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of the billion-dollar yogurt company, outlines the benefits of a tiny bit of craziness. How did Hamdi Ulukaya go from being the owner of a decrepit yogurt plant in upstate New York to the CEO of billion-dollar behemoth Chobani? Here's a hint: Sometimes, Ulukaya said, common sense is no help.

How to Really Hire the Best Tech Talent — A Silicon Valley recruiter says entrepreneurs can be their own worst enemies when it's time to bring in top talent If you're going to build a billion dollar company, at some point you'll be trying to recruit people who have worked at a scale quite foreign to a startup.

It's the Culture, Bro: Why Women Leave Tech — The geeky "brogrammer" men of the tech industry are driving out everyone who doesn't look like them, according to 716 women who have left the industry. Why do women leave tech jobs?

When Sensitivity Training Doesn't Cut it: 4 Ways to Stop Sexism — It's not the people that need to change. It's the business processes. If we really want to get rid of gender bias in the workplace, Joan C. Williams has a refreshing answer: It's not the employees that need to change. It's the business processes. Yep.

Indiegogo Founder on Crowdfunding: Don't Ask for Money — Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelman talks about diversity, local businesses, and what entrepreneurs are still doing wrong in their crowdfunding campaigns Danae Ringelmann has seen many sides of the finance world--as a Wall Street analyst, as an MBA student, and as a producer trying to raise money for off-Broadway plays.

It's Business, Not Christmas: 5 Tips for Family Business Owners — Jessica Johnson of Johnson Security Bureau works with both her brother and her fiancé. Here's how she does it. Jessica Johnson, whose grandparents founded New York-based Johnson Security Bureau, learned about family business the hard way. Growing up, her family emphasized that the business was a tool.

Starting a Business? Actually, Don't Quit Your Day Job — New research finds that keeping your day job while launching your new company dramatically cuts your risk of failure. Should you quit your day job? If you're considering entrepreneurship, chances are you've been told--more than once--that the only way to succeed is to jump in with both feet.

How Food Stamps Help Entrepreneurs Succeed — New research shows that people who become eligible for government benefits are much more likely to become entrepreneurs than those who do not. You wouldn't think a welfare system and entrepreneurship would have much to do with each other, especially for those who don't make use of the social safety net.

What Went Wrong: 101 Failed Startups Tell All — New research from CB Insights picks apart 101 startup postmortems to extract the 20 most-common reasons startups go bust. Worried about your startup? You are not alone. That's the subtext to a new study from CB Insights, which goes into the 20 reasons startups are likely to fail.
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Oct 17, 2014

@jillkrasny Thanks for the RT! Hope you are hanging in there okay. xo

Oct 16, 2014

"Albert Einstein said the most important question you will ever ask is, 'Is the universe friendly?'" Srikumar Rao at #inc5000

Oct 16, 2014

RT @NapzSleepAid: #Inc5000 @BreneBrown has great presence. Her storyline is great bc it's relatable to the everyday person.

Oct 16, 2014

Our kids don't need us to be sorry for working. They need us to be present when we're there. #Inc5000 @BreneBrown

Oct 16, 2014

The people who have the ability to fully lean into joy have active gratitude practices #Inc5000 @BreneBrown

Oct 16, 2014

"You can barely squeeze out evolutionary change without vulnerability. And you're never going to get anything great." @brenebrown #inc500

Oct 16, 2014

"Don't try to win over the haters. You're not the jackass whisperer." #Inc5000 @BreneBrown

Oct 16, 2014

If you are not in the arena getting your ass kicked, I am not interested in your feedback. #Inc5000 @BreneBrown

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