Business in Action, 9th Ed.
Chapter 6: Entrepreneurship and Small-Business Ownership
"Most startups toil away in stealth mode on new products and services with an Apple-esque fear of news leaks," begins Haje Jan Kamps (photo, left) in a piece at TechCrunch.
Watch the list put together by Alyse Kalish (photo, left) at TheMuse.
"Starting a business is exciting, and when you're laying the groundwork for a new venture while you're still working full time, that excitement can make the wait unbearable.
"Pre-suasion and Influence author Robert Cialdini [photo, left] came by Business Insider to talk about using the tactics of "pre-suasion" to help your career.
"Over time, we adopt rules, habits, and phrases that guide us toward the goals we have set for ourselves, helping us to become the type of people we want to be, and for our businesses to follow suit," writes Melanie Deziel (photo, left), a contributor at Inc.
"Tony Robbins, best-selling author of Money: Master The Game, reveals what you need to do in your 20s to have a better quality of life in your 30s.
"Check out the Retail Across America in photos slideshow, watch the video stories from each state and find out where we're headed next.
"In Alec Ross’s new book, The Industries of the Future, he takes a deep dive into the specific fields he believes will shape our economic future, including robotics and the codification of just about everything.
"Find out how OCF [Operating Cash Flow] can be used to value a company based on their ability to generate cash from operation.
"What impact could the technology behind Bitcoin have?
"Wharton's Mary-Hunter McDonnell discusses her research on social activism and corporate political clout.
"A team of neuroscientists have built the most intricate map yet for how the human brain processes language.
"We've talked before about how video resumes can be a great way to stand out in your job search, especially when it's a job you really want," writes Erin Greenawald (photo, left).
"People need to be inspired, and they will only feel inspired if their leader is positively disposed — and joyful.
"Changing a habit is HARD.
"That’s not an easy question to answer—especially if you don’t know someone personally.
"On the surface, this seems like a major problem, but a lack of personal capital shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your dreams.
"TED Talks are fun and interesting.
"Those who succeed in their careers are those who are willing to apply a critical eye to themselves.
"Calling it the most transformative experience of his entrepreneurial life, 29-year-old Colin Grussing [photo, left] has officially made good on a dizzying vow: to build a new business every week for one year.
"You don't have to be born with the power of persuasion.
"The Happiness Equation author and 1000 Awesome Things creator Neil Pasricha [photo, left] came by to talk about criticism.
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