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BUSINESS

The 5 Stages Of The Entrepreneurial Journey

Understanding where you are on your entrepreneurial journey can help you grow your business faster, and more sustainably. In working with thousands of owners through Cultivate Advisors, a small business advising firm, we’ve recognized common patterns every entrepreneur encounters on their journey from 0-$10M. We’ve

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Artist Spotlight: Taylor Leddin

Innovation comes in many forms. Meet the creative minds inspiring others through art. Taylor Leddin is an author, freelance writer, and the Lead Public Relations Associate for Laura Orrico Public Relations. Having received her Bachelor’s in Communication Studies, she was once featured in Thrive Global

BUSINESS

Is Entrepreneurship the Best Way to Escape Poverty?

Becoming an entrepreneur is the idealistic endeavor of the great American dream. With the rush of our capitalistic society and the never ending grind of the 9-5 work life, starting your own business may seem like a leap worth taking. But will becoming an entrepreneur

MONEY

How YouTubers Make Money

YouTube is a video sharing website where anyone who creates an account can share their content. Everything from repair tutorials to news videos to animal videos to music videos—you name it—is on there. Currently, 1.58 billion users are creating their own videos or are viewing

BUSINESS

Simple Guide To Finding The Right Co-founder

So you’ve come up with an innovative product or service. Your working model has been tested in focus groups, and now you are ready to sell or provide to the marketplace. What skills and talents will you seek as you select a cofounder for your

ENTERTAINMENT

Which Queer Eye Star Is A Secret Entrepreneur?

The LGBTQ community is filled with innovators who have faced adversity in their personal lives. These industrialists inspire others through their entrepreneurial spirit and perseverance. Thanks to shows like Netflix’s Queer Eye, the world has been introduced to five makeover experts who teach compassion and

RISING STARS

The CEO Who Wants To Break You Out Of Your Cage

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Clinton Harris? Clinton Harris is the CEO and Founder of Clinton Harris Coaching, a life-changing program that helps people push past personal traumas. He is also

BUSINESS

HR — How to Help Yourself

Human Resources are an all too often overlooked piece of the business puzzle. How many of us have had more jobs than we can remember without any significant onboarding process? If you’re on the cusp of starting a business or have been operating for a

BUSINESS

Team-Building Ideas For When The Group Deserves A Break

Now that the World Health Organization has just brought more attention to the term “burnout” by expanding the definition of the syndrome, it might be a good time to think about planning a stress-free day for your team. Here’s our list of fun, team-building activities

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RISING STARS

The Latina Entrepreneur Who Wants You To Be A Hero

The world is full of fearless innovators. Meet the Rising Stars making a difference in their communities and industries. Who is Michelle Martinez? Michelle Martinez is the Managing Partner and visionary leader behind Hero Coffee Bar in Chicago. She has worked in the food and

TECH

A Forgotten Billionaire: Marc Andreessen & Netscape

I’m not sure if the average earthling has given a thought about Netscape since the late 1990s. Yet, through this inevitably inadequate web browser, co-founder Marc Andreessen accumulated a sizable chunk of his 1.4 billion dollar fortune. Both Netscape and this unknown fellow managed to

BUSINESS

Building Culture With A Small Team

Building a strong, collaborative employee team is a key element to organizational success. Employee teams are one of the best ways to accomplish business objectives. Taking independently talented people and merging their talents allows them the opportunity to release their creativity and contribute to the

MENTAL HEALTH

The Hidden Stigma In The Black Community

Whether it was Slavery, Jim Crow, The Crack Epidemic, or Mass Incarceration, the suffering that Black people endured seems to have been never-ending. With that being said, the trauma that many of us have faced since the beginning of modern western civilization takes its toll

FASHION

The Controversial History of Pockets

If you happen to look at women’s clothing these days, they’re loaded with pockets. To a man, this may not mean much. Hell, pockets have been around forever, you might think. But in reality, the story of pockets and its war in history, given its

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