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Have Fun Time In Your Schedule – Barbara Corcoran

Have Fun Time In Your Schedule – Barbara Corcoran

From real-estate mogul to angel investor on the hit series Shark Tank, Corcoran Group founder Barbara Corcoran has seen many a business rise and fall. Her own success story is one of scrappiness and external drive. Corcoran learned a solid work ethic from an early age. Her mother was a homemaker that kept a household of […]

Want To Win Your Next Negotiation? Ask A Simple Question

Want To Win Your Next Negotiation? Ask A Simple Question

“Like going to the dentist.” That is the metaphor some women used to describe negotiating in a survey conducted by Linda Babcock, co-author of Women Don’t Ask. By contrast, men used metaphors like “winning a ballgame” to describe negotiation. If you fail to negotiate, studies show that over time you can leave as much as half a million […]

Smart Companies Are Designing Remote Working Programs That Fit Their Unique Needs

Smart Companies Are Designing Remote Working Programs That Fit Their Unique Needs

When I started FlexJobs in 2007 I had experience working remotely, but never in a fully remote company and never in building one from scratch. However, with the mission of FlexJobs being to help people find flexible work — such as remote jobs, freelance opportunities, part-time and flexible schedule jobs — I wanted to create the […]

You Can Persist Through Tough Times By Reminding Yourself Everything Is Cyclical

You Can Persist Through Tough Times By Reminding Yourself Everything Is Cyclical

In this series, Open Every Door, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path, identifying opportunity and creating it for yourself and for others. At the rate we’re going, women would achieve parity on corporate boards in more than 35 years, according to […]

Amina Hersi Makes It To Forbes List

Amina Hersi Makes It To Forbes List

Businesswoman Amina Hersi Morghe, the proprietor of the landmark Oasis mall in Kampala, has made it to the Forbes rich list as one the wealthiest Ugandans of foreign descent. Last week, Forbes Africa magazine named Amina as one of the wealthiest businesswomen in Uganda. Amina, 54, becomes the second businessperson in Uganda to hit the […]

How To Master The Art Of Giving To Pay Dividends

How To Master The Art Of Giving To Pay Dividends

Creating strong relationships in business is vital to keeping projects alive, and it can sometimes be tough. But growing a network can also be as easy as a gesture of goodwill. Find that hard to believe? WeWork recently launched its Creator Awards, a program committed to giving $20 million in grants and cash prizes to startups […]

Joannne Wilson Inspires Entrepreneurs Through Her Story

Joannne Wilson Inspires Entrepreneurs Through Her Story

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down with Joanne Wilson, one of the most prominent and prolific angel investors in the startup space to discuss how she’s championing women entrepreneurs through her podcast. W2: What inspired you to start the Positively Gotham Gal podcast? I have been writing a blog post every […]

The Trash Queen That’s Turning The Wheels Of Waste Management In Lagos

The Trash Queen That’s Turning The Wheels Of Waste Management In Lagos

In Lagos, Nigeria, the sights and smells of uncollected garbage are shocking. Piles of rubbish lie on streets, outside homes, around places of work and in areas where children play. Waste fills drainage areas and waterways that lead to the Atlantic Ocean, creating breeding grounds for diseases such as malaria. Cities across the world struggle […]

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

Will.i.am’s New Wireless ‘Button’ Earphones Beat Apple’s AirPods

“Dork, dork, dork,” Will.i.am recently muttered, teasing himself while thumbing through his phone. He sat on a velvet bench at a downtown Manhattan event space, impatiently searching for a particular video while a handful of journalists looked on. “Dork, DORK, dork,” the aspiring tech visionary continued, self-conscious about going on a tangent. The musician—who remixed […]

Entrepreneurs In Aba Smile As Firm Doles Out Grants, Equipment

Entrepreneurs In Aba Smile As Firm Doles Out Grants, Equipment

A mentoring and financing firm, Easybiz Universal, recently berthed in the commercial city of Aba in Abia State to empower entrepreneurs from Abia, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states during an event held at MCC by Umuohiam, Aba. Speaking on the occasion, Managing Director of Easybiz Universal, Mr. Godswill Ogidi, maintained that Nigerian entrepreneurs need […]

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