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Mark Cuban Made The Biggest Deal In ‘Shark Tank’ History For This Ghoulish Business

Entrepreneur Melissa Carbone got some laughs when she strolled into the room trailed by a growling zombie on the latest episode of “Shark Tank.” But the chuckles stopped when she asked for a $2 million investment. Carbone’s proposal — $2 … Continue reading

How to Eliminate Habits Holding You Back From Success

Humans love routine. When it comes to achieving measurable goals, this means we tend to do what we’ve always done, how we’ve always done it, in the same order as always. This also goes for our habits when working in teams. You’ve probably been … Continue reading

Culinary Team Building

The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center (SEC) in partnership with Professional Chef Kevin Kilburn has developed Corporate Team Building events via Culinary Competition conducted at the SEC’s Culinary Complex (SCC). These events were developed for companies searching for unique ways to improve … Continue reading

13 Successful Entrepreneurs Share What They Wish They’d Known 5 Years Ago

Five years ago I was re-doing my last year of high school, managing a retail store full-time and performing in a play five nights a week. Suffice to say I burned out pretty quickly and in hindsight I can see … Continue reading

The 5 Traits of Wildly Successful People

I have a crazy idea: success isn’t just about hard work. We hear about hard work all the time—it’s what Olympic champions talk about when they get to the top of the podium and it’s what the media credits as … Continue reading

Six Fundamentals Every Entrepreneur Needs to Succeed

by Bob Diener  |  11:00 AM July 19, 2013 As an entrepreneur who founded and runs a successful and growing business, Getaroom, I see many entrepreneurs with great ideas but no clue how the business will be profitable. For certain websites or apps, … Continue reading

Before You Launch Your Business Idea

How do you get a company started? Take these tips from Scott Gerber, founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, founder of Gilt Groupe.  This VIDEO is a great place to start before you launch your business idea!

An Interview with Tim Rowe

3D Printing, Fossils and Lessons in Innovation How do CT scans, the Internet and 3D printing interact to create a revolution in science and in learning? We are releasing at Newt University today an interview with Tim Rowe which makes a very … Continue reading

The Founding Philosophy of Innovation Engineering

Dr. W. Edwards Deming The Change Model for the Movement Starting in 1950, Dr. Deming transformed the Japanese economy. In the early 1980s, Dr. W. Edwards Deming then transformed the USA.His theories and thinking serve as the foundation of the … Continue reading

Must-Read Small Business Advice From Real Entrepreneurs

Small businesses are deceiving. Why? Because there’s really nothing small about them. The ideas that spark them, the minds that lead them, the risks that advance them, and the heart that goes into them — they’re all pretty … big. … Continue reading