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6 Things Farming Taught Me about Entrepreneurship

6 Things Farming Taught Me about EntrepreneurshipTim Handorf is one of five entrepreneurially minded guys who left the software company BigMachines two years ago to start a dotcom that crowdsources business software reviews. Handorf says his passion for running a business was fueled by a childhood working on his father’s farm in the small town of Gladbrook, Iowa, where there were 14 boys and 5 girls in his elementary school class. The senior Handorf, with help from Tim Handorf’s brother, still grows corn and soybeans, and raises cattle and pigs there. 




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An Entrepreneur Who Found Freedom, Fame, and Fortune on YouTube

An Entrepreneur Who Found Freedom, Fame, and Fortune on YouTubeLindsay O’Connor, known to his 66,000 YouTube subscribers as Yoga Duke, is living proof that there’s no limit to the ways innovative people can leverage the Internet. There were 150 million users at the time, and I was one of 12 they selected for that first experts group.




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The Sharing Economy and Opportunity

Note - this is well worth a minute of your time!

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Get Rich Or Die LOL-ing: The Truth About Making It On YouTube

Full-time YouTubers have it made. Right?

What started out as a fun platform on which to create amateur videos has now become a full-time career for a slew of famous YouTubers. But are they getting rich or just getting by? Watch the video to hear the platform’s top talent, including iJustine, Bethany Mota, and Hannah Hart, along with some up-and-comers like What’s Up Elle, offer up real talk about making money on YouTube.

Check out the entire Business of YouTube series:

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Bike can be adjusted to the perfect fit and style
In the past, we’ve written about Spain’s Orbea Grow, a kids’ bike with an adjustable frame that caters to growth spurts. However, one reason adults avoid riding a bike is because frame size options for grownups are fairly limited and finding one with the perfect comfort level is a difficult task. Aiming to change this, the Brooklyness Universal Bike lets owners tweak the frame to their body size and shape, as well as whatever riding style they want. READ MORE…

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Bike can be adjusted to the perfect fit and style

In the past, we’ve written about Spain’s Orbea Grow, a kids’ bike with an adjustable frame that caters to growth spurts. However, one reason adults avoid riding a bike is because frame size options for grownups are fairly limited and finding one with the perfect comfort level is a difficult task. Aiming to change this, the Brooklyness Universal Bike lets owners tweak the frame to their body size and shape, as well as whatever riding style they want. READ MORE…

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

For those of you still waiting to jump off the edge!

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

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Something to think about as you contemplate starting your business. Don’t let fear hold you back.


Why You Need to Screw Up Once In A While
“To this day, I remember the fateful words, ’I’m going to have to roll you off this project…you’re just not meeting my expectations,’ from a lead client Partner … Here’s what I learned from that fateful conversation with a powerful Partner in a hotel conference room in a city that I didn’t live in.”

Something to think about as you contemplate starting your business. Don’t let fear hold you back.

Why You Need to Screw Up Once In A While

To this day, I remember the fateful words, ’I’m going to have to roll you off this project…you’re just not meeting my expectations,’ from a lead client Partner … Here’s what I learned from that fateful conversation with a powerful Partner in a hotel conference room in a city that I didn’t live in.”

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How to Attract (and Keep) Your First 100 Customers

Need inspiration and a reminder of the determination you will need to change your life? This extraordinary creature would not allow itself to be contained. Use its example to help escape the confines of your own life.