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Science teacher Denise Zannu loved teaching chemistry by making homemade soaps. When she started gifting and selling those soaps, she realized she could turn her hobby into a business.
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Diana Nicklaus knew she wanted to break the architecture industry's cultural status quo when she started her own firm. Here's how Saam Architecture does things differently.
Nicholas Reichenbach saw how much waste was created from plastic water bottles at Burning Man. This inspired him to create Flow water's eco-friendly packaging for spring water.
Tony Lamb was always searching for the "greener grass," until he took the leap and started the Kona Ice truck franchise. Here's what he's learned about entrepreneurial success.
Scott Marr spent his teen years washing vehicles, homes and buildings for spare cash. He eventually turned this into a successful franchise concept, Fleet Clean.
Former college athlete Mark Rose was in denial about his weight and health. He finally made a change and made health a priority, and encourages his company to do the same.
Todd Graeve learned from his parents early on that family matters most. He's taken that philosophy into his business, Scooter's Coffee. Here's his story.
When Jacki Strum got engaged, she realized modern couples would rather register for experiences than possessions. This inspired her to start ThirstyNest, a wine wedding registry.
Jean Noisette conquered her fear of the unknown and made her entrepreneurial dream a reality. Today she runs Dazzle Me Parties, and serves as a role model to young girls in her community.
Whether you borrowed from a bank or an alternative lender, put your business loan to good use. Here are smart ways to use startup capital for growth.
As a former insurance executive, Ben Davis understood the value of his time. He created The Gents Place to give men a grooming experience worth their time.
Are you thinking about running your business out of a shared office? Here's what business owners should know about co-working spaces.
As an employer, one of your top priorities should be keeping your workers safe on the job. Here's how to create a culture of safety in your workplace.
Got a lot to say and feel comfortable on camera? Start a vlog to share your thoughts and interests. Here's how to do it.
In a fast-paced, digital world, Demetri Argyropoulos of Avant Global believes "old school" relationship building is the key to success. Here's his story.
Social networks are integrating e-commerce directly into their platforms. This means big changes for brands and their social media marketing strategies. Here's what you need to know about this...
Equity crowdfunding is a great way to raise capital and generate interest in your startup, but a campaign's success hinges on the marketing efforts behind it.
When Lauren Danziger lost her finance job during the recession, she explored other career paths but didn't feel fulfilled - until she joined the nonprofit world.
Employees increasingly value flexibility at work, and Uber and Lyft drivers can work whenever they want. Here are the six steps to become a rideshare driver.
A philanthropist at heart, Gavin Keilly built his business on making a difference with gift-giving, whether it's through a celebrity gifting suite or nonprofit donations.
As more companies move toward more sustainable and ethical business practices, one area you might consider revamping is your supply chain.
Entrepreneur Maggie Schlarb spent five months cycling around New Zealand with her two-year-old son. This journey inspired her adventurous business philosophy.
For product-based businesses, supply chain management is a critical part of operations. Here's what you need to know about properly handling your supply chain.
Despite failing her board exams, Lynnsey Jepsen never gave up on her dream of becoming a doctor of chiropractic. Here's how she became the owner of a HealthSource clinic - and a full-fledged doctor.
Want to run a business but don't want to build one from scratch? Try investing in one of these franchises.
You don't need to have a great idea of your own to start a part-time business. Here's why part-time franchise ownership is a great entrepreneurial opportunity.
For midsize and large companies, a versatile human capital management is a must UltiPro's performance management module and associated software deliver effective tools for managing your most valuable...
Even the best of business partners will have disagreements now and then. Here's how to resolve disputes amicably and professionally.
Makeup artist Sarah Biggers recovered from a debilitating health crisis by eliminating toxins from her life. This inspired her to create her clean cosmetics line, CLOVE + HALLOW.