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How Indiegogo Is Investing in Mobile

After closing a new round of funding, Indiegogo is focusing on mobile and international development.

Amazon Is in Deep Trouble, Just in Time for the Holidays

The world's largest online retailer took more of a loss than expected in the third quarter--and the outlook for the rest of the year isn't pretty either.

Radio Days

I grieve for some of the old radios we threw away. Art Contrarian has a fine collection.

Cartoons and Life

As we grow beyond childhood cartoons and get into the turmoil of life, there are days when we find ourselves resembling: Bullwinkle more than Rocky; Goofy more than Mickey; Wimpy more than Popeye; Wile E. Coyote more than The Roadrunner; and Elmer Fudd more than Bugs Bunny. Make sure this isn't one of those days.

Strategy and Stories Redux

When we want to convey or convince, our first instinct is often ask to “tell a story.” It may be a joke or fable, but the ideas that we want to promote aren’t thrown out there randomly. We try to embed them in a plot and setting that engages the listener. It also brings together the teller and […]

Why Don't More Women Get Venture Funding? A VC Speaks

Pitch with your team, bring along a male executive, and "get in front of the other woman," says Canaan Partners' John Balen

5 Powerful Habits of Extraordinary Leaders

Take your business from good to great by applying the habits of today's most successful leaders.

Will Modeling Pics Cost This Teacher Her Job?

A teacher from Hartlepool, England identified as Charlotte Tumilty may be out of a job after sizzling pictures surfaced from her previous career in front of the camera. Back in those days, she was known as Charlie Horizon and — … More » The post Will Modeling Pics Cost This Teacher Her Job? appeared first on EveryJoe.

Hero Kevin Vickers Kills Ottawa Gunman

In times of chaos and tragedy, there often emerges a hero. Today’s hero in Ottawa, Canada is Kevin Vickers — Sergeant-at-Arms for the parliament. When Michael Abdul Zehaf-Bibeau began shooting in an attack on Parliament Hill, it was Vickers — … More » The post Hero Kevin Vickers Kills Ottawa Gunman appeared first on EveryJoe.

How Fast-Growing Companies Get Their Start

Judging by Inc.'s annual survey of Inc. 500 CEOs, getting a business off the ground is anything but simple.

Montreal Teacher Fired Due to Past Work as a Sultry Actress

A private school in Montreal has made the shocking decision to fire a teacher identified as Jacqueline Laurent-Auger. Officials made the decision after students found movies she starred in more than four decades ago while she lived in France. Brebeuf … More » The post Montreal Teacher Fired Due to Past Work as a Sultry Actress appeared first on EveryJoe.

Upworthy Co-Founder on the Truth Behind His Startup's Success

Upworthy's Eli Pariser explains why external forces can play a much bigger role than you think in your company's success.

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