Each week, our editors round up the most compelling entrepreneurial news and advice. Here are this week’s highlights.
Why Passion vs. Realism Is a False Choice for Entrepreneurs
Author John Bradberry suggests that passion and realism are not opposites and that every successful startup founder knows you need a healthy dose and careful combination of both. Plus: Read more on startups.
Using Scoutmob to Reach Plugged-in Consumers
This mobile deal platform helps businesses retain control over the deals they offer by limiting the value of those promotions and doing away with the high commission fees that competing services have become known for. Plus: Read more “How It Works.”
7 Steps to Startup Success
Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky's online jewelry retailer, BaubleBar, is set to make $11 million in revenue this year. Here’s how they did it. Plus: Read more on women in business.
Crowdfunding May Soon Be a Reality for Entrepreneurs
The JOBS Act, a bipartisan, White House-backed package aimed at making it easier for small businesses to raise capital, cleared a key hurdle Wednesday. Plus: Get more advice on raising capital.
4 Ways to Optimize Your iPad for Business
Here's a round-up of what you need to maximize your iPad's capabilities and ensure that you're getting the most out of your new workhorse. Plus: Read more on tablets.
6 Things That Will Make Your Office a Better Place to Work
Thrillist co-founder Adam Rich offers a few simple tips on making your office the kind of place where employees enjoy spending their time. Plus: Get more tips on motivating employees.