All posts by Bill Ringle

Tools

How to Make the Modern Gig Economy Work for You

The concept of the shared economy, despite all of its hopeful potential, has been left behind in favor of the something more suited to the American way of thinking: the gig economy – and you can make

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Avoid Startup Failure with These Five Tips

A startup is like a newborn child. It’s expensive, time consuming, keeps you up late at night, and demands almost constant attention. You want to see your startup become something incredible, something

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5 Jobs Every Entrepreneur Should Work Before Building a Business

Nobody is born to be an an entrepreneur. Years of experience doing various other jobs and tasks play a significant role in driving someone towards entrepreneurship. For a potential venture to be successful,

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6 Tips for Safeguarding Great Ideas

Once an idea is born, it has a long way to go before it can reach the point of implementation. Many things can get in the way of burgeoning ideas – naysayers, lack of resources, and bad management among

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Innovation

Invention or Innovation? Jacob Morgan on Recognizing the Difference

The terms invention and innovation have become noticeably vague in the age of information, and defining their separate characteristics has become quite the challenge. Yet, business executives on a global

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University Classes Require Books, Right?

Starting this fall, The University of Maryland University College is taking textbooks out of the system, the first University in the country to do so. The plan will effectively save students thousands

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10 Ways to Flex Your “No Muscles” as an Entrepreneur

How many times have you said “yes” when you really should have said “no?” Entrepreneurs are notoriously good at staying perpetually busy. This is because they tend to be experts

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Big Data

Parse the Internet of Things Data into these 4 Buckets

We are privileged to live in a world where we have access to big data. According to David Friedman, it’s one of the greatest economic opportunities of our time. Unfortunately, it’s also incredibly

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Travel

Vacations Can Rejuvenate with a Little Planning

Most hardworking people look forward to vacation, but only a select few truly know how to vacation well. Those who make the most of their time off will come back rejuvenated with a new sense of purpose,

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starting line

Words Matter: Frame Goals to Boost Motivation

You probably know by now that taking the time to set specific goals will mean the difference between staying stagnant and making progress. But did you know that the words you use to formulate those goals

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