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The Men Women Love

Savvy men know that their investments will be less risky and have better returns if the leadership team is diverse. Let’s hear it for the smart guys!

Read all of The Men Women Love on Forbes.com. 

 

Female Angel Investors And Founders Temporarily Retreat

Women entrepreneurs didn’t find as many angels in 2015 but the future looks good.

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Support Entrepreneur Mothers Who Make The Economy Stronger

Women who are mothers and entrepreneurs are vital to the economy. Let’s celebrate and support them.

 

Is Change In The Wind For Women Entrepreneurs Raising Capital?

Bigger players are beginning to see what women knew all along: Women-led businesses are great investments. Get with the program, guys!

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How to Use Legal Technology to Cut Down on Legal Expenses

When you hear the word “lawyer,” you might imagine spending hundreds of dollars an hour for basic advice or to generate a simple contract. If legal services were less expensive, what legal agreements would you put in place to protect the business you’ve worked so hard to start and build?

 

Digital Tools Guaranteed to Help You Be More Productive

The key to productivity is doing more with less. Technology – much of it free – comes to the rescue for small businesses that need to get more done in less time.

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Women Entrepreneurs Fuel Social Change and Economic Growth

How do men and women differ in boosting the economy and changing the world?

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How to Use Your Entrepreneurial Connections to Grow

Brainstorming with other entrepreneurs is a sure way to grow your business and groups exist to do just that.

 
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Need Quiet? Optimize Your Office for Improved Focus

Introverts often get a bad rap, especially in entrepreneurship. Investors, employees and vendors who provide goods and services at a discount to startups are attracted to people who have the gift of gab. Even our work environment has been optimized for extroverts. Open space design, for example, has been heralded for optimizing collaboration and nurturing a strong culture while saving on rent.

While that sounds smart on the surface, it’s a shame when you consider that one-third to half the population are introverts, according to Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Introverts do their their best work in quiet. Introverts are just as likely to contribute to a company’s success, but they need an environment with fewer distractions. In quiet spaces, we can listen to our own thoughts and that can be very productive, even for extroverts.

Read all of Need Quiet? Optimize Your Office for Improved Focus on myturnstone.com.

What Dating and Angel Investing Have In Common

Like any long-term relationship, the match between entrepreneur and investor takes work and communication.

Read all of What Dating and Angel Investing Have In Common on Forbes.com.

 



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