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5 Things You Didn't Know About Tinder Co-Founder and President Sean Rad

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As co-founder, president and former CEO of Tinder, the insanely popular location-based dating app, 29-year-old Sean Rad has been in the spotlight a lot lately. He was a major player in a sexual harassment suit brought against Tinder by a former employee, which ultimately led to his removal as CEO. Despite this demotion, Rad remains   …Continue Reading


After You Close the Sale — Stop!

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The very best sales advice I can offer is that once your clients or customers agree to buy from you, stop selling. Period. (And know that there are no exceptions to this rule.) Related: Never Say These 7 Things in Sales It doesn’t matter what you are selling . . . or how you’re selling it. It could   …Continue Reading


Short supply pushes Tampa home prices higher

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As with the rest of the nation, supply of homes for sale in Tampa is still tight. The number of new listings did increase, but given the higher sales pace, inventory is down nearly 5 percent from a year ago. “The new single family home for‐sale listings increased slightly year‐over‐year, a good indication that homeowners   …Continue Reading


Will the Next Threat to Consumer Privacy Target the WHOIS Protocol?

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Whether it’s supporting net neutrality rules or reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), Internet companies should be passionately devoting themselves to making the web a safer, more welcoming place. That’s why two points in a proposal before the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) — that threatens to affect privacy services for domain registrants —   …Continue Reading


Chick-fil-A Beats Out Chipotle in Customer Satisfaction

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Chick-fil-A is on top of the fast-food world right now. In a new report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), the chicken chain is the No. 1 restaurant in the fast-food industry for customer satisfaction with a score of 86 out of 100. Fast-casual favorite Chipotle came in second place, with a score   …Continue Reading


The Risks of Starting a Bitcoin-Based Business

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Bitcoin entrepreneurs are predictably quick to puff up the virtual currency’s benefits – zero-to-low transaction costs, no chargebacks and the freedom to send and receive money anywhere in the world without a third party, to name a few. They typically aren’t as eager, however, to draw attention to the risks of doing business in Bitcoin,   …Continue Reading


Young Talent Demands These 6 Things for Their Loyalty

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Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. My father’s generation was raised with the expectation that they would learn and hone one expertise and work in one company for most of their lives.   …Continue Reading


Say Hello to 'Mr. Hyperloop'

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Dirk Ahlborn is two hours behind schedule, and it’s no surprise, since the project that he represents has the potential to change the world. He’s the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of the firms that’s dedicated to building those high-speed tubes people of the future are always traveling in. It’s got so much potential   …Continue Reading


Tell Your Own Story: Write, Market and Publish Your First Book

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May I ask you a personal question? When you look back over the past five years of your life, do you find yourself in the place you thought you’d be? Be honest. Have you: Started that great business you had in your head five years ago? Finally obtained that healthy, vibrant lifestyle you dreamed of? Forgiven that person who hurt   …Continue Reading


13 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Detroit

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Hitsville, The Motor City, Motown, America’s Automotive Capital, The 313, Rock City: These classic names have long been used to describe Detroit. But, it’s the newer names that stand out for me: Comeback City, City of Reinvention, Renaissance City.  Related: 5 Things You’ll Never Hear From a Successful Entrepreneur I’m not from Detroit, but thanks to   …Continue Reading