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Apple’s Future in Question Under Tim Cook’s Leadership

The Apple Appeal: Still the Same, or Longing for the Good Old Days? Outside the Apple Store on Michigan Ave, standing in what would amount to a 5- hour line awaiting the brand new 5s/5c iPhone release, I found myself pondering the future of everyday …

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Embrace Change, Innovate, Stay Humble – Entrepreneurial Lessons Ballmer Forgot

A Life Lesson on How Not To Run a Company: The Ballmer Years @ Microsoft At the turn of the new millennium, Microsoft was ubiquitous and reigned supreme when it came to discussions of technological innovation and product development.  Riding the back of a decade …

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What’s Your Entrepreneurial Mission?

[Tweet “Success is a byproduct of passion.”] When my son was born, everything changed for me; and that even included my perspective on business. I went from an entrepreneur to a fatherpreneur, meaning: I was more focused, from a business standpoint, on making a positive …

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Ashton Kutcher: A Great Leader for our Youth and Future Entrepreneurs

We’ve written about Ashton Kutcher’s strong business acumen here at Capitalist Creations in the past. He is an extremely successful venture capitalist and started A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. The fund was an early investor in many companies we’ve featured here at …

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4 Rules to Starting a Lucrative Freelancing Business

One Freelancer’s Tips and Tricks For Becoming Your Own Venture First, I must make a bit of a confession.  I myself am a wealthy online freelancer.  I’ve been one for five years, and I admit that I have a problem.  That problem is, I’ve found …

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Steve Jobs Possessed the Entrepreneurial Leadership Apple Desperately Needs Once Again

The Man Behind the Money Monster In September 2012, the possibilities were literally endless.  At that point, Apple (AAPL) had been trading consistently at over $700 a share, the company had literally re-invented three new product markets over the past decade with its iPod, iPhone, …

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How Pinterest Created its Own Niche Market From Facebook Users

Scrapbooking, 21st Century-style In the few years since its original release as a beta in 2010, photo-sharing and social media community Pinterest has gained incredible traction both here in the United States, as well as in emerging communities around the world.     Designed much …

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Sean Parker: A Master of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Making Yourself Indispensable

Not the Sean Parker You May Have Been Introduced To Like many of the players and events in the early days of Facebook’s story, the image most people have of wunderkind entrepreneur and infamous social climber Sean Parker is most commonly the one portrayed by …

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Tim Burton: A Weird, Innovative and Passionate Entrepreneur – Much to Learn from this Man

The media often describes Tim Burton as weird, even a bit twisted, but no matter how he’s described by the talking heads, I think this guy epitomizes an entrepreneur who, like the theme of this site, ‘never stops creating’. In the 1990s and early 2000s, …

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Entrepreneurs: Adapt and Change Like Seamless or Watch Your Business Die

Adapt and Survive Few companies have demonstrated the importance of this crucial mantra to the entrepreneur than Seamless, now a digital food ordering and delivery service much in the vein of its main (and currently more recognizable, although changing quickly) rival GrubHub.  But what many …

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