LG’s new KizON wristband is a wearable for kids that lets parents track their location

The KizON wearable also features a ‘One Step Direct Call’ button, which lets parents contact their children easily. If the kid fails to answer a call from any pre-set phone…

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No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No…

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Recruiting staff isn’t an easy process for any company, no matter how big or small. There’s a huge checklist of criteria that needs ticking off to ensure you hire the…

The ultimate guide to bootstrapping hardware startups

In 2010, I started an exploration project based on a common hardware problem: short battery life in mobile devices. Together with my co-founder, we kicked off a 20 months adventure…

The step-by-step guide to measuring customer loyalty effectively

According to Inc., it costs a business about 5 to 10 times more to acquire a new customer than to sell to an existing one. The average current, loyal customer…

6 ways content marketing has changed the way we do PR

Back in 2007-2008, when Twitter was really taking off, the PR industry faced a pivot point. It was no longer effective to cold email as many relevant journalists as possible….

How to respectfully reject job candidates

One of the best parts of creating a business is that you start with nothing. No HR policies, no processes and no entrenched ways of doing things. This blank slate…

How to value and nurture your local coworking community

We all have a different definition of community. Community is an elastic concept, like so many others in the world of coworking. The community of coworkers (of which you are…

How to get an MBA in entrepreneurship

A few years ago a friend told me he was taking an “Entrepreneurship Class” and I remember raising an eyebrow. How do you take a class to learn how to…

Need to discover new business ideas? Leave work behind

Technological advances have expanded work environments far beyond the confines of our office walls and into our personal lives. We now see people working in trains and planes and on…