Entries by Rana Florida from 03/2012

Your Start-Up Life: Advice From a CNN Anchor on How to Make Money

| Posted 03.01.2012 | Money

This week I bring you a conversation with CNN anchor and chief business correspondent Ali Velshi, on how to start making money. Ali offers great advice on school, work, and how to ask for a raise. Most importantly, Ali teaches us to take life as an adventure.

Your Start-Up Life: Mark Cuban on Business as "the Ultimate Sport"

| Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

I know I have always been driven to start businesses. I'm just wired to love to compete and to me business is the ultimate sport. I think being wired this way is an advantage, but I don't think it's a necessity. If you want to put in the time, anyone can be a successful entrepreneur.

Creative Spaces: Dada or Derelict?

| Posted 03.14.2012 | Huffington Post

For a long time, graffiti has been associated with gangs, crime, and social unrest. For some, graffiti makes a neighborhood feel dangerous, but that perception is changing. We've scoured the streets of cities in North America and the UK to bring you the most compelling graffiti projects we could find.

Your Start-up Life: Should I Quit My Dead-End Job?

| Posted 03.15.2012 | Business

I've been stuck in a corporate job my entire adult life. We recently had a management change over and I HATE my new boss. I've been dreaming of opening up my own restaurant for years and cooking is my passion. I have a family with three small children and can't lose the income of a stable job.

Your Start-Up Life: Espresso King Ricardo Illy on La Dolce Vita

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Business

Work is pleasurable for me, but business comes first. I like the Aaron Burr quote: "The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure and pleasure my business." With Gruppo illy's product lines of Domori chocolate, illy coffee, Mastrojanni wine, Agrimontana jam and Dammann tea, I'm able to do that.

Your Start-Up Life: Help! I'm Drowning in Email

| Posted 03.29.2012 | Business

"My job is very stressful, and I travel endlessly. But the people who work for me are driving me crazy. I hired them to make my life easier but all they do is create more work by filling up my inbox with hundreds of emails daily. What are some healthy tactics to reduce email stress?"