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[ Inside Look: Mashable's Pete Cashmore ] Traits of Today’s Youth Ruling the Entrepreneurial Scene

Throughout history, youth culture put idols in the forefront, shaping and leading much of our consumerism. In the 70′s we worshipped the punks and glam rock, 80′s saw the rise of disco and pop sensations, 90′s idolized grunge and boy/girl pop groups, the millennium turned the spotlight on ourselves through the introduction of reality stars and social media, and now the dream of today is the tech start-up focused on change. They are here to utilize technology and social media platforms to empower individuals and direct their penchant for self-expression towards creating a better world.

Now what are the traits found in today’s successful young entrepreneurs?

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10 Creative Tasks Worth Outsourcing

Do certain tasks take up more of your time than they’re worth? Rather than waste valuable time trying to perform a task you either hate or aren’t qualified for, or—worse—miss out on opportunities to optimize your business, consider outsourcing. Outsourcing lets you access a spectrum of experience and expertise that are worth the expense.

Loathe a lot of tasks? Here are a few easy-to-outsource jobs to contemplate:

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Steve Jobs

Whether you’re an Apple lover or a Mac hater, there’s no denying that Steve Jobs has been one of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time. Since Apple became the most valuable company in the world, there have been many articles debating what Steve’s greatest accomplishment was. Technology blogger John Gruber interestingly suggested that Steve Jobs’ greatest accomplishment was not any specific product, but Apple itself. So, what exactly has Steve done with Apple to ensure it’s success? We outline five key things below: Continue Reading

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Starting a Startup, Creativity Not Required

Now, before I begin, I want to clarify that this is not one of those posts that will justify ideas of creating a Twitter meets Turntable.fm minus Tumblr for Toddlers application. I’m also not knocking on people who are naturally creative, but I believe that there is a common misconception that entrepreneurs need to create something that ‘has never been done before’. Believe it or not, most new small businesses today are not creating something new. Coca Cola has owned the soft drink market for decades now, but, there are still new soft drink companies popping up everyday.

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Top 5 Foods to Increase Entrepreneurial Efficiency

As a member of a startup company, I am always looking for ways to increase my productivity, ways to work smarter and stay focused longer. One idea that kept coming back to me was diet. I feel I eat fairly healthily but I found myself wondering if there was an optimal diet for an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have an uncommonly high number of issues demanding their attention at all times of the day and as a result, need to be uncommonly efficient with their time. I’ve come across 5 foods that can be easily, quickly and affordably inserted into your daily routine to improve concentration and maximize cognitive performance.

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